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PM relaxes rules on more islands, incl. Grand Bahama

Eleven islands to resume commercial and social activities NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has announced the resumption... read more »

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Two Bahamians killed abroad, one murdered, another struck by train

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — A Bahamian student in Houston, Texas was shot and died in hospital last week Friday, while a... read more »

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DPM: Real impact of COVID-19 to hit in late Fall/early Spring

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Government expects the real impact of reduced economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic to be felt... read more »

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Eviction notices issued to over 50 shantytown residents in Abacos

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has issued 50 eviction notices to residents of unregulated structures on mainland Abaco and Elbow Cay... read more »

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BPL experiencing “growing pains”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Public Works Minister Desmond Bannister yesterday attributed Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) “growing pains” to the recent... read more »

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Director on outages affecting virtual learning: “it’s not going to be perfect”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Director of Education Marcellus Taylor said while recent power outages may have an impact on the delivery... read more »

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Smith: Abaco eviction process “ill-conceived”

Attorney condemns govt. for “picking on” shantytown residents, and alienating the Haitian Bahamian electorate NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prominent human rights... read more »

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Two more confirmed COVID deaths, another under investigation

Forty-nine new infections recorded Monday NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — Two more deaths in The Bahamas were attributed to the coronavirus yesterday,... read more »

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Immigration Department seeks to boost “efficiency, and transparency”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Department of Immigration is moving toward going cashless and digitizing its services, according to Minister of... read more »

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Debt management unit introduction imminent

Central Bank puts country’s debt at $9.5 billion this fiscal year NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government will soon introduce a... read more »

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Bahamas facing significant “skills gap”, says minister

Abaco job fair slated for end of next month NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Cabinet minister yesterday acknowledged that the country... read more »

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Father of slain 7-year-old: ‘I wish I could trade places with him’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Reys Williams, a seven-year-old student of Thelma Gibson Primary was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting,... read more »

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Pockets of New Providence left powerless amid exams, virtual classes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents in numerous communities of New Providence were left powerless for hours yesterday as “inclement weather” affected Bahamas... read more »

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COP on police funeral: “It is, what it is.”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday acknowledged the police funeral held over the weekend contravened the emergency... read more »

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COA denies convicted murderer’s appeal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld Dyon Henry’s conviction of murder, ruling that the appeal had no... read more »

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MP hopes Constituencies Commission will “respect traditional layout of Family Islands”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury said he hopes the Constituencies Commission looks beyond the population... read more »

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$60 mil. Exuma International Airport redevelopment project could start this year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Construction on the redevelopment of the Exuma International Airport could commence before the year’s end, according to... read more »

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Bowe calls for debt management and repayment strategy 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Gowon Bowe, the Fidelity Group’s chief executive officer yesterday urged the government to implement a debt management... read more »

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Cruise lines finalize industry COVID-19 protocols

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Cruise lines have reached a critical step in their effort to jump start the industry, with the... read more »

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Motorists turned away from Road Traffic for second time in over a week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For the second time in just over a week, the Road Traffic Department headquarters at the Thomas... read more »