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UN experts urge The Bahamas to halt plans to demolish 600 homes in Abaco shantytown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — United Nations human rights experts today called on the Bahamas to halt planned demolitions this week of... read more »

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FINAL COUNTDOWN: Govt set to demolish more homes in The Farm today

Some Farm residents with nowhere to go say they will “wait and see” what happens ABACO, BAHAMAS — After placing... read more »

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DORIAN INQUEST: “I never heard from her again; I think she’s dead”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The sister of a woman believed to have been swept away during the deadly Hurricane Dorian in... read more »

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SQUARING IT OFF: Govt settles $52M in arrears payments in nine months ending March

Paying off inherited past-due arrears had been govt’s justification for VAT rate hike $26M in payments remaining in schedule NASSAU,... read more »

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“ELECTION IS IN THE AIR”: PLP leader insists early election is coming

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday accused the Free National Movement (FNM) of “obfuscating”... read more »

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A CALL FOR PRAYER: Bishop Hanchell diagnosed with stomach cancer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Renowned religious leader Bishop Walter Hanchell, president of Great Commission Ministries and chairman of Citizens for Justice,... read more »

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$5.2 million in payment fraud complaints in 2020, says Central Bank

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Some $5.2 million in payment fraud complaints were made in 2020, the Central Bank of The Bahamas... read more »

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Dames: Sex offenders register within two months

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Infrastructure, resources and personnel could be in place to fully establish The Bahamas sex offenders registry within... read more »

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CONTRARY TO LAW: Davis says he was not consulted about FOI commissioner pick as mandated

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government did not consult the official opposition when it chose and appointed the new Freedom of... read more »

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CLOSER TO CLOSURE: Coroner to issue decision on Dorian missing next week as first round of inquest wraps up

Court decision may allow some family members to get death certificates nearly two years after tragic storm Just 25 human... read more »

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RESILIENT FUTURE: Bahamas must work towards building back better, says governance reformer

Aubry: This is prime time for Bahamas to look at economic diversification, digitization and expenditure NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the... read more »

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RBDF Mother’s Day special feature: Woman Marine Dinah McDonald

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As a marathon runner sets their pace and focuses on the journey ahead, Woman Marine Dinah McDonald... read more »

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After tough, complicated pregnancies, miracle babies bring joy

OB/GYN says TVCIC procedure offers hope to the hopeless GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS — It took nine years, five pregnancies and... read more »

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PHA announces new appointments at Sandilands and PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) yesterday announced the appointment of Jessica Cartwright as acting hospital administrator of... read more »

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Another feather in Gertie’s hat — Bahamian hat designer’s 2021 launch

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian designer Gertie O’Brien is exemplifying that “the show must go on” with the resumption of her... read more »

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IMPASSE: Davis says speaker has right to ask questions but PM has right not to answer

Opposition leader says private discussion between Minnis and Moultrie should have been held before the matter was made public NASSAU,... read more »

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UNRESOLVED: Moultrie again declares it’s time for the independence of Parliament

Speaker says Parliament having an “Ephesians 6:12 moment” Moultrie clarifies his “war” comments do not mean for young men to... read more »

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“PLAYING GAMES”: House Speaker demands PM Minnis answer questions; Deputy Speaker orders Opposition Davis to leave Parliament

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tempers flared in the House of Assembly yesterday with both the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the... read more »

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THE SKIES ARE OURS: Bahamas assumes historical management of sovereign airspace

Airlines must pay to fly in Bahamas’ airspace Govt projects $300-350 million intake over next 10 years NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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A WIDE GAP: Fiscal deficit up 250% compared to same period prior fiscal year

Govt social assistance expenditure up 650.3% compared to same period in prior year NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The country’s fiscal deficit... read more »