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Process For Applying For Homes
Process For Applying For Homes

August 04, 2022

The Ministry of Transport and Housing wishes to advise members of the public of the process for applying for homes under the Department of Housing (DOH).

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Real estate magnate urges serious discussion on Family Islands land use
Real estate magnate urges serious discussion on Family Islands land use

July 28, 2022

Real estate mogul Mario Carey wants a national conversation on how unused land on the Family Islands could be used to stir-up economic activity and slow brain drain in the country.

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Social Services Ministry - Mapping of resources for implementaiton of Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council
Social Services Ministry - Mapping of resources for implementaiton of Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council

July 25, 2022

The MOSSUD Department of Gender and Family Affairs in collaboration with Abaco Island Administrators and the Bahamas Crisis Center, July 20-22, 2022 conducted five community meetings in south, central and north Abaco for Abaco Government and non-Government leaders and community advocates to discuss issues related to the safety of survivors of abuse, outreach to perpetrators of abuse to help them become productive citizens, and for the mapping of services and resources for the projected implementation of a Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council.

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Real Estate Group sells 6.3M development property near Albany
Real Estate Group sells $6.3M development property near Albany

July 25, 2022

Two years since its launch, BE Luxury Real Estate Group closed its largest sale to date—a $6.3M property near Albany, the luxury resort community.

Perched on a 22-acre beachfront property, the parcel is in close proximity to Albany’s marina with over 200-feet of shoreline. Sold to international investors, the undeveloped land is just minutes away from the prominent communities of Lyford Cay and Old Fort Bay.

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Former MP's home destroyed by blaze
Former MP's home destroyed by blaze

July 25, 2022

A FORMER member of Parliament for Long Island is left devastated by the loss of his family island home in a fire over the weekend.

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New water supply crisis hits Central Eleuthera
New water supply crisis hits Central Eleuthera

July 12, 2022

FAMILIES in Central Eleuthera face summer misery as a new water crisis could potentially hit their homes.

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Sears - no decision on power pricing change
Sears - no decision on power pricing change

July 05, 2022

WORKS and Utilities Minister Alfred Sears yesterday said no decision has been made to increase electricity bills, however he urged Bahamians "to be more prudent" with usage given high energy costs.

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Agriculture non-profit supports food efforts
Agriculture non-profit supports food efforts

July 04, 2022

AS Bahamian families continue to grapple with the increasing cost of living, a leading agriculture-focused non-profit has thrown its support behind recent calls for greater efforts to improve food security in The Bahamas.

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Small home repair scheme to start next month
Small home repair scheme to start next month

June 30, 2022

DISASTER Reconstruction Authority executive chairman Alex Storr said officials plan to start the first phase of the Small Home Repair Programme by early next month.

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CEO: BPL has to revisit tariff rate
CEO: BPL has to revisit tariff rate

June 27, 2022

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chief Executive Officer Shevonn Cambridge said the power company will have to revisit is tariff rates to meet operational demands and pay off its debt. The last tariff rate adjustment occurred in 2010, when the last Hubert Ingraham-led administration increased Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) rates by about five percent, which increased ..

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500,000 for women's shelter
$500,000 for women's shelter

June 24, 2022

THE government has allocated $500,000 for a new women's shelter, it was revealed in the Senate.

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Lightning strike hits water supplies
Lightning strike hits water supplies

June 24, 2022

WATER and Sewerage customers residing in central, southern and eastern New Providence may experience periods of reduced water pressure over the next 24 hours.

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Dome residents expected to vacate by end of summer
Dome residents expected to vacate by end of summer

June 24, 2022

The government hopes that people living in temporary domes in Spring City, Abaco, will vacate by the end of summer, Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) Executive Chairman Alex Storr said yesterday. Minister of Transport and Housing JoBeth Coleby-Davis said last week the government will soon give notice to those residents. When asked about the deadline for ...

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No ending in sight for gas price rises
No ending in sight for gas price rises

June 22, 2022

ACTING Prime Minister Chester Cooper says it is anticipated that gasoline prices will continue to escalate "for the foreseeable future".

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Union boss warns tough summer ahead
Union boss warns tough summer ahead

June 21, 2022

CONSUMERS should prepare for a "tough summer", according to Bahamas Electrical Workers Union president Kyle Wilson, telling The Tribune yesterday "we are already having issues" in the first weeks of the hottest months of the year.

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BPL EXAMINING PRICE INCREASE: CEO insists power will be kept on but bills may have to rise
BPL EXAMINING PRICE INCREASE: CEO insists power will be kept on but bills may have to rise

June 21, 2022

AS many consumers yesterday grappled with hours-long power disruptions in the sweltering heat, Bahamas Power and Light CEO Shevonn Cambridge said an internal review is underway to determine whether there will be an increase to billing by way of a fuel charge adjustment.

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Higher insurance costs expected as reinsurers shirk risk in region
Higher insurance costs expected as reinsurers shirk risk in region

June 21, 2022

Increasing catastrophic natural disasters have reduced the appetite of reinsurers for certain kinds of risk in this region, paving the way for increases in the cost of insurance next year, Bahamas First's Group Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Warren Rolle told Guardian Business yesterday, adding that it is not yet know, though, what level of ...

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Govt intends to demolish shantytowns not subject to injunction, minister says
Govt intends to demolish shantytowns not subject to injunction, minister says

June 21, 2022

The government intends to demolish shantytowns not covered by a Supreme Court injunction, Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe said yesterday. Munroe made the comment days after announcing that the government has given people who are unlawfully operating and living on a tract of cleared land in the Carmichael Road area, 14 days to get off

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Squatters ordered off deforested land
Squatters ordered off deforested land

June 20, 2022

As it cracks down on illegal deforestation, the government has given people who are unlawfully operating and living on a tract of cleared land in the Carmichael Road area 14 days to get off before authorities move in and take action, Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe said.

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PM tours Aqualina site in Cable Beach
PM tours Aqualina site in Cable Beach

June 15, 2022

PRIME Minister Philip Davis and members of Cabinet toured the construction site of Aqualina on Cable Beach yesterday to view the progress of the 11-storey skyrise.

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