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PM: “Ring the bell? Only if y’all ready!”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he has to be advised by his team before he... read more »

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“CHRISTIE ISN’T THE YARDSTICK”: Davis promises to hold ministers accountable if elected PM

PLP leader says the way former PM ran Cabinet isn’t how Minnis should run his NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the... read more »

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LEFT IN “GOOD HANDS”: Lewis bids goodbye to Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Although he will no longer serve as Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction, Iram Lewis said... read more »

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CONFIDENT: Cabinet ministers not concerned about FNM’s stability

Bannister: Not everyone will survive the full five-year term Johnson: Resignations are “sometimes necessary” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several Cabinet ministers... read more »

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UNDER INVESTIGATION: Auditor general reviewing Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture expenses

Bastian claims it’s “ordinary” and had been planned before Rolle resigned NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Office of the Auditor General... read more »

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LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD: Mitchell says PM not fighting fair in campaigning

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell has suggested the prime minister is using the coronavirus emergency... read more »

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HEAD-ON: Davis challenges PM to public debate

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday challenged the prime minister to stand ready to... read more »

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NEW BLOOD: Political newcomers vie for Nassau Village constituency

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several newcomers are expected to go head-to-head in the fight for the Nassau Village constituency in the... read more »

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Expect more digital ads, says PLP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) will utilize significant resources to campaign digitally for the upcoming General Election,... read more »

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PICK ME OR LOSE: Miller confident as Darville goes door-to-door in Tall Pines

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday he is not worried about receiving a nomination from... read more »

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UK scientists: Vaccine passport feasible but must meet “demanding criteria”

Minnis says proof of vaccination will be a “critical measure” to boost tourism NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the global push... read more »

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BUT says some schools on New Providence not ready to open for face-to-face

MOE to hold press conference today NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson yesterday expressed concerns... read more »

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Man shot in head on Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot and killed on East Sunrise Highway, Grand Bahama, shortly after 8.30pm on Sunday,... read more »

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COVID-19 spike on Cat Cay: 16 workers test positive

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A mass testing exercise on Cat Cay, Bimini, revealed 16 asymptomatic COVID-19 infections, according to the Ministry... read more »

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All five Court of Appeal judges will preside over appeal of citizenship ruling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — All five judges of the Court of Appeal will sit to hear an appeal against a historic... read more »

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Free Town rematch: D’Aguilar vs Munroe

Free Town MP says he’ll win again Munroe says only God knows the future  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Free Town incumbent... read more »

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NIB minister explains unemployment payments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Insurance Brensil Rolle yesterday sought to explain payments received by individuals on the government’s... read more »

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Davis, Bannister butt heads over claim of AG “breaching Parliamentary privilege”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis has accused the attorney general of breaching his Parliamentary privilege regarding accusations against... read more »

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“Cut the nonsense and pay us”: Nurses protest in Rawson Square

Williams: “We voted them in and we could vote them out” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several nurses demonstrated outside of the... read more »

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Wells: We already paid the nurses

Health Minister says nurses presented overtime timesheets the ministry was “not aware of”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Health... read more »