Nassau Guardian Stories

Everyday is my birthday

April 22, 2016

Now when some people initially read the title of this particular article, every day is my birthday, they may indeed be quite puzzled by it as they say to themself or another, "What is D. Paul stating here today, how could every day be his birthday?"

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'The Jungle Book' visually dazzles

April 22, 2016

No-limit filmmaking is officially here!

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Make ready to get in formation with Beyonce

April 22, 2016

The wait is almost over. The 10 lucky people who will get to take in Beyonce live, with all expenses paid courtesy of Hot 91.7 FM, Heineken and Going Places Travel will find out at the hottest party this weekend, Levels 2.

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All eyes on the All Stars Band and Sammi Starr

April 22, 2016

With Bahamian songs, pop songs and even classical tunes on tap for this weekend's program; along with a guest performance from Sammi Starr, The Bahamas All Stars Band's Talent Showcase will offer entertainment to satisfy a variety of tastes.

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HMBS Lawrence Major transports firefighting equipment to Crooked Island

April 22, 2016

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force's (RBDF) recently acquired landing craft HMBS Lawrence Major, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Milton Munroe, recently departed the John Alfred Wharf en route to Crooked Island to transport the Royal Bahamas Police Force's fire truck and additional firefighting equipment to Crooked Island.

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Sidney Collie's pyrrhic victory

April 22, 2016

Dear Editor,
Sidney Collie's victory over activist Rodney Moncur on April 14 for the Free National Movement (FNM) chairmanship post was a pyrrhic victory for the Hubert Minnis faction of the FNM.

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Purposeful pseudonyms for Tennyson Wells

April 22, 2016

Those of us old enough to still remember when Latin was taught in some schools and spoken in some churches have a few Latin words for the learned former Attorney General Tennyson Wells: argumentum ad hominem.

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Why Haiti needs to focus on building a startup ecosystem

April 22, 2016

Haiti's economy is sinking fast and foreign aid will not be the answer. Here's why.

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McPhee criticizes pastors who oppose bill four

April 22, 2016

A prominent religious leader yesterday criticized the move by a group of pastors to launch a campaign against the fourth question in the June 7 gender equality referendum.

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Roberts: No legal evidence to support bill four concerns

April 22, 2016

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts asserted yesterday the pastors who have formed the Save Our Bahamas group do not have any evidence to support their opposition to the fourth constitutional amendment bill.

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Sears, Griffin get PLP nod

April 22, 2016

Former Minister of Education and Attorney General Alfred Sears has formally made a return to frontline politics after being ratified by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to run again in Fort Charlotte, 10 months after Dr. Andre Rollins, who won the seat as a PLP in 2012, severed ties with the PLP.

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Farrington: Entire BEC board rejected Alstom's bid

April 22, 2016

The Free National Movement (FNM) Cabinet asked the board of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) to reconsider its decision to award an expansion contract to a Korean company over Alstom S.A., formerly ABB Generacion, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday.

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Pintard denies defying Minnis

April 22, 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard said yesterday that when Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis warned him against meeting with two men, who have been identified in court documents as gang members at the center of an alleged murder plot, he (Pintard) had already met with the men.

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FNM raises questions over landfill fires and Renew Bahamas' finances

April 21, 2016

The Free National Movement (FNM) yesterday questioned whether the apparently strained financial relationship between Renew Bahamas and the government is linked to a series of landfill fires in recent weeks and called on both parties to "come clean".

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'Watson intervened after BEC decision'

April 21, 2016

Fred Ramsey used his access to former Deputy Prime Minister Frank Watson to ensure that Alstom Power Espana, formerly ABB Generación, received a second contract for the expansion of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s (BEC) generation capacity, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday.

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Human rights activist to vote no on question four

April 21, 2016

After urging Bahamians to vote yes to bill number four of the gender equality referendum -- which seeks to end discrimination based on sex -- human rights activist Erin Greene said yesterday she now plans to vote no to that particular bill because it would not provide protection for intersex Bahamians.

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Vote no pastors hit back at claim they are against equality

April 21, 2016

The pastors behind the vote no campaign yesterday pushed back at claims that they do not believe in equality of the sexes.

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Barry Rassin to step down as president of Doctors Hospital

April 21, 2016

Doctors Hospital Health System has announced that Barry Rassin will step down as its president, but will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors and will assume a new role as consultant to the board effective May 2, 2016.

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SP: Panama leaks won't put Bahamas back on 'grey list'

April 21, 2016

Even as it affirmed its ratings for The Bahamas and maintained its negative outlook, ratings agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) avowed that it does not believe the recent revelations concerning The Bahamas and Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca will lead to the country being placed again on the so-called "grey list" or worse.

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Davis highlights infrastructure 'fundamental truths'

April 21, 2016

Acting Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis has acknowledged that the East Street post office building requires "major renovation", and pledged that the government is "actively pursuing an alternative for their accommodations" as a matter of urgency.

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