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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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AG hits out at Damian Gomez

November 29, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel lashed out at former State Minister for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez for his attempt "to intimidate and besmirch law enforcements and Crown Prosecutors".

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Power being restored after major outage

November 29, 2019

Power is being restored after a major outage affected New Providence on Black Friday.

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Power being restored after major outage.

November 29, 2019

A MAJOR power outage affected New Providence on Black Friday - and power supplier Bahamas Power and Light said it has "no word on recovery".

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New Providence hit by major power outage

November 29, 2019

A MAJOR power outage affected New Providence on Black Friday - and power supplier Bahamas Power and Light said it has "no word on recovery".

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More power restored in Abaco

November 29, 2019

NEARLY three months after Hurricane Dorian devastated the northwestern Bahamas, electricity supply to the clinic, government offices, airport and water plant in Abaco has been restored, according to Bahamas Power and Light officials yesterday. These

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Pintard 39puts aid before politics39 for restoration

November 29, 2019

MARCO City MP Michael Pintard has pledged to assist all his constituents in the restoration of their homes regardless of their politics.While in Grand Bahama on Thursday, Mr Pintard hosted senior citizens of his constituency to a Thanksgiving luncheo

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Ambulances deployed to Grand Bahama

November 29, 2019

TWO ambulances donated by Canadian manufacturer Demers-Braun-Crestline Group as part of Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts were deployed to Grand Bahama yesterday by the Public Hospitals Authority. The ambulances, which are outfitted with

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November 29, 2019

IRATE employees of the National Insurance Board (NIB) protested yesterday after negotiations over a new industrial agreement failed. Speaking to reporters outside of NIB's headquarters during the workers' morning tea break, Ghion Roach, Union of Pub

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Find Kenrika39s killer

November 29, 2019

THE aunt of the teenage girl found dead Wednesday morning at Stokes Cabana in the Yamacraw area said her family is distraught over her murder. Police said shortly after 7am, they were alerted to the partially nude body of a female on a beach at the

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PM: Asking business to pay more for BPL would have meant job cuts

November 29, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday that the business community threatened layoffs if they had to pay more for the increase on electricity than the average Bahamas Power and Light customer.Dr Minnis was responding to Member of Parliam

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BPL customers criticise light bills increase
BPL customers criticise light bills increase

November 29, 2019

Bahamas Power and Light customers yesterday criticised the government’s decision to increase light bills through its rate reduction bond, which will allow for additional charges to be added to customer’s monthly bills starting 2020...

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Passport office for Long Island

November 29, 2019

PLANS are afoot for a satellite Passport Office in Long Island.Adrian Gibson, MP for the community, announced that staff of the Passport Office in New Providence recently inspected the Administrator's Office in Clarence Town to assess the readiness o

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20 Years To Repay Bailout
20 Years To Repay Bailout

November 29, 2019

BAHAMAS Power and Light customers will pay for the company’s rate reduction bond for the next 20 years to bail-out the company – but the highest increase in electricity bills is only expected to last through 2020, according to Works Minister Desmond Bannister...

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Gibson's lawyers want commissioner sacked
Gibson's lawyers want commissioner sacked

November 29, 2019

SHANE Gibson’s lawyers want Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson removed from office and will make a complaint to the Bar Association to have Director of Public Prosecutions Garvin Gaskin disbarred due to the way investigations were handled in Mr Gibson’s case, according to former State Minister for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez, QC. He said lawyers also intend to sue for malicious prosecution on Mr Gibson’s behalf...

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THANKS A LOT: Dionisio's frustration as Atlantis staff spring snap holiday walkout
THANKS A LOT: Dionisio's frustration as Atlantis staff spring snap holiday walkout

November 29, 2019

AFTER disgruntled hotel workers picketed outside of the Atlantis resort over unresolved issues with their industrial agreement, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar expressed his disappointment in the Bahamas Hotel Catering & Allied Workers Union.

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Work begins at urgent care areas at PMH
Work begins at urgent care areas at PMH

November 28, 2019

LESS than one week after the signing of a contract with Inline Project Company Ltd for the redevelopment of the urgent care areas at Princess Margaret Hospital, work began at the entrance of the Emergency Department yesterday...

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