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Stabbing murder convictions quashed, two men released from prison

COA ruled trial judge erred by admitting into evidence statement of no-show witness NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two men convicted of... read more »

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Another COVID case in GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed a third case of coronavirus in Grand Bahama today. The latest case is... read more »

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Beach presents moderate-risk of COVID spread, says Texas Medical Assoc.

Former minister of health says US represents “greatest risk” to The Bahamas NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Physicians who comprise the Texas... read more »

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“PR nightmare”: Symonette blasts beach closures

MP tells FNM colleagues: “I am free, ain’t coming back” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — St. Anne’s MP Brent Symonette argued today... read more »

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Davis to PM: You have to have faith in your people

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday urged Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to have faith in public’s... read more »

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PM calls for beach “sacrifice” to save nation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis today made an impassioned plea for Bahamians and residents to understand the... read more »

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BPL resumes disconnections

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After a more than three-month suspension of disconnections, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) announced yesterday it will... read more »

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PAHO warns COVID-related deaths could rise as virus surges

“We are still in the first wave” says PAHO director NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr... read more »

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COP: Independence motorcades, rallies “will not happen”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police Commissioner Paul Rolle yesterday issued a strong warning to would-be participants of Independence rallies or motorcades... read more »

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Police braced for crime hike as restrictions ease

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Acknowledging the spate of recent killings as the country eases restrictions, Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle said... read more »

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Mixed reaction to beach closures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ decision to close beaches on New Providence, Paradise Island and Grand Bahama... read more »

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Bannister: Govt. will lawfully remove Farm shantytown inhabitants

Authorities closely monitoring new construction, affixed notices NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said the new construction... read more »

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Dames: No resistance to police body-worn cams

Body-worn cameras and dash cams to rollout by August NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday rejected... read more »

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Some Abaco rebuilds do not meet electrical code

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A number of homes being rebuilt in Abaco could not be approved for electricity supply as they... read more »

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Dorian missing numbers will continue to fluctuate – Natl. security minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday maintained that the number of missing people from Hurricane Dorian... read more »

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RESIST: Davis calls for stand against House Speaker’s “tyranny”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on supporters to join the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) at... read more »

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Turnquest: The Bahamas will rebound despite “unprecedented economic shock”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Notwithstanding the “economic shock” delivered by the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter... read more »

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Munroe: More than a dozen complainants added to proclamation challenge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, said yesterday more than a dozen complainants have come forward to join a... read more »

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Boat collision victim identified, woman remains missing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man whose body was found on Turtle Rock after a boat he and three other passengers... read more »

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Sears urges govt. review of public emergency provisions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney Alfred Sears, QC, has raised questions about the use of the emergency powers by the executive... read more »