Business

IDB report estimates total cost of Dorian impact at $3.4 billion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A newly released Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report estimates the total cost of the impacts of Hurricane... read more »

Local

Family of missing pilot files for judicial review

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The wife of missing pilot Byron Ferguson, whose aircraft plunged into waters off Nirvana Beach last November,... read more »

Local

BCC alarm over immigration’s “desecration” of the church

BCC pres. says church leaders should act as liaisons on the ground NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop... read more »

Local

Christie: I am not aware of any impropriety in contract for RBDF vessels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday denied knowledge of any “impropriety or irregularity” regarding his administration’s engagement... read more »

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DNA: BPL ‘bail out’ an assault on the shrinking middle class

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Democratic National Alliance Leader Arinthia Komolafe yesterday called the government’s Electricity Rate Reduction Bond (ERRB) a “bail... read more »

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Former BEC chairman says ‘nothing to be done’ over proposed BPL bill increase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite mounting uproar from the public over Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) proposed fee hike, former Bahamas... read more »

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Business

IDB: Dorian housing sector damage estimated at $1.48 billion

Health sector losses on Abaco and Grand Bahama estimated $37.7 million NASSAU,BAHAMAS- Hurricane Dorian’s damage to the housing sector on... read more »

Business

IDB: $77.5 million in damages to Abaco and GB commerce sectors

Total losses for commerce sector on impacted islands estimated at $65 million NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The commerce sector on hurricane-ravaged... read more »

Local

IOM calls for govt. to investigate migrant abuse claims

340 Haitian migrants deported post-Dorian NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the government to... read more »

Business

Works minister: PLP passed defective rate reduction bond bill

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday defended the new Electricity Rate Reduction Bond Bill (ERRB) 2019... read more »

Local

Initial Equinor testing shows no contamination to ground water from massive Hurricane Dorian spill

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Environment and Housing Romauld Ferreira yesterday confirmed the first round of testing from wells monitoring... read more »

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US institute awards grants to 42 Bahamian college students affected by Hurricane Dorian

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Institute of International Education (IIE) is distributing $150,000 in one-time grants to 42 Bahamian students enrolled... read more »

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Adelaide Primary, St. Cecilia’s students win Superman capes in Ministry of Environment hero campaign

Young Abaconian Shares Honors for Environmental Stewardship NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Three young Bahamians were crowned winners of the Ministry of... read more »

Local

Local environmental foundation launches website focused on education and sustainability

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ethan S. Bain Environmental Health Foundation (ESBEHF) officially launched a digital platform to connect with environmental... read more »

Local

Investigator in Gibson trial admits she was wrong

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The investigator in the bribery trial of former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson yesterday admitted that she realized... read more »

Local

113 Haitians deported

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Immigration yesterday deported 113 Haitian migrants. “A joint team of law enforcement officers departed... read more »