Nassau Guardian Stories

Jones, Sun win again she records another double-double
Jones, Sun win again she records another double-double

June 17, 2019

Jonquel "JJ" Jones and the Connecticut Sun continued their impressive play, beating up on the last two champions, as the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) continued over the weekend. Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Sun past the 2017 WNBA Champions, [...]

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Expedia: Demand from stopover visitors up 43
Expedia: Demand from stopover visitors up 43%

June 17, 2019

The Bahamas saw a 43 percent increase in demand year-over-year from stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2019, according to data from Expedia Group’s first quarter Caribbean update, which also revealed that the United States was the top origin country of bookings. [...]

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Aristo completes construction of luxury residential development 'Thirty Six'
Aristo completes construction of luxury residential development 'Thirty Six'

June 17, 2019

Aristo Development has finally completed the construction of Thirty Six, a $30 million luxury residential development on Paradise Island. [...]

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Bahamas Hot Mix awarded 20 million LPIA contract
Bahamas Hot Mix awarded $20 million LPIA contract

June 17, 2019

Bahamas Hot Mix Company Limited (BHM) was awarded the contract to carry out rehabilitation work on a runway and taxiway at the Lynden Pindling International Airport. [...]

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Conference highlights need to regulate regions lagging securities markets
Conference highlights need to regulate region’s ‘lagging’ securities markets

June 17, 2019

The region’s securities regulators must come together to regulate “lagging” securities markets and strengthen the Caribbean’s resilience to exposure from the rapid development of [...]

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Ingraham: Legalize medicinal marijuana
Ingraham: Legalize medicinal marijuana

June 17, 2019

While noting that too many young Bahamians are imprisoned for possessing small quantities of cannabis, former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham expressed his support for the legalization of medicinal marijuana. [...]

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Emmanuel: I don't know why numbers blunder happened
Emmanuel: I don't know why numbers blunder happened

June 17, 2019

Following public criticism over a verbal hiccup during her budget contribution in the House of Assembly on Thursday, Member of Parliament for MICAL Miriam Emmanuel said yesterday that she was “too excited”, [...]

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Woman says she's spent four decades waiting for citizenship
Woman says she's spent four decades waiting for citizenship

June 17, 2019

A woman who fled a tyrannical Haitian regime on board a wooden sloop as a teenager 43 years ago, said she has been waiting nearly 40 years for the grant of her Bahamian citizenship after falling in love with and marrying a Bahamian man. [...]

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October target for Grand Lucayan sale
October target for Grand Lucayan sale

June 17, 2019

While he was unable to give an exact cost, Chairman of Lucayan Renewal Holdings Ltd. Michael Scott said yesterday that following the completion of a recent voluntary separation exercise, [...]

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Sideburns

June 17, 2019

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U.S.: 500 mil. in drugs seized in Bahamas in eight months
U.S.: 500 mil. in drugs seized in Bahamas in eight months

June 17, 2019

Joint operations with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and U.S. naval forces since last October have resulted in the confiscation of over $505 million worth of drugs and [...]

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Turnquest offers graduates advice
Turnquest offers graduates advice

June 15, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest told the 2019 graduating class of Sunland Baptist Academy that in securing their high school diploma they have accomplished something which just 46 percent of their peers complete successfully. "Today, I see talented young Bahamians who will continue the tradition [...]

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Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet
Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet

June 15, 2019

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing at an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing [...]

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10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia

June 15, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- At least 10 Kenyan police officers died after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack on Saturday, officials said. Those killed in the Wajir County blast were among 13 officers who had [...]

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Wellington Street Dwelling
Wellington Street Dwelling

June 15, 2019

An island landscape in the mind of a non-native may include picturesque coastal scenes of blue and turquoise shaded waters gradually transitioning to crystalline, onto shallow shores of powder white sandy beach, and further to lush foliage of coconut and palm trees. To the native [...]

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Check yourself
Check yourself

June 15, 2019

A man walks along a row of houses with a crowbar in one hand, a piece of wood in the other; he is speaking to someone - a friend, an acquaintance, a family member, a neighbour perhaps? The houses are neat, patched up with care [...]

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Up next, Matthew Pinder's 'Give Me Some Time'
Up next, Matthew Pinder's 'Give Me Some Time'

June 15, 2019

On the heels of his rise to wider recognition and fame, Bahamian indie-folk artist Matthew Pinder is creating a space for himself in both the musical and visual art worlds in The Bahamas. Using Baha Mar's The Current Gallery and Art Centre as a venue [...]

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Island Brothers Cie brings the meat
Island Brothers Cie brings the meat

June 15, 2019

In the French brasserie/bistro-style of dining the concept is simple - serve fine, refreshing and wholesome meals without sacrificing flavor or quality. It's this concept that brothers Clement and Luke Ducasse have brought to The Bahamas with their restaurant Island Brothers & Cie (French for [...]

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Able Joseph gives back to community
Able Joseph gives back to community

June 15, 2019

The Bahamas has produced a cadre of perennial basketball players dating back to the old days, with a lot of them having given back to the game in different forms, and Able Joseph is no different. Joseph and professional basketball player Jaraun "Kino" Burrows are [...]

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BLTA hosts junior tennis tournament
BLTA hosts junior tennis tournament

June 15, 2019

Junior players in The Bahamas are receiving more tennis match play and more competition. The executive board of The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has added three new under-14 and under-16 tournaments to the tennis tournament calendar this year. The BLTA has also sanctioned the [...]

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