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Sandilands is 'crumbling'

September 27, 2021

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said the government needs to find the resources to repair "crumbling" infrastructure at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre.

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WSC union supports 'rescinding' promotions

September 27, 2021

THE union representing employees of the Water and Sewerage Corporation supports the "rescinding" of last-minute staff promotions which landed on the eve of the country's general election.

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Davis wants vaccine equity and climate action

September 27, 2021

PRIME Minister Philip "Brave" Davis called on world leaders to ensure vaccine equity and to take concrete steps to address climate change, which adversely affects small island developing states like The Bahamas.

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Hundreds of Haitians detained over weekend

September 27, 2021

PROVISIONS have been made to facilitate the repatriation of hundreds of Haitian migrants who entered the country illegally over the weekend, according to Prime Minister Phillip "Brave" Davis.

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Culmer: Roll up your sleeves, don't fly all over the place

September 27, 2021

THE Free National Movement's chairman has criticised government officials for attending the United Nations General Assembly shortly after being elected to office.

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Moxey: I'll work to bring immediate relief to Grand Bahama

September 27, 2021

GRAND Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey says she will work diligently to deliver "immediate" social relief to Grand Bahamians and reconstruction on the island.

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Three dead after shootings and stabbing
Three dead after shootings and stabbing

September 27, 2021

Police are investigating after three men died in separate shooting and stabbing incidents on Sunday.

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BTVI staff's threat over chairman's reselection
BTVI staff's threat over chairman's reselection

September 27, 2021

SOME staff members at Bahamas Technical Vocational Institute have issued a clarion call for the Davis administration not to consider board chairman Kevin Basden for reappointment.

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'We'll seek new terms to avoid debt default'
'We'll seek new terms to avoid debt default'

September 27, 2021

PRIME Minister and Minister of Finance Philip "Brave" Davis said his administration is "assessing" the country's debt arrangements and will seek to negotiate where necessary to avoid default.

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'ELECTION UPGRADES' DELAYED FOR CHECKS: Govt says it's stepping in to confirm last-minute promotions above board
'ELECTION UPGRADES' DELAYED FOR CHECKS: Govt says it's stepping in to confirm last-minute promotions above board

September 27, 2021

FOREIGN Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell said promotions granted in the last few weeks by the Minnis administration have been temporarily halted to give the new government an opportunity to review them to ensure nothing "nefarious" has taken place.

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Man accused of grabbing woman's breast

September 27, 2021

A 46-year-old man was on Friday remanded to prison accused of indecently assaulting a woman 20 years his junior.

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Three deny assaults

September 27, 2021

THREE men who denied assaulting three women in separate incidents were granted bail on Friday before their trials.

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Man admits trespass

September 27, 2021

A 39-year-old man who admitted going on another's man property without permission was on Friday put on a month's probation.

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COVID death toll increases to 523

September 27, 2021

COVID-19 deaths have increased by one after an 81-year-old New Providence man died on September 7.

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Travel health visas no longer needed for inter-island trips
Travel health visas no longer needed for inter-island trips

September 24, 2021

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville on Friday said travel health visas are no longer required for inter-island trips, although the government is still working on addressing the "necessary protocols" before it moves into eliminating the international travel health visa.

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Hubert Minnis sworn in as Leader of Opposition
Hubert Minnis sworn in as Leader of Opposition

September 24, 2021

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis was sworn in as leader of the official opposition on Friday.

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PM on healthcare funding: We are hoping that borrowing would be last resort
PM on healthcare funding: We are hoping that borrowing would be last resort

September 24, 2021

PRIME Minister Philip "Brave" Davis said it is hoped that "borrowing would be the last resort" as Health and Wellness Minster Dr Michael Darville noted a need for emergency funding for the public healthcare system.

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151 Haitian migrants apprehended on Thursday night
151 Haitian migrants apprehended on Thursday night

September 24, 2021

WHILE enroute to Inagua with a group of Haitian migrants who were apprehended on Thursday afternoon, another group of 151 migrants were apprehended late Thursday night.

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BPL Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 6th September: Nassau

September 24, 2021

STARTS: 09/24/2021 9:15 PM EDT
EXPIRES: 09/25/2021 12:15 AM EDT

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BPL Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 24th September: Freeport

September 24, 2021

Friday, 24th September, 2021.

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