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GB Minister: Latest cases signal risk of community spread

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Grand Bahama and Senator Kwasi Thompson yesterday pleaded with Grand Bahamians to stay... read more »

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PM: No scientific evidence to support nationwide curfew – yet

“Nobody can say whether I’m right or whether I’m wrong, not today” NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While there is no scientific... read more »

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Auditor General: Prison spends $400,000 on bread annually

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Auditor General’s report into operations at The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services has revealed that the... read more »

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COVID-19 focus causes immunizations drop

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas has seen a decrease in its number of immunizations, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis... read more »

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Lloyd: UB enrollment jumps to 6,000 students

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The University of The Bahamas is expected to see a significant increase in students with just over... read more »

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NIB minister tells public “calm down” over delayed payouts

Some payouts delayed due to employers failure to pay NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Hundreds of Bahamian workers are still awaiting on... read more »

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Davis questions rationale over beach closures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday questioned the prime minister’s rationale for closing some public beaches and... read more »

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PPP for salvage yards in Abaco and Grand Bahama

$27 million spent on debris cleanup NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government will enter into a public private partnership with the... read more »

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AG defends proclamation order

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday argued that the regulations and orders are in full force and effect... read more »

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Dorian Small Home Repairs Program spends $3 mil. in Abaco and GB

DRA: Housing for Dorian victims a priority NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) has paid out over $3... read more »

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Health officials debunk BPL COVID-19 scare

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed there was no exposure to a known COVID-19 case at Bahamas Power and... read more »

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Senate: Are we properly constituted to be here?

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Leader of Opposition Business in Senate Fred Mitchell yesterday questioned whether Senate was constitutionally allowed to meet,... read more »

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Doctor’s Hospital to introduce same-day PCR COVID-19 testing

Private health facility monthly testing capacity pegged at 12,000 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Doctor’s Hospital will introduce same-day PCR COVID-19 testing... read more »

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One American dead, another missing after vessel ran aground near South Bimini

Two other boaters injured NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Authorities are searching for a missing boater after an American registered vessel ran... read more »

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Baker’s Bay foreign workers tested for negative for COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Baker’s Bay executives have confirmed that 135 Mexicans who arrived in The Bahamas on Thursday to assist... read more »

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UB North VP calls for clarity over northern campus

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Eyewitness News understands that the University of The Bahamas is considering shutting down normal operations at its Northern... read more »

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Police stand by Dorian missing number

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Commissioner of Police 2020 Policing Plan indicates that police recorded only 54 missing people in the... read more »

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Uproar over Bakers Bay foreign workers

NASSAU BAHAMAS – Images of dozens of Mexican workers making their way to Abaco today for the construction of the... read more »

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“Not a pretty picture” – the state of public transportation

Fare increase very crucial for survival NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While the cost of bus fare has yet to increase to... read more »

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Davis says govt. too passive with hotels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday accused the government of being too passive with... read more »