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FNM parliamentarians ‘still rockin’ with Doc’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis walked into the Lower House flanked by Free National Movement (FNM) parliamentarians... read more »

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Back from forced vacation, ACP Strachan sent to security post

Nassau, Bahamas –After being forced to take more than eight months of accumulated vacation, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kendal... read more »

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DPM: No provision in current budget for public sector minimum wage increase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – There is no provision in the current budget for a public sector minimum wage increase, Deputy Prime... read more »

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Junior doctors union wants govt. gone

Bassett claims PHA seeking to fire 20 doctors at Christmas – but minister says its a misinformation campaign NASSAU, BAHAMAS... read more »

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RBPF promotion exercise underway

PSA says process to date “transparent and very fair” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The latest police promotion exercise is underway with... read more »

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UN rep. warns structural vulnerabilities could cause Bahamas to backslide on human development score

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Regional Advisor Kenroy Roach yesterday warned concerted effort is required to address... read more »

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Anonymous sponsor to provide rental assistance for evicted Hurricane Dorian evacuees

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An anonymous sponsor has come forward to cover the housing costs of nearly 65 Hurricane Dorian evacuees... read more »

Business

‘Strong progress’ made in labour negotiations with hotel union

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Hotel and Employers Association (BHEA) president Russell Miller said yesterday “strong progress” is being made... read more »

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Engineer: Private industry needs more engagement in post Dorian recovery

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) president yesterday expressed his ‘disappointment’ that private industry professionals have not... read more »

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The Mudd, Sand Bank shantytowns 50 percent cleared

Clarke says Disaster Reconstruction Authority heading coastal management research NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Contractors engaged by the government have cleared just... read more »

Business

Freeport retailer ‘cautiously optimistic’ on recovery outlook

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A prominent Freeport retailer said yesterday it was ‘cautiously optimistic’ over the island’s economic recovery, adding that it... read more »

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Remains of some Dorian victims released to families

51 bodies still in refrigerated trailers in Abaco some three months after the storm NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has... read more »

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Govt. and UN to launch Dorian pledge conference

“Urgent” need to raise funds to complement $10 million home repairs fund NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government and the United... read more »

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‘From one storm to the next’, Abaco evacuees evicted from El Greco Beach Hotel shelter

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Nearly 65 Hurricane Dorian evacuees have been evicted from the El Greco Beach Hotel where they were... read more »

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UN report underscores gender inequality, and widened wage gap

Parker-Edgecombe: Wage gap does not speak well to society’s view of women A United Nation’s report on human development reveals... read more »

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Sears urges govt. to pass Integrity Bill 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Attorney General Alfred Sears said yesterday the corruption trials of two former Cabinet ministers have set... read more »

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COP defends officers in viral video discharging their weapons

Commissioner says he has three videos which provide context to the incident NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson... read more »

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Govt. still working out protocols with dome facility in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Social Services already has a list of Hurricane Dorian victims who may qualify for... read more »

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COP: Special team assembled to combat crime

Armed robberies continue to plague NP NASSAU, BAHAMAS — To combat increased criminal activity that is common during the Yuletide... read more »

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Harbour development opponents ‘surprise’ over swift approval claim

Balk at developer’s $100,000 pledge NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Opponents of the multi-million Briland Residence and Marina yesterday expressed ‘surprise’ over the... read more »