LOOKING FORWARD TO FREEDOM: BCCEC awaits end to emergency orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Private-sector businesses are looking forward to the full resumption and operational capacity of businesses, according to Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) Chairperson Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson. Following Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ Monday night address, during which he announced emergency orders will end by November, Rutherford-Ferguson said: “My members would love […]

CLOSER TO NORMAL: New emergency order outline relaxed restrictions for fully vaccinated people and on some Family Islands

Indoor dining on NP resumes for fully vaccinated individuals Curfew removed and travel testing requirements relaxed for Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has issued new emergency orders that outline changes in restrictions for fully vaccinated people traveling to and traversing through The Bahamas. The orders came after Governor General CA Smith issued […]

INDOOR PRIVILEGE: “Possibility” for vaccinated individuals to be allowed to dine indoors after first jab, PM hints

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis on Saturday said he is in discussions with health officials to determine whether or not restaurant patrons may dine indoors two weeks after receiving their first vaccination shot. Minnis made the announcement during a walkabout in the Garden Hills constituency on Saturday with Free National Movement (FNM) […]

COP on police funeral: “It is, what it is.”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday acknowledged the police funeral held over the weekend contravened the emergency order. Rolle told reporters “It is what it is,” adding it was important for the organization to ensure that it does not happen again. The funeral service, which was live-streamed on the Royal Bahamas Police […]