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TOO SOON: CPSA suggests Bahamas should not adopt CDC’s maskless policy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Consultant Physicians Staff Association (CPSA) President Dr Sabriquet Pinder-Butler suggested yesterday that not enough is known about... read more »

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CONFIDENCE: Wilchcombe says West GB and Bimini will make the “right choice” at the polls

Former minister eager to “continue the work I started in the constituency”  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe... read more »

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SHUT DOWN: Court of Appeal denies Nygard’s application for Privy Council appeal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal has denied Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s application for conditional leave to appeal... read more »

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SEEKING CLARITY: Oil drilling opponents claim BPC owes govt for license fees; call on company to clarify

BREEF head: BPC must sort out license fees before applying to renew But BPC new incoming CEO says oil company... read more »

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REMOVE THEM: Rape allegations spur human rights group to demand ban on male officers at immigration safe house

HRB suggests incident not isolated but result of predatory culture; Immigration Dept says matter was investigated “Someone has to have... read more »

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“CHECK MY HISTORY”: PM dismisses accusations of govt using public purse for campaign travel

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday dismissed accusations of the Free National Movement (FNM) campaigning on the... read more »

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“HUMANITARIAN”: Govt will assist displaced shantytown residents, says social services minister

Minister tells migrants not to be afraid to come forward for assistance  Campbell: The Ministry of Social Services is not... read more »

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RUNNING OUT OF TIME: “Uncertainty” looms as Dorian tax breaks set to expire, says Abaco Chamber

Hutton says Abaco residents have tried to engage govt to no avail NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the Hurricane Dorian tax... read more »

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OWN IT: Major support for 100% Bahamian-owned cannabis industry, survey finds

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  The majority of respondents surveyed in a recent Public Domain poll supported Bahamians having 100 percent ownership... read more »

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Pilot and passengers walked away from ditched plane after engine caught ablaze

AAIA: Probable cause of accident a “catastrophic failure” of a cylinder of the left engine NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 57-year-old... read more »

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Securities regulator secures Privy Council decision in decade-old legal battle

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The securities industry regulator has secured a Privy Council decision in its favor in a decade-old legal... read more »

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TAKE FLIGHT: Bahamas must maximize returns on airspace takeover, urges local aviation industry operator

“Aviation is more than flying a plane; we have to bring in aviation mechanics and when you look at it,... read more »

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Davis congratulates parties in debate series; slams FNM’s abstention

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday congratulated the participants of the first National Election... read more »

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PROTECT THE ELDERLY: COVID death results in renewed restrictions at senior citizens homes

Elder care home outbreak not reported for two weeks Minister could not confirm whether six infected individuals were vaccinated or... read more »

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TRAGEDY AFTERMATH: Social services assisting more than 40 people impacted by recent fires

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The back-to-back fires on Jennie Street and Fritz Lane last week impacted 42 people, according to Social... read more »

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“WE WILL GET YOU”: Dames warns would-be criminals amid increase in drug busts

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday warned individuals partaking in illegal activities that they will pay... read more »

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SOCIETY OF LAWS: DPM says Bahamas must take a stand against shantytowns if it doesn’t want to be like Haiti

Abaco shantytown demolitions will continue despite scolding from UN Bannister warns New Providence squatters are next NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy... read more »

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BAD TO WORSE: Shantytown resurgence further exacerbates Abaco’s “housing crisis”, says Chamber president

ABACO, BAHAMAS — The re-emergence of shantytowns on Abaco is merely exacerbating the housing crisis on the hurricane-ravaged island, according... read more »

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INTO THE FUTURE: Bahamas Cabinet goes digital

Thompson says ministers do not have to physically attend Cabinet meetings to participate NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Cabinet of The... read more »

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“Absolute explosion” of health visa applications; reports of returning Bahamians unable to receive health visas

Over 5,000 applicants per day Some travelers report being stranded in the US as they seek to return home today... read more »