Nassau Guardian Stories

Downtown Nassau's newest culinary experience for hungry locals and visitors alike

June 10, 2016

After leading award-winning delicious and educational food tasting and cultural walking tours through Nassau's downtown community for a little over three years, Tru Bahamian Food Tours is now expanding its reach to include cooking classes.

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11 vie for Miss Bahamas Teenager title

June 10, 2016

Eleven young women will vie for the title of Miss Bahamas Teenager when the finale of the third version of the pageant is staged under the theme "Priceless Pearls".

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Ariannah Wells-Bain crowned Miss Teen Bahamas International

June 10, 2016

The Bahamas has a new teen queen. Ariannah Wells-Bain was crowned Miss Teen Bahamas International (MTBI) after impressing the crowd with her unshakeable stage presence and unmatched wit.

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International yacht and travel show to come to The Bahamas

June 10, 2016

Just imagine -- sun-kissed skin, cooled by the trade winds on clear turquoise waters that you swear you can see the bottom of the sea -- while onboard a luxury yacht.

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Something's gotta give

June 10, 2016

Apparently, there is no X-Men character named "Groundhog."

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National record of 12.86 seconds for Seymour

June 10, 2016

Bahamians Pedrya Seymour and Tynia Gaither continue to impress, running for their respective schools at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA, yesterday.

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Tough task ahead for amateur fighters

June 10, 2016

A vote took place within the International Boxing Association (AIBA) last month that could forever change the landscape of Olympic boxing, beginning this summer at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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The Bahamas prepares for hosting of 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

June 10, 2016

The Bahamas is gearing up to host 71 countries at the 6th Annual Commonwealth Youth Games next summer.

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Dannielle Gibson receives field athlete of the year honor

June 10, 2016

Bahamian collegiate athlete Dannielle Gibson received the Mid-Atlantic Field Athlete of the Year honor, on Tuesday, by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

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Final bell tolls today for Muhammad Ali

June 10, 2016

Today, it will be done! It will be finished! The body of Muhammad Ali will be seen in the fullness of the flesh in human form for the very last time.

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Contemplation, meditation and prayer

June 10, 2016

The three words in the title of today's article are indeed extremely important for anyone who wishes to live a fulfilled, peaceful, spiritual and successful life. Now whilst we can engage in any one or all three -- contemplation, meditation and prayer -- at any time throughout the day or night.

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Baha Mar receiver-manager mum on restart

June 10, 2016

Despite the rumors, Deloitte & Touche remains mum on a final agreement with China Construction America (CCA) to restart construction at Baha Mar.

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Strachan: RMB trading would 'eliminate' reliance on USD

June 10, 2016

Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan yesterday affirmed that the government is committed to the establishment of The Bahamas as a trading hub for Chinese currency, which would lead among other things to the establishment of the first Chinese bank in The Bahamas, and would -- the minister contended -- eliminate reliance on the U.S. dollar and the transacting of business through the United States.

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Local contractors would work at Baha Mar 'if arrears satisfied'

June 10, 2016

Former President of the Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) Stephen Wrinkle said that until a final agreement is made between Baha Mar's receivers and China Construction America (CCA), any report of construction restarting on the $3.5 billion Baha Mar project would be purely speculative.

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Turnquest challenges deficit reduction claim

June 10, 2016

Shadow Minister of State for Finance Peter Turnquest disputed the government's touted reduction of the government finance statistics (GFS) deficit -- which is a measure of government expenditure versus government revenue -- during the budget debate on Wednesday.

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NHI 'primary care' unlikely until January 2017, observer says

June 10, 2016

President of the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) Michelle Finlayson said that it is "very unlikely" that National Health Insurance (NHI) would be rolled out this year.

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BPL rate reduction bond placement 'difficulty'

June 10, 2016

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) is having difficulty placing a $600 million rate reduction bond, according to an unnamed placement agent, and the inability of the utility to raise the base rate for electricity appears to be the main barrier, particularly in the absence of continued government subventions.

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Democracy

June 10, 2016

The new world order is upon us, according to the pundits. Fasten your safety belts because we are on our way to hell.

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Gaither qualifies for three finals

June 10, 2016

Bahamian track star at the University of Southern California (USC) Tynia Gaither stole the show on Thursday at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, qualifying for three finals in the space of four hours.

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Second walk-off home-run for Trayce Thompson

June 09, 2016

Mychal Thompson's boy has done it again... and it's not middle son Klay, starting two-guard for the Golden State Warriors, but Trayce, a regular starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers these days.

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