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Muzik Festival partners with Guardian Group

The Caribbean Muzik Festival has selected the Guardian Media Group as its lead media partner for the upcoming music and cultural event. “We are pleased to partner with the Guardian Media Group to help promote the upcoming Caribbean Muzik Festival,” said Alfred Sears, director, Caribbean Music Festival. “The Guardian Group can reach a broad audience via its newspapers, radio stations ...

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Red Cross needs list

The Bahamas Red Cross is collecting items for those who have been affected by Hurricane Joaquin. These items can be taken to the Red Cross headquarters at John F. Kennedy Drive or brought to The Nassau Guardian. Items needed include: • Water • Tents • Linens (new) • Cots • Clothes • Portable Stoves • Sterno • Flashlights/batteries • Chlorine ...

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Red Cross needs list

The Bahamas Red Cross is collecting items for those who have been affected by Hurricane Joaquin. These items can be taken to the Red Cross headquarters at John F. Kennedy Drive or brought to The Nassau Guardian. Items needed include: • Water • Tents • Linens (new) • Cots • Clothes • Portable Stoves • Sterno • Flashlights/batteries • Chlorine ...

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Minnis walks back statement on hurricane relief efforts

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis walked back comments he made regarding the relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin, one day after he was blasted on social media for encouraging people to donate solely to the Red Cross and its verified partners. During a press conference yesterday at the Free National Movement’s headquarters, Minnis expressed “regret” that his comments ...

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Minnis walks back statement on hurricane relief efforts

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis walked back comments he made regarding the relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin, one day after he was blasted on social media for encouraging people to donate solely to the Red Cross and its verified partners. During a press conference yesterday at the Free National Movement’s headquarters, Minnis expressed “regret” that his comments ...

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Turnquest: Severe psychological damage for victims of Joaquin

The psychological and mental damage suffered by the storm-ravaged victims of Hurricane Joaquin will likely take just as long or longer to repair than the time it takes to restore and rebuild the hundreds of homes and businesses that were damaged, Opposition Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said yesterday. Turnquest was drawing parallels between Hurricanes Jeanne and Francis, which devastated Grand ...

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Turnquest: Severe psychological damage for victims of Joaquin

The psychological and mental damage suffered by the storm-ravaged victims of Hurricane Joaquin will likely take just as long or longer to repair than the time it takes to restore and rebuild the hundreds of homes and businesses that were damaged, Opposition Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said yesterday. Turnquest was drawing parallels between Hurricanes Jeanne and Francis, which devastated Grand ...

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In Crooked Is., some residents choose to stay to rebuild

Ruben Ferguson spent 36 hours in the roof of his Crooked Island home with his wife, two children and brother-in-law as water levels rose as high as the ceiling during Hurricane Joaquin. But Ferguson has decided to stay on the island. He said yesterday his family was caught off-guard by the storm. “I did not have a chance to prepare ...

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In Crooked Is., some residents choose to stay to rebuild

Ruben Ferguson spent 36 hours in the roof of his Crooked Island home with his wife, two children and brother-in-law as water levels rose as high as the ceiling during Hurricane Joaquin. But Ferguson has decided to stay on the island. He said yesterday his family was caught off-guard by the storm. “I did not have a chance to prepare ...

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Unliveable

There are grave concerns over the state of Crooked Island, with Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade appealing for airlift for “evacuated” residents he said needed to leave for Nassau by sunset yesterday. Greenslade tweeted a photo of residents at the airport at Colonial Hill who were “waiting for assistance to be taken to Nassau”. A defense force marine on the ...

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