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Health ministry defends storage of Dorian victims’ remains in Abaco

‘All victims will be buried with dignity’ says ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health yesterday sought to clarify... read more »

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Customs Management Optimization project to identify $15 million in uncollected revenue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has signed a $1.4 million contract with international customs consultants TTEK Global Inc. for a... read more »

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Davis demands answers over proposed sale of BPL power plants to Shell

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Davis yesterday called on the government to explain its intentions to... read more »

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Disaster authority to hold strategy retreat

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority will host a three-day retreat in Grand Bahama, in order to strategize key initiatives... read more »

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Bahamas Carnival launches 2020 songwriting and music masters competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The 2020 Bahamas Carnival Experience, which is set to take place on May 1 – 3, will... read more »

Crime

Armed men rob residents in early morning home invasion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A group of armed men robbed the residents of a home on Joe Farrington Road early Sunday... read more »

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114 Haitians repatriated

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Immigration Department repatriated 114 Haitians to Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Friday. According to a press release,... read more »

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Police arrest man with $30k suspected cocaine at airport

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was arrested at the airport after he was found in possession of suspected cocaine valued... read more »

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Man burns woman in domestic dispute

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A woman is in hospital after she was burned by a man during an argument yesterday. Superintendent... read more »

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NIB contribution increase not on govt. agenda, says Rolle

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Notwithstanding recommendations, Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle said yesterday an increase in NIB contributions is not on... read more »

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UB Public Managers Union demonstrate over industrial agreement negotiations

 NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of the Bahamas’ Public Managers Union staged a demonstration yesterday over the status of negotiations... read more »

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Nearly 40 percent of Ragged Island solar panels installed

Ragged Island microgrid built to withstand 180 mph hurricane force winds NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Nearly 40 percent of the solar... read more »

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Police investigate apparent suicide

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an apparent suicide on Grand Bahama yesterday. According to reports, a... read more »

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Critics of $975m public-private partnership pledge misinformed, says Minnis

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday sought to clarify what he labeled as confusion and misinformation surrounding... read more »

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Rate reduction bond funding to close by mid-February

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) rate reduction bond funding is expected to close by mid-February, the utility’s... read more »

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Teachers union calls for the return of school policing policy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson yesterday urged the government to strengthen the security in... read more »

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Lewis defends pace of Family Relief Center in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS—  Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis has defended the pace of dome construction, noting it was... read more »

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BUT President “hopeful” for upcoming industrial negotiations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While talks have yet to resume for the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) industrial agreement, the union’s... read more »

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Motorcyclist dies after traffic collision

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police are investigating the circumstances of a traffic collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on... read more »

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Police investigating stabbing and armed robberies

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man is in critical condition after he was stabbed during a fight with another man on... read more »