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AG: Govt. goal to open domestic economy in two months

Curfew will be more vigorously enforced NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the resumption of travel in the comings months may not... read more »

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COVID-19 ‘tremendous’ learning gap: Less than 30 percent of students registered for online platform

Virtual Learning Platform to launch on Cable channel 295 and 296 next Wednesday  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Education Jeffrey... read more »

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Four more COVID-19 cases in NP

Bahamas yet to reach peak of “surge”, says officials  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the... read more »

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GB first COVID-19 death was an “entrepreneur, political activist and civic leader”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As confirmed cases of the coronavirus continued to climb over the weekend, Grand Bahama recorded it’s first... read more »

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Moultrie: Parliament has no COVID-19 contingency plans

At least 10 MPs in at-risk age group for severe cases UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized NASSAU, BAHAMAS –... read more »

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Dr Eneas “fought” COVID-19 virus

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – When Bahamian medical pioneer Dr. Judson Frazier Eneas, 72, was taken to hospital on Saturday night –... read more »

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EMS workers back to work after COVID-19 safety protest

Health Minister commits to $5,000 honorarium  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A number of National Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) workers staged a... read more »

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WhatsApp line created for COVID19 command center: TEXT 1 242 806-6852

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police have added a WhatsApp line to its COVID-19 command center after many people were unable able... read more »

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Samaritan’s Purse still aiding country but no longer managing field hospital in GB

NASSAU, BAHAMS – While several international NGOs have returned to their home country amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the few that... read more »

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Wells: No capacity to deal with a massive influx of foreign patients

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While The Bahamas is able to provide some assistance to flag-ship vessels sequestered at sea during the... read more »

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Fake voice note sends scores to Salvation Army

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Salvation Army’s social assistance program has been temporarily suspended after a fake voice note drove scores... read more »

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PM foreshadows generational changes to economy

Minnis signals shift from tourism industry  WHO calls for debt relief from World Bank and IMF NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime... read more »

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Berry Islands begin COVID19 testing, as North Andros health facility prepares for possible cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – North Andros health facilities have been braced for possible coronavirus cases, said the island’s administrator Joseph Ferguson... read more »

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Andros prepared for COVID-19 spread but hopeful, says administrator

Some 200 Central Andros residents seek unemployment benefits amidst resorts closures  Students don’t have access to wifi or devices  NASSAU,... read more »

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Mask on or off? We’re making them anyway, says AG

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl Bethel has said that The Bahamas will soon start the local manufacturing of masks... read more »

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Updated emergency order suspends insurance payments and some govt. fees

Department of Road Traffic and general insurance companies and brokers are exempted from this order. NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister... read more »

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More than 20,000 public students registered for virtual education platform

But some students don’t have access to internet or devices for Virtual Learning Program NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Education Minister Jeffrey... read more »

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More than 700 COVID-19 cases in the region

Bahamas reportedly tracking some 600 contacts Countries urged to move to state of readiness and rapid response NASSAU, BAHAMAS –... read more »

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Bahamians abroad urged to contact embassy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamian nationals living abroad who are in distress or seeking to return home should make direct contact... read more »

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Man hospitalized in GB after shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that left a man hospital this morning. According... read more »