Bahamas Local Stories

Food Store Hours Extended
Food Store Hours Extended

April 07, 2020

Prime Minister Minnis while on a brief address to the public, announced, the extension of food store hours up to 10pm...

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Caribbean Update-Coronavirus Disease

April 07, 2020

Confirmed Cases in the Caribbean(including CARICOM members)...

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90 year old COVID-19 patient, dies.
90 year old COVID-19 patient, dies.

April 07, 2020

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Delon Brennen, confirmed today as the country's sixth (6) COVID-19 death...

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The Bahamas Lockdown Curfew
The Bahamas Lockdown & Curfew

April 06, 2020

The Bahamas Lockdown & Curfew

The 24-hour curfew resumed today and will last until the second lockdown period starts on Wednesday 8 April at 9pm.

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CONSUMERS flock to food stores on impending ISLANDWIDE SHUTDOWN

April 06, 2020

CONSUMERS are seen on the streets of New Providence Monday,morning (April 6th, 2020). Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has ordered a continuation of the complete shutdown of services across the country, with limited exceptions...

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Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis Press Conference Speech

March 29, 2020

Press conference by The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister Sunday, 29 March 2020.

Good evening.
I want to provide the country and the media with an update on our continuing efforts to respond to the health and economic challenges posed by the COVID19 virus.

Health officials have confirmed three more cases on the island of New Providence.

There is a total of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date. Two in Grand Bahama, and the remaining on New Providence.

Two of the COVID positive individuals have been admitted to Doctor's Hospital on Blake Road.

All other cases are doing well.

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3 More Cases of COVID-19
3 More Cases of COVID-19

March 29, 2020

3 more cases have now been confirmed to have COVID-19. The new cases are on the Island of New Providence. ! is in hospital the other 2 are in self quarantine.

This brings the total to 14, 2 of which are in Grand Bahamas and 12 on the island of New Providence.

All persons are believed to be Bahamian nationals.

More to follow...

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Immigration raid on a church in Abaco
Immigration raid on a church in Abaco

March 28, 2020

Allegedly there was reports of a Immigration raid on a church in Abaco which was housing suspected illegal persons.

The raid was launched in Marsh Harbour in the early hours of the morning. Police, Immigration and Defense Force Officers as well as nurses and doctors who were on scene for the protection of Officers Health.

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Supermakets Busy During COVID-19 Lockdown
Supermakets Busy During COVID-19 Lockdown

March 28, 2020

As the country is in a 24hr lock-down, lots of people are still trying to buy some food from the supermarkets and medical supplies at the pharmacy. Most are following the social distance rule, but when you see the farmers market at Gladston Rd you really have to wonder.

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Second Case of Coronavirus in Jamaica
Second Case of Coronavirus in Jamaica

March 11, 2020

JUST IN: Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has confirmed the second...

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Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar on Tourism in Grand Bahama

March 11, 2020

Dionisio D'Aguilar, Minister for Tourism and Aviation appeared on the show, "A CLOSER LOOK," as guest of host Anthony Newbold...

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Major fire at Police Car Lot on Western New Providence

March 10, 2020

Fire services is responding to a major fire at a police car lot behind the Central Detective Unit in New Providence...

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Shots Fired on Mackey Street
Shots Fired on Mackey Street

February 24, 2020

There has been reports of shots fired on Mackey Street this morning..

Update (unconfirmed): Looks like person(s) might have been trying to rob armored truck. Info coming in states that the police might have been tipped of and were waiting for them.

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Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis 2019 Champions, Michigan Wolverines
Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis 2019 Champions, Michigan Wolverines

November 29, 2019

As another year of Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis comes to a close, it sees the "Michigan Wolverines" and "Gonzaga Bulldogs" battle it out to be crowned championship royalty...

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Bahamaslocal.com Attends Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis Press Conference

November 27, 2019

Celebrating its ninth year of elite collegiate tournament play, the 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis will include UNC, Oregon, Michigan, Gonzaga, Iowa State, Seton Hall, Alabama and Southern Miss. The annual Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis once again falls during the Thanksgiving holiday. The 12-game, three-day tournament is regarded as one of the most challenging early-season tournaments...

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Bahamaslocal.com hosts P1 AquaX Champion Brian Baldwin at Harbourside Marine

November 07, 2019

P1 AquaX is the fastest growing and most exciting personal watercraft championship in the world. Witness their first visit to The Bahamas as the top forty jet ski professionals race for the championship title. This four-day event will be held on Nassau Harbour and is open to the public.

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VIDEO The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama
(VIDEO) The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama

October 04, 2019

The Bahamas as a whole has been truly devastated by the Category 5 monster of a hurricane Dorian. The two islands mostly effected have been Abaco and Grand Bahama. Instantly after the storm the founder of the Fox Foundation Adrian Fox committed half of a million dollars towards hurricane relief. This very public act philanthropy set off a chain of events giving to the greater cause of helping the island’s bounce back. Amongst the many videos of people committing money to the cause was Grand Bahamain son of the soil Buddy Hield, NBA super star.

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BahamasLocal.com, Bahamas Red Cross and MV Impulse go door to door in North Abaco

September 30, 2019

Just weeks after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Abacos and Grand Bahama, BahamasLocal.com set sail with the crew of the MV Impulse and the Bahamas Red Cross to answer the call of those in Little Abaco and East End, Grand Bahama, who were quickly running out of basic needs after the historically destructive storm. Determined to make a personal impact, they loaded the luxury yacht with 16 pallets of goods including food, water, tarps, blankets, clothing, shoes, bleach, insecticide, hygiene kits, and more and made the 12 hour voyage into the banks between the Abacos and Grand Bahama.

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Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands, announced death toll has risen to 20

September 04, 2019

"The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to 20, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands confirmed today..

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VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury
VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury

September 02, 2019

Residents in Grand Bahama found themselves trapped in homes as Hurricane Dorian continued his sobering march through the Northwest Bahamas.

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