Nassau Guardian Stories

Spartans edge Shockers

November 28, 2016

Behind 21 points from freshman Miles Bridges, the Michigan State Spartans edged Wichita State 77-72 yesterday in the Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game.

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Miss World Bahamas off to Miss World pageant

November 28, 2016

And she's off! Miss World Bahamas Ashley Hamilton left for Washington, D. C. on November 22 where she will spend just under a month competing in the 66th edition of the Miss World pageant. Ashley will go up against beauties from over 120 countries in the world's largest beauty competition.

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Coleby signs with new club

November 28, 2016

Former Wichita State Shocker and New Providence native Kadeem Coleby signed with a new professional basketball team this week.

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Julien Believe taking Bahamian music to new heights

November 28, 2016

Bahamian recording artist Julien Believe has been very busy this year, performing locally, regionally and internationally, creating new music, pushing and expanding his brand and working on his new album.

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BTC FIFA sign partnership

November 28, 2016

BTC and FIFA yesterday, officially announced their partnership for the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup scheduled to take place in The Bahamas.

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Colombian women plead guilty to drug possession

November 28, 2016

A magistrate spared two Colombians jail time on Friday after they admitted to having a small amount of marijuana.

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Crowds turn up for 'Black Friday' march

November 28, 2016

Hundreds gathered at Arawak Cay for the We March Bahamas event on Friday afternoon.

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Is this the best we can do?

November 28, 2016

The information technology revolution of the past three decades has made things once thought magical quite normal parts of life.

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A case of incredible hypocrisy

November 28, 2016

Permit me the liberty of dispensing a bit of advice to the leader of the opposition.
Sir, you must dispatch forthwith an email to your anointed candidates advising them to stay on message at all times.

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We've seen this movie before

November 28, 2016

Gowon Bowe, chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, has reportedly stated that the government's new tax compliance initiative would assist in increasing annual revenue, decreasing annual deficits and generating annual surpluses.

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Damn the popular vote

November 28, 2016

Do you follow American presidential elections?

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Nairn thankful for the opportunity to play at home

November 28, 2016

It's not often that international collegiate basketball players get the chance to play in their home countries in front of a packed crowd.

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Some supporters explain why 'we march'

November 28, 2016

With an old cane in her hand and an oversized "We March" T-shirt thrown across her shoulder, 80-year-old Shirley Pratt, a retired school teacher, hobbled along the route of the We March Bahamas protest on Bay Street yesterday, for as long as her legs would carry her.

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Bannister claims Bell has lawbreakers on campaign

November 28, 2016

Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for Carmichael Desmond Bannister said yesterday he has received complaints for several weeks that Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) campaign general and convicted drug dealer Carlos Lamm and other "disreputable persons" have been campaigning the constituency with Minister of State for National Security Keith Bell, something he called "a grave disservice to the law-abiding members of the Carmichael community".

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Fitzgerald: Organizers disrespected PM

November 28, 2016

After participating in the 'We March Bahamas' demonstration on Friday, Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday that while the protest was reflective of what the majority of Bahamians want for The Bahamas, he was disappointed that the organizers "disrespectfully rejected" Prime Minister Perry Christie's invitation to meet with him to discuss their concerns.

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Roberts urges march organizers to meet with PM

November 28, 2016

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday urged the organizers of "We March Bahamas" to meet with Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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PM wants dialogue

November 25, 2016

As momentum continued to build ahead of what organizers of We March Bahamas expect to be a historic event today, Prime Minister Perry Christie released a statement yesterday, inviting those organizers to the Office of the Prime Minister to engage in dialogue aimed at "improving the quality of life of all our citizens".

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Marinas relieved by PM's statement on agri-fisheries proposal

November 25, 2016

The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) yesterday urged Bahamians to "listen" to Prime Minister Perry Christie, who earlier this week said a proposal for a $2.1 billion China Bahamas agri-fisheries project in Andros would be "rejected outright" if such a plan came before Cabinet.

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Christian Council supports 'We March'

November 25, 2016

As momentum builds around We March Bahamas' occupation of downtown scheduled for today, Bahamas Christian Council President Reverend Dr. Ranford Patterson said yesterday that the Christian Council will support the protest as this could be the stand he has been "preaching and praying" for over the last four years.

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Bastian calls Flowers' suggestion nonsensical

November 25, 2016

Island Luck CEO Sebas Bastian, who is vice president of the Bahamas Gaming House Operators Association (BGHOA), yesterday questioned the motive behind FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers' suggestion that regulators limit the number of web shops per gaming license and called the idea "nonsensical".

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