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Bimini mourns, concerns spike after death of suspected COVID-19 patient

Kim Johnson-Rolle is the sister of Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The suspected COVID-19 patient has been identified... read more »

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Suspected COVID-19 patient dies in PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A woman with “significant clinical suspicion” of COVID-19 died in Princess Margaret Hospital shortly after being airlifted... read more »

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AG: Everyone must “take a hit” in COVID-19 fight

Bethel says govt. reviewing policies relating to homeless, delinquent tenants Houses of Parliament pass resolution to extend emergency order NASSAU,... read more »

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Johnson warns Immigration permits at stake for breach of COVID-19 orders

Repatriations suspended, those charged could be released with deferred sentencing Minister says immigration officers involved community engagement NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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Paul Rolle officially becomes commissioner of police

PM: State of emergency will require “great leadership, sensitivity and unity” from new commissioner Outgoing commissioner Ferguson says new COP... read more »

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Sands: We have adequate capacity to combat COVID-19

WHO says COVID-19 not ordinarily an aerosol, but may be possible in “specific circumstances” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Health... read more »

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Pintard: Shantytown population in Andros has decreased

Land unit plans to conduct another assessment with a couple of weeks, says minister NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly two months... read more »

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Munroe: Doctors remain up to the task, despite Family Island challenges

PM plans to conference call FI administrators for update on preparedness NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Consultant Physicians Staff Association (CPSA) President... read more »

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Authorities arrest 109 Abaco church “squatters”

All tested negative for COVID-19 Rights Bahamas says raid will deter sick migrants from seeking care NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Immigration... read more »

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Farewell Ferguson, Police Commissioner Paul Rolle takes office today

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Outgoing Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson will hand over all instruments of appointment to Commissioner Designate Paul... read more »

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U.S. citizens urged to “leave now”

Embassy warns Americans who remain should plan to stay for an “indefinite period of time”. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The United... read more »

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Sands: More medical supplies on the way

Ministry of Health expects to secure 15,000 test kits “soon” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Over 7,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits... read more »

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“Significant” amount of lunch vouchers uncollected, says Lloyd

Ministry will redistribute again sometime next week in hopes of wider participation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A “significant number” of parents... read more »

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Shoppers endured long queues for flash produce sale

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Hundreds of hopeful shoppers descended on Bahamas Food Services’ compound on Gladstone Road, hoping to score discounted... read more »

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Wells: Govt. will be guided by health experts on lockdown

Party whip knocks leak of draft resolution, still under consideration NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells yesterday decried... read more »

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Crisis Centre cautions against stress during COVID-19 lockdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government introduces more stringent measures to combat the local spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the... read more »

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24-hour curfew presents ‘greatest test’ for officers – says assoc.

Miller says officers are prepared to “dig deep” to protect nation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The emergency measures and 24-hour ‘shelter... read more »

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Privy Council ruling reignites scrutiny over ministers’ involvement in Frank Smith corruption trial

FNM chairman says now is not the time for division or politics, but unity NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Privy Council’s... read more »

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Construction of COVID-19 isolation facility near completion

Sands: “We do not have the option of failing” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said that... read more »

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Unbalanced, prolonged lockdown could result in “national hopelessness” – says Allen

Leading psychiatrist supports emergency orders, but wants for more details NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Amid rising levels of anxiety in the... read more »