Caribbean News

Health City Surgeon to Receive CMEs Award

December 13, 2019

Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, clinical director and chief cardiac surgeon of the highly acclaimed Health City Cayman Islands, will be honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards on December 14 in Miami, Florida...

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Wife of PM visits seniors in Grand Bahama

December 10, 2019

Mrs. Patricia Minnis, wife of Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, on Saturday, December 7, spent the day on Grand Bahama visiting several seniors in the western district of the island...

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Woman awaiting deportation dies at police station
Woman awaiting deportation dies at police station

December 07, 2019

Police are investigating after a woman awaiting deportation died at the Central Police Station in Grand Bahama on Friday....

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Trio held on immigration conspiracy
Trio held on immigration conspiracy

November 22, 2019

TWO women and one man accused of a litany of fraud charges were arraigned in the Magistrate's Court yesterday.

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The Baha Men and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Launch LETS'S GO BAHAMAS Tourism Campaign
The Baha Men and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Launch #LETS'S GO BAHAMAS Tourism Campaign

November 11, 2019

The Baha Men have created a new video for their song 'Lets Go', specifically for the #LetsGoBahamas campaign and have chosen to donate royalties to the Bahamas Red Cross...

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PM kicking down door was 'not a good impression'
PM kicking down door was 'not a good impression'

October 08, 2019

BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis went beyond the duties of his office when he kicked down the back door of a shanty town structure.

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Minister defends government's handling of illegal migrants
Minister defends government's handling of illegal migrants

October 08, 2019

IMMIGRATION Minister Elsworth Johnson said yesterday the government has done nothing wrong regarding its handling of illegal migrants seeking refuge in the country...

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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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PM orders acquisition of shanty town land
PM orders acquisition of shanty town land

October 03, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday that Attorney General Carl Bethel has been instructed to compulsorily acquire land where shanty towns in Abaco once stood...

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Left in limbo after Dorian
Left in limbo after Dorian

October 02, 2019

HURRICANE Dorian has disrupted the certainty and comfort that Haitians living in Abaco were once accustomed to, with many of them yesterday urging the government to let them rebuild...

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Senator: Give undocumented the right to work for a year
Senator: Give undocumented the right to work for a year

September 30, 2019

SENATOR Ranard Henfield wants undocumented storm evacuees in shelters to be given freedom to reside and work legally in The Bahamas if they divulge information about their traffickers and comply with other requirements...

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Tropical Depression Nine Public Advisory Number 5A

September 13, 2019

Issued at 800 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Nine Intermediate Advisory Number 5A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

AL092019
800 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...NOAA HURRICANE HUNTERS INVESTIGATING THE DEPRESSION...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SATURDAY...

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Alert 9 Tropical Depression forms near The Bahamas
Alert #9 Tropical Depression forms near The Bahamas

September 13, 2019

…TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS NEAR THE BAHAMAS…

…FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SATURDAY….

BASED ON ADVICE FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED IN FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ELEUTHERA, ANDROS, NEW PROVIDENCE, ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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Alert 42 Hurricane Dorian still stationary pummeling Grand Bahama
Alert #42 Hurricane Dorian still stationary pummeling Grand Bahama

September 03, 2019

ALERT #42 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 12:00 AM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019.

…EXTREMELY POWERFUL HURRICANE DORIAN IS STILL STATIONARY AND CONTINUES TO PUMMEL GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI, AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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Five confirmed deaths in the passing of Hurricane Dorian through The Abacos
Five confirmed deaths in the passing of Hurricane Dorian through The Abacos

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Royal Bahamas Police Force has confirmed that five people died during the passage of the category 5 Hurricane Dorian through North Abaco.
This was revealed by the Most Hon Dr Hubert A Minnis in a statement during a live NEMA press conference on Monday, September 2, 2019.

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Prime Minister Hubert Minnis leads NEMA press conference
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis leads NEMA press conference

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Declaring the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Northern Bahamas, "an historic tragedy," Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis led a NEMA press conference at NEMA headquarters, September 2, 2019 as Dorian continued to impact Grand Bahama.

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VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury
VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury

September 02, 2019

Residents in Grand Bahama found themselves trapped in homes as Hurricane Dorian continued his sobering march through the Northwest Bahamas.

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Alert 41 Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Dorian stationary over Grand Bahama
Alert #41 Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Dorian stationary over Grand Bahama

September 02, 2019

ALERT #41 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 9:00 PM EDT, MONDAY, 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019.

…EXTREMELY POWERFUL HURRICANE DORIAN REMAINS STATIONARY AND CONTINUES TO PUMMEL GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…

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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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Alert 40 on Dangerous Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4
Alert #40 on Dangerous Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4

September 02, 2019

ALERT #40 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY MONDAY, 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 6:00 PM EDT.

…EYE OF DORIAN MOVING LITTLE WHILE THE HURRICANE CONTINUES TO POUND GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI, AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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