Food

Govt. to expand VAT-free breadbasket items

New list to include almonds, strawberries and spinach NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government plans to expand the list of value-added... read more »

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DEHS workers claim they are forced to work in deplorable conditions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Scores of irate employees at the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) located on Farrington Road were... read more »

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Sands: Dangerous Drugs Act remains in effect

Says deliberations of Marijuana Commission not yet completed; group wants three-month extension NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Health, Dr. Duane... read more »

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Psychologist: Law enforcement agencies should enforce debriefing sessions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of the untimely death of a Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer who was killed... read more »

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IL Cares Foundation donates $5,000 for sick child’s surgery

The IL Cares Foundation yesterday donated $5,000 to assist Kenniyah Rolle, 9, to get the surgery she needs to save... read more »

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PHA forensic audit completed, says Minnis

A forensic audit into the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) has been completed, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who... read more »

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Recall on Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies

Retailers are asked to remove product from their shelves, consumers should throw packages away NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Agricultural... read more »

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Services at PMH call center temporarily suspended

Malfunctioning AC in need of repair NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A malfunctioning air conditioning unit temporarily suspended services at the call... read more »

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Junior Doctors Union wants alleged termination of physician to be addressed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – President of The Bahamas Junior Doctors Union, Melisande Bassett, on Friday called on Minister of Health Dr.... read more »

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Sands: Govt. in discussions with John Hopkins University to improve healthcare

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In an effort to achieve better healthcare in The Bahamas, the government is currently in discussions with... read more »

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Allen: Abductions causes significant psychological damage

Another child abducted in front of home   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Amid a series of child abductions in which the... read more »

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EMS gets $400,000 upgrade

New equipment expected to increase emergency patient outcomes   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) yesterday announced the... read more »

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Sands says there is no impasse with BNU

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Health minister Dr. Duane Sands stated emphatically on Tuesday that contrary to media reports, his ministry, the... read more »

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Teen left in a vegetative state after traffic accident

Mother seeks assistance for further medical treatment   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Sanise Dorcely recalls her son’s tragic incident which led... read more »

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More awareness to be given to Parkinson’s disease

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- As cancer, diabetes and  HIV/ AIDS are diseases that are prevalent in The Bahamas, very few are knowledgeable... read more »

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Teachers at two govt. schools to be tested for TB exposure

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, Belinda Wilson, on Friday revealed that there is a possibility... read more »

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Nurses, teachers still fed-up; strike action may be imminent

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The heads of two major unions in the country are once again threatening to strike if their... read more »

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Gospel artist charged with rape

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Renowned gospel artist Cartnell Johnson, best known as a member of the music group ‘Christian Massive’, was... read more »

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African family wants govt. to hold off on cremation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family of South African cruise ship employee Nabalue Bhengu, who died in New Providence last month... read more »

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25 beds gifted to PMH; at least 200 more needed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While the 25 beds gifted to the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) by the PMH Foundation on Thursday... read more »