Nassau Guardian Stories

'Help us'

January 25, 2020

During a packed meeting of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, businesswoman Louise Munroe, who owns a plastic supply company, made an emotional appeal to Minister of the Environment and Housing Romauld Ferreira to lift the 25-cent minimum fee for single-use plastic bags. But Ferreira, [...]
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Report finds that PMH's physical environment 'not suitable' for patient treatment

January 25, 2020

A 2016 operations report of Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) found that the condition of the hospital makes it unsuitable for the treatment of patients. "The physical environment of many areas of PMH is not suitable for treatment of patients and their families," it read. "The [...]
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Melony Marie Bonimy-Watson Funeral Service

January 24, 2020

Funeral service for Melony Marie Bonimy-Watson, 54 yrs., a resident of William Street, Nassau Village & formerly of Dumfries, Cat island, will be held at Central Church of the Nazarene, #461 East Street South, on Saturday, Saturday, 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be [...]
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Kicking the can

January 24, 2020

Kicking the can seems to be a favorite Bahamian thing among our governments, as important matters are often put off without any follow through. The handling of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) is a perfect example of this.

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The importance of estate planning and a will

January 24, 2020

With everyone so busy living in the present, many people often overlook the realities of the future and the importance of proper planning for the same...

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Giveton's star on the rise
Giveton's star on the rise

January 24, 2020

Bahamian trumpeter Giveton Gelin, by virtue of winning the 2020 LetterOne RISING STARS Jazz Award, has been awarded a 10-city North American tour to play before thousands of fans and the crème-de-la-crème of the jazz music industry...

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Going out or staying in Some good choices in and out of theaters

January 24, 2020

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Martin Lawrence, right, and Will Smith in a scene from "Bad Boys for Life"...

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Kings, Suns lose again in the NBA
Kings, Suns lose again in the NBA

January 24, 2020

After a day off, Bahamians Chavano “Buddy” Hield and DeAndre Ayton returned to the court on Wednesday night for their respective teams, and once again, both came up on the losing end...

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January 24, 2020



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Bahamas records 'strongest tourism numbers in history'

January 24, 2020

Dionisio D'aguilar.The Bahamas hit a record 7.2 million tourist visitors in 2019, despite the loss of the country's second biggest tourism earner, Abaco, after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian in September, Minister of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA) Dionisio D'Aguilar revealed yesterday. During a press conference [...]
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High demand making SBDC's current model unsustainable

January 24, 2020

Davinia Grant.The Small Business Development Centre/Access Accelerator's (SBDC) Executive Director Davinia Grant said on Wednesday that financial technology (fintech) and additional advisor training will assist the SBDC in reaching more people in a more streamlined manner, as she contended that the center's current model of assistance [...]
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Bahamas among emerging markets leading on central bank digital currencies

January 24, 2020

The Central Bank of The Bahamas.The Bahamas has been highlighted in a recently released report on the global move toward central bank digital currencies (CBDC), showing the Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) is among those leading the way in the emerging technology. The Bank for International Settlements carried out [...]
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