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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 »

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Minimum wage committee to be appointed, says labour director

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Director of Labour John Pinder confirmed yesterday that the National Tripartithe Council will create a council to... read more »

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Ministry of Health $670m ‘wishlist’ to overhaul health sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health’s ‘wish list’ at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) pledge conference included up... read more »

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Davis: No need for intl. contractors, Bahamians can do the work

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday said it would be unfair for international contractors... read more »

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P3 pledge deal still in infancy stages, says Sands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands yesterday stressed the public private partnership proposed by The P3 Group... read more »

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McCartney encourages govt. to move swiftly on cannabis decriminalization

Former DNA leader says Bahamians should have “huge interest” in cannabis industry NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Democratic National Alliance (DNA)... read more »

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WFP launches food voucher programme for 500 families in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food vouchers to assist 500 of the most... read more »

Entertainment

Story Slam returns for a year of compelling tales

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Illiterati Story Slam returns this month to give a platform to the Bahamian cultural birthright of storytelling.... read more »

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Dames mum on RBDF commodore’s return

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday refused to confirm whether Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore... read more »

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65 percent of Dorian pledges under lease purchase agreement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The $975 million pledged by The P3 Group Inc for restoration and rebuilding efforts post-Hurricane Dorian will... read more »

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AG: Gov’t to seek compensation from Carnival Cruise Lines after more pollution incidents exposed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday assured that the government will enforce its environmental laws package and seek compensation... read more »

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No plan for Farm shantytown residents five months after Dorian

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is still struggling to begin cleanup efforts in the Farm shantytown on Abaco. Minister of... read more »

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Body cameras for officers within first quarter

Govt. advancing talks with firm on tasers NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police officers will be wearing body cameras within the next... read more »

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Woman raped during home invasion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A woman was sexually assaulted by one of two men during a home invasion on Tuesday morning,... read more »