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Johnson: Shantytown demolition is in “best interest of The Bahamas”

Demolition of unregulated structures in The Farm expected to continue today NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Immigration Elsworth Johnson said... read more »

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SECOND JAB: Vaccine committee to rollout second doses of AstraZeneca today

More than 36,000 doses of the vaccine administered in-country NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly two months after the government began administering... read more »

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FALSE ALARM: Health officials say employee’s death not linked to COVID vaccine

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Baha Mar employee who received the COVID-19 vaccine and subsequently collapsed and died was not as... read more »

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GREEN BILL COMING SOON: Govt to move on medicinal marijuana legislation in weeks ahead

Prime minister specifies govt is only moving on medicinal marijuana and expungement of records at this time NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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“MAJOR DEFICIENCIES”: Disney’s Lighthouse Point opponents continue criticism of EIA

“The Bahamas deserves a full assessment of whether or not this project is a good deal for its people” NASSAU,... read more »

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NO PRETTY PICTURE: Govt lost without a plan as country facing “dire circumstances”, says Cooper

“This chicken will come home to roost in due course” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The nine-month fiscal snapshot released by the... read more »

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NOT GOOD ENOUGH: Cat Island environmentalist decries Disney EIA as insufficient; calls on govt to pause project

“Disney has a responsibility to ocean nations around the world and especially The Bahamas” Eagleray Empress: Mega corporation should fund... read more »

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: Where are the vaccines?

Dear Editor, The irony is that the minister of health and real healthcare experts have been saying for a long... read more »

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48-year-old woman becomes latest to die from COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 48-year-old woman of New Providence became the latest victim of the coronavirus on Thursday, according to... read more »

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Mortgage lender’s net profits drop near 65 percent over 3-month period

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A mortgage lender has reported its net profit for the three moths ended January 31, 2021 was... read more »

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BPL says fuel contamination remediated to safeguard power generation

Remediation efforts, including cleaning assets to continue for several months NASSAU, BAHAMAS — “Major remediation” efforts undertaken since Bahamas Power... read more »

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UPGRADE INCOMING: Govt signs $60M contract for Exuma airport; breaks ground on development

New airport expected to be completed within next two years NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government today signed a multimillion-dollar contract... read more »

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UNDECIDED: No determination yet if COVID emergency orders will be extended again

Current orders expire on May 23 Minnis: We are still watching the situation and will take a direction that is... read more »

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WASTE CONFLICT: Area MP and brother allegedly involved in govt’s North Eleuthera landfill contract

Harbour Island committee unhappy with site’s management ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS — Amid concerns that a North Eleuthera landfill has been improperly... read more »

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SOLID CHOICES: ORG commends govt on FOI commissioner appointments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The appointment of the first freedom of information commissioner and deputy freedom of information commissioner is a... read more »

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Seven new ambulances added to PHA fleet

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday that it has acquired seven new ambulances from Demers Ambulance... read more »