Nassau Guardian Stories

Rubis executive explains factors influencing oil prices

November 28, 2016

Rubis Managing Director for The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Gordon Craig explained why gas prices in The Bahamas tend to increase as the winter season approaches.

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Miller to protesters: I'm here to listen

November 28, 2016

Despite some jeers and boos greeting his appearance, Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller seemed in good spirits as he attended the We March Bahamas protest downtown yesterday, saying that while he was there to listen to the concerns of Bahamians, no one group can unilaterally "tell the government what to do".

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Chamber expresses its views on non-partisan march

November 28, 2016

Although the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) will not be participating in the non-partisan march that is planned for today, CEO of BCCEC Edison Sumner said the chamber does support some concepts and ideologies of the march and what it is intended to do.

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Nairn, Spartans fall to Baylor

November 28, 2016

After playing a spirited, gutsy game against the St. John's University in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament on Wednesday, Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn and the Michigan State University Spartans looked flat and unenthused yesterday in a 73-58 loss to the Baylor University Bears.

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Political trickery, shameless deflection

November 28, 2016

The government's decision to hold a parliamentary inquiry into the 2011 sale of 51 percent of The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) to Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) in the waning months of its term of low achievement, smacks of desperation and amounts to a clumsy and sophomoric attempt to change the narrative from the Chinese fisheries/farming controversy and other snafus that have dogged the Christie administration.

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Two-year sentence for store break-in

November 28, 2016

A 20-year-old man who admitted to stealing toys and hardware from the Interior Exterior Store has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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Tone deaf

November 28, 2016

After scoffing at repeated calls to be accountable, transparent and to treat Bahamians with a certain degree of respect, the embattled and largely disconnected prime minister, Perry Christie, wants to meet with organizers of the recent Black Friday march to discuss how they can become involved in his National Development Plan.

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Be still!

November 28, 2016

I've stated this many times before but let me state it once again.

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BNT's Festival Noel set for December 2 in Freeport

November 28, 2016

Festival Noel, the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) signature holiday celebration in Freeport, is all set for Friday, December 2 at the Rand Nature Centre on East Settler's Way.

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Govt concludes NHI request for proposals process

November 28, 2016

As the implementation date for National Health Insurance (NHI) approaches, the government is one step closer in its progress towards universal healthcare with the closure of receiving bids for a private firm to manage the public insurer related to NHI.

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Central Bank outlines anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing deficiencies

November 28, 2016

There continues to be a string of deficiencies surrounding anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) for some financial institutions.

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It's getting really stupid

November 28, 2016

"If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes and the quitting time."
- Chinese Proverb

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Hundreds march

November 28, 2016

Hundreds of supporters from many different walks of life turned much of Downtown Nassau black yesterday as a sea of protestors showed up for the We March Bahamas Black Friday movement.

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There's no excuse for ignorance

November 28, 2016

You know, as I reflect on the title of this particular article 'There's No Excuse For Ignorance' I realize the Absolute Truth contained in it.

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Getting to know Alfred Sears

November 28, 2016

Do you follow the American system of electing a president? It usually begins with a potential candidate for that position making a formal announcement that it is his or her intention to seek the position of president of the United States.

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Mitchell spews usual nonsense

November 28, 2016

No PLP should be caught dead on the Black Friday march, an unhinged and utterly tone deaf Fred Mitchell declared in a bizarre voice note on Thursday night in a futile and petty attempt at diffusing a growing movement, shamelessly diminishing its effect, stifling democracy and intimidating those who were making plans to protest in Downtown Nassau and participate in a 12-hour long occupation.

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Black Friday bonanza for BTC customers

November 28, 2016

Over 3,000 customers flocked to the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) retail store in Southwest Plaza last Friday for the company's first ever Black Friday sale.

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A sad cast of incompetents

November 28, 2016

Finally. Prime Minister Perry Christie, in the face of unrelenting public pressure, has stated unequivocally in Parliament that his government would reject a proposal, which would see the Chinese becoming equal partners in The Bahamas' fishing industry.

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Several groups interested in eighth gaming license, says Wilchcombe

November 28, 2016

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe, who has Cabinet responsibility for gaming, revealed that several groups have registered their interest in obtaining an eight license to operate a gaming house.

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NUA celebrates golden anniversary

November 28, 2016

NUA Insurance Agents and Brokers Ltd., an authorized agent of Bahamas First, reached a significant milestone recently, as the company celebrated its 50th anniversary.

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