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WhatsApp line created for COVID19 command center: TEXT 1 242 806-6852

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police have added a WhatsApp line to its COVID-19 command center after many people were unable able... read more »

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BNU: 10 percent of nurses without insurance

Williams calls on govt. to appoint six more nurses on COVID-19 frontlines NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Approximately 10 percent of nurses... read more »

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Mask on or off? We’re making them anyway, says AG

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl Bethel has said that The Bahamas will soon start the local manufacturing of masks... read more »

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Sands: We have adequate capacity to combat COVID-19

WHO says COVID-19 not ordinarily an aerosol, but may be possible in “specific circumstances” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Health... read more »

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Man hospitalized in GB after shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that left a man hospital this morning. According... read more »

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Tourists and non-residents urged to return home as Bahamas enforces border shutdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As The Bahamas enters a complete nationwide shutdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), non-residents... read more »

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Health officials following possible COVID-19 exposure on flight

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –The Ministry of Health has confirmed that it is “aware” of and following a possible incident of COVID-19... read more »

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TUC ‘deeply troubled’ by COVID-19 labour impact

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A trade union leader said yesterday it was ‘sad and deeply troubling’ that many Bahamian worker have effectively... read more »

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Man killed hours ahead of emergency partial shutdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was shot and killed while standing outside a home in Stapledon Gardens just hours before... read more »

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Govt. COVID-19 lockdown “overly cautious”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is being “overly cautious” in its decision to implement strict measures to prevent the spread... read more »

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PM warns “fake news gurus”, Moultrie endorses emergency orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday sent a warning to “fake news gurus” as he unveiled COVID-19... read more »

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Govt. closing in on shanty town dwellers in Andros

AG’s office preparing in the event of non-compliance NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is moving forward with plans to remove... read more »

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Govt. intends to regularize contract workers, says minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is seeking to regularize hundreds of public service workers on contracts this year, according to... read more »

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RBC to bring temp. branch to Abaco next month

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) expects to re-establish a temporary physical presence in Abaco by the... read more »

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Dames defends slow pace of Dorian victim identification

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday sought to defend the pace of the identification of Hurricane... read more »

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Flamingo Air plane’s landing gear collapses after landing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Flamingo Air aircraft’s landing gear collapsed while taxiing to the ramp area, shortly after landing at... read more »

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Acting commodore: RBDF work has diverted illegal migrants to TCI

King: Turks and Caicos overwhelmed with illegal migration attempts NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Acting Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Dr.... read more »

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Commercial banks withstand Dorian shock

But the economy could still contract in 2020, says Central Bank gov. NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  The Commercial banks have been able... read more »