Cruise workers back home in quarantine after months at sea

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After months of being sequestered on board a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship amid the global coronavirus pandemic, at least two Bahamian crew members have been repatriated to New Providence over the weekend and remain in a government quarantine facility. Coralee Ingraham started her first contract working on Harmony of the Seas […]

Braemer passengers fly home from Cuba

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – More than 600 passengers who were stranded at sea for weeks onboard a coronavirus infected cruiseliner will be flown home today through a Cuban airport. The Bahamas-flagged Braemar cruise ship was not permitted to dock in the country over the weekend, after being denied entry at multiple Caribbean ports. The ship was […]

Shantytown residents in the dark about COVID-19 risks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Some residents in shantytowns throughout New Providence are unaware of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and have yet to take the necessary precautions to reduce its spread locally. The Bahamas is bracing for further impact of the global pandemic after recording its first confirmed case of the virus, which can cause severe […]