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GB Minister: Latest cases signal risk of community spread

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Grand Bahama and Senator Kwasi Thompson yesterday pleaded with Grand Bahamians to stay... read more »

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COVID-19 focus causes immunizations drop

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas has seen a decrease in its number of immunizations, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis... read more »

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PPP for salvage yards in Abaco and Grand Bahama

$27 million spent on debris cleanup NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government will enter into a public private partnership with the... read more »

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Davis says govt. too passive with hotels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday accused the government of being too passive with... read more »

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Unemployment assistance program gets $48 mil. expansion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Finance has confirmed that $48 million has been allocated to finance an expansion of... read more »

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UB president shortlisted to lead American university

UTEB says farewell to Smith, says no need for Iraqi executive vice president NASSAU, BAHAMAS – President of the University... read more »

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PM Minnis: No Free Trade Zone for Andros

Govt has not reviewed or approved a multimillion-dollar proposal for aragonite mining and trade zone NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister... read more »

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PM Minnis begs Bahamians to stay home, warns against non-essential travel abroad

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With confirmed cases of COVID-19 seeing a resurgence in country’s worldwide in recent weeks, Prime Minister Dr.... read more »

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Two-year-old gunshot victim in urgent need of blood

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The family of a two-year-old girl are appealing for blood donations after the toddler was critically injured... read more »

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NHI reforms could save govt. $62 million over five years

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will lead a series of reforms to the National Health Insurance... read more »

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Supreme Court judge warns police against shooting suspects

Man shot by police awarded $22,500 in damages NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man shot twice by police nearly 13 years... read more »

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Only 40 percent of employers pay NIB on time

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While almost two-thirds of registered businesses make at least one payment to the National Insurance Board during... read more »

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Education director: There will be a deficit

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Education officials remain very concerned over the likely impact COVID-19 social distancing requirements and protocols will have... read more »

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Reverend says Bahamians too passive to take action over Columbus statue

Online petition has more than 9,000 signatures NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As calls for the removal of statues memorializing colonial or... read more »

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Turnquest defends fiscal projections, says Bahamians should be able to trust political leaders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest has accused the Opposition of spreading misinformation... read more »

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CRIME FEARS: Businesses bracing for spike as country reopens

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Businesses throughout the country are preparing their establishments for an expected spike in crime as the country... read more »

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Education Loan Authority collects $1.8M in default loans

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Education Loan Authority has collected nearly $1.8 million in outstanding loan payments since last June, according... read more »

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Nearly 650 Abaco residents approved for home repair funding

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government’s Small Home Repair Program has approved funding for 60 percent of its applicants impacted by... read more »

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Make it easier for victims to report sexual assault, says activist

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Equality Bahamas Director Alicia Wallace renewed calls for urgent policies to make reporting sexual assault and rape... read more »