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A DEVASTATING LOSS: Donna Nicolls of the Bahamas Crisis Center passes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Long-time Bahamas Crisis Centre Deputy Director Donna Nicolls passed away on Monday after a long battle with... read more »


DEEPENING DEMOCRACY: HRB lauds launch of pre-election debate series

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Human Rights Bahamas (HRB) has lauded the recently launched National Election Debate Series as deepening democracy, and... read more »


ON A ROLL: Bahamian mother of five publishes second book

Sneak peek video available on Forbes’ Youtube channel NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian native Dominique Forbes is at it again, this... read more »


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Op-Ed: A new breed of disasters; I am tired of being “resilient”

By Barrise N Griffin The Bahamas is in a dangerously uncertain position. Hurricane Dorian caused immense damage to the physical... read more »


Environmental coalition to host webinar on the future of oil drilling in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Our Islands, Our Future (OIOF), a coalition of business owners, environmental groups and individuals who oppose oil... read more »


More than 600 apply for Lyford Cay Foundations scholarships to study abroad

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — COVID-19 turned the world upside down, closing schools to in-person learning, shutting down tourism and forcing countries... read more »

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: May we never forget; 41 cents’ worth of sacrifice

Dear Editor, On the 41st anniversary of the tragic HMBS Flamingo incident, I wish to once again suggest, for the... read more »


Caribbean tech company to launch corporate innovation programme

TBR Lab is reimagining learning and development for corporate innovators KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Caribbean tech-connector platform TechBeach Retreat has designed... read more »


BHTA president calls homeporting a “win-win”’; warns ‘we get one bite at this apple’

Royal Caribbean exec: Homeporting will help reinvigorate Bahamian economy NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Calling homeporting a “win-win” for the country, president... read more »


Kiwanis Clubs presents 60 gift baskets to mothers in maternity wards on NP & GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Kiwanis Clubs of The Bahamas made history this weekend by donating gift baskets containing infant supplies... read more »


NOT GOOD ENOUGH: Cat Island environmentalist decries Disney EIA as insufficient; calls on govt to pause project

“Disney has a responsibility to ocean nations around the world and especially The Bahamas” Eagleray Empress: Mega corporation should fund... read more »

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: Where are the vaccines?

Dear Editor, The irony is that the minister of health and real healthcare experts have been saying for a long... read more »


48-year-old woman becomes latest to die from COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 48-year-old woman of New Providence became the latest victim of the coronavirus on Thursday, according to... read more »