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Abaco police search uncovers $19.6k marijuana and hash

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Abaco police found several packages of suspected marijuana valued at $19,600 in a bushy area in Central... read more »


Police investigate Western Esplanade shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating a shooting at Western Esplanade that left a man in hospital last night. The... read more »

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Atlantis cuts 700 workers in COVID redundancy wave

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Citing the pandemic’s impact on global travel and lingering uncertainty over recovery, Atlantis announced today it will... read more »


Four men arrested in $600k cocaine bust

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Police arrested four men after officers found two bags of suspected cocaine in bushes in the... read more »


ACCESS GRANTED: COVID-19 vaccinations open to all adults

Second doses for COVID-19 Vaccine to start in two weeks NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Vaccinations for COVID-19 are open to all... read more »


11 Haitians charged after Abaco Farm raid

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes charged 11 Haitian nationals in Magistrate’s Court #8 for various immigration offenses... read more »

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BRILAND BOATING TRAGEDY: Two women dead and one man missing after ferry boat collision

HARBOUR ISLAND, ELEUTHERA — Two women are dead and a man is missing at sea after their boat collided with... read more »


CRIME REPORT: Police investigate Abaco homicide, suspicious death

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating the deaths of two men on Abaco in separate incidents on Sunday — one... read more »


ZERO TOLERANCE: Senior cop placed on administrative leave over police brutality claims

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have launched an investigation into allegations three young men were brutalized by a senior officer while... read more »


CARRY THE BRAND: PM calls on regularized citizens to drop “Haitian-Bahamian” title

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis underscored Bahamians of Haitian descent living in unregulated communities are entitled to... read more »


IT’S JUST POLITICS: Rolle defends integrity as she awaits nomination process

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Seabreeze MP Lanisha Rolle yesterday defended her integrity and public record as she remained tight-lipped on whether... read more »


Body found with multiple gunshot wounds on Bernard Road

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have issued an appeal for any information that can help them identify the body of a... read more »

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ALL OUT: Govt looking to use entire tranche of vaccines on first doses

Vaccines expected in-country by end of week NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is expected in-country by the end... read more »

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Fourth minister quits Cabinet — MYSC Lanisha Rolle to stay on as MP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle has tendered her resignation from Cabinet, becoming the fourth... read more »

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LIFE OR DEATH: PM urges Bahamians to take vaccine

Minnis: Vaccines are critical to ending the pandemic, tourism rebound NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis today urged... read more »


SEARCH AND RESCUE: Disabled vessel en route to capital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A disabled vessel with five occupants onboard is en route to the capital after a joint effort... read more »


FAR FROM HOME: No special voting consideration for displaced storm victims

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — National Security Minister Marvin Dames told reporters today that displaced storm victims must follow the law when... read more »


PROMISES, PROMISES: PM tells nurses they will get paid even if he doesn’t

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) has reportedly received another assurance from Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis that... read more »