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PM: “Many more deaths” were it not for emergency orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said today that had the government not enacted the COVID-19 Emergency Orders... read more »

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GB teacher charged with indecent assault

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — A 63-year-old teacher has been charged with indecent assault of female students at a Grand Bahama... read more »

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MP’s brother-in-law charged with assault and threats of death against him

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Alexander Williamson, the brother-in-law of Central and South Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson, was arraigned in the Magistrate’s... read more »

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Moody’s now expects lower economic rebound for The Bahamas in 2021

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Moody’s Investors Service said it now expects the country’s economic rebound to be lower this year and... read more »

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AG defends extension of state of emergency

Bethel: Only a little more ways to go before the start of mass vaccination NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl... read more »

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Dames: More than enough time to register 20,000 voters by next general election

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that he has received no reports of people having... read more »

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34 approvals under BEATS program to-date

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has received just over 100 applications thus far for its Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay... read more »

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Exuma Chamber of Commerce fears Scotia’s exit will impact half the banking population

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Exuma Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday that half of the island’s banking population will be... read more »

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IMF: Debt target delay “appropriate” as government’s near-term priority is to “save lives and livelihoods”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s near-term priority is to “save lives and livelihoods” according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF),... read more »

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BPC Perseverance Well #1 established as safety zone from ships and planes

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has tabled new regulations to the Petroleum Act, 2016, that establishes the area around the... read more »

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Govt optimistic about employment in tourism sector

Atlantis optimistic Spring Break will spur reopening of Royal Towers by end of February NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Labour... read more »

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Former Sky Bahamas financier seeks default judgement against Butler

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Sky Bahamas financier Fred Kaiser is seeking a default judgement against the airline’s former chief executive,... read more »

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PM Minnis urges Bahamians to remain vigilant

Govt intends to extend state of emergency until May 23 Minnis: We can see light at the end of the... read more »

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Davis urges govt to address voter registration concerns

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on the government to address pressing concerns... read more »

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Union chief: Extension of state of emergency raises “economic and social concerns”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A prominent trade union leader yesterday blasted as “unacceptable and a total disrespect to the labor movement”... read more »

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Baha Mar to complete final phase of reopening on March 4 with SLS and Rosewood

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following the December opening of the Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar is completing the final phase of its... read more »

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Hotel union president concerned about challenges to tourism rebound

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) President Darrin Woods yesterday expressed his concern over the... read more »

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Natural resources committee visits Andros

25 different resources in the country, including oil and aragonite, identified to be reviewed NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Parliament Select... read more »

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Global Tourism Crisis Committee recommends vaccine passports for resumption of international travel

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has underscored the need for vaccine passports in order to jumpstart international tourism... read more »

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Former Brexit MEP Robert Rowland dies in diving accident in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Brexit Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Robert Rowland, a father of four, has died in... read more »