Nassau Guardian Stories

Group prepared to challenge 'spy bill'

May 25, 2018

The activist group, Rights Bahamas, says it is prepared to challenge the 'spy bill' in court. Members of Parliament on Wednesday passed the controversial Interception of Communications Bill (ICB), 2017, which would authorize the interception of communications of public and private systems within a single [...]
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Another girl assaulted

May 25, 2018

A 12-year-old girl was walking home from school with her brother yesterday afternoon when a man sexually assaulted her, police said. Police said the incident happened on a dirt road in the area of Big Pond shortly after 2 p.m. Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said [...]
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PAC to consider Oban probe

May 25, 2018

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to meet next week Tuesday to determine whether it has grounds to commence scrutiny of all matters related to the Oban Energies project. A motion by the opposition for the appointment of a select committee to investigate the [...]
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Man murdered in home invasion

May 25, 2018

A man was shot and later died yesterday after two men broke into his home on Lobster Avenue around 6 a.m., police said. Police also reported that a man who was shot early Wednesday morning on Bahama Avenue, died in hospital yesterday. Regarding the incident [...]
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Woods wins hotel union election

May 25, 2018

Darrin Woods has been elected the ninth president of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU). According to Acting Director of Labour John Pinder, Woods won by a margin of 4-1. The union's election was held on Wednesday. Woods and his entire team [...]
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Will PLP stalwart councilors clamor for the return of Perry Christie

May 25, 2018

Dear Editor, National Review wrote that former Prime Minister Perry Christie is feeling vindicated after the official opening of Rosewood at Baha Mar on May 22. Rosewood has in its employment 450 persons. The entire Baha Mar resort has over 4,000 employees, and is expected [...]
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Stopover tourism is back

May 25, 2018

Dear Editor, Thank goodness stopover tourism is finally back, and our nightmare of reliance on cruise ships seems to be coming to an end. There are Baha Mar, The Pointe and new or redeveloped properties on Grand Bahama; not since the establishment of Atlantis has [...]
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We do not trust the party of Pindling

May 25, 2018

When we visited the polls on May 10, 2017, there was a quiet. We spent some time on a line in the eastern district. In front of us was a friend, a known member of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). We asked, "What do you [...]
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Non-linear

May 25, 2018

Here are two interesting facts. One is that the winter temperatures in the Arctic this year were the highest ever recorded. On two days in February, it was actually warmer at the North Pole than it was in Zurich, Switzerland. At one location in Greenland, [...]
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Housing fraudsters escape jail in plea deal

May 25, 2018

A former corporate services supervisor at the accounting firm HLB Galanis, who was the mastermind behind a $284,000 Ministry of Housing fraud, pleaded guilty after three of her co-conspirators cut deals to testify against her. Shukuanya Thompson admitted to doctoring books at HLB Galanis to [...]
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Suspect charged in Whit Monday murder

May 25, 2018

A 30-year-old man was on Thursday charged with murder in the shooting death of a man who was gunned down in broad daylight. Arsinio Austin Brown, of Maize Court, Faith Gardens, faced a non-capital murder charge for the May 21 death of Javano Stuart when he [...]
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Cooper: PLP is learning from its mistakes

May 25, 2018

Following the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) overwhelming election defeat that left many supporters "demoralized", PLP Deputy Leader Chester Cooper said yesterday the party is focused on learning from its mistakes. "We are moving forward," Cooper said. "We will not be distracted by reports in the [...]
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Rotary Club of East Nassau donates to University of The Bahamas for Barry Rassin

May 25, 2018

The Rotary Club of East Nassau in commemoration of Barry Rassin leading the 1.2 million Rotarians as their president in 2018-2019, held a Hollywood glam party and auction to raise funds for a scholarship to the University of The Bahamas (UB). The Barry Rassin Scholarship, [...]
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BBFF names 16 to represent The Bahamas

May 25, 2018

The Bahamas Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (BBFF) has named a 16-member squad to represent The Bahamas at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, from July 27-29, in Mexico City, Mexico. The team includes five women and 11 men participating in six [...]
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Bahamian female tennis players awarded scholarships

May 25, 2018

A couple of the top female junior tennis players in The Bahamas, Afrika Smith and Sierra Donaldson, have been awarded athletic scholarships to college institutions in the United States. Smith has been awarded a tennis scholarship to Bethune-Cookman University, and Donaldson has been awarded a [...]
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O'Neil Williams deserves full support to further race career

May 24, 2018

Fred Sturrup will be out of office this week and will return on May 29. There will be no current Sports Scope columns until Wednesday May 30. The Nassau Guardian Sports Section will run some of its file Sports Scope columns during this time. O'Neil [...]
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Baristas, steam your wands

May 24, 2018

Reigning Starbucks Bahamas champion Tariq Cartwright spent one week in Puebla, Mexico, where he got to explore all things coffee, from the planting process to the production of coffee. Joshua Rolle was among a group of 23 Starbucks barista champions representing 13 countries who came [...]
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Star 106 Hits Wine Jazz Under the Stars rescheduled to June 8

May 24, 2018

Wine & Jazz Under the Stars at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, one of the events featured in the month-long Star 106 Hits celebrations for its 10th anniversary, has been rescheduled to Friday, June 8. The event will feature music by Jazz Etcetera [...]
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Learn from your mistakes

May 24, 2018

Let me commence here today by asking you a simple question -- now here goes with the question -- do you tend to make quite a few mistakes each and every day as you go about your daily chores? Well what's your honest answer to [...]
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