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Abaconians brace for Hurricane Dorian’s arrival

ABACO, BAHAMAS — As Hurricane Dorian, the first major storm for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, makes its way to... read more »

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Govt. signs $250 mil. cruise port deal with GPH

Port expected to be completed by 2020, shares will be offered NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government and Global Ports Holdings... read more »

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Dr. Sands Cautions Junior Doctors

While tempers reached a boiling point for members of the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) yesterday, health minister Dr. Duane Sands... read more »

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MARCO’s Alert contract signed

Contract valued at $3.1 million NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Ministry of National Security signed a $3.1 million contract with Bahamian company,... read more »

Business

Diesel and propane sellers see uptick in sales amid power outages

BPL anticipated load shedding until fall when demand drops-off NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While months of intermittent power outages have left... read more »

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PM commits public finances to fix BPL

Minnis says generation shortfall is an emergency matter NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis confirmed yesterday that government is... read more »

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Nearly 1,900 passports uncollected

Chief passport officer says application process has gotten smoother NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Passport Office’s Issuance Department has raised concern... read more »

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Uptick in student enrollment at UB attributed to free tuition program

New and returning students who received grants thank govt. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Richae Sturrup, a new Culinary Arts student at... read more »

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Turnquest: BPL has a plan

Govt. understands challenges outages represent to public, Turnquest says NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Amid calls from the opposition for the executive... read more »

Business

BPL aggressively pursuing renewable energy solutions

Solar power to Ragged Island by December 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In addition to traditional avenues of power generation, Bahamas... read more »

Local

Still no details on BPL fires

BPL executive sidestep questions from the media NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite having completed an investigation into three fires at Bahamas... read more »

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BPL on the “edge, of the cliff”

40-megawatt shortfall; load shedding to persist until fall when demand drops NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following months of load-shedding in New... read more »

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PLP blames power “crisis” on government mismanagement

BPL anticipates load shedding until fall; company operating at energy shortfall NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip... read more »

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Load shedding could continue until March 2020

URCA has requested for BPL to comply with power outage reports NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Insisting that Bahamas Power and Light’s... read more »

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Govt. grants security review committee 30-day extension

Committee tasked with reviewing RBDF murder at Government House NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The committee tasked with developing new policies and... read more »

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RBPF launch investigations into allegations of police brutality

Graphic photos of women who alleged they were beaten made the rounds on social media NASSAU, BAHAMAS — National Security... read more »

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Two weekend murders

Murder count stands at 53 for 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two men were killed in separate incidents over the holiday... read more »

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Young women allege police beat them

Authorities decline to comment on allegation of brutality NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two Bahamian women were yesterday nursing serious facial injuries... read more »

Entertainment

Union Village residents unite in celebration on Emancipation Day

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite unsettled weather on New Providence yesterday, residents of Union Village gathered on the Union Drive park... read more »

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Weather systems to bring heavy rain and lightning

Man killed in lightning storm Monday NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Department of Meteorology has issued a warning ahead of the holiday... read more »