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THE READ: GB CORAL FARM PUTS COUNTRY BACK IN THE GLOBAL CLIMATE SPOTLIGHT — WHAT WILL WE DO WITH IT?

Grand Bahama-based coral restoration farm lands inaugural £1 million Earthshot Prize FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Transmuting the country from victim... read more »

Editorials

THE READ: ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, CATALYST OR JUST MORE CHAOS?

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In Christianity, the archangel Michael is depicted as a great captain and warrior protecting the children of... read more »

Local

INVALID: Landmark Supreme Court case could nullify scores of VBIs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Supreme Court ruling yesterday could have far-reaching implications after it was determined a voluntary bill of... read more »

Breaking News

SPEECH FROM THE THRONE: Governor-General Sir Cornelius A Smith outlines the Government’s “Blue Print for Change”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Governor-General Sir Cornelius A Smith today presented the Government’s “Blue Print for Change” as he read the... read more »

Breaking News

DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: Opposition claims Baha Mar Parliament venue unconstitutional

UPDATE: Bahamas Information Services has released a photo of a new proclamation signed by Governor-General Sir Cornelius A Smith, effectively... read more »

Local

Father killed, teen injured after family gunned down in car

National Security minister calls on the village to “raise people who will make their jobs easier” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — SCREAMS... read more »

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Editorials

THE READ: NO HONEYMOON, PRESSURE TALL

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For all its worth and as gun violence in the capital continues to escalate, the September 16... read more »

Local

‘Prophet Punch’ founder and publisher Ivan Johnson dies

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Punch founder and editor Ivan Johnson died in hospital yesterday. Johnson, a veteran journalist, reportedly had... read more »

Local

PM Davis: Financial Secretary Simon Wilson is “back to work” after four years of paid leave

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday confirmed the return of Financial Secretary Simon Wilson after spending the last... read more »

Local

HOLD ON: UN asks countries to halt rapid mass repatriations of Haitian migrants

UN agencies say international law prohibits mass deportation, conditions in Haiti not conducive to forced return GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Four... read more »

Local

CRIME REPORT: Man found with $87k at GB airport, American arrested in Bimini for stolen vessel

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Police arrested a man after a search of his belongings on board a private plane uncovered... read more »

Op-ed

THE READ: CABINET FREE FOR ALL OR PLP TRAINING DAY?

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Fresh off the heels of a landslide win that all but reversed the FNM’s 2017 sweep, newly... read more »

Local

PM TO UN ON COVID VACCINES: “You will only be safe when we are all safe!”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Prime Minister Philip Davis called on world leaders to ensure the equitable distribution of vaccines... read more »

Local

Police find four suitcases filled with cash in Inagua airport bust

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two men were arrested at the Inagua International Airport after a search revealed four suitcases filled with... read more »

Local

Motorcyclist dies in Andros collision

MANGROVE CAY, ANDROS — A motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries at the local clinic after he collided with another biker... read more »

Local

SUSPECTED SUICIDE: Abaco man found with gunshot wound to head

MARSH HARBOUR, ABACO — Police are investigating a suspected suicide after a man was found unresponsive at home in Abaco.... read more »

Local

BE CAREFUL: Former PM Christie says low voter turnout marks new type of demonstration

Christie: Davis’ survival rests on understanding historic voting trends NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Prime Minister Perry Christie warned that historically... read more »

Local

NO RHYME OR REASON: PM Davis explains decision to reduce curfew

Davis: Moody’s downgrade not surprising NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis said he opted to keep the curfew at... read more »

Business

FURTHER INTO ‘JUNK’: Moody’s downgrades The Bahamas’ ratings to Ba3, negative outlook

Moody’s projects return to pre-COVID tourism levels “only by 2024 at the earliest” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Fresh on the heels... read more »

Local

Man dies in Intl. Bazaar shooting

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — A man is dead following a fight at a bar in the International Bazaar that left... read more »