Nassau Guardian Stories

The good you do lives on

June 14, 2016

James Allen was a poet and editor of a small newspaper in Devon, England, who did not get recognition for his work until quite a while after he made his transition into everlasting life.

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DPM: Bluewater comparison 'speculation', untrue

June 14, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis yesterday insisted that NewCo, a new Bahamian company formed to hold the second mobile cellular license, is not related to Bluewater Holding Company.

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Pinder: Derisking issue 'getting worse and growing'

June 14, 2016

Former Head of Wealth Management and Chief Legal Officer at Deltec Bank & Trust Ltd., and erstwhile minister of financial services, Ryan Pinder said the loss of correspondent banking relationships is a significant issue in The Bahamas that is "getting worse and growing".

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Administration silent on 30M 'extra' for Bahamasair

June 14, 2016

The Christie administration failed yesterday to respond to questions raised by Central Grand Bahama MP Neko Grant about what appears to be an extra $30 million that was given to Bahamasair, when the House of Assembly only approved $14.8 million for the airline.

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Bahamas Waste does it for the dogs and cats

June 14, 2016

Bahamas Waste is bringing awareness to the work of the Bahamas Humane Society (BHS), Baark! and Operation Potcake through its supportive truck design and moving billboards.

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Adult flat foot

June 14, 2016

If your arches are flat and the feet point outward, you have flat feet. If you have pain in the heel, arch or ankle, you may have painful flat feet and need to be seen by a podiatrist for relief.

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Govt says GBPA owes for govt spending in Freeport

June 14, 2016

The Christie administration has activated a clause in the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA) that could force the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) to fork over millions of dollars, but Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville, who touted the development during his contribution to debate on the administration's 2016/2017 budget, did not disclose exactly how much money the government is "owed" by the GBPA...

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Two young athletes on top of their games

June 14, 2016

Shaunae Miller continues her rise as one of the great female sprinters in the world. On Saturday she set a new national record of 22.05 seconds, winning the women's 200 meters at the JN Racers Grand Prix Meet in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Stressed Time to sweat it (out)

June 14, 2016

Stress is an inevitable part of our modern existence.

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Grant: RBC 'putting a gun' to customers' heads

June 14, 2016

Central Grand Bahama MP Neko Grant yesterday likened the fees charged by a certain bank in The Bahamas - and the manner in which those fees are calculated and implemented - to "putting a gun to the heads of old men, women and children" and "taking money out of their pockets".

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Once a man, twice a child

June 14, 2016

Antoinette Sands (name changed) recalls the years she and her siblings made light of their grandmother forgetting she had spoken to them just moments before.

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BISX announces first ICON listing

June 14, 2016

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) has introduced its first investment condominium (ICON), known as the Star Capital Fund, which is an open-ended investment fund.

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Nassau Container Port efficiency leader in Carib. Dev. Bank study

June 14, 2016

Nassau Container Port (NCP) took first place in a Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study of the efficiency of 12 gateway ports in the Caribbean, beating out such territories as Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Suriname, which placed second and third, respectively.

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The long road to equality

June 14, 2016

The second constitutional referendum in a post-independent Bahamas has now come and gone.

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Spokesman: 'Too early to tell' on real UHC consultation

June 13, 2016

There was nothing "new and significant" learned from the first UHC (universal healthcare) Stakeholder Advisory Council Meeting late last week, said one stakeholder, who added that it is "too early to tell" whether the administration intends to fully collaborate with stakeholders.

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BIA spokesperson 'seriously doubts' NHI in 2016

June 13, 2016

Regional Director of Generali Worldwide and Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) spokesperson Tina Cambridge said she seriously doubts that the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme will come to fruition this year because there is still a lot of consultation to be done with stakeholders.

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Turnquest queries potential hidden agenda in HoldingCo shares

June 13, 2016

Shadow Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest questioned if the government's agenda to promote cellular liberalization is an alleged attempt to allow "people with connections" to find a way to get involved in the cellular industry.

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Chamber directors quiz BPL CEO on plans

June 13, 2016

While Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis has bluntly refused to comment on the revelation that Bahamas Power & Light Company Limited (BPL) may have to increase electricity prices, directors of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) have met with BPL CEO Pamela Hill, and Guardian Business understands the price issue was at the center of the meeting's agenda.

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A most bizarre attack

June 13, 2016

FNMs needed no more examples that their party is in shambles, with arrows coming from every conceivable direction, further eroding its already fragile public image.

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Government ignores electoral reform pledges

June 13, 2016

Prime Minister Perry Christie reminded the country last week that the next general election is not that far away.

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