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Fourteen more COVID-related deaths recorded, 10 more under investigating

Long Island administrator believes cases stemmed from fishing trip NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Another 14 people were claimed by the coronavirus... read more »

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Man who took $872 in ‘mutilated’ BSD to Central Bank given conditional discharge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Leslie Hendrick Bodie, 50, was given a conditional discharge when he appeared in a Magistrate’s Court just... read more »

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WELLNESS CRISIS: Psychologist agrees with pause of Sandilands admissions but notes marked mental health impact

Thompson expects to face “thousands of individuals who are going to need assistance with the massive loss of life we... read more »

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Minister Sweeting urges food security measures on World Food Day 2021

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs Clay Sweeting urged Bahamians to place an emphasis... read more »

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MORE ACCESS, MORE HOPE: Former marijuana commission co-chair is hopeful for Davis-led administration’s mandate for cannabis regulation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana’s (BNCM) Cochair Simeon Hall said yesterday…     The commission’s mandate... read more »

Lifestyles

REAP WHAT YOU SOW: President of local farming association talks nutrition security in The Bahamas

“The former government put it in their legislation [that] 40 percent of what the farmers can produce, the hotels, restaurants... read more »

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ORG Education launches ‘No Slappin’ Up’ podcast and poster competition

“I hope that as I continue working with this program, I can help make young people more cognizant of these... read more »

Business

CG Atlantic agents begin offering quote & buy online

“There is no need for anyone to leave the comfort of their home or take time out of their busy... read more »

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ORG Education sets eyes on second GBV cohort

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After a successful first run of the Me, You, Us Youth Saloon program, the Organization for Responsible... read more »

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A ‘FOOLISH’ SIGNAL: Former public service minister says review of promotions “political decision”

Rolle submits govt will move forward with all promotions and other exercises will be “approved without fail” NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

Business

INTERVENTION: PM commits to adjusting 7-year wait for insurance payout for missing victims

“Apart from the financial burden this imposes, the psychological burden is immense” Davis says his administration will bring relief to... read more »

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EARNED, NOT GIVEN: Mitchell says decision to rescind pension policy was determined by legal opinion

Minnis: We don’t agree with it Mitchell suggests opposition of trying to “pollute the issue” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s... read more »

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STILL STUCK ABROAD: Travel ban on Haiti under review as Bahamians and residents still unable to return

Man stuck in Haiti since March: We have been damaged, neglected and abandoned NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government seeks to arrange... read more »

Business

RESPONDING TO THE TIMES: RBC blames local economic conditions for switch to 0% interest on savings accounts

“For more than 100 years, we have provided dedicated service to the country and been a good corporate citizen” NASSAU,... read more »