Coronavirus

GB UPDATE: No downward trend yet, lockdown extended

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Health officials today advised that a downward trend in COVID-19 cases has not yet been established on... read more »

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Former Senator, FNM Chairman Johnley Ferguson dies in hospital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Senator and Free National Movement Chairman Johnley Ferguson died in hospital this morning. He was 69.... read more »

Coronavirus

Dept. of Immigration issues clarification on COVID cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Immigration Director Clarence Russell clarified today that only six Immigration officers have tested positive for COVID-19 to... read more »

Local

Legendary political activist Effie Walkes dies at 96

Walkes was the “only woman in the room” when Black Tuesday was planned NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Effie Walkes, legendary political... read more »

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UB extends payment deadline for Fall 2020 semester

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The University of The Bahamas has extended its deadline for returning students to pay tuition and fees... read more »

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Police investigating Seabreeze murder, shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating the murder of a man parked in front of a residence on Pine Yard... read more »

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NP COVID-19 cases surpass GB cases

751 COVID-19 cases NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The number of cases in New Providence has surpassed the number of cases in... read more »

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“Thousands” of NIB checks uncollected, says minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle revealed yesterday that thousands of NIB benefit checks remain uncollected at the... read more »

Business

Lockdown ‘nail in the coffin’ for Bahamian retailers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The county’s current lockdown will be the ‘nail in the coffin’ for many Bahamian retailers and the... read more »

Business

Sand Dollar to launch nationwide in October

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The digital Bahamian currency Sand Dollar is expected to be available nationwide in October, according to Central... read more »

Business

COVID-19 deals ‘devastating shock’ to economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —The Bahamian economy will need time to recover from the ‘devastating shock’ of COVID-19, according to a top... read more »

Op-ed

Op-Ed: The push to survive – weathering more than one type of storm

By Lazar Delorenzo Charlton As if we didn’t have enough to worry about with this seemingly endless Covid-19 rollercoaster, now... read more »

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Coronavirus

PMH severely challenged by increase in suspected COVID-19 cases

Public urged to utilize the COVID-19 prevention protocols ahead of visit NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) today... read more »

Local

Scores of immigration officers test positive for COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Immigration minister Elsworth Johnson yesterday confirmed “no less than 30” Immigration officers have tested positive for COVID-19.... read more »

Business

Central Bank: Economy to shrink up to 20 percent

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Foreign exchange inflows through the banking system fell by over 50 percent during April through June compared... read more »