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CARDED AT BIRTH: NIB and Immigration Dept working on national ID card

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The National Insurance Board (NIB) is collaborating with the Department of Immigration to produce a card that... read more »

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Bahamas still using Remdesivir to treat COVID despite mixed feedback from global health society

Forbes notes continued emergence of new vaccines in the meantime is “a good thing” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas continues... read more »

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RING THE BELL: DNA stages protest downtown

NASSAU BAHAMAS — Several members and supporters of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) staged a protest in Rawson Square yesterday,... read more »

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MULLING IT OVER: Legal advice being sought on special voting privilege for storm victims

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie said yesterday that the Constituencies Commission has sought the... read more »

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“IT’S SICKENING”: AG says indecent assault sentence being investigated as victim’s father asks “where is the justice?”

“What justice do I get as a daddy?” “A drug dealer or a murderer is more susceptible to going to... read more »

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AT YOUR OWN PERIL: Dames warns would-be criminals not to exchange gunfire with police

National security minister hints sex offenders registry and more body-worn cameras soon to come NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Renewing a cautionary... read more »

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BACK IN THE GAME: Wilchcombe wins committee nod for Bimini

Former MP “determined to continue the work I’ve started” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe won the... read more »

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“PICEWELL DESERVED BETTER”: Johnson lambastes PLP’s treatment of old guard

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Immigration Elsworth Johnson yesterday lamented Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis’ treatment of several senior and... read more »

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Reopening of Lighthouse Pointe pushed back to March 25

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS — The Grand Lucayan’s Lighthouse Pointe will reopen on March 25 with a focus on domestic tourism,... read more »

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ADDING TO THE BLUEPRINT: Parker-Edgecombe confident of making an impact in new Cabinet role

Only woman in Cabinet assures she will be the voice of women NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Newly-appointed Minister of State for... read more »

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NO AMBIGUITY: Former PM Christie says he will take the COVID-19 vaccine

Christie suggests tourists should be vaccinated too; says it is of “paramount interest” to the country NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former... read more »

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TOO KIND: Bannister downplays PM’s “co-prime minister” suggestion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister Desmond Bannister yesterday downplayed the prime minister’s suggestion that he would serve as “co-prime... read more »

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DISCHARGED: Former PM well enough to continue recovery at home

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was discharged from Doctor’s Hospital yesterday after being admitted to the Intensive... read more »

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READY TO OWN: Some shantytown residents keen for govt land offer, others skeptical

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While some residents of at least three unregulated communities, otherwise known as shantytowns, expressed an eagerness yesterday... read more »

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ACT OF A NATIONALIST: Bannister commends Forbes’ decision; says his legacy is complete

Minister of works promises Andros projects will be completed NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister Desmond Bannister yesterday supported the... read more »

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CONUNDRUM: D’Aguilar says Grand Lucayan sale “challenged”, but deal on the “home stretch”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While “difficult”, the sale of the Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahama to Royal Caribbean and the... read more »

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CARRY THE BRAND: PM calls on regularized citizens to drop “Haitian-Bahamian” title

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis underscored Bahamians of Haitian descent living in unregulated communities are entitled to... read more »

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“IT’S THAT SEASON”: Humes awaiting FNM ratification process to “run its course”

Five incumbents, excluding PM, awaiting renomination NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Fort Charlotte MP Mark Humes, who is among the last of... read more »

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CC Sweeting School awards students for achievements in Career and Technical Education

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Teachers and administrators at CC Sweeting recently celebrated the achievements of Career and Technical Education (CTE) students,... read more »

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OB/GYN shines spotlight on endometriosis during awareness month

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Endometriosis is a debilitating reproductive health concern for women; still, very few people are talking about it.... read more »