Nassau Guardian Stories

Experts report growing evidence of benefits of massage in medical care for symptoms from diabetes to pain management

September 21, 2016

Once a luxury reserved for the wealthy with dollars and time to spare, massage therapy is now serious science and an increasingly critical business in the medical profession, according to experts.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean raises over $350,000 through Walk for the Cure campaign to date

September 21, 2016

One of the region's largest cancer fundraisers is less than two weeks away and has raised over $350,000 to date in support of cancer care and awareness.

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Don't panic

September 21, 2016

The title of today's article only contains two words, but oh is it important -- don't panic. Now firstly let me state quite clearly that at times and under certain circumstances it may indeed be extremely difficult not to panic.

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Bahamas on bilateral approach: We have made our choice

September 21, 2016

Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan said it was a genuine alternative - offered by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) - to implement the bilateral approach and a 2018 implementation date.

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Kemp: Potter's Cay costs will 'skyrocket'

September 21, 2016

Fears expressed by a third party observer that the money spent on redeveloping Potter's Cay Dock will "skyrocket to epic proportions" appear to be well founded. The cost of redoing the stalls has jumped from $2 million or so approved in March 2016 to $9 million as of last week.

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Keod Smith and Derek Ryan no shows in contempt case

September 21, 2016

A Supreme Court judge said yesterday that attorneys Keod Smith and Derek Ryan would not be allowed to frustrate the court's process.

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World Bank: Decouple economic growth from environmental decline

September 21, 2016

In the new study "Toward a blue economy: A promise for sustainable growth in the Caribbean", Dr. Pawan Patil, senior economist in the Agriculture and Environmental Services Department of the World Bank Group (WBG), together with a team of other writers, warns that the Caribbean Sea's natural capital is being changed by three human-driven trends.

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Supporting Ailey II is a support breast cancer support group

September 21, 2016

Sister Sister (Breast) Cancer Support Group relies on the generosity of people and corporate Bahamas to carry out its mission to offer a safe and caring environment for women (and men) whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

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Louise Cooper Center and scholarship fund paying it forward on Exuma

September 21, 2016

Chairman and CEO of BAF Global Group I. Chester Cooper recently renamed the company's Georgetown corporate offices "The Louise Cooper Center", in honor of his late mother.

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McCartney: Poll shows DNA a formidable option

September 21, 2016

That the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) was able to poll "neck and neck" with the more established Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and Free National Movement (FNM) shows that it is now a formidable option for government, according to DNA Leader Branville McCartney.

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Crime still top issue facing country

September 21, 2016

Despite the fact that the murder count has been trending significantly downward when compared to last year, respondents in a Public Domain survey conducted in mid August pointed to crime as the number one issue facing The Bahamas.

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Land registry instead of Quieting Titles Act, BREA president says

September 21, 2016

President of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) Carla Sweeting said years of abuse means the controversial Quieting Titles Act needs to be amended, but she said the intent of the law is "honest".

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What's better for weight loss -- diet or exercise?

September 21, 2016

You want what millions of other people do -- to lose weight.

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Jones has best game at end of season for the Sun

September 21, 2016

Bahamian women's professional basketball player Jonquel Jones saved the best for last.

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Bahamians offered discounted tickets for Heat vs. Pelicans game

September 21, 2016

The Bahamas will take over the American Airlines Arena (AAA) when the Miami Heat take on Bahamian Chavano "Buddy" Hield and the New Orleans Pelicans on March 15 next year, and Bahamian basketball fans are invited to take a front row seat.

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Stress fractures can lead to a complete break if left untreated

September 21, 2016

Stress fractures are tiny, hairline cracks that can occur in the bones of the feet -- they are caused by the repetitive force on the feet, often by overtraining or overuse, such as repeatedly jumping up and down or running for long distances.

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'PLP the party of foreign interests'

September 20, 2016

A study of the political climate in The Bahamas shows that 45 percent of respondents associate the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) with being aligned with foreign interests.

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Bahamas top luxury destination for second straight year

September 20, 2016

The Bahamas has been named the Caribbean's Leading Luxury Destination by the World Travel Awards for the second consecutive year.

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Doctors on work-to-rule at South Beach Clinic

September 20, 2016

President of the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) Dr. Charles Arthur Clarke yesterday announced that doctors at the South Beach Clinic are taking a work-to-rule stand as a result of the air conditioning and ventilation system in the south wing of the South Beach Clinic, which is not functioning.

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Wells: Rollins will win wherever he runs

September 20, 2016

Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells expressed that he is confident Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins will win whatever seat he decides to contest in the next general election.

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