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Razed to the ground
Razed to the ground

May 02, 2021

A MASSIVE fire at Jennie Street yesterday destroyed six structures and left four partially damaged leaving families in total devastation.

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Slow home insurance uptake despite looming hurricane season
Slow home insurance uptake despite looming hurricane season

April 14, 2021

With yet another active hurricane season looming, Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) Chairman Anton Sealy said the level of premiums across the industry has been maintained among those who already have home insurance, but the sector has not seen an uptick in new policies over the past year, despite the high susceptibility of property damage for Bahamian homeowners.

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'YOU CAN'T CALL THIS ETHNIC CLEANSING': Govt lawyer hits back at attack on 'humane' shanty town actions
'YOU CAN'T CALL THIS ETHNIC CLEANSING': Govt lawyer hits back at attack on 'humane' shanty town actions

April 14, 2021

THE government’s plan to demolish shanty towns in the country is not driven by ethnic cleansing and will be executed in a “humane manner”, according to the attorney representing the Crown in a judicial review centred on the demolition of the unregulated communities.

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Upscale community for young professionals: you don't have to be a lawyer or doctor to qualify
Upscale community for young professionals: you don't have to be a lawyer or doctor to qualify

April 13, 2021

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the definition of young professionals who will be eligible to buy lots in a proposed upscale community in western New Providence is broad enough to include barbers, plumbers, farmers and many others--not just lawyers or doctors.

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PM touts land initiative
PM touts land initiative

April 13, 2021

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday defended his government's plan to develop a new subdivision in western New Providence geared toward young professionals, hailing it as a means of empowering Bahamians. Minnis made the comments during debate on a resolution to allow for the development of a residential community in western New Providence geared toward ...
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Symonette: Remove duty from building supplies for first-time homeowners
Symonette: Remove duty from building supplies for first-time homeowners

April 13, 2021

St. Anne's Member of Parliament Brent Symonette, who is also the former minister of financial services, trade, industry and immigration, suggested yesterday that the government remove customs duty on lower-end building materials and just apply a flat value-added tax (VAT) rate, so that the prime minister's housing plan can benefit a broader segment of potential ...

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US Department of State Puts Landmark Property On The Market
US Department of State Puts Landmark Property On The Market

March 29, 2021

A landmark property located on West Bay Street between Arawak Cay and Saunders Beach has been formally placed on the market for sale. The property, which has been owned by the United States Department of State since 1975, is best known by the eight-foot-high, white concrete wall that runs approximately five hundred and sixty feet along West Bay Street.

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WHY AREN'T THEY TESTING PEOPLE Questions raised over why large numbers are not taking Day Five test
WHY AREN'T THEY TESTING PEOPLE Questions raised over why large numbers are not taking Day Five test

January 12, 2021

DOCTOR Michael Darville, the co-chair of the Progressive Liberal Party's COVID-19 task force, says the revelation that 46 percent of travellers to The Bahamas have not taken the COVID-19 antigen test after five days in the country is alarming and should "greatly concern" Bahamians...

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House of Assembly Communication: COVID-19 Response
House of Assembly Communication: COVID-19 Response

April 27, 2020

The House meets today to approve a Resolution extending emergency powers in The Bahamas because of the COVID-19 global pandemic...

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COVID-19: Minister issues nursing home precautions
COVID-19: Minister issues nursing home precautions

April 09, 2020

MINISTER of Health Dr Duane Sands has issued special precautions that must be taken to make sure seniors in nursing homes are safe from the spread of COVID-19...

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University Of The Bahamas Cancels Classes
University Of The Bahamas Cancels Classes

March 17, 2020

UNIVERSITY of the Bahamas (UB) has announced the cancellation of its classes and advised students living in dorms to move out...

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VIDEO The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama
(VIDEO) The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama

October 04, 2019

The Bahamas as a whole has been truly devastated by the Category 5 monster of a hurricane Dorian. The two islands mostly effected have been Abaco and Grand Bahama. Instantly after the storm the founder of the Fox Foundation Adrian Fox committed half of a million dollars towards hurricane relief. This very public act philanthropy set off a chain of events giving to the greater cause of helping the island’s bounce back. Amongst the many videos of people committing money to the cause was Grand Bahamain son of the soil Buddy Hield, NBA super star.

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Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert
Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Sunday that officials at the Department of Social Services have been placed on full alert to ensure that those Bahamians needing assistance in the aftermath of the devastation expected to be caused by the monster Hurricane Dorian, receive that assistance in a timely fashion.

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Airbnb Experiences is a game changer for local entrepreneurs
Airbnb Experiences is a game changer for local entrepreneurs

August 28, 2019

Airbnb Experiences is changing the way Bahamians bring their unique excursions to visitors and three entrepreneurs highlighted by Airbnb are just a few of many who are taking advantage of the platform’s ease and power, according to a press release from Airbnb...

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Gibson: Some family island homes being run like 'unregistered, all-inclusive resorts'
Gibson: Some family island homes being run like 'unregistered, all-inclusive resorts'

June 24, 2019

Member of Parliament for Long Island Adrian Gibson is calling on the government to investigate instances of second homeowners using their properties to run an “unregistered, all-inclusive resort”...

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Thousands enraged as load shedding continues
Thousands enraged as load shedding continues

June 24, 2019

BAHAMAS Power and Light expects New Providence load shedding to continue until rental generators are installed at its Blue Hills Station and offline equipment is brought back on stream...

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Newly elected bar association real estate chair: Land reform top priority

June 19, 2019

The newly elected chair of the Bahamas Bar Association's real estate division, Sharlyn R. Smith, has vowed to use her post to address what she called "an urgent need for...

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Island Oasis is in Nassau for the next MONTH
Island Oasis is in Nassau for the next MONTH

May 22, 2019

Island Oasis is in Nassau for the next MONTH and available to schedule your Estate Liquidation.
Send us an email to services@islandoasisbri.com or message us on WhatsApp or FaceTime 242-544-7849 to schedule your project. We are excited to clear your property NEXT!

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Families beg court 'Save our homes'
Families beg court 'Save our homes'

August 02, 2018

SHANTY town residents have filed a suit against the government over its plan to eradicate unregulated communities and have asked the Supreme Court for an injunction to block looming evictions or any form of interference until their case is heard in court...
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150 families still living in shanty town homes
150 families still living in shanty town homes

August 01, 2018

MORE than 100 families are believed to still reside in shanty towns across New Providence with the government's eviction deadline less than two weeks away.Haitian Pastors League President Dr Jean Paul Charles told The Tribune he expected that number...

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