After US advisory, Jet-ski operators say procedures have been amended

But tourists say they feel safe   NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Local jet ski operators shot down the concerns of the... read more »


Haitian group calls for more to be done after Abaco tragedy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — President of the United Haitian Association in The Bahamas Pastor Antoine St. Louis yesterday appealed to the... read more »


Govt. to crackdown on importation of faulty Japanese vehicles

A radiation inspection is now mandatory, amongst other requirements   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – More than 17,000 vehicles were imported last... read more »


Nearly $90,000 raised for Bahamian vendor, following failed Fyre Festival

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Maryann Rolle, owner of the Exuma Point Bar and Grille, said yesterday that she is more than... read more »


Save the Bays wants Oban to be “transparent” in 2019

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Save the Bays Chairman Joseph Darville on Sunday lambasted Oban Energies, calling for the company that signed... read more »


NEMA receives equipment from Japanese Grant Aid project

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is pleased to receive the remainder of equipment which is part... read more »


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

  • Yes (72%)
  • No (24%)
  • Unsure (4%)
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COP says public has nothing to fear

Ferguson warns, however, “be careful with the company you keep”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson assured the... read more »


Oban renegotiation team appointed

Negotiations slated for January   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has appointed its lead negotiation team to strike a new... read more »


NEMA thankful 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season had no impact on The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season ended on a cool note Friday, November 30 as a cold front... read more »


Minnis encourages regional focus on disaster relief fund

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday encouraged countries in the Caribbean region to create a disaster relief fund as part... read more »


Investigators to examine other factors in plane crash

As authorities continue to search for the pilot and aircraft that plunged into the sea a quarter of a mile... read more »

Letters to the Editor

Chemical spill at Rand Hospital lab under control

Laboratory and Radiology services temporarily suspended on Thursday at the Michaela Virgill Storr Pavilion of the Rand Memorial Hospital in... read more »


Ragged Island community to benefit from BTC donation to NEMA

The Ragged Island community is expected to benefit from a donation made by BTC to the National Emergency Agency. Captain... read more »


Press Secretary: Gov’t. will assist Haiti following earthquake

Press Secretary Anthony Newbold on Tuesday refuted claims that the government was not interested in helping Haiti in the wake... read more »


Rights group condemns ‘xenophobia’ against suffering Haitians

Following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on October 6, the Rights Bahamas group on Wednesday strongly condemned the... read more »


Symonette: Govt. on alert following Haiti’s earthquake

The Government has put its agencies on high alert in the event that there is an influx of Haitians attempting... read more »


Still no date for Ragged Islanders to return home

Having endured the devastating wrath of Hurricane Irma last September, Ragged Island became unlivable and residents were forced to leave... read more »


Gov’t. to tighten grip on commercial boating operators

Minister of Transport Renward Wells expressed Tuesday that a stronger grip will be placed on commercial boating operators in the... read more »


NEMA director outlines preparedness plan

With the peak of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season only a week away, head of the National Emergency Management Agency... read more »


NEMA disburses nearly $100k in aid for Ragged Islanders

RAGGED ISLAND – Captain Stephen Russell, Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), issued financial assistance estimated at $72,000 to... read more »