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Govt. to update health visa to expand COVID-19 testing options for travellers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday that his ministry is moving to update its health visa... read more »

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Environmentalists question oil drilling “safety zone”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Environmentalists who have been lobbying against exploratory oil drilling in Bahamian waters yesterday called it “distressing” and... read more »

Business

DRA set to continue housing initiatives; expects to impact “thousands of families”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Over $11 million has been spent on the Disaster Reconstruction Authority’s (DRA) Small Home Repair Programme, with... read more »

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Cooper: Don’t wait for another EU blacklist

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Shadow Minister of Finance Chester Cooper yesterday urged the government to be proactive and not wait... read more »

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PAHO recommends countries redouble efforts to fight COVID while awaiting vaccines

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr Carissa F Etienne yesterday called for public health measures against... read more »

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Joint donation provides some $90K in equipment to Rand Memorial Hospital

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS — Officials at Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH) accepted a donation of hospital equipment valued at some $90,000... read more »

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Business

Now is the time to transform “ancient” payments industry, says accountant

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Now is the time to transform the payments industry from an ancient one to a digital one,... read more »

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IMF statement backs govt’s COVID-19 fiscal policy response and management, says Ministry of Finance

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Finance said yesterday that the recently published Concluding Statement from the executive board of... read more »

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Construction of Grand Bahama utility’s $5 million reverse osmosis water facility underway

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS — The Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) yesterday announced the installation of a three million-gallon reverse osmosis... read more »

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De Gourville retires; new PAHO/WHO rep appointed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday announced a change in their... read more »

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Renown Bahamian filmmaker explores life-defining experiences in new podcast “Looking Deep”

Kareem Mortimer to host 20-minute, interview-style episodes Subject matter to cover “intimate” topics like sexuality, religion, surrogacy, human trafficking, etc... read more »

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Man killed in drive-by shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was killed in a drive-by shooting on Mall Drive off Soldier Road last night, police... read more »

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GB community invited to honor memory of late coach Bert Bell

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS — The family of the late Albert “Bert” Bell and members of the One Bahamas Executive Committee... read more »

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PM: “Many more deaths” were it not for emergency orders

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said today that had the government not enacted the COVID-19 Emergency Orders... read more »

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GB teacher charged with indecent assault

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — A 63-year-old teacher has been charged with indecent assault of female students at a Grand Bahama... read more »

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MP’s brother-in-law charged with assault and threats of death against him

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Alexander Williamson, the brother-in-law of Central and South Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson, was arraigned in the Magistrate’s... read more »

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Min. of Education pushes back return to in-person learning for public schools

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd yesterday confirmed officials will not meet the February 1 target for the... read more »

Business

Moody’s now expects lower economic rebound for The Bahamas in 2021

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Moody’s Investors Service said it now expects the country’s economic rebound to be lower this year and... read more »