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Bahamian student missing in Florida

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian student Eureston “Reese” Huyler has been reported missing in Delray Beach, FL. According to relatives, Huyler... read more »

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Man dies from stabbing injuries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man died in hospital early this morning after he was stabbed in a fight with another... read more »

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‘Catfish’ romance scam defrauds victims of thousands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have sounded the alarm on an online scam that deceives victims with fake relationships to defraud... read more »

Coronavirus

MOH COVID-19 dashboard: 93 new cases, two more confirmed deaths

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed two more COVID-related deaths along with 93 new cases yesterday. The... read more »

Coronavirus

Four more COVID deaths confirmed, 72 new cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health has confirmed 72 new cases of COVID-19, along with four more COVID-related deaths. Three... read more »

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‘No free pass’: Former Cabinet minister calls on govt. to get electoral process COVID-ready

But Munroe says COVID fears won’t dull desire to vote out PM NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A decline in voter turnout... read more »

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Labour Director: 40 percent of workforce in limbo, economy on life support

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Roughly 40 percent of the Bahamian workforce is locked in a waiting game as businesses must reckon... read more »

Coronavirus

Five more COVID deaths, 90 new cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health has confirmed five more COVID-19 deaths, with another five deaths under investigation as... read more »

Local

PM: Govt. focused on saving lives, not snap election

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said his administration was not focused on a snap election at this... read more »

Coronavirus

RBDF discontinues basic training due to rapid spread of COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force has discontinued new entry training due to the quick spread of COVID-19... read more »

Local

Opposition leader discharged from U.S. hospital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition leader Philip Brave Davis has been discharged from the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, according to... read more »

Breaking News

Health officials record 110 new COVID-19 cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health recorded 110 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, and another non-COVID related death. The... read more »

Breaking News

Plane crashes in waters off Treasure Cay, Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Aircraft Accident Investigation Authority is presently investigating an accident that took place in waters off Treasure... read more »

Local

TS Laura to pass southeast Bahamas today

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the southeast Bahamas as Tropical Storm Laura continues to... read more »

Breaking News

Two more COVID deaths, 62 new cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Health yesterday reported two additional COVID-19 deaths alongside 62 new confirmed cases. This brings... read more »

Breaking News

PM reverses full lockdown restrictions for New Providence

Food stores to open tomorrow until further notice NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has announced a turnaround... read more »

Local

Met dept. monitoring two disturbances in Atlantic/Caribbean Sea

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Department of Meteorology is monitoring two disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean/Caribbean Sea today. Chief climatological officer... read more »

Coronavirus

Former Court of Appeal president calls for full lockdown, dismisses constitutional arguments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Court of Appeal President Dame Anita Allen is calling for a full lockdown as officials recorded... read more »

Coronavirus

PLP to sanitize headquarters after leader tests positive

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party National Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell yesterday said the party will follow all necessary and... read more »

Business

Hardware store restrictions misinformed — says contractor

50 percent of construction industry impacted by latest amendment NASSAU, BAHAMAS —An electrical contractor yesterday hit out at the recent... read more »