Nassau Guardian Stories

Be forgiving

November 23, 2016

Now let me commence here today by asking you a very important question. Now, Listen Up, here goes with the question.

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Ayton dominates 'Sand Between Your Toes' showcase

November 23, 2016

Some of the top high school basketball players in the United States this weekend went to-toe-toe in the Grind Session Tournament Series' "Sand Between Your Toes" Basketball Showcase, which was held at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium.

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PLP: More whistling past the graveyard

November 23, 2016

Confirming a lack of understanding of the depths of the economic problems facing the country, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced a "Competitiveness Council" to work out of his office to improve The Bahamas declining status in the ease of doing business ranking while saying the country's slippage in the rankings "doesn't represent who The Bahamas is".

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Flowers raises concerns on number of web shops per operator

November 23, 2016

FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers raised concerns over how many web shops each operator in New Providence would be allowed to have in light of web shops being granted official licenses.

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Coleby sees limited time in debut

November 23, 2016

After not playing in the Kansas Jayhawks' first two games of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball season, Ole Miss transfer and Grand Bahama native Dwight Coleby made his Jayhawk debut on Saturday in an 86-65 win over the Siena Saints.

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Felix Stubbs appointed NIB chairman

November 23, 2016

Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson has announced the appointment of veteran career business professional Felix N. Stubbs to the position of chairman of the National Insurance Board with effect from November 1, 2016.

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The chamber of government

November 23, 2016

Permit me a space in your daily to express my concerns on the state of affairs in our Bahamas.

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National High Schools Bowling League officially launched

November 23, 2016

In an effort to provide another avenue for local students to gain scholarships and advance their educations, the National Sports Secretariat yesterday officially launched one of the new sports that is going to be introduced into the high school curriculum.

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Albury Major signs with Xavier University

November 23, 2016

Bahamian outfielder Albury Major signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Xavier University next fall.

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Gray's fishy tales

November 23, 2016

"By hook or by crook" is an old saying that portends that any means necessary will be deployed to accomplish a certain end.

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Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas donates $50,000 to cancer charities

November 23, 2016

Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB) yesterday donated $50,000 to five local cancer charities. The donation will go towards breast cancer screenings, educating the public on the disease and providing lodging for Family Island residents travelling to Nassau for cancer care.

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Ministry of Tourism saves the day in hosting Junkanoo Jam Basketball Tournament

November 23, 2016

Thanks to the assistance of the Ministry of Tourism and its partner agencies, this year's Bahamas Junkanoo Jam Basketball Tournament will be kept here in The Bahamas.

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Will Bahamians march?

November 22, 2016

A local activist is planning a march in downtown Nassau for November 25. Our Carmichael community founder Ranard Henfield is trying to bring Bahamians together to agitate for better from our leaders.

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Aliv launches first wave of retail outlet openings meets first service milestone

November 22, 2016

As Aliv moves toward its full launch day, set for Wednesday, November 23, it announced yesterday the opening of six new retail locations across New Providence.

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Survey suggests 'increased incidence of correspondent banking withdrawal'

November 22, 2016

The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) has provided a range of measures to licensees to help manage and mitigate the risks of de-risking in light of the results found in the bank's recently released second correspondent banking survey (CBS 2).

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Approach by govt on real property tax clampdown questioned

November 22, 2016

President of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) Carla Sweeting said the government's intent to clamp down on real property tax payments leaves more questions than it does answers.

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RBC lauds govt's revamped mortgage relief program

November 22, 2016

Officials at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Bahamas lauded the impact of the government's revamped mortgage relief program (MRP) on some clients.

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BNCP rolls out first slate of candidates

November 22, 2016

The Bahamas National Coalition Party (BNCP) announced eight new candidates at its inaugural candidates launch last week Friday at the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union hall.

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DPM tables Urban Renewal Bill

November 22, 2016

As Urban Renewal expands its scope to the Family Islands, including Bimini and Exuma, Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis yesterday tabled a bill that would create an independent, statutory body called the Urban Renewal Authority, which would be empowered to approve loans to assist with the small home repairs (SHR) and other social programs.

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PM: Proposal with China is a no go

November 22, 2016

Amid a fiery exchange in the House of Assembly over the controversial proposal for a $2.1 billion China-Bahamas agri-fisheries project in Andros last night, Prime Minister Perry Christie declared that if such a plan came before Cabinet it would be "rejected outright".

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