Nassau Guardian Stories

Baha Mar owner announced by end of September

September 19, 2016

Tourism Director General Joy Jibrilu told a press briefing at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) State of the Industry Conference in Barbados that the new owner of Baha Mar would be announced by the end of September.

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Pyfrom-Symonette passes Series 7

September 19, 2016

The Nastac Group Limited reports that student Janay Pyfrom-Symonette passed the Series 7 General Securities Registered Representative Course with an above average score with FINRA in the United States.

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Seymour, Braves capture South Atlantic League title

September 19, 2016

Anfernee Seymour and the Rome Braves captured the 2016 South Atlantic League title on Saturday in impressive fashion, a 6-1 victory over the Lakewood Blue Claws on the Claws' home field, FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, USA.

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Loss of banking relationships, de-risking 'retarding' development

September 19, 2016

The threat of de-risking and the continued loss of correspondent banking relationships are "retarding" regional development and alienating regional economies from international commerce, despite the best collective efforts of international financial institutions, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell.

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Wells predicts Rollins would beat Butler-Turner in Long Is.

September 19, 2016

Former Cabinet Minister Tennyson Wells said if Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins runs as an independent in Long Island in the next general election against Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner, and whomever the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) puts forward, Rollins would win "big time".

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Benedictine Bridges, pt. 1

September 19, 2016

"Through their works, you will know that they are My disciples" - John 13:35

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Are you a 'Humpty Dumpty'

September 19, 2016

I'm sure that just about everyone is familiar with the story of Humpty Dumpty which we used to recite as kids. "Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall, all of the King's horses and all of the King's men couldn't put Humpty Dumpty together again".

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BPL: No plans to write off debt

September 19, 2016

Officials at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said the company has no plans to write off customer debt, despite Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis' announcement that discussions were being held to develop a new tariff structure that institutionalizes a pay-as-you-go system and to "forgive customers' debts and put the lights back on".

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NHI spokesman: Primary care 'beginning of 2017'

September 19, 2016

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Delon Brennen says the first phase of National Health Insurance (NHI) - primary care benefits - is expected to roll out in the beginning of 2017.

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Low support for PLP, FNM

September 19, 2016

A recent nationwide poll has revealed what many have long suspected: There is a deep dissatisfaction with the current administration and the direction the country is headed in, but people are also unhappy with their options for change...

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Crackdown on bail bondsmen activity

September 19, 2016

The court system has launched a crackdown on who qualifies to post bail for criminal defendants, shutting out at least five bail bondsmen who over the years have posted bail for hundreds of defendants. The initiative is the latest effort by the court system to get a grip on the persistent problem of defendants ducking court, leaving their sureties and the court in the lurch...

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Sailors shine bright at Sir Durward Knowles back to school youth regatta

September 18, 2016

Bringing the island's junior summer sailing camps to a close, the Bahamas National Sailing School, along with Lady Nathalie Enterprises and the C. V. Bethel Sailing Club hosted the Sir Durward Knowles Back To School Youth Regatta on September 3 and 4 at Nassau Yacht Club and Montagu Beach.

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Mother Tongue Ties

September 17, 2016

As Bahamians, our culture — like many others — is tied to the tongue.

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Go time!

September 17, 2016

The Bahamas Flag Football League's (BFFL) Youth Program is set to kick off today at the Winton Rugby Pitch.

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Closing addresses in Super Value armed robbery

September 17, 2016

A jury heard closing arguments yesterday in the trial of a man accused of robbing Super Value.

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Never be quick to judge

September 17, 2016

The women's branch of the Progressive Liberal Party wishes to lend its voice to recent events of human interest, criminal conduct, our apparent inhumanity and the collective response to these issues of national import.

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Woman acquitted of witness tampering

September 17, 2016

A magistrate yesterday acquitted a woman of witness tampering on a technicality.

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The United Nations in the case of Haiti may have done more harm than good

September 17, 2016

I remember exactly where I was when the news broke out that some people in Haiti were dying of a strange disease.

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Bostwick considering run as an independent

September 17, 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Senator John Bostwick, who is one of the founding members of the newly established political party The People's Movement (TPM), said he hopes the party doesn't stray from its central focus as a voice for the community now that it has a political arm, adding that he may run as an independent candidate in the next general election.

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Sears not shaken by support for Christie

September 17, 2016

Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) candidate for Fort Charlotte Alfred Sears said he's not shaken by the support Prime Minister Perry Christie has heading into the party's leadership race at the November convention.

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