Nassau Guardian Stories

The Bahamas finishes fourth at Caribbean Classic

April 25, 2016

Playing at the Caribbean Classic Championships that wrapped up over the weekend at the Cinnamon Hills Golf Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica, The Bahamas managed a fourth place finish overall.

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IDB funding, advising on pilot unified bus system project

April 25, 2016

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a technical cooperation grant for $500,000 to help The Bahamas Ministry of Transport and Aviation plan and design a pilot project that will demonstrate a "sustainable urban bus system".

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Top players gather for Darrell Sears Showcase

April 25, 2016

Some of the top high school, junior college and unattached young basketball players in the country gathered in Freeport, Grand Bahama this past weekend, for the 14th Annual Darrell Sears Basketball Showcase.

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Introduce change gradually

April 25, 2016

When it comes to being successful in life, there's an extremely important word in today's article and that word is 'Change'.

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Hate for others hate for self

April 25, 2016

I put up a post on Facebook recently that stated as follows, "People who hate another or others, are in fact suffering from a dose of self-hatred," and my friend, that's the absolute truth.

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Aging feet

April 25, 2016

Aging takes its toll on your feet and ankles, as it does with the rest of the body.

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Gomez stuck with 3,000 bill after Govt. House affair

April 25, 2016

Some members of the Free National Movement (FNM) were left embarrassed after learning the new FNM senator, Monique Gomez, who received her instruments of appointment at Government House on Friday evening, was stuck with a bill of more than $3,000 to cover the reception that followed.

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Can't slim down Here's why

April 25, 2016

Wanting to lose fat, and failing at it, is one of the most frustrating experiences. Read on for the following seven fat loss problems to discover what is standing in your way and how to quickly and easily begin reshaping it all.

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Cheap points and political smear

April 25, 2016

The mudslinging over which political party is corrupt took on new vigor over the last couple weeks with the release of a U.S. report on human rights practices in The Bahamas.

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Say ahhh-tism

April 25, 2016

Routine dental visits are bothersome for the average person, so imagine how difficult a dental visit is for individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Tough sell

April 25, 2016

The government has a lot going against it as it tries to convince the majority of Bahamian voters to support the gender equality referendum on June 7.

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A fishy tale

April 25, 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard breathed life back into a controversy that had faded from the front pages when he sparked new questions surrounding FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis' explanation about the nature of his association with Livingston "Toggie" Bullard, one of the men at the heart of an alleged murder for hire plot that consumed debate in Parliament and public discussion last month.

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Playing politics

April 25, 2016

What is right to do now was right to do in 2002 when the Ingraham administration brought a constitutional referendum to the people; so the church leaders supporting the June 7, 2016 referendum, having rejected the last one, are being hypocritical, according to Zhivargo Laing, who was a minister in the Ingraham Cabinet during the failed vote.

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Facts, not fear

April 25, 2016

Retired Anglican Archbishop Drexel Gomez thinks it is unfair that "incorrect perceptions" are being given, which are stirring fear among the electorate ahead of the June 7 constitutional referendum without any facts to support the 'vote no' position some have taken.

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Scotiabank named Best Emerging Markets Bank for 2016 in The Bahamas

April 25, 2016

Scotiabank has been recognized by Global Finance magazine as the Best Emerging Markets Bank in The Bahamas for 2016.

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Bethel touts 'm-government', interactive service delivery

April 25, 2016

Speaking at the fourth meeting of the 15th session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA 2016), which focused on improving engagement and communication between government and stakeholders through online and mobile solutions, CEPA member and Director of the National Insurance Board (NIB) Rowena Bethel looked past e-government to what she termed "m-government" - the ways mobile phones can be used to deliver government services.

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CBOB action on Mossak Fonseca 'too late', Turnquest asserts

April 25, 2016

Shadow Finance Minister and Free National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said The Central Bank of The Bahamas' (CBOB) attempt to get ahead of any exposure from the so called "Panama Papers" leak is too late because The Bahamas has already been exposed by association and will get a "black eye" from the prevailing negative exposure.

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NDP a departure from 'business as usual' Christie says

April 25, 2016

In a statement at the United Nations (UN) High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Prime Minister Perry Christie said the national development plan process represents for The Bahamas "an ambitious departure" from business as usual.

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Freeport airlift lagging despite aggressive efforts

April 25, 2016

Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA), a privately owned joint venture between Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and the Grand Bahama Port Authority, has yet to experience a significant increase in airlift, which remains a costly disadvantage for the government and private investors, according to Ministry of Tourism Director of Airlift Tyrone Sawyer.

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Domino's Manta Rays wins three division titles

April 25, 2016

In the recently completed Bahamas Development Soccer League's Knock Out Cup competitions, the Domino's-sponsored Manta Rays Soccer Club dominated. Overall, the group won titles in three divisions and made it to the semi-final rounds in another two.

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