Nassau Guardian Stories

The return of Tiger

December 05, 2016

History could be written in The Bahamas this weekend as Eldrick Tiger Woods resumes his playing career at the Hero World Challenge hosted by the Albany resort.

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Neymour: Bahamas in energy crisis

December 05, 2016

Amid a new round of rolling power outages this week in the aftermath of a "complete shutdown" of Bahamas Power and Light's (BPL) systems on New Providence, former Minister of State for the Environment Phenton Neymour charged that power company is in "major crisis" and the government, which engaged BPL to manage the country's power production and distribution, appears to have no answer.

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Henfield says strike remark taken out of context

December 05, 2016

Within 24-hours of Our Carmichael founder and "We March Bahamas" organizer Ranard Henfield demanding that Prime Minister Perry Christie address 40 national issues on behalf of the Bahamian people within a week or the organizers would "initiate a national strike", Henfield has claimed he was taken out of context, announced via Facebook that he will take a "back seat" on the 'We March' movement, and posted and removed several contradictory social media posts when juxtaposed to other recent public statements.

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Leslie Miller: Henfield in over his head

December 05, 2016

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday 'We March Bahamas' organizer Ranard Henfield is "in over his head", following "outrageous" demands, including demanding that Prime Minister Perry Christie address the nation by Thursday or face consequences.

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AIG: Bahamas a leader in U.S. ultra-wealthy home ownership

December 05, 2016

The Bahamas accounts for 13 percent of ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) clients in the United States, who on average own nine homes overseas, according to a study of proprietary data by AIG Private Client Group, a division of the member companies of American International Group, Inc. (AIG).

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Chipman: Little results from govt trips to China

December 05, 2016

Member of Parliament for St. Anne's and head of the Public Accounts Committee Hubert Chipman said while he does not know how much the government spends or has spent on trips to China, and despite having made inquires about the government's expenditure on trips before, the government's efforts in China over the last two years have not borne fruit.

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BCA members back on Baha Mar site, says Sands

December 05, 2016

President of the Bahamian Contractors' Association (BCA) Leonard Sands confirmed that Bahamian and Chinese contractors are back on the Baha Mar site.

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Man denies robbing Sports Centre employee

December 05, 2016

A man denied playing a part in the armed robbery of a sporting goods store when he appeared before a Supreme Court judge.

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Dept. of Labour investigating release of workers at shipyard

December 05, 2016

The Department of Labour will submit recommendations to the minister of labor as early as today on the circumstances surrounding the release of 21 people from the Grand Bahama Shipyard over the span of five months, according to Director of Labour Robert Farquharson.

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The wait is over!!!

December 05, 2016

Jazz, funk, R&B, hip-hop and soul bounce -- music for every appetite will be had at the 12th annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) Music Fest, which has released another stellar lineup of artists for the ever-popular festival presented by the City of Miami Gardens.

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Major upgrades made to TAR ahead of Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

December 05, 2016

With the third edition of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl expected to be viewed in more homes around the world than in years past, National Sports Authority (NSA) General Manager Jeffrey Beckles said that he and his crew have worked hard to ensure that Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium looks its best for the big game.

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Male found dead in GB apartment complex

December 05, 2016

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a male yesterday.

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Christian Council pulls back from gaming issue

December 05, 2016

With seven web shop owners now the beneficiaries of official license certificates, the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) has determined it will have "nothing else to do with this gambling issue", according to BCC President Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson.

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A storied supper

December 05, 2016

Pairing cocktails with food is about balance, to create a match made in heaven, but rum pairing with food shows the versatility of the spirit. Mount Gay Rum Brand Ambassador Darrio R. Prescod with Sapodilla restaurant chefs exhibited both with a curated menu paired with four rums — Eclipse, Black Barrel XO and 1703 — during the “Storied Supper” evening.

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Eyesore

December 05, 2016

By all accounts, many Bahamians view the Christmas decorations put up at Arawak Cay and in Downtown Nassau as an offense to our sensibilities.

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The changed leader

December 05, 2016

FNMs everywhere and other Bahamians yearning for better political and national leadership have had their prayers answered.

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The workload of a member of Parliament

December 05, 2016

During this term I wrote an open letter to Perry G. Christie, prime minister of The Bahamas, addressing the inadequate salaries of our members of Parliament and sent a copy of it to you and other reputable newspapers in The Bahamas.

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There's no excuse for ignorance

December 05, 2016

You know, as I reflect on the title of this particular article 'There's No Excuse For Ignorance' I realize the Absolute Truth contained in it.

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Roberts, Dames spar over crime comments

December 05, 2016

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday the party is disappointed in the Free National Movement's (FNM) candidate for Mount Moriah, former Deputy Commissioner of Police Marvin Dames, who said he believes the country's current approach to fighting crime is "wrong".

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A stupid suggestion by a young activist

December 05, 2016

Last Friday Bahamians marched to the city center in Nassau in protest of the governance being delivered by Perry Christie and his administration.

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