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PM: Sands resignation issue “finished”

New health minister after budget debate NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday deflected questions over the circumstances... read more »

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PM: Country enters Phase 4 next week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced today the country will move into Phase 4 of the government’s... read more »

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Resort touts low COVID-19 rates in The Bahamas in campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With the country expected to reopen its borders to international travel soon, one resort has already launched... read more »

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Bahamians on the frontlines of US protests

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While there are no concerns that the rising tensions from days-long protests across the United States will... read more »

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Labour Day motorcade would have worked, said TUC President

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Obie Ferguson yesterday expressed disappointment over the government’s decision to... read more »

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Immigration: No dorm breach at detention center

Charges recommended for eight detainees NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Immigration officials yesterday said detainees at the Carmichael Road Detention Center did... read more »

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Bishop Delton Fernander re-elected Christian Council President

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bishop Delton Fernander has been returned to his post as president of the Bahamas Christian Council, after... read more »

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Social Services still in “trenches” in Dorian response

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Social Services remains in crisis mode as it continues to serve individuals impacted during... read more »

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#BahamasKind initiative targets xenophobia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The International Organization for Migration Bahamas is expected to launch a campaign in collaboration with IsraAid and... read more »

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Foulkes appeal to businesses, re-engage workers as soon as possible

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes today pegged the country’s unemployment rate at 30 percent amidst the ongoing... read more »

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No new COVID-19 cases in five days

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – For a fifth consecutive day, The Bahamas has had no new cases of COVID-19, according to The... read more »

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D’Aguilar: Bahamas-U.S. travel still open, but flights significantly reduced for a while

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar assured yesterday that The Bahamas has no travel restrictions to... read more »

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Police probe registry hack

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An international information activist group called Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoS) unlawfully hacked into The Bahamas’ corporate... read more »

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Govt. to provide funding for church shelters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The National Management Emergency Agency (NEMA) is expected to provide funding to Family Island churches that can... read more »

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Repatriation flight rescheduled for Tuesday

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After postponing last week’s repatriation flight due to “administrative reasons”, Bahamasair has advised today that the flight... read more »

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Govt to borrow $246 mil. to repay BEC loans

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has tabled a resolution to borrow $246 million to refinance two Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC)... read more »

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Crab vendors will be given designated area in New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday the government will seek to accommodate crabs vendors from the... read more »

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Friday repatriation flight postponed, new date TBA

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamasair flight originally scheduled to repatriate Bahamians from Fort Lauderdale tomorrow has been postponed. In a... read more »

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PLP: Budget Communication “uninspiring”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Progressive Liberal Party yesterday rejected the government’s 2020/2021 budget communication, labeling it the “worst in living... read more »

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BPC sets new date for oil exploration in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Petroleum Company has announced December 15 as the new date for the start its exploratory... read more »