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COVID ENFORCEMENT: Over $1 million dollars in fines in breach of emergency orders

52 people convicted and fined collectively $117,500 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There were approximately 1,940 violations of the COVID-19 Emergency Orders... read more »

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Concerns voiced over Royal Caribbean beach club development during fiery town hall

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Royal Caribbean executives last night revealed that they had initially requested 21 acres of crown land which... read more »

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FAIR IS FAIR: Prisoner commissioner maintains inmates being treated humanely

Murphy: Cigarettes banned in maximum security to “preserve health and safety” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prisoner Commissioner Charles Murphy on Friday... read more »

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FERGUSON’S OUT: Fox Hill incumbent will not seek re-election

Labour director eyeing constituency nomination from FNM NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Fox Hill MP Shonel Ferguson advised constituents yesterday that she... read more »

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“VERY SERIOUS AND TROUBLING MATTER”: Officials hone in on trend of marijuana edibles in schools

Eleuthera students get sick after eating marijuana-laced cookies shipped from NP Former health minister: Discussion on decriminalization of marijuana does... read more »

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RIGHT TO VOTE?: Prisoners on remand should be able to register to vote, asserts attorney

Munroe: Inmates innocent until proven guilty “but nobody is in the prison registering people to vote” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney... read more »

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CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBLY: Health minister OKs political campaigning once COVID protocols being followed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As political parties continue to launch their campaigns in the lead-up to the upcoming election, Minister of... read more »

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CENSUS GOES DIGITAL: Questionnaire to be available for online completion — a first in Bahamian history

National census slated for September 2021 Department of Statistics to gather data via online, telephone and personal interviews NASSAU, BAHAMAS... read more »

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RBC announces launch of financial advisory services

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has announced the launch of RBC Caribbean Financial Advisory Services (CFAS), a... read more »

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Union to seek answers from CIBC “top brass” over nixed GNB deal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Financial Services Union (BFSU) President Theresa Mortimer said yesterday that the union has asked to meet... read more »

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Roberts: “I really hope the worst is over”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Super Value Owner Rupert Roberts expressed hope that “the worst is over”, with his food store chain... read more »

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Bahamian environmentalist wins “Green Nobel Prize”

Kristal Ambrose’s youth activism spurred ban on single-use plastics  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Kristal Ambrose, a marine biologist from The Bahamas,... read more »

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COP: “We’ll catch you”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — While there have been fewer officers seen stationed at checkpoints on New Providence during curfew, dozens of... read more »

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Equality Bahamas urges govt. to implement sex education courses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following a recent study by the University of The Bahamas regarding the sexual knowledge of Bahamian college... read more »

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Credit demand declines sharply in first half of 2020

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Central Bank survey of bank lending conditions has revealed that demand for credit declined sharply across... read more »

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Cooper urges government to engage Scotiabank to delay or cancel Out Island pull-out

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Exuma and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper today implored the government to immediately engage in discussions with... read more »