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Focus on Health | The facts on Pinkeye

July 12, 2017

Pink eye is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in children and adults; about 3 million cases of pink eye occur in the United States each year. Treatment is not always needed and the course of treatment depends on the underlying cause.

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Palm Cay Announces Luxury Marina Condos
Palm Cay Announces Luxury Marina Condos

December 06, 2016

Continuing the trending uptick in high-end property values on the eastern end of New Providence, local realtors and representatives from the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently attended a Palm Cay industry event to launch the exclusive ONE Marina @ Palm Cay, contemporary condominiums with panoramic views of Palm Cay’s award-winning marina and the oceanfront.

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$7m spent by government so far on hurricane clean-up

November 22, 2016

WHILE several communities throughout the capital still bear the signs of the devastation left behind by Hurricane Matthew, Labour Minister Shane Gibson, who is responsible for the repair and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the storm, said the government has spent in excess of $7m on cleanup efforts, which have taken place in New Providence, Grand Bahama and Andros.

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Rebuilding and helping West End community

November 18, 2016

SEVEN weeks ago, Keith Cooper and his wife, Linda, were enjoying life.

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Gibson: Repairs will 'take a long time'

November 16, 2016

Despite the constant efforts of workers to bring the country to a state of normalcy following Hurricane Matthew, Hurricane Relief Coordinator and Golden Gates MP Shane Gibson yesterday admitted that it would be a "long time" before island assessments are completed and even longer before repairs are completed.

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Labor Force Survey enumerators, supervisors sworn in

November 09, 2016

Sixteen enumerators and two supervisors were sworn in on November 2, 2016 to carry out the Department of Statistics' bi-annual Labor Force Survey during the month of November in Grand Bahama.

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Donations help women to begin rebuilding their lives - Nottage

November 08, 2016

TWO women who lost their roofs during the passage of Hurricane Matthew last month were yesterday presented with $6,000 worth of supplies to "begin the process of rebuilding their lives," according to Bain and Grants Town MP Dr. Bernard Nottage.

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Urban Renewal helps mother of murdered boy fix hurricane-damaged home

November 08, 2016

Natasha Minnis, a mother of four, not only lost the roof of her home last month during the passing of Hurricane Matthew, she also lost her 16-year-old son, who was murdered just days after the storm.

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Matthew's Terror Lingers

November 01, 2016

HUNTERS, Grand Bahama -- For many storm victims whose houses are still livable, the blue tarp coverings might remain for a while.

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A new normal

November 01, 2016

Keith Cooper, a 59-year-old businessman, who with his wife, Linda, owns West End Ecology Tours, bent down and picked up a small sewing kit out of a pile of debris, dusted it off and put it into his pocket as if he had found a cherished family memento last Wednesday.

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Struggle for survival

November 01, 2016

When we stopped by the home of Frances Marinette Lewis, in Hunters, Grand Bahama, last Wednesday, it still looked as if a bomb had been dropped on it.

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GB Chamber of Commerce & Bahamas Red Cross Partner for Hurricane Relief

November 01, 2016

With hundreds of residents struggling to recover from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) executives have teamed up with the Bahamas Red Cross Grand Bahama Centre to bring some relief to victims most in need.

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Seminars to Assist GB Residents Following Hurricane Matthew

November 01, 2016

A series of Post Crisis Seminars, jointly sponsored by the Ministry for Grand Bahama, the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce, will be held in Grand Bahama on Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4, 2016, to assist residents with their restoration efforts both personally and professionally.

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Hotelier: Grand Bahama will recover from storm

November 01, 2016

Orlando House, an office close to the airport in Grand Bahama, after Hurricane Matthew.

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Your energy tip of the week - Light up the night

October 31, 2016

Winter is coming. With fewer daylight hours, it is important to take a good look at the exterior lights on your home or business that provide security and convenience.

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Bahamas Methodist Habitat volunteers help to rebuild Andros after Hurricane Matthew

October 28, 2016

Bahamas Methodist Habitat (BMH) the disaster outreach ministry of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church dedicated to disaster relief and home repair in The Bahamas is in Andros helping to clean up and rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

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Bowe: Calm fears over damage costs

October 27, 2016

AS fears within the business community swell over the government's ability to shoulder the massive losses incurred from Hurricane Matthew, Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation Chairman Gowon Bowe yesterday cautioned officials against sensationalising the damage estimates.

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Misty Gardens 'Hero' Recounts Community Efforts in Saving Lives During Hurricane

October 27, 2016

Clothed in shorts, sandals and a singlet, Misty Gardens resident Mr. Jason Sands stood in his neighbour's disheveled and besieged yard as one of the unsung heroes of the ravages of Hurricane Matthew -- recounting the tale of how a trio came together to risk their lives to save those who did not heed the warnings to evacuate their southern New Providence community, and did not expect the onslaught the storm brought to their doorsteps.

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Minnis says preference given by NEMA to PLPs

October 26, 2016

FREE National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday accused the National Emergency Management Agency of giving "preferential treatment" to Progressive Liberal Party supporters and leaving everyone else "out in the cold" in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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Pinder's Point resident says no relief from govt

October 26, 2016

RUTH Russell, 75, of Pinder's Point/Lewis Yard, has not received relief assistance from any government agency, and has had to depend on the kindness of the church and others for food, a hot meal, and help to repair her damaged house.

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