Nassau Guardian Stories

Govt. still paying Gibson case contractor

September 25, 2018

Attorney General Carl Bethel confirmed today that Jonathan Ash, who is at the center of the Crown's case against former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson, continues to be paid by the government. However, Bethel denied there is anything untoward about the payments. "I've seen and heard [...]
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Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison in sex case

September 25, 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to [...]
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Weech not sure PHA can ease tensions

September 25, 2018

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UN cautions against populism in high-level week

September 25, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres painted a grim picture of the state of the world as leaders opened their annual meeting on Tuesday, spotlighting the breakdown of trust around the globe and the need to counter unilateralism and reinvigorate the international cooperation [...]
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German Catholics release report on church sex abuse

September 25, 2018

BERLIN (AP) -- The German Bishops Conference has released a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany saying 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014. Tuesday's report concludes that more than half of the victims were 13 or younger [...]
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UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May's Brexit deal

September 25, 2018

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed divorce deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament and might support a new Brexit referendum. One official said May's government [...]
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SIDEBURNS

September 25, 2018

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Be your brother's keeper

September 25, 2018

Coming off World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a Bahamian psychiatrist encourages people to understand the importance of mental health and wellbeing, and that health is not the absence of illness. Dr. Timothy Barrett said that because something isn't wrong doesn't mean it's right. Speaking at [...]
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Run for Pompey set for Nov. 10

September 25, 2018

The fourth edition of the Run for Pompey Marathon is set for Saturday, November 10 in George Town, Exuma. The organizers held a press conference yesterday at the headquarters of BAF Financial & Insurance (Bahamas) Limited. Kevin Taylor, co-founder and race director of the marathon, [...]
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Roberts returns to tennis pro circuit

September 25, 2018

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) congratulates Justin Roberts on a successful return to the tennis pro circuit. Justin played in the USA F25 Futures held in Laguna Niguel, California where he made it to the second-round main draw. Justin was successful in the qualifying [...]
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NIB wants more participation from self-employed persons

September 25, 2018

For the past few years the National Insurance Board (NIB) has seen a growth in expenditure in the area of benefits being paid out, leaving a $5 million deficit per annum, the board's new Director Nicola Virgill-Rolle said last week. Virgill-Rolle, who was speaking at [...]
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Successful first day at Small Business Development Centre

September 25, 2018

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) had full classes yesterday, its first day in operation since officially opening last week. The center's Executive Director Davinia Blair told Guardian Business that the center identified two clients with existing businesses who have presented the necessary documents to [...]
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Culmer says Osborne always welcome in FNM

September 25, 2018

Following revelations that former Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Executive Chairperson Darnell Osborne resigned from the financial committee of the Free National Movement (FNM) and the party, FNM Chairman Carl Culmer said yesterday that he hates to see Osborne leave as he has a lot [...]
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