Nassau Guardian Stories

Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments
Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments

July 15, 2019

Federal judges will decide how to proceed with bond hearings in two separate federal indictments against R. Kelly. The 52-year-old singer was arrested Thursday night while walking his dog on a 13-count indictment that includes sex crimes and obstruction of justice. A [...]

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Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city
Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city

July 15, 2019

After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. The preacher managed to pass three [...]

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sideburns

July 15, 2019

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GGYA's three-island adventure
GGYA's three-island adventure

July 15, 2019

It was a side of The Bahamas many of them had never seen before, a trio of amazing destinations hidden in plain sight, each with its own unique vibe so different from their hometown as to seem light years away. A trip to Long Island, [...]

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Split for Team Bahamas
Split for Team Bahamas

July 15, 2019

There is little room for error for Team Bahamas at the Little League Caribbean and Latin American Championships that is currently in progress in Willemstad, Curaçao...

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The Bahamas to send four swimmers to the world championships
The Bahamas to send four swimmers to the world championships

July 15, 2019

It has been a busy summer for Bahamian swimmers, and it’s about to get even busier, as four Bahamian swimmers will take part in the 18th International Swimming Federation’s (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea...

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Wildcats, Brackettes pick up win in the NPSA
Wildcats, Brackettes pick up win in the NPSA

July 15, 2019

There was a doubleheader in the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) ladies’ division on the Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday night, and it was the Sunshine Auto Wildcats and the Brackettes who picked up wins...

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Jones, Sun end five-game skid
Jones, Sun end five-game skid

July 15, 2019

It has been a great weekend for Bahamian and Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones that culminated with a season-high 26 points in a 76-63 win against the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, yesterday afternoon...

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WTO: What it means for the Family Islands, pt. 1

July 15, 2019

In this segment, The Bahamas' renewed efforts on World Trade Organization (WTO) accession and how that could impact the Family Islands will be assessed. For the purpose of this discussion, a closer look will be taken at WTO's impact on tourism, construction and small and [...]

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Businessman sues over post office move
Businessman sues over post office move

July 15, 2019

Businessman Scott Godet, who had entered into a public-private partnership with the government of The Bahamas under the Christie administration for the creation of a new building to house the General Post Office, is suing the government for violating that agreement, according to Damian Gomez, [...]

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BTC: No plans to 'involuntarily separate' from any employees
BTC: No plans to 'involuntarily separate' from any employees

July 15, 2019

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), in the midst of widespread rumors that it will have to lay off staff, denied in a statement that it is planning to "involuntarily separate" from any of its employees. The statement, which came from BTC Chief Executive Officer Garfield Sinclair, [...]

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Illegal immigration, gambling impeding national development, says speaker
Illegal immigration, gambling impeding national development, says speaker

July 15, 2019

Illegal immigration, gambling and the national debt are the three biggest impediments to national development, Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie said. "I am of the view that there [are] basically three significant impediments to national development that the Parliament can and must [...]

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sideburns

July 13, 2019

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Time to be truly independent

July 13, 2019

When I was much younger, there was a saying about "holdin' on ter ya ma gown tail". In more demeaning tones, it was said "under ya ma gown tail". I knew what it meant then, and I wonder how many of us would [...]

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Graycliff restaurant honored
Graycliff restaurant honored

July 13, 2019

Graycliff Restaurant has once again received a Grand Award from Wine Spectator, an award which it has won since 1988 for the restaurant. The West Hill Street restaurant world-renowned for its wine cellar was one of 100 Wine Spectator Grand Award winners. According to Wine [...]

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Miller-Uibo, Gardiner victorious in Monaco
Miller-Uibo, Gardiner victorious in Monaco

July 13, 2019

-Uibo ran a season-best 22.09 seconds to win the 200 meters (m) and Steven Gardiner won the 400m race in 44.51 seconds at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco at Stade Louis II Stadium yesterday evening. Also participating in Monaco were Bahamians Pedrya Seymour, in [...]

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JJ voted in as WNBA All-Star starter
JJ voted in as WNBA All-Star starter

July 13, 2019

With the stellar season she is having, Bahamian and Connecticut forward Jonquel "JJ" Jones has been rewarded and voted in as a WNBA All-Star starter in this year's AT&T WNBA All-Star game set for Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in [...]

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Infighting hurts national sports brand

July 13, 2019

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC), today, is more proactive in networking positively within the national sports fraternity than perhaps ever before. Under the present leadership, the BOC has evolved as the straw that stirs the national sports drink. The BOC's outreach to sporting organizations (members [...]

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'Sabotage' fears hit PMH
'Sabotage' fears hit PMH

July 13, 2019

All non-emergency surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have been suspended as authorities investigate the “possible sabotage” of the hospital’s chiller system, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday...

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AG fires back at speaker
AG fires back at speaker

July 13, 2019

Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday that he is unaware of any circumstance in recent years where a large Cabinet has lead to corruption. Bethel was responding to comments from House Speaker Halson Moultrie who said that an oversized Cabinet has over the years impeded [...]

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