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Tropical storm warning for northwestern Bahamas

September 12, 2019

Abaco, the Berry Islands, Bimini, Eleuthera, Grand Bahama and New Providence are all under a tropical storm warning after it was announced that an area of disturbance in the central Bahamas is expected to develop. In its 5 p.m. update, the National Hurricane Center said, [...]
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We display our love for God through support for the needy

September 12, 2019

"See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the Lord [...]
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The nation mourns

September 12, 2019

Today my heart is heavy as I think about the loss of life, personal injuries and great devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. This will be a hurricane that every resident of The Bahamas, and especially those in Abaco and Grand Bahama, will never forget. A [...]
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Finding the good

September 12, 2019

This past week we all watched in horror the catastrophic devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. We have never witnessed anything like this in The Bahamas; it tore our souls. The loss of life and property has reached unfathomable proportions. I cried, the prime minister cried [...]
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Seven ways to improve your resilience

September 12, 2019

"Tough times don't last, tough people do." - Robert H. Schuller We have undoubtedly been knocked by a tremendous blow. Hurricane Dorian visited our beautiful country and left massive destruction in its wake. One thing I know for sure is this: Hurricane Dorian, as with [...]
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No threat to foreign currency reserves from Hurricane Dorian

September 12, 2019

The Central Bank of The Bahamas. FILEThere is no threat to The Bahamas' foreign currency reserves as a result of Hurricane Dorian, Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) John Rolle said yesterday, explaining that while some of those reserves may be impacted sometime next year as the rebuilding [...]
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Turnquest: Dorian has changed govt's fiscal priorities

September 12, 2019

Peter Turnquest.Although the Minnis administration has focused significantly during its term thus far on balancing its finances and fighting to remain in good standing with international financial regulators, that is no longer an immediate priority, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest. [...]
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Greater focus on digital currency in aftermath of Dorian

September 12, 2019

John Rolle.Digital currency is being given even closer consideration in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, as The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) considers ways, using technology, to get payments to hurricane-affected islands quicker, CBOB Governor John Rolle said yesterday. Rolle, who was a guest on [...]
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September 12, 2019



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2,500 still registered as missing after storm

September 12, 2019

In this file photo, the U.S Coast Guard takes off to rescue survivors from Abaco. TONYA ALEXISRoughly 2,500 people are registered as missing in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, according to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Spokesperson Carl Smith. However, Smith said the government's list has not been checked against the lists of evacuees and people staying in shelters on New [...]
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Abaco resident asks, 'where is aid going'

September 12, 2019

Abaco resident Captain Derrick Bain recalls the ordeal he, his wife Mary Bain and their young children endured while trying to escape their home during the wrath of Hurricane Dorian. From left are Captain Bain, five-year-old Isaac Bain, Mary Bain, two-year-old Makayla Bain and 14-year-old Harmony Bain. AHVIA J. CAMPBELLAn Abaco resident who left the storm-torn island three days ago said up to the time he left, he barely received any aid. "Up to when we left Abaco, we got a case of water from the British soldiers and a container of wipes," Captain [...]
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September 12, 2019



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