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Flight takes British nationals back to London

April 07, 2020

A FLIGHT left Nassau yesterday taking British nationals back to London.

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Hunt for drive-by gunman

April 07, 2020

A MAN was killed at Hampton Street Tuesday afternoon by a gunman who also shot at police. The drive-by shooting took place shortly before 1pm when a man was standing on Hampton Street, off Mount Royal Avenue, when he was approached by a gunman who exited a black vehicle and opened fire.

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COVID-19: Sixth death and three new cases confirmed

April 07, 2020

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the overnight death of Case #20, a hospitalised 91-year-old male from New Providence with no history of travel. This is the nation's sixth COVID-19 death. Investigations are being conducted.

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Lloyd urges online learning as schools set to stay closed

April 07, 2020

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd has said schools will not open until the competent authority gives approval as he urged parents to ensure students are registered for online learning.

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NIB faces demands of 16m per month

April 07, 2020

THE National Insurance Board will have to brace for a massive drawdown on its financial resources of at least an additional $16 million per month.

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I don't know where my next meal is going to come from, says mother

April 07, 2020

LYDIA King is 60-years-old, unemployed and disabled. She does not know how she and her mentally ill son will get food to eat during the five-day lockdown that begins tomorrow.

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VIDEO: Long lines at supermarkets ahead of lockdown

April 07, 2020

Supermarkets were plagued by long lines on Tuesday, with customers eager to stock up on groceries before the Easter Weekend lockdown.

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Wendy39s confirms COVID-19 case

April 07, 2020

WENDY'S Bahamas has confirmed a case of COVID-19 at one of its locations.

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BREAKING NEWS: Minister confirms sixth COVID-19-related death

April 07, 2020

Health Minister Dr Duane Sands confirmed on Tuesday that a 90-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.

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UPDATED: If we carry on like this, we will not cope
UPDATED: If we carry on like this, we will not cope

April 07, 2020

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 33, with four new cases diagnosed in New Providence...

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Medical masks only for frontline staff

April 07, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has encouraged residents to wear non-medical masks in public to fight COVID-19 and prevent asymptomatic carriers from unknowingly spreading the disease.

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GET USED TO IT: Weekend shutdowns for whole of April, Easter written off by five-day 'stay in'

April 07, 2020

ANOTHER nationwide lockdown will begin at 9pm on Wednesday and last until 5am next Tuesday as the country fights the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced in the House of Assembly yesterday.

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Experts warn 2020 hurricane season will be 39above average39

April 07, 2020

WEATHER experts are warning that the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is poised to be an above average one, with two to four major hurricanes expected.

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Man fined 7,000 for dealing in marijuana

April 07, 2020

A man was ordered to pay $7,000 or face two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug possession in the Magistrate's Court yesterday.

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Court deals with curfew violation charges

April 07, 2020

SEVERAL people appeared in the Magistrate's Court yesterday, charged with violating the national curfew and the weekend lockdown recently implemented by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Family speak of their heartache after father, 80, dies of COVID-19

April 07, 2020

CHAD Bartlett will miss his 80-year-old father's laughter and business-like demeanour the most now that he is gone.

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'I honestly thought I was going to die'

April 07, 2020

A MAN who tested positive for COVID-19 has told The Tribune how he battled the disease through self-medicating, quarantine and advice from his doctor.

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Media boss has to send staff home

April 07, 2020

WENDELL Jones, CEO of JCN, said yesterday that the media organisation has "sent some staff home" as the industry grapples with the coronavirus crisis.

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Shoppers flock to stores as shutdown bites

April 07, 2020

RESIDENTS in New Providence flocked to grocery stores yesterday shortly after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced the five-day lockdown.

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 33

April 06, 2020

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 33, with four new cases diagnosed in New Providence.

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