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65 new cases of COVID-19, two additional deaths

The Ministry of Health reported on Monday that there were 65 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths.

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Mother and daughter murdered in Nassau Village

A MOTHER and her child were found slain at their Nassau Village home on Monday morning.

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Minnis: In era of disasters, assessments are outdated

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has questioned why nations prone to disaster are still being assessed by international financial institutions using “outdated” methodologies.

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Water corp starts work on Long Island stations

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation has started construction of booster stations in the areas of Mangrove Bush, Petty’s and Grays.

Ready to celebrate a week of Pride

PRIDE Bahamas 2020 will kick off next week and organisers say it will be a week-long series of virtual events geared toward making The Bahamas a country that is more accepting and inclusive of LGBTQI+ people.

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Four in hospital after shooting and stabbings

FOUR people are in hospital after a shooting and two stabbing incidents over the weekend.

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Chipman ‘not interested’ in making a switch to join the PLP

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman said yesterday he is not interested in joining the opposition Progressive Liberal Party.

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New Act planned - but what about now?

AMID complaints of illegal use of land and destruction of natural ponds and animal habitats, Minister of Environmental Health and Housing Romauld Ferreira revealed that the Forestry Unit in his ministry is in the process of drafting a legal framework to repeal and replace the Forestry Act 2010.

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THE Royal Bahamas Police Force is expected to charge several people today over allegations of fraud at the National Insurance Board.

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Caribbean high for ratio of jailings

THE Bahamas leads the region in prison occupancy rates, coupled with the third highest rate of repeat offending, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank report.

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Lost to lightning

LIGHTNING struck Timothy Sweeting in the “twinkling of an eye” last week Monday and changed his family forever.

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Two in hospital after shooting

Two men are in hospital after a shooting on Saturday night.

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Man killed in Coral Harbour Road accident

A man is dead after a traffic accident on Coral Harbour Road early on Saturday morning.

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PM addresses 75th United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has called for a vulnerability index to be used in the decision-making processes of international financial institutions and international donors with regards to countries like The Bahamas.

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91 new COVID-19 cases, death toll rises to 89

The Ministry of Health reported on Friday that there were 91 new cases of COVID-19, three additional deaths and one additional death under investigation.


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