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2020 storm names list nearly exhausted

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There are only four storm names remaining for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season before forecasters have to... read more »

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System failure forces island-wide blackout on New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said a system failure at its Clifton Pier Power Station A led... read more »

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DRA: MOFA pursuing seven govts. for Dorian pledges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is still waiting to receive funds and services pledged from worldwide governments and institutions during... read more »

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Emergency Order outlines latest restrictions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has issued the latest emergency orders outlining a range of eased restrictions, including the removal of... read more »

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VINDICATED: Supreme Court rules in favour of Jamaican national Matthew Sewell

Sewell seeking $27 million in damages  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Supreme Court judge has ruled in favor of Jamaican national... read more »

Sports

Chisholm makes first start in the major league

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Jazz Chisholm will make his first major league start at shortstop tonight and will bat ninth for the... read more »

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Hurricane Dorian: Barri and the Six

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – It’s been one year since Grand Bahama and Abaco residents faced the merciless beating of Hurricane Dorian.... read more »

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Several men arraigned in Magistrate’s Court

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several men were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday on several different charges, ranging from fraud and... read more »

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Class action lawsuit to include opt-out clause for interested parties

23 lawyers participating in suit against govt over emergency orders NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney Wayne Munroe said yesterday that some... read more »

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“Force an election” — says PLP Chairman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday blamed the prime minister for the chaotic scenes that... read more »

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COVID-19 hospitalizations double, 95 new cases confirmed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials today confirmed 95 more cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas and one additional death. Among... read more »

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More than 50 police and civilian staff positive for COVID-19 – to date

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames revealed yesterday that there have been over 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases... read more »

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More than 200 healthcare workers at PMH being monitored, 30 infected

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — More than 200 healthcare workers at the Princess Margaret Hospital are actively being monitored following possible exposure... read more »

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Legendary political activist Effie Walkes dies at 96

Walkes was the “only woman in the room” when Black Tuesday was planned NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Effie Walkes, legendary political... read more »

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TIPPING POINT: PMH’s Accident and Emergency Dept. at capacity

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With health care facilities in New Providence and Grand Bahama reaching capacity, healthcare workers warn the government... read more »

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No funds for constant repatriations

Immigration minister urges Bahamians to take COVID-19 seriously NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson yesterday said the country could... read more »

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Nurses sound alarm over capacity, overcrowded facilities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) President Amancha Williams yesterday expressed grave concern over the current capacity of healthcare... read more »

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COVID-19 cases soar to 679

Clusters of COVID-19 cases spread over businesses and government institutions NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the number of coronavirus cases in... read more »

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Hurricane Isaias deals little damage — says PM

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday noted there appeared to be little physical damage to the northern... read more »

Business

Go Digital: Economist warns traditional jobs will be displaced

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas must commit greater focus to the digital economy, according to a local economist, who warned... read more »