$20 million capital works commence at LPIA

Travellers should brace for delays NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Travellers should brace for delays at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) as capital works to revamp the runway began in earnest today and is expected to take another four months to complete, according to the Nassau Airport Development (NAD) company. NAD, the company that manages operations of […]

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TIPs hotline established to report human trafficking, assist victims

Dial 376 – 8477(TIPS). Hotline is operational 24 hours a day, Monday – Friday NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of National Security has assisted in the execution of several initiatives to  fight the inhumane practice of human trafficking, mainly the establishment of a Trafficking in Persons (TIPs) Secretariat, a TIPs vehicle and a TIPs hotline. […]

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Some REV customers lament changes to programming

Eight channels removed and replaced due to licensing agreement changes NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Scores of REV customers took to social media over the weekend to express their frustration over the company’s changes to its television program lineup, which launched last Friday. In a statement on its Facebook Page, REV advised that “due to changes in licensing […]

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Hotel union to hold off on strike as talks resume

Union president hopes to complete negotiation within six months NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) President Darrin Woods yesterday stopped short of saying that hotel employees will not strike as the union continues to negotiate with the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association (BHEA) for a new industrial agreement. Talks are expected […]

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24 suspects arrested in major Bimini operation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A major joint law enforcement operation on Bimini over the weekend resulted in the arrests of 24 people in connection with a myriad of crimes, including firearm and drug possession, trafficking, and connection with organized crime. Utilizing officers from the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and United States […]

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U.S. Coast Guard releases footage of migrants caught off Inagua

Authorities discourages migrants from illegal voyages Releasing video footage of a recent illegal entry attempt of nearly 200 Haitian migrants to underscore the dangers associated with human smuggling and trafficking, the United States Coast Guard is seeking to discourage migrants from making the treacherous and illegal journey on unseaworthy vessels from Haiti to The Bahamas […]

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Fire at Anatol Rogers was act of arson

Blaze leaves classroom extensively damaged A fire at Anatol Rogers High School yesterday left one classroom extensively damaged, according to authorities, who concluded that the blaze was the result of arson. Fire Services personnel received information that the school was ablaze around 8 a.m. and responded shortly after. According to authorities, officers discovered that someone […]

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MOE collects $15,000 in environmental fines

Ferreira pledges to clamp down on lawbreakers in NP, Family Islands NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following the Ministry of Environment’s re-establishment of the Environmental court, the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) has collected nearly $15,000 dollars in environmental fines. Minister of Environment and Housing Romauld Ferreira made the revelation during his recent contribution to the […]

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Govt. pursuing 2030 renewal energy target

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Environment is working aggressively to implement the government’s policy of generating 30 percent of the country’s power from renewable energy by 2030, according to Minister of the Environment and Housing, Romauld Ferreira. “We at the Ministry of Environment and Housing are committed to working with BPL and implementing the […]

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