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 Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday assured that the government will not approve a free trade zone in Andros and insisted his administration will not sell vast tracks of Bahamian land. Minnis comments come amidst growing public […]

Berry Islands begin COVID19 testing, as North Andros health facility prepares for possible cases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – North Andros health facilities have been braced for possible coronavirus cases, said the island’s administrator Joseph Ferguson yesterday. “The clinic continues to open daily and are doing their regular duties,” Ferguson said in an interview with Eyewitness News. “They’ve identified places for persons who need to be quarantined. “We’ve located two areas […]

Andros prepared for COVID-19 spread but hopeful, says administrator

Some 200 Central Andros residents seek unemployment benefits amidst resorts closures  Students don’t have access to wifi or devices  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is expected to meet with Family Island administrators over teleconference today to discuss protocols on the islands to manage the spread of the coronavirus. The meetings follow up […]

Andros plane crash UPDATE

Update: Central Andros Administrator, Glen Lightbourne, this afternoon confirmed that vital debris from the crash including flight documentation has been recovered. Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Tellis Bethell has also confirmed that defense force divers along with local fisherman retrieved body parts along with debris from the plane.