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Shell Saxons Superstars named official winners of Boxing Day parade after penalty repealed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After protesting the unofficial results of the 2019 Boxing Day Parade, the Independent Review Committee (IRC) has... read more »

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PM supports release of prisoners with small amounts of marijuana convictions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday suggested that cannabis reform laws are on the horizon, as he... read more »

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Government and The Pointe developer at odds over labour force ratio

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is ‘very disappointed’ over the disproportionate ratio of Bahamians versus non-Bahamians currently employed at The... read more »

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Marijuana commission moved from Ministry of Health to protect integrity, says Minnis

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday defended his decision to remove the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana... read more »

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Foulkes confirms 11 workers laid-off at GB airport

Government to make formal statement on GB airport status NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Labour Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday confirmed 11 persons employed... read more »

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New sanitary measures for North Andros produce after groundwater contamination

Officials say public water supply is unaffected and entirely safe for domestic use NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An incident of groundwater contamination... read more »

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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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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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Bobcat Bahamas makes 54 employees redundant

Company under group that owns Cavalier Construction NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bobcat Bahamas, the well-known heavy duty equipment service provider, has made... read more »

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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 »

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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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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 »