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SURGE: Bahamas records more than 1,000 cases in less than two weeks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas has now surpassed 6,000 coronavirus cases, after confirming more than 1,000 cases in just under... read more »

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Legalize cannabis — Economic Recovery Committee suggests hybrid approach strict controls

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Economic Recovery Committee has recommended the government legalize the cannabis industry in The Bahamas with strict... read more »

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Hurricane Epsilon to generate large swells but no direct hit to The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While Hurricane Epsilon is expected to generate large wave swells, the storm will not directly impact The... read more »

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Auditor General’s report underscores “abuse” at Bahamas consulate in Miami

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An audit of the consulate general of The Bahamas in Miami found a lack of oversight of... read more »

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ULTIMATUM: House Speaker threatens to turn over office keys

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie yesterday provided the government with an ultimatum to address... read more »

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Flood prone areas: ‘We have accepted our fate’

Bannister: Climate Change behind continuous flooding NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After days of continuous rain leading to flooding in several areas... read more »

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Electronic devices will be placed in the hands of every student

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Education will provide an electronic device to every student in the public school system... read more »

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State of emergency to be extended to Nov. 30

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government intends to extend the public state of emergency to November 30. Addressing the House of Assembly... read more »

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PM announces $250 mil. financing plan for small businesses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government will provide $250 million in financing to small Bahamian... read more »

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Davis to PM: “Come clean” on Brennen working from abroad

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to “come clean” to... read more »

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Symonette: Extension of emergency orders necessary

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — St Annes MP Brent Symonette said yesterday that he believes an extension of the public state of... read more »

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BDM wants to bring “happiness back” to The Bahamas with 40-year vision

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Insisting the existing political parties have failed the electorate, Bahamas Democratic Movement (BPM) Leader Cassius Stuart said... read more »

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Bannister: Work permit holders in North Andros living in illegal structures

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After traveling to North Andros to investigate dozens of illegal structures, Public Works Minister Desmond Bannister said... read more »

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Bannister defends govt. $20m Works stimulus

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Public Works Desmond Banister yesterday defended the government’s $20 million stimulus initiative, insisting that the... read more »

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Arawak Cay vendor seeking judicial review on “discriminatory” emergency orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Supreme Court will determine whether to grant the owner of an Arawak Cay restaurant leave to... read more »

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Immigration minister says nothing amiss with transfer of immigration officers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Amid speculation surrounding the transfers of several immigration officers within the department, Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson yesterday... read more »

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Epsilon strengthens into Category 1 hurricane, no threat to The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Epsilon strengthened into a hurricane on Monday night in the central Atlantic. The Category 1 hurricane had maximum... read more »

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PM: Brennen virtually “leading charge” on Bahamas border control from Washington

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis confirmed this morning that Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Delon Brennen has... read more »

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LOCATION PENDING: Nearly five percent of COVID-19 cases are untraceable

“If we did not have the information on day one, it’s not going to become available on day 21” –... read more »

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Clinical Recovery: Retesting some positive COVID-19 cases not a necessity

Some people can test positive for several weeks after recovery without being infectious  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Dr. Nikkiah Forbes, Director of... read more »