Nassau Guardian Stories

Loretta's poster boy

July 08, 2016

Brent Symonette, a multi-millionaire, has now become the poster boy for Loretta Butler-Turner.

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Improving our education system

July 08, 2016

Two of the indispensable ingredients necessary for a child's successful education are a home life conducive to learning and good teaching in school. Improving the quality of family life is a rather complex matter, admitting no easy or short-term solutions.

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GEICO commercials more entertaining than 'The Legend of Tarzan'

July 08, 2016

For at least two decades now, the television advertisements for the Government Employees Insurance Company out of the U.S. have been hilarious, satirical treats, and some of the most entertaining nuggets on the small screen.

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The magic of Rob Lake

July 08, 2016

With a few new illusions mixed in with his staples, coupled with new and improved set designs -- and the addition of the cute Roger... or is that Rodger?

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Isaiah Taylor the leader and the man

July 08, 2016

Isaiah Taylor is a household name and music legend as the leader and bass player of the globally successful group Baha Men -- a group that has earned a number of international awards -- a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for the 2000 song "Who Let the Dogs Out?"; Billboard Music Awards for World Music Artist of the Year and World Music Album of the Year; and a two-time Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Song and another Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Band.a passport that was completely stamped out. Right now he's getting calls about possibly having Baha Men perform in Africa, and a few irons in the works in the United States.

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Nine vie for Miss World Bahamas crown

July 08, 2016

The 2016 Miss Bahamas Beauty Pageant to choose the new Miss World Bahamas got off to a roaring start on July 1 with the official "I am every woman" Launch Party sponsored by Bahari Bahamas.

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Don't try too hard

July 08, 2016

I remember very well when I was in my early 20s living in London, England. At that time I was a salesman for a company that dealt in theater publicity.

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Elite athletes ready to compete at 2nd Annual Blue Marlin Classic

July 08, 2016

Elite track and field athletes from around the world will grace the shores of The Bahamas in a few days with the hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics at the 2nd Annual Blue Marlin Classic.

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KB's latest Save The Bays release 'Anchor Projects' draws 40,000-plus views in first month

July 08, 2016

Kirkland "KB" Bodie, The Bahamas' top-selling recording artist, is pouring on the lyrical heat again taking his message with the unmistakable beat and a social conscience to the airwaves and the public's appetite is bigger than ever -- more than 40,000 have tuned in to hear "Anchor Projects" since it launched in May.

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Junkanoo Summer Festival opens with much fanfare

July 08, 2016

A kaleidoscope of colors and sound took over Arawak Cay on Saturday during the official opening of the Ministry of Tourism's much-anticipated Junkanoo Summer Festival (JSF).

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Relay teams hoping to qualify for Rio this weekend

July 08, 2016

As it stands now, only one of The Bahamas' relay teams has safely secured a spot for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Team Bahamas moves to 4-0 at CBC

July 08, 2016

Another game another blowout!

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Seymour powers Greensboro to 2-1 win over West Virginia

July 07, 2016

At the beginning of the minor league season, the Greensboro Green Jackets dubbed Bahamian professional player Anfernee Seymour as a "project" that they were excited about because of the potential he posses.

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IBA Bahamas seeks assistance ahead of Las Vegas trip

July 07, 2016

The International Basketball Academy (IBA) of The Bahamas plans to take 14 boys, all under age 17, to participate in the Big Foot Hoops Las Vegas Classic this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Beach soccer team headed to Europe

July 07, 2016

The team representing The Bahamas at the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup is doing it's best to ensure they'll be ready to defend home turf next summer at the month long event that will be staged in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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In your Christian walk stay grounded in Christ

July 07, 2016

"The 72 returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."

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Motives and thoughts

July 07, 2016

In 2011, I made the difficult decision to leave the Free National Movement, the party which I had supported for much of my life.

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Retired judge tells of robbery

July 07, 2016

I don't know about other Bahamians and residents of New Providence, but I take cold comfort in the assurances of the minister of national security that crime is down.

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South Africa to Bahamas

July 07, 2016

Interesting letter from NHI Insider in The Nassau Guardian on July 4, 2016. What is even more interesting is that in reading the South African white paper, there is a constant reference to the national development (NDP) plan for the country.

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Down the rabbit hole, pt. 2

July 06, 2016

"Forward, Upward, Onward Together!" proclaimed the emperor who stood majestically once again above and upfront on his armoured tank in Rawson Square, resplendently adorned for the independence celebrations in the appropriate flag-colored turquoise and golden yellow jumpsuit accessorized with his shiny black boots, black helmet and billowing black cape, which intermittently blocked the faces of those standing in a line below and several paces behind him.

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