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UPGRADE INCOMING: Govt signs $60M contract for Exuma airport; breaks ground on development

New airport expected to be completed within next two years NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government today signed a multimillion-dollar contract... read more »

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UNDECIDED: No determination yet if COVID emergency orders will be extended again

Current orders expire on May 23 Minnis: We are still watching the situation and will take a direction that is... read more »

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WASTE CONFLICT: Area MP and brother allegedly involved in govt’s North Eleuthera landfill contract

Harbour Island committee unhappy with site’s management ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS — Amid concerns that a North Eleuthera landfill has been improperly... read more »

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SOLID CHOICES: ORG commends govt on FOI commissioner appointments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The appointment of the first freedom of information commissioner and deputy freedom of information commissioner is a... read more »

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Seven new ambulances added to PHA fleet

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday that it has acquired seven new ambulances from Demers Ambulance... read more »

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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 »