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44 Haitian migrants apprehended in the Exuma Cays

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) apprehended 44 Haitian migrants in the Exuma chain yesterday. The migrants were... read more »

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Three businesses close for cleaning after workers test positive for COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After one staff member of Dairy Queen (Bahamas) Marathon Mall tested positive for coronavirus last week, the... read more »

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NEMA issues all clear as storm conditions lashed northwest Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Despite the “all clear” given for all of The Bahamas around 9am, residents on Grand Bahama, Bimini... read more »

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Isaias weakens to tropical storm, but could re-intensify over Bimini

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Isaias has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it exits Andros and shifts eastward toward Bimini, according to... read more »

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BPL: No timeframe for power restoration on NP, customers restored in several Family Islands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) has advised that while customers in Bimini, Great Harbour Cay, Rum Cay... read more »

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USAID team mobilized for hurricane assistance in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An 11-member Bahamas-based USAID team of disaster experts has been activated in The Bahamas, according to a... read more »

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Lewis urges West End and coastal west GB residents to evacuate

135 people in shelters across The Bahamas NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis today said... read more »

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Eleuthera, Andros and GB feeling storm

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents in Eleuthera, Abaco, and Grand Bahama are now experiencing tropical storm force winds, which are expected... read more »

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Just over 50 people in Andros shelters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There are 53 people in shelters in Andros, according to Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness Iram... read more »

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High gusts force outages in New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light has advised that high hurricane gusts and trees have forced outages in New... read more »

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Isaias strengthens, takes aim at Andros

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After some strengthening overnight, the center of Hurricane Isaias is approaching North Andros with 85 mph winds.... read more »

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Cases climb to 574, testing backlog of 48-72 hrs

66 new confirmed COVID-19 cases NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials confirmed 66 new cases of coronavirus yesterday, taking the number... read more »

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Safe zones for quarantined individuals at shelters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the all-clear was given for Inagua and Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday, Hurricane Isaias continued to... read more »

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BPL shutdown in eastern New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) has advised that three of its feeders have been shut... read more »

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PHA suspends services

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) and the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) fully activated their command centers today.... read more »

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ISAIAS UPDATE: Long Island, Exuma undergoing strong winds

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Hurricane Isaias continues to bring heavy rain and strong tropical storm force winds over Long Island, Exuma and... read more »

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Central Bahamas feeling Isaias, storm seeking to reorganize

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tropical storm force winds and some hurricane conditions are now being felt in the central islands of... read more »

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Ten shelters opened on New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The National Emergency Management Agency has advised that 10 shelters are open on New Providence. Those shelters... read more »

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BPL announces controlled shutdown of high-risk NP areas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light has advised it will shut off power to high-risk areas in the New... read more »

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Southeast Bahamas being lashed by Hurricane Isaias, storm could strengthen to a Cat 2

A third system in Atlantic with 20 percent chance of formation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — “Strong winds and heavy squalls” continue... read more »