New COVID-19 patients all over the age of 50

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The six new COVID-19 cases announced today are all over the age of 55, and the oldest confirmed patient is a 96-year-old man. The man has been hospitalized, alongside a 72-year-old male health care worker and a 59-year-old man – all of whom had no travel history. The Ministry of Health released […]

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 […]

Mask on or off? We’re making them anyway, says AG

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorney General Carl Bethel has said that The Bahamas will soon start the local manufacturing of masks for Bahamians. Bethel made the revalation in the Senate on Monday, during  debate on a resolution to extend the state of emergency and emergency powers to April 8. The resolution was passed unanimously. During his […]

McCartney: Bahamas must progress towards greater efficiency

Situation is ‘daunting” but “we will overcome it” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas must come out of the COVID-19 crisis more advanced and progressing towards greater efficiency a well-known businessman and attorney said yesterday, noting, “It’s a difficult situation but we will overcome it”. Branville McCartney, the former Democratic National Alliance  (DNA) leader, said: “We […]