Accident/Emergency

American escapes unhurt from Mayaguana plane crash

November 23, 2020

AN American man escaped injury after his plane crashed in Mayaguana on Saturday...

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One dead, two seriously injured after car hits tree
One dead, two seriously injured after car hits tree

November 15, 2020

A man is dead, and two others sustained serious injuries when the vehicle they were in crashed into a tree on East Sunrise Highway on Sunday morning...

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'Shark attack won't stop me diving'
'Shark attack won't stop me diving'

November 04, 2020

Spearfisherman Anthony Feaster is lucky to be alive after being bitten by a reef shark while spearfishing on Friday in waters off East End, Grand Bahama.

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No uptick in visitors expected this week
No uptick in visitors expected this week

November 03, 2020

LYNDEN Pindling International Airport does not anticipate any uptick in visitors this week or in the immediate future given the upcoming United States presidential election, according to a Nassau Airport Development Company official.

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Man in hospital after shark attack

October 31, 2020

A Sweetings Cay resident is in hospital after a shark attack on Friday...

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Two women airlifted after car crash in Abaco

October 27, 2020

TWO women have been airlifted to New Providence after a car accident in Abaco left them with injuries...

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Three taken to hospital after boating incident
Three taken to hospital after boating incident

October 27, 2020

THREE people were taken to hospital with minor injuries following a boating accident in the Dover Sound area of East Grand Bahama yesterday afternoon.

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American Airline Crash Lands in Freeport Grand Bahama
American Airline Crash Lands in Freeport Grand Bahama

October 24, 2020

Today Saturday 24th October 2020 an American Airline crash landed in Freeport Grand Bahama.

Reports are some persons were taken to Rand Memorial Hospital.

More to follow

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Man killed in Eastern Road traffic accident
Man killed in Eastern Road traffic accident

October 21, 2020

ONE man was killed yesterday and another reportedly injured in a traffic accident on Eastern Road...

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Boater dies in Andros tragedy
Boater dies in Andros tragedy

October 07, 2020

A BOATING incident on Monday near Andros has claimed the life of a civilian and left two off-duty members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) in hospital...

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Long Island police investigate apparent drowning

September 20, 2020

Police on Long Island are investigating an apparent drowning on Saturday afternoon...

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Man dies after traffic accident in Grand Bahama
Man dies after traffic accident in Grand Bahama

September 08, 2020

A 60-year-old man died after a traffic accident in Grand Bahama on Monday...

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Tourism, Development, Governance and Sustainability Explored in Scholarly Publication
Tourism, Development, Governance and Sustainability Explored in Scholarly Publication

August 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to the tourism industry which has for many decades been the primary economic engine of The Bahamas...

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Final moments of doomed flight

August 24, 2020

THE final moments before the helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal tycoon Chris Cline, 60, and six other people have been revealed...

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Severe Weather Warning Update

August 18, 2020

The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 03:05 PM EDT UNTIL 4:35 PM EDT TUESDAY, 18TH AUGUST, 2020...

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Three killed in traffic accident in Grand Bahama
Three killed in traffic accident in Grand Bahama

July 07, 2020

Three people were killed in a traffic accident in Grand Bahama on Monday night...

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Simplified Lending CEO Robert Pantry Suggests Bahamas Consider Prime Rate Reduction to Kickstart Economy
Simplified Lending CEO Robert Pantry Suggests Bahamas Consider Prime Rate Reduction to Kickstart Economy

June 09, 2020

With the local economy predicted to shrink as much as 15% and the global economy projected to take nearly a decade to fully recover from the COVID-19 shutdown, one Bahamian financial expert is suggesting lowering the prime rate would be a surefire way to re-energize growth and investment...

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Two men missing at sea
Two men missing at sea

June 04, 2020

Grand Bahama police, along with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, BASRA, U.S Coast Guard and local fishermen, are searching for two residents of Eight Mile Rock who have yet to return from a fishing trip at sea.

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PMH takes a major hit
PMH takes a major hit

April 24, 2020

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands revealed yesterday that more than 200 health care workers are in quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19, including 96 doctors and 62 nurses from Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

During a virtual press conference, Sands also said that of the 72 confirmed cases of the virus, 15 are health workers.

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Two more COVID-19 deaths
Two more COVID-19 deaths

April 24, 2020

Two more people have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease in The Bahamas to 11, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday.

He said the latest victims were two men, a 53-year-old and a 51-year-old, who are both from New Providence.

“We give our heartfelt condolences to the families of the two men who lost their lives and our prayers are with you in this very difficult time,” he said.

He also announced two new cases of COVID-19 – a 50-year-old woman on New Providence and a 29-year-old woman on New Providence. He said both women are in home isolation.

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