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Life among the ruins

Rochelle Maycock talks to her 14-year-old son every day on the phone. When Hurricane Irma moved over Ragged Island last September, it visited widespread damage and destruction. The Duncan Town All-Age School was badly damaged. As a result, Maycock, who lives on Ragged Island, had to send her

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More migrants picked up

Several more Haitian migrants were arrested yesterday following an illegal landing on Sunday near Venice Bay, not far from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Coral Harbour base, authorities said. According to Captain Adrian Chriswell of the RBDF, more than 30 migrants were rounded up since Sunday’s

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Another storm season begins

Atlantic hurricane season begins on Friday. Forecasters in the United States expect it to be active. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts there will be between 10 and 16 named storms – five to nine hurricanes. One to four hurricanes could be major –

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