‘Father of Labour’ named National Hero

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — ‘Father of Labour’ Sir Randol Fawkes has been awarded the nation’s top honor of the Order of National Hero. Fawkes was instrumental in establishing the trade union movement in The Bahamas, and piloted a bill to make Labour Day an official public holiday. He played a pivotal role in the country’s track […]

Nearly 45k raised for toddler gunshot victim

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The family of two-year-old gunshot victim DaNyla Roberts has raised nearly $45,000 in aid of her medical expenses on GoFundMe as the toddler continues to fight for her life. Nyla, as she was affectionately called, was shot in the stomach by a stray bullet on June 27 in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera. She […]

COVID-19 case confirmed in New Providence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Ministry of Health has confirmed a case of COVID-19 in New Providence, taking the number of cases in the country to 108. The latest case is a 40-year-old man, who reportedly has a history of travel.  The man is in isolation at home, according to the Ministry of Health. As of today, […]

Govt. bonds listed on BISX

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The listing of $3.6 billion in government bonds on the Bahamas International Stock Exchange (BISX) will improve the country’s financial market infrastructure and increase accessibility to Government-backed investments for all Bahamians, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest. Turnquest said yesterday that the long awaited move was […]

Another COVID case in GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed a third case of coronavirus in Grand Bahama today. The latest case is a 27-year-old man with no history of travel. This is the third new infection for the island in 48-hours. Two new infections were confirmed on the islands yesterday — a 33-year-old resident of Grand Bahama, who […]

RBDF: Search for missing woman continues

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly a week after a vessel ran aground in waters south of Bimini the search and recovery efforts continue for a missing woman who was thrown overboard, according to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF). The defense force, police force and United States Coast Guard, which comprises the search team, continues to comb […]