Local

BUT President “hopeful” for upcoming industrial negotiations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While talks have yet to resume for the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) industrial agreement, the union’s... read more »

Local

Pharmaceuticals top list of drugs seized in 2019

More than 100,000 marijuana plants seized in 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pharmaceutical amphetamine-type drugs and marijuana plants made up the... read more »

Business

Government still seeking clarity over France backlisting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Finance minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday said the government is still seeking clarity from France over its... read more »

Local

PLP Leader calls PM a hypocrite on campaign finance reform pledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Phillip Davis yesterday called Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis a “hypocrite” over... read more »

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Trump’s impeachment will not impact Bahamas, says Ambassador Collie

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The impeachment of United States President Donald Trump won’t have any impact on The Bahamas, said Bahamas... read more »

Business

Business urged to prepare for single-use plastics ban come January 1

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Businesses are being urged to ready themselves for the introduction of the single-use plastic ban on January... read more »

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Do you think the government should increase the minimum wage for both public and private sectors?

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PM’s brother denies assault claim

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Businessman Cyril Minnis yesterday rebuffed claims he struck a Grand Bahama lawyer in the face during a... read more »

Business

Abaco and Grand Bahama excluded from Labour Force Survey due to Hurricane Dorian

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Abaco and Grand Bahama will not be included in the next Department of Statistics Labour Force Survey... read more »

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Sears urges govt. to pass Integrity Bill 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Attorney General Alfred Sears said yesterday the corruption trials of two former Cabinet ministers have set... read more »

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Harbour development opponents ‘surprise’ over swift approval claim

Balk at developer’s $100,000 pledge NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Opponents of the multi-million Briland Residence and Marina yesterday expressed ‘surprise’ over the... read more »

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No pre-clearance for GB intl. airport, but that’s just ‘icing on the cake’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Grand Bahama and Abaco airports will be assessed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this week to... read more »

Local

‘A travesty of justice’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Jamaican attorney Keith Knight, QC yesterday called the Minnis administration’s handling of two former Cabinet minister’s corruption... read more »

Local

Former BEC chairman says ‘nothing to be done’ over proposed BPL bill increase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite mounting uproar from the public over Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) proposed fee hike, former Bahamas... read more »

Sports

IC Bahamas hosts tennis clinic for children affected by Hurricane Dorian

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A tennis clinic for 25 young children affected by Hurricane Dorian was held on Sunday at The National... read more »

Local

Two men dead in separate traffic accidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police are investigating two weekend traffic fatalities. In the first fatality, a man was struck by a... read more »

Local

Intl. Red Cross report: Increased risk of gender-based violence at Hurricane Dorian shelters

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – There is a heightened risk of gender-based violence (GBV) at Hurricane Dorian shelters in New Providence, according... read more »

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Business

Eight entrepreneurs receive grant funding under post-Dorian financing program

NASSAU,BAHAMAS – The Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) along with the Ministry of Finance yesterday announced the award... read more »

Local

Marsh Harbour airport misses PM’s deadline

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, will not open to international flights today... read more »

Local

PSA: Officers in Abaco in “survival mode”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While officers deployed to Abaco in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are committed to the task of ensuring... read more »

Local

Broadcasting pioneer Calsey Johnson dies

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas High Commissioner to Canada, and veteran broadcaster Dr Calsey Johnson passed away in hospital this morning.... read more »