Nassau Guardian Stories

The ultimate negative pastime

February 23, 2018

I guess that I've got a whole lot of people thinking right now about what I think is, as today's title puts it, the ultimate negative pastime. Well, whilst I know that this is probably subjective, to me it's a pastime which far too many [...]

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Minnis: govt aware of fraud claims

February 23, 2018

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Davis: Christie administration was unaware of fraud claims

February 23, 2018

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Education in The Bahamas: the real crisis

February 23, 2018

The national D average in our school system is something Bahamians are extremely sensitive about. Many of us are appalled, and some of us have resigned to the notion that this is the best we can do at this time. Quite a pity. The recent [...]

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Ity Fancy Cat headline comedy show

February 23, 2018

They're described as innovative and irreverent and said to arguably be the hottest comedy act in the Caribbean, and they're coming to The Bahamas. Ity and Fancy Cat will headline Natural Empress Productions' "Laugh Til Yuh Belly Buss" comedy show on Saturday, March 10. They [...]

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Michaella Forbes' 'All Of Me' play returns for a one-night second run

February 23, 2018

After a successful first run of her debut play "All Of Me", Michaella Forbes is getting ready to do it all again. The play, an emotional drama about relationships and heartbreak that addresses second chances and healing, returns for a one-night run on Friday, March [...]

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Massively hyped 'Black Panther' lives up to the hype

February 23, 2018

Yes folks, it is as good as everyone says! Perhaps, even better! Indeed, the much-anticipated, massively hyped "Black Panther" lives up to that hype in a most spectacular way, redefining the comic book super hero action film genre with a maturity and intelligence not seen [...]

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Eleuthera All That Jazz Festival on tap

February 23, 2018

Myra Maud, a singer based in Europe with roots in Martinique, is on tap for this year's Eleuthera All That Jazz Festival. Maud will be backed by Tommaso Starace on sax and Massimo Colombo, also from Europe, on piano. Also back by popular demand are [...]

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21 days to JITG 2018

February 23, 2018

Back by popular demand, in honor of Women's History Month, and in conjunction with the Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival, the city of Miami Gardens will present the Women's Impact Luncheon -- an inspirational experience designed to inspire women to live centered, active, [...]

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The Bahamas bombarded by the DR

February 23, 2018

Turnovers and an inability to guard the three point line led to the unraveling of Team Bahamas in the second half last night, causing them to lose emphatically to the Dominican Republic (DR) at home. In a game that was vital for advancement purposes in [...]

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Vixens, Intruders take 1-0 leads in NPVA finals

February 23, 2018

Trying to hold on to their titles, and maintain their positions atop the New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA), the Scottsdale Vixens and National Fence Intruders got off to fast starts in their respective best-of-five championship series. The Vixens are trying to win a 14th consecutive [...]

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Sunland Stingers blow out the Saints at Hugh Campbell

February 23, 2018

The Sunland Baptist Academy Stingers is one of those teams not to be taken lightly in this year's Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic, and they've proven that so far, winning each of their games by double digits. They blew past the Patrick J. Bethel High School [...]

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National Sports Authority without full requirements

February 23, 2018

The Act that governs the National Sports Authority (NSA) mandates that the quasi-government organization is so empowered financially and otherwise that it can take full responsibility for the upkeep of national sporting facilities. For the most part, the NSA has however, been functioning mostly ceremonially. [...]

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Turnquest stresses govt confident on Oban project, despite 'talk'

February 23, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday that government is confident the $5.5 billion Oban Energies project will move forward on Grand Bahama and implored the island's residents to focus on the benefits of the project and not the "talk". Turnquest, who was the keynote [...]

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Grand Bahamians urged to create new kinds of businesses

February 23, 2018

Grand Bahamians have to think outside the box when it comes to business and industry, while government extends the Commercial Enterprises Act to include things like educational facilities in order to facilitate new ideas. Head of the Grand Bahama office of law firm Graham Thompson [...]

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Thompson, Turnquest give assurances on progress of Grand Lucayan deal

February 23, 2018

Both Minister for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest gave assurances yesterday that the Grand Lucayan sale deal that began months ago is still progressing. Speaking at the Grand Bahama Business Outlook, both men assured the crowd of mostly Grand Bahamians [...]

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Rewards from Commercial Enterprises Act already being felt on GB, say ministers

February 23, 2018

The rewards from the Commercial Enterprises Act are already being felt on Grand Bahama, according to Minister for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest. Turnquest, who was the keynote speaker at the Grand Bahama Business Outlook yesterday, said he has seen [...]

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Q's Investment Tips Investing in real estate as millennials in The Bahamas

February 23, 2018

Investing in real estate is widely considered to be the soundest decision an individual can make. But for most millennials, particularly in this market, we are, for the most part, outpriced. Frankly there are a lot of roadblocks that prevent us from securing a quality [...]

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Davis: PLP did not know of fraud claims

February 23, 2018

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday denied knowing that Oban Energies Non-Executive Chairman Peter Krieger was accused of violating the federal securities laws in the United States. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis insisted on Wednesday that the Christie administration had found no [...]

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Minnis previously blasted govt for dealing with 'unsavory characters'

February 23, 2018

While Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis downplayed concerns raised about Oban Non-Executive Chairman Peter Krieger and his involvement in a fraud scheme in the U.S., in 2015, Minnis lambasted the Christie administration for "getting into bed with individuals of unsavory character". "Should we in The [...]

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