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MP’s brother-in-law charged with assault and threats of death against him

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Alexander Williamson, the brother-in-law of Central and South Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson, was arraigned in the Magistrate’s... read more »

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AG defends extension of state of emergency

Bethel: Only a little more ways to go before the start of mass vaccination NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl... read more »

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Dames: More than enough time to register 20,000 voters by next general election

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that he has received no reports of people having... read more »

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BPC Perseverance Well #1 established as safety zone from ships and planes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has tabled new regulations to the Petroleum Act, 2016, that establishes the area around the... read more »

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Govt optimistic about employment in tourism sector

Atlantis optimistic Spring Break will spur reopening of Royal Towers by end of February NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Labour... read more »

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PM Minnis urges Bahamians to remain vigilant

Govt intends to extend state of emergency until May 23 Minnis: We can see light at the end of the... read more »

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Should The Bahamas independently review any vaccine approved by PAHO for wide distribution?

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Davis urges govt to address voter registration concerns

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on the government to address pressing concerns... read more »

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Natural resources committee visits Andros

25 different resources in the country, including oil and aragonite, identified to be reviewed NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Parliament Select... read more »

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Global Tourism Crisis Committee recommends vaccine passports for resumption of international travel

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has underscored the need for vaccine passports in order to jumpstart international tourism... read more »

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Former Brexit MEP Robert Rowland dies in diving accident in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Brexit Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Robert Rowland, a father of four, has died in... read more »

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Police probing alleged Children’s Emergency Hostel abuse video

Four women relieved of duties pending an investigation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have launched an investigation into a video circulated... read more »

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Health experts remain cautious despite low COVID numbers

The Bahamas ranked 22 among global countries beating COVID-19 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Although The Bahamas has flattened the curve in... read more »

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Man dead in apparent drowning during fishing trip near Exuma

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man is dead after an apparent drowning on Saturday near Highbourne Cay, Exuma, police said. According to... read more »

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Detained asylum seekers sue govt. for freedom

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorneys for a group of asylum seekers, who have been detained by the Department of Immigration, have... read more »

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US to implement quarantine as part of travel protocols

US president establishes 14-day review committee for CDC travel protocols  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Newly inaugurated United States President Joe Biden... read more »

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CPSA questions lack of representation on national vaccine committee

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Consultant Physician Staff Association (CPSA) President Dr Sabriquet Pinder-Butler has expressed concern that there are not enough... read more »

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Frontline workers have mixed feelings on COVID-19 vaccinations

Doctors, teachers, officers still monitoring vaccine program for the way forward NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations expected to... read more »

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Dames: Time for Bahamians to see who sexual offenders are and where they live

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With an increase in sexual offenses last year, parents must be more responsible for their daughters, said... read more »

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Dames says police-involved shootings reflect “the world we are living in today”

37 complaints against officers ended in disciplinary action  11 people killed in police-involved shootings in 2020 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister... read more »

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COP apologizes for suicide gaffe

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following public outrage regarding his comments about men who committed suicide last year, Commissioner of Police Paul... read more »