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Immigration fears over handling of COVID-19 positive migrant

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Immigration officers in Grand Bahama have raised alarm over exposure risks due to the handling of a... read more »

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BNT: North Andros proposals pose significant impact to national parks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has raised concerns over three unofficial and incomplete development proposals in North... read more »

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Last weekend of lockdown, but nightly curfew remains

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced weekend lockdowns will come to an end next week as he... read more »

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Abaco MP calls for inquiry into handling of Hurricane Dorian deaths

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury has requested a formal inquiry into the process that led... read more »

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No active COVID-19 cases in Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials confirmed today there are no active cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama. Dr Frank Bartlett,... read more »

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Dahl-Regis: Latest COVID-19 case was a missing contact

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, health consultant to the Office of the Prime Minister, today confirmed the country’s latest... read more »

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Bahamian elected president of historic 73rd World Health Assembly

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian Keva Bain, the country’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has been elected to serve as... read more »

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PLP Senator: How long can a society be locked up?

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party senator Clay Sweeting has fired back at the Prime Minister’s national address chastising his... read more »

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NEMA urges public to prepare for 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The National Emergency Management Agency said its approach to hurricane awareness and management will take on a... read more »

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Exumas MP demands answers over island’s continued closure

Cooper calls on competent authority to “display some competence” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Exumas MP Chester Cooper called on the prime... read more »

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PM unveils COVID-19 travel card, tentative reopening for commercial travel July 1

Four more islands reopened for commercial activity Repatriations for Bahamians and residents to resume this week Boaters allowed to come... read more »

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Police and AUTEC search for missing men in Andros

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Three men are missing after they got lost hunting wild boar in Andros. According to reports, the... read more »

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Severe weather lashes GB tent hospital

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Severe weather in Grand Bahama battered the tent field hospital in Grand Bahama today spiking concerns... read more »

Coronavirus

COVID-19 shutdown stalls treatments for Family Island cancer patients

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted lives across the country, but in some cases, the resulting travel... read more »

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PM to businesses: Where is your humanity?

Construction on Family Islands to resume NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis appealed for businesses to hold off... read more »

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PM: All residents must carry government I.D.

COVID-19 cases climb to 60 Employers and store owners to face fines over face masks Economic recovery committee to advise... read more »

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“It’s gonna wipe us out”: Prisoners relay COVID-19 fears

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — “It’s gonna wipe us out,” said a fearful inmate at the overcrowded Bahamas Department of Correctional Services... read more »

Coronavirus

Anglican Diocese lays off 66 staffers across central administration and schools

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Anglican Diocese has laid off 66 workers due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic, with all remaining... read more »

Coronavirus

PLP task force calls for COVID-19 tracking app

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party’s COVID-19 task force is calling on the government to partner with local telecommunications... read more »

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Family searching for missing 94-year-old man

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the nation shoulders a complete lockdown, loved ones have issued a desperate appeal for a missing... read more »