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June 07, 2011
Christie hit out at Miller

Cables obtained by The Nassau Guardian through the whistleblower WikiLeaks reveal deep concerns Perry Christie had about the Petrocaribe agreement with Venezuela while he was prime minister, and his worries about certain moves then Minister of Trade and Industry Leslie Miller was making, allegedly without Cabinet approval.
In fact, the cables reveal that the Christie Cabinet was "sharply divided" ...

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June 09, 2011
31.7m COB bond in Tuesday launch

The $31.7 million College of the Bahamas (COB) private placement bond offering is set to come to market next Tuesday, its placement agent expressing confidence that the issue would be "fully sold" within the 10-day offer period.

Michael Anderson, Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust's president, said that based on initial feedback from targeted institutional and high net-worth investors, the is...

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Sprinter Atkins missing in action
June 20, 2011
Sprinter Atkins missing in action

What's happening with Derrick Atkins?
He will forever have an important distinction in the sporting history of The Bahamas.
Atkins established himself as one of the nation's greatest sprinters in 2006 when he annihilated the former national 100 meters (m) mark of 10.18 seconds. Atkins jetted to a 10.08 finish in becoming the new record holder. The next year, he crashed through the 10 seconds bar...

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National Stadium complete, official handover on Wednesday
June 22, 2011
National Stadium complete, official handover on Wednesday

The price tag of the new national stadium continues to rise, but its construction has been completed on time and China will hand the gift over to The Bahamas on time this Wednesday, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard said yesterday.

While Maynard, who toured the stadium yesterday, could not say how much the stadium's cost increased over the initial $30 million figure, he ...

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Sands sounds alarm over high level of violent crime
June 21, 2011
Sands sounds alarm over high level of violent crime

Senator Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that the high murder count does not tell the "true story" of the crime situation in The Bahamas, and projected that the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) will treat a total of 250 gunshot victims this year.

"We have not been surprised by the increase in the number of murder cases per year," said Dr. Sands yesterday as he contributed to debate on the 2011/20...

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June 23, 2011
American Christian youth group spread God's word with primary school children

Being able to share God's word openly was an unbelievable experience for  eight members of the Encouraging Leaders Everyday Through Visual Arts, Talent and Education (ELEVATE) American Christian youth group that visited The Bahamas on an eight-day missionary trip to spread their ministry.
The group visited Woodcock Primary School and Sandilands Primary School where they spoke to students about pe...

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July 02, 2011
Scents of summer

Fragrance is so personal that the scent you wear says something about you.  But as the temperature changes, it's a good idea to consider new aromas. As the heat soars into the mid-90s Villamae Newbold, perfume specialist at John Bull, says you should be wearing fragrances that are clean, fresh or a light floral that won't stick to the skin during the hot summer months when you sweat a lot.
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July 05, 2011
When hatred triumphs over love

In a stunning display of idiocy, ignorance and incomprehensibility a pastoral trinity of Lyall Bethel, Allan Lee and Cedric Moss fired off a knee-jerk tirade cum letter to the editor generally confused about the facts on the matters on which they pontificated with smugness, sweated brow and frenzied abandon.
They were promiscuously responding to imagined threats that only through prejudicial and t...

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July 05, 2011
Superwash 'No.1 location' off 40

Superwash's president yesterday said sales at his "number one location" were down about 40 per cent year-over-year due to the New Providence Road Improvement Project, as he expressed hope it would be substantially completed prior to the general election due to the potential for 'stop, review, cancel' delays.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, also a past Chamber of Commerce president, told Tribune Business he...

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July 06, 2011
2.9m FamGuardreceivables riseraises concerns

RoyalFidelity Capital Markets yesterday said it currently had a 'Sell' recommendation on FamGuard Corporation's stock, expressing concern over the build up in premium receivables and relatively low 12 per cent loss provisioning for delinquent mortgage loans.

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July 08, 2011
Satisfying the cravings of true-true Bahamians

The first beat of the goatskin drum makes a Bahamian stop where they are.  They just feel it -- the spirit of Junkanoo -- the excitement, the joy all break forth because it's what the people come out and experience.  When you add the sound of the cowbells to the drumbeat you get a pulsating sound that transcends all.

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July 08, 2011
Concern with acceptance of homosexuality

Dear Editor,

I applaud Pastors Lyall Bethel, Allan Lee and Cedric Moss for their brave defense of traditional marriage. There is nothing from both a scientific and biblical view that supports the perversion of homosexual activity. The Bible condemns it and science has affirmed that there is no gay gene.

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July 09, 2011
'Art Is' coming

For those who miss the iconic "Express Yourself" open mic nights that Nadine Brown used to host, get ready for her latest venture, "Art Is", the new low-key performance and visual arts forum which kicks off Wednesday July 20th at 8pm at The Hilton.

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July 13, 2011
Private sector 'willing'on wage subsidy plan

SEVERAL private sector businesses have expressed a willingness to embrace the Government's subsidised work-placement initiative, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation's (BCCEC) chairman, Winston Rolle, said yesterday.

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The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title
July 15, 2011
The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title

For 51 American teen beauty queens, seven days of fun in the sun is sheer heaven.  But for each of them the icing on the cake would be if they walked away with the title of Miss Teen USA as will happen on Saturday, July 16 when one of the young ladies will be crowned.

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The End of an Era
July 16, 2011
The End of an Era

When Erica James was earning her BA in Vassar College in 1992, she chose for her senior project the topic of a National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.  Little did she know that eleven years later in 2003 she would be leading such an institution that would drastically change the way Bahamian viewers and artists approach art.

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July 17, 2011
Antique Auto Show proceeds assist the Ranfurly Home for Children

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The 36 young residents of the Ranfurly Home for Children on Mackey Street are benefiting from the efforts of members of the Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas and more significantly from the members of the public, tourists and the business community who supported the Club's Annual Antique Auto Show and Streak-out for 2011.

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The power of creativity
July 23, 2011
The power of creativity

These days, it seems as if customer satisfaction for tourists is at an all-time high, while local businesses and government-run institutions have a bad reputation for customer satisfaction. One doesn't need to look further than K.B.'s hit song "Civil Service" to see how this attitude has become a familiar part of Bahamian culture.

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July 27, 2011
A.M. Best affirms rating of Family Guardian shareholder

International credit ratings agency A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength of one of Family Guardian's major shareholders. The revised outlook for Sagicor Capital Life Insurance Company Limited's - which has 20 percent in the Bahamian company - was sent down yesterday.

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Take back the night
August 12, 2011
Take back the night

Every man, woman and child who cares enough to take a stance against violence in the streets and in homes is being encouraged to make a powerful statement by joining the Crisis Centre in a march and speak-out against violence in the streets and in homes.

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