Mandatory evacuations are a bad idea.
Firstly, I think it is a direct move toward a police state; it invites authoritarian tendencies.
Secondly, let’s put this into perspective. Hurricanes are traumatic. They evoke statements in reactionary ways.
Hurricanes bring people together, yet severely traumatize those closest
It’s September 2, 2019 and I can imagine like myself, most Bahamians are in a state of shock from the devastation that this monstrous Hurricane Dorian has done to our beautiful islands.
We have encountered hurricanes before, but this brute with winds gusting to 200 miles per
I often hear the noise in the market that Bahamians do not support their own (local businesses) but maybe that’s because Bahamians don’t know how to serve their own.
There has been lots of emphasis placed on small business development in The Bahamas recently and
In almost every country in the Caribbean, tourism has been transformative.
As an economic driver, it has primarily outpaced other sectors to the extent that in much of the region the industry now generates the most substantial national share of GDP, delivers significant taxes and foreign
Both Baha Mar and Atlantis are operating as usual, with only a few minor challenges caused by the poor weather impacting their normal procedures, according to officials at the resorts, who explained that their central focus at the moment is ramping up efforts to assist
In the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Dorian on Abaco and Grand Bahama, the vulnerable population – the elderly, people with mental disorders, children and adolescents, should be closely supervised, with particular attention paid to the elderly and those with mental disorders, for any
Thousands of residents on New Providence were forced to abandon their homes after heavy rainfall associated with the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian caused widespread flooding on the island.
The heavy rainfall lashed New Providence Sunday night and Monday morning. Many communities such as Fox Hill,
Performance-wise, it was a less than inspiring trip for Team Bahamas at the 2019 Pan American Softball Championships in what is known as “Softball City” - Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, falling to the Dominican Republic (DR) in their placement game on Friday. The women’s national team was shut
The Immigration Department has suspended enforcement and is now in the “rescue and support mode” in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Director of Immigration Clarence Russell told The Nassau Guardian on Monday, that “those who find themselves in a unique humanitarian position should have no genuine
At least five deaths have been confirmed on Abaco following the passage of Hurricane Dorian, which brought catastrophic winds and destructive flooding to that island yesterday and continued to pound Grand Bahama today, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said today.
“There are questions about fatalities,” he