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News Item on Tropical Depression Fernand

September 04, 2019

...FERNAND PRODUCING HEAVY RAINS OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO...THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...

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Minister Ferreira Tours Energy Conservation Measures at Anatol Rodgers High School

September 04, 2019

Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, Permanent Secretary Janice Miller, Undersecretary Reginald Saunders, and other education and environment government officials and stakeholders, on August 28, 2019, took a tour of the 95-percent-complete energy conservation measures (ECMs), being undertaken at Anatol Rodgers High School...

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Students Given Second Chance to Earn High School Diploma

September 04, 2019

In their reflections, some students listed absenteeism and lateness as some of the reasons why they didn’t make the cut. Other students marginally missed the requisite criteria to graduate with a diploma from a public high school...

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Ministry of Education Announces School Re-Openings
Ministry of Education Announces School Re-Openings

September 04, 2019

The Minister of Education wishes to advise the general public that all government schools in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (except those in Abaco and Grand Bahama) will re-open on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at the usual time. All staff members are expected to report for duty...

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Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Fund Establish to Support Grand Bahama Hurricane Relief and Recovery Efforts

September 04, 2019

The Grand Bahama Port Authority has partnered with Coastal Community Foundation to establish the Gran...

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BAARK Releases List of Organizations Persons can Donate Animal Relief Eforts to
BAARK Releases List of Organizations Persons can Donate Animal Relief Eforts to

September 04, 2019

Hi Everyone, we have started a list of organizations people can donate towards the animal relief efforts for Hurricane Dorian where we know people will be involved in assisting. You can donate to Animal Relief Efforts at the following organizations...

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PM Minnis Reports on Today's Aerial Tour of Abaco After Hurricane Dorian

September 04, 2019

In a media update today, September 3, 2019 following his aerial reconnaissance of the damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on the island of Abaco, facilitated by the US Coast Guard, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis reported that the official number of lives lost is now seven, though that number may turn out to be greater. The main centre, Marsh Harbour, including the airport, has been severely damaged...

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PM Returns from Aerial Tour of Abaco As Part of Initial Assessment after Hurricane Dorian

September 04, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Philip Davis, and delegation, were accompanied on an official aerial tour of Abaco by US Embassy Charge d'Affaires Stephanie Bowers, September 3, 2019 in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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PM on Information Gathering Aerial Assessment

September 04, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Philip Davis, and delegation, were accompanied on an official aerial tour of Abaco by US Embassy Charge d'Affaires Stephanie Bowers, September 3, 2019 in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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News Item on TROPICAL STORM Fernand

September 04, 2019

…FERNAND MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD TOWARD NORTHEASTERN MEXICO …TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS LIKELY OCCURRING IN THE WARNING AREA…

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News Item on Tropical Storm Gabrielle

September 04, 2019

… DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE OVER OPEN ATLANTIC OCEAN…

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Alert #52 on Hurricane Dorian-CATASTROPHIC Hurricane Dorian has FINALLY moved out of The Bahamas

September 04, 2019

…CATASTROPHIC HURRICANE DORIAN HAS FINALLY MOVED OUT OF THE BAHAMAS...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR GRAND BAHAMA, ABACO, BIMINI AND THE BERRY ISLANDS IS DISCONTINUED. THIS MEANS THAT THE ALL CLEAR IS NOW GIVEN FOR THESE ISLANDS.

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Alert #51 on Hurricane Dorian-Tropical Storm Conditions occuring along NorthEast Coast of Florida

September 04, 2019

… TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OCCURRING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF FLORIDA...AS DORIAN CONTINUES TO MOVE FURTHER AWAY FROM GRAND BAHAMA…

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Alert #50 on Hurricane Dorian-Dorian is now lashing the Central Coast of East of Central Florida

September 04, 2019

… HURRICANE DORIAN NOW LASHING THE CENTRAL COAST OF EAST OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY FROM GRAND BAHAMA…

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Alert #49 on Hurricane Dorian

September 03, 2019

… HURRICANE DORIAN NOW LASHING THE CENTRAL COAST OF EAST FLORIDA AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY FROM GRAND BAHAMA…

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BTC Mobile Voice Network has been Restored

September 03, 2019

BTC’s mobile voice network has been restored. Calls are now going through across the country including some areas of Grand Bahama and Abaco which include...

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Alert #48 on Hurricane Dorian-DORIAN Continues to Move AWAY from Grand Bahama

September 03, 2019

…DANGEROUS WINDS AND LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE WILL CONTINUE ON GRAND BAHAMA THROUGH THIS EVENING…

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Prime Minister and Delegation on the way to Abaco

September 03, 2019

On Tuesday September 3rd, 2019 Prime Minister, The Most Honorable Dr. Hubert A. Minnis, U.S. Charge d'Affaires Stephanie Bowers, Leader of the Opposition Philip Brave Davis...

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Images of Freeport - Some of the Damages Incurred

September 03, 2019

Images of Freeport - Some of the Damages Incurred

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Department of Inland Revenue-List of Approved Charities/Non-Profits

September 03, 2019

The Department of Inland Revenue advises the public of the list of approved charities and non-profit organizations for VAT purposes which are eligible to receive VAT refunds on expenses with respect to hurricane relief efforts...

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