Nassau Guardian Stories

Receivers mum on whether CCA made Baha Mar bid

May 13, 2016

The receiver-manager appointed by the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) for the stalled $3.5 billion Baha Mar megaresort yesterday refused to answer questions about the closed bidding process for the property, and about whether a potential bid by China Construction America (CCA) Ltd. was among the rumored dozen-plus bids.

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Neymour challenges Davis on electricity prices

May 13, 2016

Former Minister of State for Energy Phenton Neymour says far from praising the performance of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) in reducing the cost of electricity, Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis must come clean on the true reason the cost of electricity is down. According to Neymour, it has nothing to do with BPL.

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NIB director: New system hitch-free by mid-June

May 13, 2016

After receiving a number of complaints about benefit payments, Director of the National Insurance Board (NIB) Rowena Bethel said yesterday the board of NIB is committed to resolving technical and organizational failures from the $14 million smart card IT platform launched in March by mid-June.

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An evening of Zacapa and dining at Graycliff

May 13, 2016

Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL) recently hosted a series of dinner events featuring Paulo Figueiredo, regional reserve ambassador from Diageo, who explored the nuances of rums and food with rum and food enthusiasts at Zacapa Rum Dinners at Graycliff and at Luciano's Restaurant, Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama; and the Johnnie Walker event at Billfish Grill, Palm Cay; at which Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, Platinum and Blue were featured.

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Barraterre Homecoming Festival gets support from CWCO

May 13, 2016

The Barraterre Development Association is looking forward to another incredible, fun-filled homecoming festival, May 13-16 after receiving continued financial sponsorship from Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO) one of the association's longest standing supporters.

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Confrontational or cooperative

May 13, 2016

My friend, let's commence here today with a simple question. Upon reflection, would you say that you're inclined to be confrontational or cooperative?

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Hundreds participate in Bahamas Poker Run

May 13, 2016

Hundreds of New Providence boating enthusiasts made the first Bahamas Poker Run even more of a success than organizers had hoped for.

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Run, don't walk to see 'Captain America: Civil War'

May 13, 2016

Let's get this out of the way immediately: "Captain America: Civil War" is pretty darn good!

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A soca reunion: Oscar B., Lima Calbio, Leon Coldero and Juma Primo backed by The Spank Band on tap for weekend concert featuring K.B.

May 13, 2016

It may not be the full caravan, but Oscar B, Lima Calbio, Leon Coldero and Juma Primo, lead singers from the legendary Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, are brining their high-energy performances to a Bahamian stage this weekend.

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Ramblings of a carnival reveler

May 13, 2016

The sun was scorching, my blood was pumping and yes, I was ready for the road.

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From the sidelines to Music Masters queen

May 13, 2016

It may seem as if Fanshawn Taylor came out of "left field" to capture the second Music Masters crown, but in actuality, she's had a microphone in hand and has been wowing audiences for the past nine years.

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Ramblings of a carnival reveler

May 13, 2016

The sun was scorching, my blood was pumping and yes, I was ready for the road.

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Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers complete first phase of BNT Navigators Programme

May 13, 2016

Sixteen Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers successfully completed the first phase of the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) Navigators Programme recently.

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Haitian Flag Day Festival May 14 at the Botanical Gardens

May 13, 2016

The 2016 Haitian Flag Day Festival will occur on Saturday, May 14 at the Botanical Gardens.

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Breezes celebrates Earth Day at Centerville Primary

May 13, 2016

Team members from SuperClubs Breezes Bahamas Resort & Spa spent Earth Day at their adopted school, Centreville Primary.

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Why we should vote yes at the referendum

May 13, 2016

The Parliament of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, by a super-majority vote, approved a bill to make four amendments to the constitution of The Bahamas, the supreme legal authority of The country.

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Third suspect charged in BTC store robbery

May 13, 2016

A third person was charged in a magistrate's court yesterday afternoon in connection with a break-in at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) store at RND Plaza on John F. Kennedy Drive in late April.

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Teens charged with Nassau Village murder

May 13, 2016

Two teenage boys were yesterday charged with the murder of Cyril Cartwright, who was stabbed to death earlier this year.

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Gomez calls gay marriage fears 'misleading'

May 13, 2016

Retired Archbishop Drexel Gomez yesterday criticized church leaders for what he described as their "unwarranted and misleading" claims about the potential impact of the word sex into bill number four, which has sparked public controversy.

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Branville McCartney: Decriminalize marijuana

May 13, 2016

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader Branville McCartney said he believes marijuana ought to be decriminalized and although it's not the official position of his party, it's something that has been discussed internally and should be looked at.

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