The Labour Day holiday was indeed a sad day in more ways than one for members of The Nassau Guardian family, as the company lost one of its own – Devin Francis.
Production Editor Francis passed away in hospital on Friday afternoon after a year-long battle
The Platinum Pool Sharks and Sunshine Auto Wildcats each came away with a win in New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) women’s action on Saturday night. The Sharks defeated the Johnson’s Lady Truckers, 8-1, and the Wildcats blanked the BTC Lady Warriors, 10-0. Both games were
Before there was a Tiger Woods, the phenomenal black golfing superstar, there were several prominent players of the same ethnicity. I refer to those of the pioneering circle, in particular Charlie Sifford, Lee Elder, Jim Dent, Pete Brown, Jim Thorpe and Calvin Peete.
Well, one of
It’s five games into the regular season of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) for Bahamian Jonquel “JJ” Jones and the Connecticut Sun, and they remain unbeaten. The Sun is currently at the top of the league standings, and is the only unbeaten team in
True story: Peggy was a talented attorney who was undeniably good at what she did. When the partners of her firm gathered to determine which attorneys would be invited to partnership that year, her name came up. The consensus around the boardroom table was although
“Boy, it’s hot! It must be 98 degrees outside, and I swear it’s hotter inside than outside.”
Many of us remember visiting our grandparents, or growing up on one of the Out Islands 40 or 50 years ago, sitting at the table and listening to the
The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) is not in support of the government’s value-added tax (VAT) increase to 12 percent in the 2018/2019 budget, the group said in a press release yesterday after meeting with Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest on Thursday,
As the private sector reels from the increase in value-added tax (VAT) laid out in the government’s 2018/2019 budget and complains of having been left out of the process of determining the direction of the country’s fiscal plan, the government’s recently released fiscal responsibility legislation
The government will continue to add to the list of value-added tax (VAT)-exempt breadbasket items, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said on Thursday.
Turnquest explained that eventually things like nuts will be added to the list of VAT-exempt items.
As of August
When asked if the government might increase the minimum wage in the wake of the recent announcement that value-added tax (VAT) will be increased from 7.5 percent to 12 percent, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest explained that increasing the minimum wage