Nassau Guardian Stories

Pintard hits back at govt

March 17, 2016

Following a call by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) for his resignation, Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard declared yesterday that he will not allow the government to make him a scapegoat in the controversy surrounding an alleged murder plot against certain members of the Save the Bays environmental group.

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More should push for campaign finance reform

March 17, 2016

In the wake of claims that foreign investors have once again exerted an undue level of control over the political landscape of The Bahamas, the urgent need for campaign finance reform appears more glaring than ever.

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McCuin, Dolphins set to take on No. 1 South Carolina

March 17, 2016

Following their historic 56-54 win over the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles in the Atlantic Sun (A-Sun) Conference women's championship game on Sunday night, Jacksonville University (JU) Dolphins Head Coach Bahamian Yolett McCuin...

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Major Pain boxing club set to stage amateur show

March 17, 2016

The Meacher Major Pain Boxing Club continues to do its part in promoting the sport of boxing locally, particularly among the youth of the nation, as it gets set to host its third tournament next weekend.

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The future of Britain in the Caribbean

March 17, 2016

On June 23, voters in Britain will decide whether they wish to remain within the European Union (EU). If they vote to leave, as some polls suggest, they may inadvertently affect the special status that the UK's overseas territories in the Caribbean have with Europe.

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Cable Bahamas gave at-home viewers front seat to national championships

March 16, 2016

High school sports fans who were unable to attend the first ever Bahamas National High School Basketball Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahama over the weekend got the opportunity to catch the action in the comfort of their homes thanks to live coverage provided by Cable Bahamas.

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Cobras revel in first ever national high school basketball title

March 16, 2016

The Hugh Campbell Championship was a "sweet" victory for the C.C. Sweeting Cobras a couple weeks ago, but becoming the first Bahamas National High School Basketball Champions... priceless.

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Bahamas Masters set for this weekend in Freeport

March 16, 2016

The stroke play event, the first of the new administration of the Bahamas Golf Federation (BGF), is set for this coming weekend, March 19-20, at the Ruby Golf Course, in Freeport, Grand Bahama. It will have a 10 a.m. shot gun start each day, and is open to men and ladies of all ages.

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Taking it outside the church's walls

March 16, 2016

Mount Tabor Church senior pastor, Bishop Neil C. Ellis hopes to re-energize the "spiritual pulse" on New Providence with his Me & My House Crusade, which will take place outside the four walls of his church as he takes to the community for the event at the Pinewood Gardens Park.

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Keep on trucking

March 16, 2016

A good friend of mine is Sir Arthur Foulkes who demitted office as governor general of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas a couple of years ago.

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Live according to the scripture

March 16, 2016

In our world today, it is becoming difficult to distinguish the Christians from the pagans. We are all beginning to look and act alike.

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What a wonderful, powerful and merciful God we serve

March 16, 2016

So much ceremony and drama are going on in churches today. In some cases, people are eating Jesus' flesh and drinking his blood every time the church door opens, but it seems that rather than let their spiritual lights shine, they bring more darkness to already darkness.

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Restoration Kingdom Ministries celebrates 9th anniversary

March 16, 2016

The membership at Restoration Kingdom Ministries (RKM) was encouraged to remain faithful to God, remain focused and to remember the mandate to reach the lost for Christ by Reverend Dr. Charles Rolle, who guest preached at the church's ninth church anniversary service.

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Youth pastor urges parents to create positive God-centered image for their children

March 16, 2016

As the primary voice of influence in their children's lives, parents must aim to create a positive, God-centered image for them; they can start by affirming to their children that they are created in God's image.

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BFMI to launch new organization during International Believers Summit

March 16, 2016

Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) Senior Pastor Dr. David Burrows will serve as vice president of the soon-to-be-launched International Association of Kingdom Churches and Ministries (IAKCM) Presbytery, an organization that will serve as an umbrella organization and covering for churches and ministries locally, regionally and internationally.

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Freeport gets positive response at RILA 2016

March 16, 2016

Reducing cost, greater efficiency and first to market are buzz terms for 2016 across the global supply chain and transportation industries.

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Smith: Unemployment driving mortgage arrears

March 16, 2016

Former Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas James Smith says high unemployment is driving an increase in mortgage arrears in The Bahamas.

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Grand Lucayan Resort complex for sale in sealed bid auction

March 16, 2016

HVS Capital Corp. yesterday announced that the Grand Lucayan Resort complex is being sold in a sealed bid auction.

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Scribbling your way to success

March 16, 2016

If you think that that bored team member is simply defacing your meeting agenda, then think again. In her book 'The Doodle Revolution' Sunni Brown claims that some of the world's most creative people such as Einstein, Edison and JFK were all doodlers; adding that this is not just random gibberish, but a tool that can enhance creativity.

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Turnquest questions VAT figure

March 16, 2016

Shadow Minister of Finance and Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday forecast that the actual total revenue earned from value-added tax (VAT) in the first half of fiscal year 2015/2016 will actually be less than the $317 million the government is touting now, because that figure likely includes monies that will have to be refunded as part of the VAT scheme.

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