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See You In Court: Defiant Bethel Vows To Fight Legal Moves On Shanty Towns
See You In Court: Defiant Bethel Vows To Fight Legal Moves On Shanty Towns

December 03, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel yesterday said that the government "will prevail" in the courts against injunctions filed to stop the demolition of shanty towns in the country...

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Man Shot Dead After Argument
Man Shot Dead After Argument

December 02, 2019

A MAN was fatally shot Monday night after an argument with another man at a home off Carmichael Road turned deadly, police said...

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Atlantis Claim Protest By Unhappy Staff Unlawful
Atlantis Claim Protest By Unhappy Staff Unlawful

December 02, 2019

ATLANTIS has called last week's protest by disgruntled union members "unlawful" and unjustified, as it was held the same day a hotel representative was set to sign off multiple sections of a new labour contract. A statement from Audrey Oswell, Atlan

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Minnis defends big increase in travel expenses

December 02, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said increased travel to areas affected by Hurricane Dorian and a need to boost international investments to the country are the reason why the government's travel budget has increased. The 2019 Fiscal Strategy Report

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Island-wide blackout plunges thousands into darkness - again

December 02, 2019

TRANSMISSION network failure and related issues caused an island-wide power cut that plunged thousands of New Providence residents into darkness on Friday for hours. The power cut caused great embarrassment when it interrupted the final games of Bat

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Forbes-Smith quits as president to lead reconstruction efforts

December 02, 2019

KATHERINE Forbes-Smith has resigned as president of the Senate and will become the managing director of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday. John-Michael Clarke and Algernon Cargill will serve as

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Atlantis Hits Out At Bpl After Outage
Atlantis Hits Out At Bpl After Outage

December 02, 2019

The Atlantis resort has hit out at Bahamas Power and Light following Friday night's island-wide power outage...

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Men39s junior national team set for 2020 FIBA Tournament of the Americas

December 02, 2019

THE final list of eight teams is all set and the Bahamas men's junior national team now knows the full group of teams it will compete alongside at the 2020 FIBA Tournament of the Americas.The date and location of the tournament have yet to be announc

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Aircraft skids into bushes in Exuma

December 02, 2019

A Flamingo Air Beechcraft 99 airplane skidded off the runway into bushes in Exuma yesterday morning after experiencing engine problems. In a statement the Air Accident Investigation Department (AAID) said the incident happened at 8.30am at Black Poin

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Police hunt phone thief

December 02, 2019

POLICE are looking for the thief who robbed a man of cash and a cell phone on Saturday morning. Police were told that shortly before 5am, a man was standing near a business place on Robinson Road and Straw Flower Street, when he was approached by an

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Belinda Sets Her Stall To Be Congress President
Belinda Sets Her Stall To Be Congress President

December 02, 2019

SEVERAL leading trade unionists yesterday announced their candidacy for the upcoming National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas election...

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First Dome Homes Open In Few Weeks
First Dome Homes Open In Few Weeks

December 02, 2019

FORTY of the government's 250 dome structures in Abaco will be made available to displaced families "before" or by early January, according to Chairman of Disaster and Reconstruction Committee John-Michael Clarke...

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Land Of The Free: Minnis Reveals Crown Land Giveaway To Fuel Dorian Reconstruction
Land Of The Free: Minnis Reveals Crown Land Giveaway To Fuel Dorian Reconstruction

December 02, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government will provide Crown land for free in Abaco and Grand Bahama to construct low-cost homes for Hurricane Dorian victims.

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Suspect Shot As He Aimed At Officers
Suspect Shot As He Aimed At Officers

December 01, 2019

POLICE shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun in their direction on Saturday morning...

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University, UTEB negotiations 39almost complete39

November 29, 2019

NEGOTIATIONS between the University of The Bahamas and the Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas over an expired industrial agreement are almost complete, according to UTEB president Daniel Thompson, who said members are hoping to have the agreement signed before the holiday season.

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Atlantis workers back on the job after Thanksgiving protest

November 29, 2019

ATLANTIS workers went back on the job on Friday after disgruntled union members protested on Thanksgiving - leaving a scramble to address the grievances of staff.

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Body found in Abaco brings Dorian death toll to 70

November 29, 2019

POLICE in Abaco have recovered the remains of one unidentified body in the Mudd, bringing the official death toll to 70 post Hurricane Dorian.

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UPDATED: Power being restored after major outage

November 29, 2019

AT 8:35pm Friday night as Bahamas Power and Light technicians were about 70 percent along in the process of bringing the island back from an island-wide blackout, there was a major setback. The system encountered a secondary problem, which by 8:52 pm, had been isolated.

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US Coast Guard rescues man headed to Bahamas

November 29, 2019

A MAN had to be rescued by the US Coast Guard after setting sail for The Bahamas.

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Save the Bays thanks govt for introduction of environmental bills

November 29, 2019

A LOCAL environmental watchdog has commended the government for introducing several bills seeking to address environmental issues in the country.

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