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Johnson - I was the victim
Johnson - I was the victim

January 26, 2021

SOUTH and Central Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson broke his silence yesterday to say he expects a man who allegedly attacked him last week to be charged in the Magistrate's Court with causing harm...

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Atlantis moves quickly to furlough workers
Atlantis moves quickly to furlough workers

January 26, 2021

ATLANTIS will temporarily furlough some employees as COVID-19 cases continue to grow in North America and cancellations increase following US President Joe Biden's announcement of a new quarantine requirement for travellers entering the United States...

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BPC Court Success; Perseverance #1 Insurance Again Confirmed

January 25, 2021

Judge Adds BPC as a Respondent with the Government in the March Judicial Review; Exploratory Well Insurance Policy Confirmed by Lloyd’s of London, and Aon UK...

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Gov’t projects and assistance programs helping to speed up recovery in Grand Bahama

January 25, 2021

Grand Bahama remains in a rebuilding phase and will be in that rebuilding phase for some time to come,” said Minister of State for Finance and for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Kwasi Thompson...

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House of Assembly Select Committee on Natural Resources Site Visit to North Andros

January 25, 2021

The House of Assembly Select Committee on Natural Resources made its first site visit this past week in North Andros...

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UB’s Oakes Field Campus Expands with Land Transfer

January 25, 2021

With the Government of The Bahamas having recently transferred the land on which the historic Clarence A. Bain building was once located to University of The Bahamas, the University is now one step closer to the convocation centre envisioned for the property...

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Govt to extend state of emergency until May
Govt to extend state of emergency until May

January 25, 2021

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis gave notice in the House of Assembly Monday morning of his administration's intent to extend the country's state of emergency until May 23...

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Ex-British politician dies diving in Exumas

January 25, 2021

FORMER British politician Robert Rowland died after a diving accident near his home in Exuma over the weekend...

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Mortician's funeral 'did not' receive OPM sign-off
Mortician's funeral 'did not' receive OPM sign-off

January 25, 2021

THE OFFICE of the Prime Minister said it did not give organisers special permission to host a large funeral procession for a well-known mortician last Saturday...

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COVID takes toll on Lucayan deal
COVID takes toll on Lucayan deal

January 25, 2021

OFFICIALS are still reviewing a proposed post-COVID deal by Royal Caribbean and the ITM Group for the sale of the Grand Lucayan resort, according to State Minister for Finance Kwasi Thompson who lamented that the terms are "not as favourable as before"...

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Pinder warns quarantine rule by U.S. will cost jobs
Pinder warns quarantine rule by U.S. will cost jobs

January 25, 2021

LABOUR Director John Pinder yesterday warned that there could be more layoffs in the country's hotel sector if The Bahamas does not seek exemption from the US on its new travel quarantine requirement...

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FOUR SUSPENDED IN CARE HOME SCANDAL: Police called in to probe horrific child beatings which shocked nation
FOUR SUSPENDED IN CARE HOME SCANDAL: Police called in to probe horrific child beatings which shocked nation

January 25, 2021

FOUR female staff members at the Children's Emergency Hostel have been "relieved of their duties" after shocking surveillance footage showed numerous children at the care home being severely beaten...

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Labour Minister Welcomes New Permanent Secretary While Bidding Farewell To The Old

January 23, 2021

The Minister of Labour, Senator the Honourable Dion Foulkes welcomed the Ministry of Labour’s incoming Acting Permanent Secretary, Ms. Gina Thompson...

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Minister of National Security visits Department of Corrections

January 22, 2021

Commissioner of Correctional Services Charles Murphy and his Executive/Command Team members led Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames, Acting Permanent Secretary and Under Secretary Cheryl Darville...

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SRC confirms six COVID-19 cases

January 22, 2021

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) confirms that currently there are six (6) female clients at the Geriatric Hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19...

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Mortimer candidly explores life-defining experiences in new podcast Looking Deep

January 22, 2021

● Twenty-minute, interview-style episodes hosted by Kareem Mortimer
● Candidly explores intimate subject matter, including sexuality, religion, surrogacy, human trafficking, and more
● Aftershow featuring Mortimer and co-host Julia Woolley Chatwin dissecting each episode

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BTC’s ENHANCED EARLY RETIREMENT PROGRAM

January 22, 2021

BTC remains committed to transforming our business into a customer centric, high performing organization to better serve the people of The Bahamas...

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Swimming Against The Tide

January 22, 2021

There are glimmers of hope for the critically endangered Nassau grouper, a species which despite seasonal closures and size restrictions continue to experience declines throughout The Bahamas and the Caribbean...

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ORG Looking to reach 500 MSME Engagement In the Northern Bahamas
ORG Looking to reach 500 MSME Engagement In the Northern Bahamas

January 22, 2021

In November 2020 the Organization for Responsible Governance launched an initiative designed to give small businesses on Grand Bahama and Abaco specifically, a platform to outline the current challenges brought on by the dual crisis of Hurricane Dorian’s impact and the global Covid-19 pandemic...

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Ministry of Education in conjunction with Leno Trust receive more assistance
Ministry of Education in conjunction with Leno Trust receive more assistance

January 22, 2021

The Ministry of Education in conjunction with Leno Trust received more assistance in reaching the goal of "placing a tablet in each child's hands," Thursday, January 21, 2021 with donations of 106 tablets and $10,000...

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