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PM: “Ring the bell? Only if y’all ready!”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he has to be advised by his team before he... read more »

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PAHO: Bahamas positioned to make “best decision” with vaccine distribution

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Assistant Director Dr Jarbas Barbosa indicated yesterday The Bahamas can make the... read more »

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UNCONSTITUTIONAL: Speaker to bring end to govt circumventing “question time”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Interrupting an exchange between Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells and Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis on the... read more »

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GAINING STEAM: Carnival seeing strong cruise demand despite minimal marketing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Carnival cruise line executives said yesterday they are encouraged by the strong demand for cruises, while noting... read more »

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Former PM hospitalized with COVID-19, but expected to make full recovery

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was admitted to Doctor’s Hospital on Tuesday with the coronavirus, but is... read more »

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“CHRISTIE ISN’T THE YARDSTICK”: Davis promises to hold ministers accountable if elected PM

PLP leader says the way former PM ran Cabinet isn’t how Minnis should run his NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the... read more »

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Nearly 80 percent of inherited arrears eliminated, says finance minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Minnis administration has eliminated nearly 80 percent of the $360 million in arrears it inherited when... read more »

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LEFT IN “GOOD HANDS”: Lewis bids goodbye to Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Although he will no longer serve as Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction, Iram Lewis said... read more »

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MORE THAN JANE DOES: Nygard accuser says alleged victims are not their “sexual injustice”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Richette Ross, a former employee of Canadian fashion mogul and Lyford Cay estate owner Peter Nygard, said... read more »

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Bowe warns govt not to “mortgage” nation’s future to meet current needs

Govt has to raise taxes, curb expenditure or “seriously grow the economy” to cover revenue shortfall, notes finance expert NASSAU,... read more »

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Airport Authority Act amendment brings govt one step closer to acquiring GB airport

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government yesterday took another step toward acquiring Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA), with one tourism stakeholder... read more »

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Bahamas Society of Engineers and BETA Camp spark young imaginations to celebrate National Engineers Week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the support of the Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) and Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement Camp... read more »

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CONFIDENT: Cabinet ministers not concerned about FNM’s stability

Bannister: Not everyone will survive the full five-year term Johnson: Resignations are “sometimes necessary” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several Cabinet ministers... read more »

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BRACE YOURSELF: Cooper warns of future economic hardship after “bleak” mid-year budget statement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) today called the prime minister’s presentation of the mid-year budget a “bleak... read more »

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PM: Bahamian dollar “as strong as ever”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis assured that despite the twin economic catastrophes of Hurricane Dorian and the... read more »

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UNDER INVESTIGATION: Auditor general reviewing Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture expenses

Bastian claims it’s “ordinary” and had been planned before Rolle resigned NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Office of the Auditor General... read more »

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“NO HESITATION”: Sir Arthur will take COVID-19 vaccine

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes said he will take Oxford’s AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes... read more »

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SPEAK UP: Opposition calls on PM to account for Rolle’s resignation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and Democratic National Alliance (DNA) are calling on Prime Minister Dr Hubert... read more »