Pay Up: BPL resumes disconnections tomorrow

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL) will resume disconnections tomorrow, BPL Director of Public Relations K. Quincy Parker has confirmed.  Last Tuesday, the power company announced that it will immediately suspend disconnections until March 31 as thousands of Bahamians are forced to stay home to prevent the spread of the […]

Bimini mourns, concerns spike after death of suspected COVID-19 patient

Kim Johnson-Rolle is the sister of Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The suspected COVID-19 patient has been identified as deli vendor Kim Johnson-Rolle. Johnson-Rolle, a mother of three, is the sister of Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson. Speaking to Eyewitness News, West Grand Bahama and Bimini MP Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe said the island is in mourning at […]

Suspected COVID-19 patient dies in PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A woman with “significant clinical suspicion” of COVID-19 died in Princess Margaret Hospital shortly after being airlifted from Bimini last night. The patient was tested for COVID-19, and the results are expected this afternoon. Speaking to reporters outside Cabinet, Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands said it was a “very unfortunate case”. […]