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Nurses sound alarm over capacity, overcrowded facilities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) President Amancha Williams yesterday expressed grave concern over the current capacity of healthcare... read more »

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COVID-19 cases soar to 679

Clusters of COVID-19 cases spread over businesses and government institutions NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the number of coronavirus cases in... read more »

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Three businesses close for cleaning after workers test positive for COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After one staff member of Dairy Queen (Bahamas) Marathon Mall tested positive for coronavirus last week, the... read more »

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NEMA issues all clear as storm conditions lashed northwest Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite the “all clear” given for all of The Bahamas around 9am, residents on Grand Bahama, Bimini... read more »

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BPL: No timeframe for power restoration on NP, customers restored in several Family Islands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) has advised that while customers in Bimini, Great Harbour Cay, Rum Cay... read more »

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Cases climb to 574, testing backlog of 48-72 hrs

66 new confirmed COVID-19 cases NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials confirmed 66 new cases of coronavirus yesterday, taking the number... read more »

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Safe zones for quarantined individuals at shelters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the all-clear was given for Inagua and Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday, Hurricane Isaias continued to... read more »

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Hurricane warning in effect for all islands of The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Isaias formed into a hurricane overnight with maximum sustained winds of 80mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.... read more »

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Three COVID-19 deaths, 24 new cases

Cases surge past 500 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed three additional coronavirus related deaths and 24 new confirmed... read more »

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Man killed during fight with relatives

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was fatally stabbed during an altercation with family members shortly before 8pm in Nassau Village,... read more »

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Tourism reverses decision on hotel COVID testing requirement

Police will monitor hotels to ensure compliance NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following consultation with health officials and the prime minister, the... read more »

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NO MORE STAYCATION: Govt. to make hotels require negative COVID-19 test

“We are leveling the playing field” — says AG NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is expected to release an amendment... read more »

Coronavirus

Public transport ban “two middle fingers, not one”

No warning over cease in public transportation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamians and residents who utilize public transportation were left out... read more »

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Road Traffic Department to resume drive-up service

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Road Traffic Department will revert to its drive-up service as the country continues to grapple with... read more »

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Two men charged with murder of Renaldo Nairn, attempted murder of three others

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two men were charged in the magistrate’s court yesterday for the July 16 murder of Renaldo Nairn... read more »

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DPP argues no proper appeal for Kofhe Goodman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed an appeal of Kofhe Goodman’s 2018 murder conviction on the basis... read more »

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Man charged with attempted murder of girlfriend and family

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 25-year-old man was yesterday charged in the magistrate’s court with the attempted murder of his girlfriend... read more »

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Man denies Facebook threats against officer and wife

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 28-year-old man was charged in the Magistrate’s court yesterday for sending threats of death to a... read more »

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Cousins fined $500 after AirBnb argument

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two cousins were charged yesterday with breaking the weekend lockdown orders. The pair reportedly left an AirBnB... read more »

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Opposition questions border flip-flop

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell insisted yesterday that the government acted too hastily and should... read more »

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