Nassau Guardian Stories

Stressed Time to sweat it (out)

June 14, 2016

Stress is an inevitable part of our modern existence.

read more »

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".

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

The long road to equality

June 14, 2016

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

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

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.

read more »

Monumental screw-up

June 13, 2016

After watching the bungling of last week's constitutional referendum play out on national television, many Bahamians have lost faith in the ability of Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall to ensure our elections are conducted efficiently and fairly.

read more »

Help people to help themselves

June 13, 2016

I'm writing this particular article during an election year in the U.S. Yes indeed, Americans will go to the polls in November, to elect a new President to lead that nation, hopefully successfully into the future.

read more »

Collie wins NCAA triple jump title

June 13, 2016

A number of Bahamian track and field athletes figured prominently at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Eugene, Oregon, USA.

read more »

IBA Bahamas showcase set for this week at Remnant Tabernacle

June 13, 2016

Young basketball athletes around the country will be afforded another opportunity to showcase their skills to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) scouts at home, this time at the International Basketball Academy (IBA)/Get Me Recruited (GMR) "Super 60 Showdown Bahamas".

read more »

Voters send Christie strong message

June 13, 2016

Prime Minister Perry Christie would be more delusional than we initially thought if he indeed does not see last week's failed referendum as a reflection of the electorate's strong negative attitude and feelings of disgust toward his administration, which has violated the public trust in the most egregious, shameless and unforgiveable ways.

read more »

Hield signs endorsement deal with Nike

June 13, 2016

Keeping with their modus operandi (MO) of locking up top prospects in the lead up to a National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, American multinational corporation Nike signed Grand Bahama native and likely top seven pick Chavanno "Buddy" Hield on Saturday.

read more »

New national record in Jamaica

June 13, 2016

A sweet smile from Shaunae Miller, and kisses to the camera, said it all after running the best lap race of her life.

read more »

Sir Arthur responds

June 13, 2016

I have been told that a letter, purportedly written by C.A. Smith and crediting me with authorship of the column Front Porch by Simon in The Nassau Guardian, has been widely published on social media.

read more »