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Non-profit coalition secures nearly 3 million rapid antigen tests

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Tourism has announced a public-private partnership with the Living With COVID Coalition (LWCC), a... read more »

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Tourism Minister: We’re still on track for Nov 1 plan

Access to up to 3 million rapid antigen tests to support new travel protocols NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Tourism... read more »

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Nearly 700 cases confirmed in seven days

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials confirmed an additional 56 coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in... read more »

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Bishop Ellis blasts PM over emergency powers extension

FNM Chairman brands sermon “nasty political attack” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Mount Tabor Church Senior Pastor Bishop Neil Ellis yesterday gave... read more »

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Quarantined minister temporarily resigns to facilitate Senate adjournment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Cabinet Office announced yesterday that Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson had resigned from... read more »

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Bannister to query BPL’s nearly 9,000 disconnections claim

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Works Minister Desmond Bannister said yesterday that he has asked Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) to provide... read more »

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GB airport closed for two days after American Airlines plane skids off runway

NASSAU,BAHAMAS — Aviation officials said yesterday the Grand Bahama airport could fully reopen today as investigations into a recent incident... read more »

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Former speaker: Parliament needs to advance

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former House Speaker Dr Kendal Major yesterday insisted that the time has come for Parliament to become... read more »

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VAT on Facebook ads to provide “even footing”, says Johnson

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Beginning November 1, Facebook ads in The Bahamas will be subject to 12 percent value-added tax (VAT).... read more »

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MP: Eleuthera residents had ‘every right’ to be upset over water supply disruption

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Central and South Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson said yesterday that his constituents had “every right” to be... read more »

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WSC obtains injunction against reverse osmosis operator over Eleuthera supply disruption

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has obtained a Supreme Court injunction against a reverse osmosis plant... read more »

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Christian Council suggests govt. consideration of cannabis reform ‘nudged’ by special interest

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) yesterday maintained its opposition to marijuana reform and the introduction of a... read more »

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Doctors Hospital: Increased testing key strategy in COVID-19 mitigation strategy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Doctors Hospital chief executive Charles Sealey said yesterday that increasing COVID-19 testing wherever possible is a key... read more »

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Body of a man found, foul play suspected

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The body of a man was found shortly before 8 pm on Saturday on Fifth Street, Coconut... read more »

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BTVI president to represent institution at leaders conference

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) prepares to participate in the Emerging Leaders in the... read more »

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Harnessing the gift of food: BAMSI donates produce to Ranfurly Home

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) donated produce from its farm in North Andros to... read more »

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COP believes marijuana will remain illegal next year

“If you’re found with dope, you ‘gone get’ lock up,” says Rolle NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle... read more »