Nassau Guardian Stories

Plea agreement for man, 50, who got girl pregnant

August 27, 2015

The trial of a 50-year-old man who impregnated a teenager was adjourned yesterday for prosecutors and defense lawyers to formalize plea discussions.

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Turnquest urges govt to do more to improve economy

August 27, 2015

Shadow Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest called on the government to do better to grow the economy and urged it to reject the political practice of cronyism and political patronage.

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Defrauding National Health Insurance

August 27, 2015

It is nonsensical to discuss any modifications to the healthcare industry without addressing the existing and future opportunities for fraud.

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Marvin Dames for minister of national security

August 27, 2015

Dear Editor,
There have been nearly 400 murders in the past 40 months, which have coincided with the current tenure of the Christie administration.

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Respect is a two-way street

August 27, 2015

Dear Editor,

What is all this mumbo jumbo about respecting the office of the prime minister?

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A true Bahamian patriot

August 27, 2015

Dear Editor,

Please allow me to take this opportunity to protest against some instances of scurrilous, vitriolic propaganda that have been published in the press, online etc. against a true Bahamian patriot - namely Shane Gibson, MP.

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The curious and conflicted moral crusade of Damian Gomez

August 27, 2015

Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez is stylizing himself as a defender of public virtue and ethics in politics.

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Mitchell says GBHRA 'lost in space'

August 27, 2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell yesterday slammed the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA), following statements from its vice president, Joseph Darville, that Mitchell is on a "silly witch hunt".

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DNA slams govt on downgrade

August 27, 2015

Responding to Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgrade of The Bahamas' sovereign credit rating, the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) blamed the government and said the Christie administration's "failure to exercise economic caution" has threatened the country's entire economic model.

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Southern Bahamas put on Tropical Storm Alert

August 26, 2015

The Department of Meterology has issued a tropical storm alert for the Turks and Caicos, Inagua, Mayaguana, Acklins, Crooked Island and Ragged Island.

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Setting the pace

August 26, 2015

A former social worker and school guidance counselor, Christine Williams, has seen struggling children from both the government and private school sectors falling through the cracks and she knew that she wanted to work to help those students.

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2.1 million bursary awards paid out

August 26, 2015

Keishawn Roye, a St. John's College graduate is one of 433 incoming and current College of The Bahamas (COB) students who were awarded $5,000 annual scholarships to attend COB this fall, representing a 15 percent increase in the amount of award recipients last year.

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Old as the hills and new as today

August 26, 2015

Someone who is a human resources consultant and who is marketing my annual staff motivation program which is delivered online through The Reilly Institute website which can be accessed at www.dpaulreilly.com to businesses, told me of her meeting with a top human resources manager who told her, that he was looking for something new for motivating his staff.

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RBC reaches out

August 26, 2015

In an effort to support REACH Bahamas' mission to increase autism awareness in The Bahamas, RBC Royal Bank hosted a special event where executive leaders of R.E.A.C.H along with a student representative, Danier Rolle, were presented with school bags with notebooks, pencils, a ruler, other basic supplies, an RBC lunch bag, and a piggy bank to encourage saving habits among the students.

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Bronze for Jeffery

August 26, 2015

BEIJING, China - Let the celebrations begin!
The Bahamas has finally won a medal in the hurdles at a senior global meet.

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Miller cruises into 400m final sets up showdown with Felix

August 26, 2015

BEIJING, China - "It went well".... that's all Shaunae Miller had to say when pressed for a response after a splendid semi-final heat in the women's 400 meters (m) at the 15th International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" on Tuesday.

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Smith struggles in 200m fails to advance

August 26, 2015

BEIJING, China - Teray Smith found himself in the same heat with the fastest man in the world at the "Bird's Nest" on Tuesday, and it was a humbling experience for him.

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Stuart ready to soar in Beijing

August 26, 2015

BEIJING, China - This year has been a progressive one for Bahamian long jumper Bianca Stuart, and with her competition in these 15th International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) World Championships approaching, she's hoping that her fanfare continues.

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CCA Bahamas: Baha Mar 'misrepresenting', 'twisting' 'distorting' facts

August 26, 2015

CCA Bahamas Ltd. has defended its attack on Baha Mar's Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, arguing that dismissal would best serve the interests of the debtors, their creditors, and their estates; that Baha Mar had filed the petitions in bad faith, and that Baha Mar had failed to demonstrate that the 15 companies are eligible for the protection sought by the embattled developer.

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Pintard to govt: Release McKinsey study

August 26, 2015

According to Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman and Senator Michael Pintard, the government must table the study done by consultants ahead of the expiration of tax concessions in the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA)

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