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37 new cases of COVID-19

July 29, 2020

The Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday that there are 37 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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Now you see it . . . and now you don39t

July 29, 2020

A BUILDING that housed government agencies including the Ministry of Labour and the Road Traffic Department has been demolished. The Clarence A Bain Building, on University Drive and Moss Road, is making way for a new development from the University

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100,000 conchs perish through COVID-19 rules

July 29, 2020

TRADERS estimate more than 100,000 conchs have died and gone to waste this year because of COVID-19 restrictions forcing closure of popular food outlets and the loss of thousands of dollars revenue. Vendors at Potter's Cay Dock yesterday shared pict

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Senior Exuma executive goes into self-isolation

July 29, 2020

EXUMA Administrator Preston Cunningham is in isolation after coming into contact with one of the COVID-19 cases on the island, local MP Chester Cooper said yesterday. Mr Cooper, MP for Exuma and Ragged Island, also said while Mr Cunningham had teste

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D39Aguilar apologises to couples for inconvenience

July 29, 2020

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday apologised for the inconvenience caused to all couples who were scheduled to get married last weekend, saying the government should have informed people in advance about the option to request for a weddin

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Bahamas Power Light / SkyGuard Tropical Cyclone Severe Weather eAlert 8 (PTC 9)

July 29, 2020

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine Discussion Number 4 - National Hurricane Center Miami FL 5:00AM Wed Jul 29 2020

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RBDF cancels leave - with no notice

July 29, 2020

Leave for all members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force was cancelled late last night, effective immediately, except for those on secondment, sick leave or quarantine, special leave, approved international study leave or pre-retirement leave...

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SPEEDING UP: Record 65 new cases forces a double lockdown
SPEEDING UP: Record 65 new cases forces a double lockdown

July 29, 2020

THE Office of the Prime Minister announced that a lockdown will be implemented during the next two weekends as the country recorded a record 65 new COVID-19 cases yesterday...

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Nygard bids to reduce court punishment
Nygard bids to reduce court punishment

July 29, 2020

PETER Nygard has appealed a contempt conviction he received for breaching an injunction that banned him from publishing stolen emails from environmental group Save The Bays (STB), on the grounds the fine and sentence handed down to him was too harsh...

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PLP leader asked PM to approve wedding
PLP leader asked PM to approve wedding

July 29, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis asked Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to waive new wedding rules for one of his constituents on Friday, but confirmation that Dr Minnis approved the request came too late for the couple to host a full-fledged wedding with more than five people...

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Rotary clubs donate 20,000 to help students

July 29, 2020

ROTARY clubs have donated $20,000 to the help students evacuated from Abaco and Grand Bahama after Hurricane Dorian. The money was presented by the nine clubs in District 7020 to the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) and will provide

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Star student Syesha wins 2,000 scholarship

July 29, 2020

A STAR student has earned a scholarship after being honoured by the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation. Syesha Cox was a finalist, and has been handed a $2,000 scholarship by CIBC FirstCaribbean. The bank will also present her wit

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Tropical storm may hit later this week

July 29, 2020

FEARS that a new weather nightmare is racing towards The Bahamas eased a little yesterday - but a tropical storm could still reach the country later in the week.The potential storm was last night still some distance to the east in the Atlantic, but s

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Government implements two additional weekend lockdowns
Government implements two additional weekend lockdowns

July 28, 2020

The Office of the Prime Minister has released a statement detailing two additional weekend lockdowns...

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BPL SKYGuard Tropical Cyclone Severe Weather eAlert 6

July 28, 2020

Despite the extraordinary challenges facing our nation from the global pandemic sweeping around the globe, it would appear that The Bahamas will become the first nation in the world to also experience a Tropical Cyclone whilst under 'Lockdown' and/or Curfew to help fight the deadly virus' spread across our islands.

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65 new cases of COVID-19
65 new cases of COVID-19

July 28, 2020

The Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday that there are 65 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19...

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Minnis leads tributes to Owen Arthur, former PM of Barbados
Minnis leads tributes to Owen Arthur, former PM of Barbados

July 28, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has offered his condolences on the death of former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur...

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Quick-fire wedding: Couple rush to get married before weekend lockdown
Quick-fire wedding: Couple rush to get married before weekend lockdown

July 28, 2020

A COUPLE who postponed their wedding in May due to COVID-19 restrictions rushed to pull off their wedding ceremony on Friday before the weekend lockdown could spoil their plans a second time. Steffon and Shaquel Evans did not anticipate they would have to...

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