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Equinor estimates another six months for oil spill cleanup

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Equinor has begun to demobilize its heavy machinery as oil spill recovery efforts on Grand Bahama shift focus... read more »

Local

Ragged Island to receive modular clinic

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government will be placing a modular clinic on Ragged Island, Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands... read more »

Business

Taxi president warns of industry face-off

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Taxicab Union president Wesley Ferguson yesterday warned of another face-off between taxi drivers and Transport and... read more »

Local

Lewis: Disaster authority to get full powers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis yesterday said his ministry is waiting... read more »

Business

J S Johnson sees 26 percent net income fall due to Dorian

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – J S Johnson, the BISX listed agent and broker, saw its consolidated net income fall 26 percent... read more »

Local

IDB: Nearly $100 million in Dorian damages to educational facilities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Hurricane Dorian, the merciless Category 5 storm that decimated parts of Grand Bahama and Abaco in early September,... read more »

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How would you rate the government’s handling of Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts?

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Business

IDB report estimates total cost of Dorian impact at $3.4 billion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A newly released Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report estimates the total cost of the impacts of Hurricane... read more »

Local

Family of missing pilot files for judicial review

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The wife of missing pilot Byron Ferguson, whose aircraft plunged into waters off Nirvana Beach last November,... read more »

Local

BCC alarm over immigration’s “desecration” of the church

BCC pres. says church leaders should act as liaisons on the ground NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop... read more »

Local

Christie: I am not aware of any impropriety in contract for RBDF vessels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday denied knowledge of any “impropriety or irregularity” regarding his administration’s engagement... read more »

Local

IOM calls for govt. to investigate migrant abuse claims

340 Haitian migrants deported post-Dorian NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the government to... read more »

Business

IDB: Dorian housing sector damage estimated at $1.48 billion

Health sector losses on Abaco and Grand Bahama estimated $37.7 million NASSAU,BAHAMAS- Hurricane Dorian’s damage to the housing sector on... read more »

Local

Investigator in Gibson trial admits she was wrong

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The investigator in the bribery trial of former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson yesterday admitted that she realized... read more »

Local

113 Haitians deported

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Immigration yesterday deported 113 Haitian migrants. “A joint team of law enforcement officers departed... read more »

Local

White House officially announces withdrawal of ‘Papa Doug’s’ nomination

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The United States White House has formally announced the withdrawal of the nomination of American billionaire Doug Manchester... read more »

Local

Haitian migrant: ‘I don’t want to be here anymore’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A Haitian migrant is in hospital with two broken arms after he fell from his bicycle attempting... read more »

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Local

Cooper: Additional BPL charge “shameless”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper last night called the government’s electricity rate reduction bond... read more »

Local

Investigator in Gibson trial admits to “editing” key witness’ statement

Court hears freeze order on Ash’s bank acc. discharged days before trial start NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The main investigator in... read more »

Business

IPO could be in the future for Shell deal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Works Minister Desmond Bannister and Shell North America yesterday confirmed an initial public offering (IPO) for shares... read more »

Business

Banks bracing for rise in loan delinquencies and loss of clients

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The commercial banking sector is bracing for a rise in loan delinquencies as well as loss of... read more »