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DOUBLE STANDARD: McAlpine accuses FNMs of holding “strategy meetings” in breach of protocols

MP blasts PM as ‘duplicitous’ over social gatherings, opposition commentary NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine said while the... read more »

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Former health minister calls for the return of parliamentary democracy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands said yesterday he will not support an extension of the emergency... read more »

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Social Services processing rental assistance after months of delay

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said yesterday that the department is currently processing rental assistance after... read more »

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Abaco in “precarious situation” with COVID, ongoing reconstruction — says MP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Abaco MP James Albury said the construction industry represents a major hotspot for COVID-19... read more »

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Govt. commits to support food distribution program until end of October

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has provided more than $13.2 million to the National Food Distribution Programme (NFDP) to date,... read more »

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Boarders relocation costs govt. $800,000 in the first year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s initiative to relocate boarders from the Princess Margaret Hospital will cost $800,000 in the first... read more »

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Virtual Parliament sessions would infringe on public’s rights, says PLP senator

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday that while he agrees with alternative accommodations being... read more »

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Abaco Chamber director slams “disrespectful” crime downplay

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Abaco Chamber of Commerce director said yesterday it was “disrespectful” to the island’s residents to see... read more »

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Central Bank: FDI projects continue to support construction sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Construction sector activity in the second quarter of the year remained largely supported by ongoing varied scale... read more »

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FOCOL eyeing new revenue streams to mitigate potential COVID-19 earnings loss

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — FOCOL Holdings reported net income of $29 million for the fiscal year ending July 31, with management... read more »

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RBDF apprehends 83 Dominican poachers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A total of 83 Dominican fishermen onboard two Dominican Fishing Vessels were apprehended in the south western... read more »

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Banks write off $31.4 mil. delinquent loans in Q2

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Banks wrote-off an estimated $31.4 million in delinquent loans in the second quarter, according to the Central... read more »

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Police investigate spate of shootings in NP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that occurred in New Providence yesterday. In the first incident,... read more »

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Abaconian trio face triple threat as a team

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In the last year, three Abaco natives have faced property destruction inflicted by Hurricane Dorian, a cancer... read more »

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PAHO: Bahamas showing balance between reducing transmission and reopening

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas has proven that public health strategies can work to reduce transmission and strike a balance... read more »

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Govt. plans to extend emergency orders until October 31

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government intends to to extend the public state of emergency and emergency orders until October 31,... read more »

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Former AG: Bahamas shift to republic is inevitable

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Attorney General Sean McWeeney, Q.C. yesterday said the country’s shift to a republic is inevitable in... read more »

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Downward trend: Family Islands on track to be virus free

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As he underscored the recent downward trend of coronavirus cases, particularly in New Providence, Prime Minister Dr... read more »

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IDB backs mandatory evacuation protocol

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — It is “due time” for a mandatory evacuation protocol to be established in The Bahamas, according to... read more »

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PM says Davis is COVID immune, blasts absence from House

PLP labels PM’s assertion “divisive and contradictory” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday suggested people previously infected... read more »