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Public Works minister: $12m to cover Dorian structural damage

It will take $12.1 million to cover the structural damage sustained to both Abaco and Grand Bahama during the passage... read more »

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Henfield: Create a czar for Green Climate Fund

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield yesterday questioned the benefit of the United Nation’s Green Cimate Fund and its capacity... read more »

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Old Bahama Bay reopens marina

Condo hotel and other amenities on track for November 1 opening NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A major Grand Bahama resort yesterday announced... read more »

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DPM urges Commonwealth Secretariat to address SIDS climate crisis.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday urged the Commonwealth Secretariat to extend its work to... read more »

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Procurement reforms key to combat corruption

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A governance reformer yesterday hailed the government’s proposed procurement reforms as ‘step in the right direction’, citing it as... read more »

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Economic reforms can be enacted outside of WTO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Whether the government can commit to enacting needed economic reforms apart from acceding to the World Trade Organization (WTO)... read more »

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West End Airport could have been opened sooner

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin yesterday lashed the government for not moving quick enough to open the West... read more »

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Harbour Island gas station fire razes childhood home

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Harbour Island businessman Michael Higgs was in Nassau when flames from a nearby gas station fire engulfed... read more »

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UN observes International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – United Nations Secretary General António Guterres underscored nearly two-thirds of children lack social protection coverage as the... read more »

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Family Guardian partners donate $129k to charities, hurricane relief

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Family Guardian Insurance partners Sagicor and Equisoft recently donated more than $100k to Bahamas charities. In two... read more »

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Cooper: Is Abaco’s water table at risk?

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday urged the government to address claims the proposed Family Relief... read more »

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Dorian death toll rises to 65

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Four more bodies have been recovered in Abaco, police confirmed yesterday. Authorities said two bodies were recovered on... read more »

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Rights Bahamas calls for clarity on missing people

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Rights Bahamas president Stephanie St. Fleur said yesterday her organization has submitted the names of more than 400... read more »

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Cooper: Obligation to Ragged Island remains

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday criticized the Minnis administration over its “abandonment” of Ragged Island.... read more »

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Ferreira confirms 35,000 barrels of oil recovered

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Environment Romauld Ferreira yesterday confirmed 35,000 barrels of oil has been recovered from the oil spill... read more »

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Relief for Mortgage Corp clients pending

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The government has directed the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC) to look into providing relief for clients who were impacted... read more »

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Rights Bahamas: UN note on deportations ‘embarrassing’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Rights Bahamas yesterday fully endorsed the call of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for... read more »

Business

Policy changes for NIB benefits post-storm

Minister says greater flexibility needed with how NIB responds to disasters NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Labour Brensil Rolle yesterday foreshadowed... read more »

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Bahamas must pass and enforce ‘genuine’ competition laws

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas must pass and enforce ‘genuine’ competition laws, according to the country’s chief World Trade Organization... read more »

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PM orders Marsh Harbour airport reopen to international air traffic by next week

Aviation director: $5 million plus to be spent on repairs and modernization NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis... read more »