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June 22, 2020
Minister Dames Highlights the Crime-Fighting Use of Technology

During his Contribution to the 2020/2021 Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, on June 17, 2020, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames noted that, globally...

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Coronavirus: WHO warns 190,000 could die in Africa in one year
May 08, 2020
Coronavirus: WHO warns 190,000 could die in Africa in one year

As many as 190,000 people across Africa could die in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic if crucial containment measures fail, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns.

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March 31, 2020
PM defends decision to close borders to Bahamians

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday defended the government's decision to close the country's borders to Bahamians, and also the decision to close liquor stores during the national state of emergency...

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Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More
October 21, 2019
Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More

The Zika virus dominated headlines in 2016 when some infected women had babies with significant birth defects. At the time, the threat of the mosquito-borne virus caused major concern, leading many travelers to change their travel plans...

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May 09, 2013
Grand Lucayan, Bahamas Offering 89 Local Resident Rate

Grand Bahama Island is a summer getaway hot spot for international travelers, but what about the locals?

Grand Lucayan, Bahamas

knows that local residents enjoy island life everyday, but even they need a relaxing escape!

Through Nov. 15, 2013, local Bahamian residents can take advantage of Grand Lucayan's

Local Resident Offer
with rates starting at just $89 per night. And, for those getting a...

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October 15, 2019
Minister Dames Lauds Initiatives ‘Beyond the Prison Walls’

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames noted, on October 9, 2019, that his Ministry is the Executing Agency for the Citizen Security and Justice Programme in The Bahamas (CSJP), and, within the programme’s budget, about $17,000,000 had been committed to strengthening crime prevention forces beyond the prison walls.

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A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman M.B.E.
September 16, 2019
A Tribute to Mr. John Chipman (M.B.E.)

Bahamian ​Junkanoo Legend, John “Chippie” Chipman passed away on Monday September 9t​ h​, 2019 at 90 years of age. His career spanned more than six decades. The world knows Bahamian Culture due to the life and works of Mr. Chipman. He would have touched every continent with his goatskin drum, and has earned his reputation as a prolific Junkanooer, dancer and champion drummer...

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September 28, 2015
Smith: Curfews a bad idea in crime fight

The Bahamas does not need a curfew implemented in high crime areas, attorney Fred Smith, head of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association, said yesterday.

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Two Drug Busts In Three Days
February 13, 2013
Two Drug Busts In Three Days

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force has doubled its efforts in Bimini after two separate drugs busts in three days, RBDF public relations officer Lt Orgin Deleveaux said yesterday.

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August 21, 2017
Govt ups efforts to tackle crime

In the wake of a series of murders last week, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames announced on Saturday evening a more focused and aggressive crime-fighting strategy, which includes police increasing their intelligence and operational efforts to identify and disrupt gang activities, and an increased focus on firearms traffickers.
Three murders were reported on New Providence on Friday.
Dame...

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