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DOUBLE STANDARD: McAlpine accuses FNMs of holding “strategy meetings” in breach of protocols

MP blasts PM as ‘duplicitous’ over social gatherings, opposition commentary NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine said while the... read more »

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Former health minister calls for the return of parliamentary democracy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands said yesterday he will not support an extension of the emergency... read more »

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Social Services processing rental assistance after months of delay

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said yesterday that the department is currently processing rental assistance after... read more »

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Abaco in “precarious situation” with COVID, ongoing reconstruction — says MP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury said the construction industry represents a major hotspot for COVID-19... read more »

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Govt. commits to support food distribution program until end of October

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has provided more than $13.2 million to the National Food Distribution Programme (NFDP) to date,... read more »

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Boarders relocation costs govt. $800,000 in the first year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s initiative to relocate boarders from the Princess Margaret Hospital will cost $800,000 in the first... read more »

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Virtual Parliament sessions would infringe on public’s rights, says PLP senator

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday that while he agrees with alternative accommodations being... read more »

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RBDF apprehends 83 Dominican poachers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A total of 83 Dominican fishermen onboard two Dominican Fishing Vessels were apprehended in the south western... read more »

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Police investigate spate of shootings in NP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that occurred in New Providence yesterday. In the first incident,... read more »

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Abaconian trio face triple threat as a team

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In the last year, three Abaco natives have faced property destruction inflicted by Hurricane Dorian, a cancer... read more »

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GB police clamp down of mask violators, 11 cited

Police continue to clamp down on residents in Grand Bahama for failing to adhere to emergency protocols. Authorities cited 11... read more »

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Man attempts suicide in GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating a suicide attempt of a 29-year-old man in Eight Mile Rock early this morning.... read more »

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PAHO: Bahamas showing balance between reducing transmission and reopening

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas has proven that public health strategies can work to reduce transmission and strike a balance... read more »

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Govt. plans to extend emergency orders until October 31

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government intends to to extend the public state of emergency and emergency orders until October 31,... read more »

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Former AG: Bahamas shift to republic is inevitable

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Attorney General Sean McWeeney, Q.C. yesterday said the country’s shift to a republic is inevitable in... read more »

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Downward trend: Family Islands on track to be virus free

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As he underscored the recent downward trend of coronavirus cases, particularly in New Providence, Prime Minister Dr... read more »

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PM says Davis is COVID immune, blasts absence from House

PLP labels PM’s assertion “divisive and contradictory” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday suggested people previously infected... read more »

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Three days of suspected COVID deaths

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For the third consecutive day, the Ministry of Health reported another death was being investigated to determine... read more »

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House Speaker urges MPs to test for COVID-19 following exposure at Parliament

Several MPs have already tested for the virus, some awaiting advice  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Speaker of the House of Assembly... read more »

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RBDF calls off search for missing boaters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) has called off the search for five missing boaters who went... read more »