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PM relaxes rules on more islands, incl. Grand Bahama

Eleven islands to resume commercial and social activities NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has announced the resumption... read more »

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Two Bahamians killed abroad, one murdered, another struck by train

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — A Bahamian student in Houston, Texas was shot and died in hospital last week Friday, while a... read more »

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Eviction notices issued to over 50 shantytown residents in Abacos

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has issued 50 eviction notices to residents of unregulated structures on mainland Abaco and Elbow Cay... read more »

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BPL experiencing “growing pains”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Public Works Minister Desmond Bannister yesterday attributed Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) “growing pains” to the recent... read more »

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Director on outages affecting virtual learning: “it’s not going to be perfect”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Director of Education Marcellus Taylor said while recent power outages may have an impact on the delivery... read more »

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Smith: Abaco eviction process “ill-conceived”

Attorney condemns govt. for “picking on” shantytown residents, and alienating the Haitian Bahamian electorate NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prominent human rights... read more »

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Two more confirmed COVID deaths, another under investigation

Forty-nine new infections recorded Monday NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — Two more deaths in The Bahamas were attributed to the coronavirus yesterday,... read more »

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Father of slain 7-year-old: ‘I wish I could trade places with him’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Reys Williams, a seven-year-old student of Thelma Gibson Primary was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting,... read more »

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Pockets of New Providence left powerless amid exams, virtual classes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents in numerous communities of New Providence were left powerless for hours yesterday as “inclement weather” affected Bahamas... read more »

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COP on police funeral: “It is, what it is.”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday acknowledged the police funeral held over the weekend contravened the emergency... read more »

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COA denies convicted murderer’s appeal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld Dyon Henry’s conviction of murder, ruling that the appeal had no... read more »

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MP hopes Constituencies Commission will “respect traditional layout of Family Islands”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury said he hopes the Constituencies Commission looks beyond the population... read more »

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Motorists turned away from Road Traffic for second time in over a week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For the second time in just over a week, the Road Traffic Department headquarters at the Thomas... read more »

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Police cite restaurant for breaching orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police cited a restaurant in eastern New Providence for breach of the emergency orders. According to authorities,... read more »

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“They want you to stay home and die.” Family of stroke victim claim he was turned away from PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The family of a 58-year-old man who was allegedly turned away from Princess Margaret Hospital while suffering... read more »

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Displaced Abaconians should get special voting consideration, says MP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury has suggested a special allowance be made for displaced Abaconian... read more »

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Dedicated police officer “deserved” funeral service

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Officials are reportedly investigating the circumstances surrounding the approval of a police funeral held at Woodlawn Gardens... read more »

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United States donates $3.6 mil. in modular shelters, rescue boats, and construction materials for Hurricane response

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Embassy of the United States in Nassau delivered $3.6 million dollars-worth of modular shelters, medical evacuation... read more »

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Police investigate break-in at North Andros Customs department

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police in North Andros are investigating a break-in at the Customs Department that was discovered on Friday... read more »

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Scotiabank Bahamas continues investment in technologies

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Scotiabank Bahamas plans to continue its investment in the latest banking technologies to provide greater convenience for... read more »