Govt will deploy troops to Haiti, logistics to be determined

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis has outlined his administration’s next steps concerning the deployment of Bahamian troops to Haiti. The Prime Minister recently revealed government’s intent to assist Haiti’s beleaguered police force following the United Nations Security Council’s authorization for a multinational force to be sent to Haiti. This is a story we […]

Total arrivals hit 6.6 million in August

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Total visitor arrivals to The Bahamas reached 6.6 million in August, according to the latest data from the Central Bank. The Central Bank, in its Monthly Economic and Financial Developments report for August, noted total arrivals from January to August were up 53.5 percent from January to August. Official data provided by […]

Prime Minister’s Office denies meeting with FTX founder to discuss national debt payment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS-  The Office of the Prime Minister is refuting claims that embattled FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried met with Prime Minister Philip Davis to discuss paying off country’s $11 billion national debt. In an excerpt from Michael Lewis’ forthcoming biography, “Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon,” it is claimed that Sam […]

Terrifying Ordeal: Passenger door opens mid-air on early morning Flamingo Air flight

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Passengers onboard an early morning Flamingo Air flight heading to Staniel Cay got quite a scare after the aircraft’s passenger door opened shortly after take-off.  The Aircraft Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) reported that it is presently investigating an “occurrence” that took place around 8:30 am Monday involving a Beech 99 aircraft with Bahamas registration […]

Joint initiative to commence first phase of activities to tackle downtown flooding issue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Downtown Revitalization Project, a joint initiative led by the Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation in collaboration with key government agencies, is set to commence the first phase of activities this week to address the persistent flooding challenges in Downtown Nassau. The initial stage of the project focuses on clearing debris […]