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Man suspected of attempting to lure young girls into car

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Police arrested a man yesterday who fit the description of someone who attempted to lure two... read more »

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“Entrepreneur, statesman, dreamer”: Sandals founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart dies at 79

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Jamaican hotelier and business mogul Gordon “Butch” Stewart died in hospital yesterday. Stewart, the founder of Sandals... read more »

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Man found dead in Kennedy Subdivision

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating the seventh homicide in less than a week after the lifeless body of a... read more »

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11-year-old girl dies in GB car accident

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — An 11-year-old girl died after she and four other people were thrown from a car that... read more »

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MARCO alert, sex offenders register to be up and running early next year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames has committed to the full rollout of the MARCO alert for... read more »

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UNDP: Bahamas rises in human development ranking — but gender inequality persists

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas continues to enjoy marginal increases in its human development ranking by the United National Development... read more »

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Should The Bahamas independently review any vaccine approved by PAHO for wide distribution?

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Eleuthera man sues over claims police placed hot sauce-filled fish bag over his head

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Eleuthera man is suing the police over claims that he was beaten and had a fish... read more »

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25 new COVID-19 cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health confirmed an additional 25 cases of COVID-19 yesterday. The report indicates the new... read more »

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PM presents 24 Crown Land grants to residents of Crossing Rocks, Abaco

Government executing strategy to grant government-owned land to Bahamians CROSSING ROCKS, ABACO — Twenty-four Crown Land grants were presented to... read more »

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Bahamas Customs and Immigration pre-clearance centers at Florida airports completed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday the construction of The Bahamas Preclearance Centers at Fort Lauderdale... read more »

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NOT MY DREAM: PM says he remains “totally against” oil drilling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis today said it is not his dream to drill for oil in... read more »

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More than 100 food boxes donated to the AIDS Foundation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Christmas season just got a little brighter for the Bahamas AIDS Foundation with the donation of... read more »

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Minnis: No partying — hotel workers must exercise discipline

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis today urged hotel workers to exercise “discipline and responsibility” as mega-resort properties... read more »

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Opposition leader: I support “environmentally friendly” oil drilling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday reaffirmed his support of oil drilling in The Bahamas under the... read more »

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Supreme Court grants Kenyan man $640,000 for near seven-year detention

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles has awarded Kenyan Douglas Ngumi $641,950 in damages after he was unlawfully... read more »

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COA: Senior magistrate made “basic” fundamental error in immigration case against former Renew Bahamas CEO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction and sentences of former Renew Bahamas CEO Michael Cox... read more »

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COVID-19 Emergency Powers Regulations renewed

The Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Pandemic Risk Management) Regulations, 2020, came into effect Tuesday. The regulations were attached to the proclamation... read more »

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Shooting victim dies in hospital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man has died in hospital after he was shot multiple times by gunmen yesterday evening. According... read more »

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Seven COVID-19 deaths confirmed on Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health has confirmed seven deaths on Grand Bahama alongside 40 new cases of COVID-19... read more »

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MP: Lockdown will starve Exuma economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Exumas MP Chester Cooper yesterday objected to the implementation of full weekend lockdowns to curb the spread... read more »