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Storm Expected to Hit Southern Bahamas Thursday

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to hit South Eastern Bahamas late Thursday night and then New Providence early Saturday morning,... read more »

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Some Carlton Francis teachers threaten sit-out over principal

Director of education urged teachers to work out their differences NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite being a week away from the... read more »

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Hundreds reach out to Gomez for BPL class action

Persistent load shedding has struck NP for months, amid a 40-megawatt generation shortfall NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An estimated 300 people... read more »

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Miller to govt: pay up for BPL fix

Former BEC chairman says replacement engines could cost $70 mil. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government commits to sparing no... read more »

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Some businesses say workers’ productivity too low to increase minimum wage

BCCEC: Debate on minimum wage must be considered holistically NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The debate surrounding minimum wage and whether it... read more »

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Bahamians hesitant to go green

SuperGreen Solutions says there is a lack of incentives for energy consumers NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamians would be less apprehensive... read more »

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Bowe: Steady unemployment decline requires 4-5 per cent growth in economy

More frequent labour force data required to provide real snapshot NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The 1.2 per cent drop in unemployment... read more »

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Five men shot in two incidents

Authorities say evidence does not suggest shooting are related NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Five people were shot in New Providence on... read more »

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D’Aguillar: Govt. will review Compass Point matter

Compass Point threatens close its doors and sent its 60 employees home NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar... read more »

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Local farmers being prepared for international business

Some farmers maintain local environment remains tough NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Vying to maintain their position in local and international business,... read more »

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Some Bahamians welcome more women in politics

PLP: election candidates to comprise of 30-40 percent women. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several Bahamians agreed yesterday that increased participation of... read more »

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Hanna-Martin: More women to run on election ticket

PLP pledges 30-40 percent of candidates will be women.  NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has pledged that women... read more »

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Some voters unenthused by political prospects

Others suggest voter apathy NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) national convention wrapped up and the Free... read more »

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Pensioner alleges medication error

The matter is under review, PHA says NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Virginia Delevaux, 76, yesterday alleged that she was prescribed the... read more »

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Mixed reaction to Miss Bahamas contestants

Pageant organizers say teaser video poorly portrayed contestants   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Amid criticisms from some quarters of the public... read more »

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Woman discovered dead in trunk of vehicle

Police questioning relative of the victim in connection with discovery NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Authorities were yesterday investigating the murder of... read more »

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Researchers pushing for HIV elimination by 2030

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Researchers and healthcare professionals are pushing to eliminate HIV in The Bahamas by 2030, according to Health... read more »

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Man arraigned for Montell Heights mass shooting

A man was charged yesterday for a shooting in Montell Heights that left 14 people with gunshot injuries, including a... read more »

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No air, no work

Staff at Dept. of Environmental Health stage walk out NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Heated employees at the Department of Environmental Health... read more »

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BPL apologizes to NP residents for “unacceptable” power outages

Moxey: The “short order fix” for load shedding is expected this week NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light (BPL)... read more »