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Fourteen more COVID-related deaths recorded, 10 more under investigating

Long Island administrator believes cases stemmed from fishing trip NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Another 14 people were claimed by the coronavirus... read more »

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Man who took $872 in ‘mutilated’ BSD to Central Bank given conditional discharge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Leslie Hendrick Bodie, 50, was given a conditional discharge when he appeared in a Magistrate’s Court just... read more »

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WELLNESS CRISIS: Psychologist agrees with pause of Sandilands admissions but notes marked mental health impact

Thompson expects to face “thousands of individuals who are going to need assistance with the massive loss of life we... read more »

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Minister Sweeting urges food security measures on World Food Day 2021

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs Clay Sweeting urged Bahamians to place an emphasis... read more »

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MORE ACCESS, MORE HOPE: Former marijuana commission co-chair is hopeful for Davis-led administration’s mandate for cannabis regulation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana’s (BNCM) Cochair Simeon Hall said yesterday…     The commission’s mandate... read more »

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ORG Education launches ‘No Slappin’ Up’ podcast and poster competition

“I hope that as I continue working with this program, I can help make young people more cognizant of these... read more »

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ORG Education sets eyes on second GBV cohort

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After a successful first run of the Me, You, Us Youth Saloon program, the Organization for Responsible... read more »

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A ‘FOOLISH’ SIGNAL: Former public service minister says review of promotions “political decision”

Rolle submits govt will move forward with all promotions and other exercises will be “approved without fail” NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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EARNED, NOT GIVEN: Mitchell says decision to rescind pension policy was determined by legal opinion

Minnis: We don’t agree with it Mitchell suggests opposition of trying to “pollute the issue” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s... read more »

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STILL STUCK ABROAD: Travel ban on Haiti under review as Bahamians and residents still unable to return

Man stuck in Haiti since March: We have been damaged, neglected and abandoned NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government seeks to arrange... read more »

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Caribbean and Latin America experienced larger share of COVID infections and deaths based on region size, says report

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Structural inequities in health and disparities in coronavirus vaccine availability in the region have resulted in unequal... read more »

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“ENCOURAGING FIRST STEP”: Abaco chamber welcomes housing proposal and other infrastructure initiatives

Govt reviewing 150 house-building proposals for Abaco Davis said his govt focused on “the ongoing suffering of the people” NASSAU,... read more »

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CRIME DOWN: Overall crime down by two percent; murders trending upward when compared to 2020

87 murders recorded in the first nine months of 2021 Retaliation and conflict are most common motives for murders NASSAU,... read more »

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RESTRUCTURING: Reassigned officers rejoin RBPF executive leadership team

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Three senior police officers who were placed on leave in 2019 will now serve in leadership positions... read more »

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WHEN WILL IT END?: PAHO says trajectory of COVID pandemic remains “highly uncertain”

PAHO: Latin America and the Caribbean on track to reach WHO vaccination target of 40% by end of year “The... read more »

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NOT OFF THE TABLE: Govt still intends to construct national park for Bahamian heroes, says Mitchell

“Action on the statue has enlivened the debate in a way we never did on the subject”  NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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OFF THE HOOK?: RBPF unable to investigate Gibson or Fitzgerald without formal complaints, says COP

“I don’t have any authority to go and dig into nobody’s business unless there’s a complaint” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As... read more »