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Foreign Affairs minister will meet with US Secretary of State in Jamaica

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield will travel to Jamaica today to meet with United States Secretary... read more »

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Health ministry monitoring coronavirus outbreak in China

No restriction of travel or trade necessary, says minister NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas is monitoring an outbreak of a... read more »

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Keep medical marijuana industry for Bahamians – says poll

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Fifty-six percent of respondents who participated in an August 2018 Public Domain survey believe that a legalized... read more »

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Public works employees demand raises after 20 years

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Several line staff employees of the Ministry of Public Works yesterday demonstrated in front of the John... read more »

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Health ministry defends storage of Dorian victims’ remains in Abaco

‘All victims will be buried with dignity’ says ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health yesterday sought to clarify... read more »

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Customs Management Optimization project to identify $15 million in uncollected revenue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has signed a $1.4 million contract with international customs consultants TTEK Global Inc. for a... read more »

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Do you think the government should increase the minimum wage for both public and private sectors?

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Davis demands answers over proposed sale of BPL power plants to Shell

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Davis yesterday called on the government to explain its intentions to... read more »

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Disaster authority to hold strategy retreat

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority will host a three-day retreat in Grand Bahama, in order to strategize key initiatives... read more »

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Bahamas Carnival Experience 2020 to reintroduce music masters competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The 2020 Bahamas Carnival Experience, which is set to take place on May 1 – 3, will... read more »

Crime

Armed men rob residents in early morning home invasion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A group of armed men robbed the residents of a home on Joe Farrington Road early Sunday... read more »

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114 Haitians repatriated

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Immigration Department repatriated 114 Haitians to Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Friday. According to a press release,... read more »

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Police arrest man with $30k suspected cocaine at airport

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was arrested at the airport after he was found in possession of suspected cocaine valued... read more »

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Man burns woman in domestic dispute

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A woman is in hospital after she was burned by a man during an argument yesterday. Superintendent... read more »

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NIB contribution increase not on govt. agenda, says Rolle

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Notwithstanding recommendations, Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle said yesterday an increase in NIB contributions is not on... read more »

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UB Public Managers Union demonstrate over industrial agreement negotiations

 NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of the Bahamas’ Public Managers Union staged a demonstration yesterday over the status of negotiations... read more »

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Nearly 40 percent of Ragged Island solar panels installed

Ragged Island microgrid built to withstand 180 mph hurricane force winds NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Nearly 40 percent of the solar... read more »

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Police investigate apparent suicide

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an apparent suicide on Grand Bahama yesterday. According to reports, a... read more »

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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 »