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January 10, 2012
MDeez's Without You

By LESH

THE ARTIST they call MDeez was quick out the blocks in 2012, dropping a new soulful single called "Without You". Love, regret, and making this right are themes explored in the new single, the fourth from MDeez's album entitled "Two Faced Bastards".

With its usual mix of hip hop and rhythm and blues styles, MDeez said the new song has been a crowd pleaser so far.

"This is the best I have...

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January 14, 2012
Excitement among FNM candidates as party's election season heats up

Several Free National Movement (FNM) candidates expressed excitement over their nominations after being ratified Thursday night, saying the party is fired up for another general election win.
The slate includes a group of newcomers, among them Howard Johnson, who is running in Central and South Eleuthera.
"As the prime minister indicated, the new generation of leaders are emerging," Johnson said.
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January 16, 2012
Tourism chief urges focus on history

The director general and CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association says the region has to address serious problems with competitiveness.
And to do that, more consideration must be given to history.
Citing a $5 billion loss in tourism spend between 2000 and 2010 for the Caribbean, Alec Sanguinetti believes tourists are now looking for more than beaches and great weather.
He told Guardian B...

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January 17, 2012
Bethel: No immediate plans to nominate successor to Brent Symonette

The Free National Movement (FNM) is focused on winning the next election and has no immediate plans to nominate a possible successor to Brent Symonette, party chairman Carl Bethel said.
Last week Symonette, deputy prime minister and deputy leader of the governing party, announced that he would not seek re-election in the St. Anne's constituency, or a nomination in any other area.
Bethel said while...

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January 18, 2012
Grant, McAlpine not bothered by being passed over by party

Even after having publicly expressed the desire to run on the Free National Movement's (FNM) ticket in the upcoming election, Eight Mile Rock Member of Parliament (MP) Verna Grant and Senator Frederick McAlpine yesterday said they have no hard feelings about being denied nominations.
"I'm campaigning [with the FNM] until the government is successful at the polls," Grant told The Nassau Guardian.
H...

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January 19, 2012
Francis, an esteemed athletic trailblazer

I was a young boy growing up in the eastern district of New Providence (Pond, north Mackey Street, Okra Hill, Williams Street area) when Oscar Francis became a household name as an athletic star.

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January 20, 2012
Sokoloff: Crime level a concern for tourism

Violent crime and its impact on tourism in The Bahamas is an issue being carefully watched by the U.S. Embassy, Guardian Business has learned, as the country carries on from a blood-stained year.

"There are concerns about crime," Alex Sokoloff, political and economics advisor for the embassy, told Guardian Business, "specifically violent crime and the extent to which it could become an issue fo...

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January 23, 2012
GRAND BAHAMA NEAR END OF 'DARK HOUR'

By NATARIO MCKENZIE

Tribune Bsusiness Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

GRAND Bahama could be going through the final stages of its "dark hour", according to the

president of its Chamber of Commerce, who expressed optimism that the island's struggling economy would make a strong come-back heading into 2013.

"This is the final stage of the dark hour, and I believe at the end of the year goin...

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January 26, 2012
Coach Evans guiding young Bahamians in Canada

Yet another Bahamian is overseas paving the way for his young countrymen to receive educational opportunities through sports.
Coach Ray Evans, who accepted the Athletic Director's job at Life Christian Academy in Ottawa, Canada last semester, currently has nine Bahamians under his wing - eight young men and one young lady. All of the youngsters are between the ages of 16 and 19, and all are a part...

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January 26, 2012
FEDEX UNVEILS NEW PRODUCT FOR BAHAMAS

FEDEX Express yesterday announced the expansion of its international freight shipping portfolio from 12 additional markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, including the Bahamas.

Effective from January 2012 FedEx International Priority Freight and FedEx International Economy Freight will be offered from the, Bahamas. It is designed to provide customers with more choices for larger shipments, a...

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January 30, 2012
Enter the 'nanopress'

The concept of publishing has reached a very gray area in the digital age. At a time where a book can be both physical and electronic, literary journals and newspapers are transforming into online-only entities and individuals can share their thoughts on public blogs and social networks, formal publishing as we know it - by large, authoritative entities driven mostly by profit - faces complete rev...

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 Sandals Rejects As Untrue And Duplicitous, Actions by The BHMAWU
February 07, 2012
Sandals Rejects As Untrue And Duplicitous, Actions by The BHM&AWU

The Management of Sandals Royal Bahamian unreservedly rejects any claims that the hotel is engaged in union busting or any acts of intimidation against our employees.

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As we knew him: A tribute to Jackson Burnside
February 07, 2012
As we knew him: A tribute to Jackson Burnside

IMPRESSED and moved by One Family's 2011 Boxing Day tribute to the late Jackson Burnside, the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB) decided to stage its very first Junkanoo related exhibit.

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February 11, 2012
Resident artists expand their 'Habitat'

How do we construct our realities? It's something you may think about when you walk through the ceramic exhibition by 2011 Junior Residents at Popopstudios International Center for Visual Arts.

In "Habitat", opening this Thursday February 16 from 6-9 p.m., College of The Bahamas students Alistair Stevenson and Keva Fawkes use their ceramic forms to explore the ways human nature collides with su...

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February 11, 2012
Growing the cultural platform

Joining other Bahamian artists who hold personal exhibitions out of their homes - Stan Burnside and Antonius Roberts, for example - Toby Lunn's new gallery space, The Red Gallery, is set to add to the visual art landscape.

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February 20, 2012
Born in The Bahamas

An overview of the data collected by the Department of Statistics on births in The Bahamas over the last 40 years shows that women, domestic and foreign-born, are having fewer children.
The data in the births report, collated from 1970 through 2010, shows that with a population of about 170,000 in 1970, there were 4,894 live births recorded.  Juxtapose those numbers against the 5,362 live bir...

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February 24, 2012
Cat Island hoteliers scratching their heads over new logo

Hoteliers on Cat Island are scratching their heads after taking a first peak at the new logo intended to represent them to the tourism world.
The logo, part of the national campaign to put the Family Islands on the map, has been met with confusion by the local community.
Tony Armbrister, the owner of Fernandez Bay Village, said none of the residents of Cat Island were consulted about its creation....

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February 28, 2012
One moment in time

One of the signature songs of Whitney Houston was the Emmy Award winning "One Moment in Time", which she recorded for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea.
The song captures the importance of seizing life's key moments in the pursuit of one's dreams.  The late Jackson Burnside made the same point in the documentary, "Brent Malone, Father of Baham...

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March 03, 2012
Caring people at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre

Dear Editor,
 
When we think about this place, we think about people strapped down and patients who would possibly do many terrible things to you.  But as a frequent visitor, my experience was a lot more pleasant and inspiring.  This is my account of the venture.
I had a love one there.  So I went to the center quite often.  At the gate there was a light-skinned lady - one...

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March 07, 2012
Historic farming ruins jeopardized by new highway

Before the company started by Joseph Samuel (J.S.) Johnson became one of the largest insurance outfits in The Bahamas, its main business was growing sisal and canning pineapple.
All that's left of that operation is a crumbling stone structure that was once the kitchen, a chimney and part of the main house.
However, the physical remnants of that legacy could be erased in the near future if plans to...

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