While Hurricane Dorian roars through the northern Bahamas, emergency officials are urging residents in Grand Bahama, who are in life-threatening situations, to text in their locations so rescue teams can evacuate them.
In a statement, Don Cornish, administrator for Freeport, said, “Please be advised that rescue
As Hurricane Dorian continued its painstakingly slow and destructive trek across parts of Grand Bahama today, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said The Bahamas cannot defend itself against the catastrophic storm, which has already caused widespread damage and is still in attack mode.
"The Bahamas is
The country’s parametric insurance coverage through the CCRIF SPC (formerly Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility) will likely kick in due to the strength and devastation of Hurricane Dorian, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest told Guardian Business yesterday, adding that the government
Only two days after the government announced in its Fourth Quarter Report on Budgetary Performance for Fiscal Year 2018/19 that it achieved the lowest fiscal deficit in ten years in that budget cycle, with a low 0.1 percent increase in the debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product)
The Grand Lucayan resort complex is completely insured in case of catastrophic loss, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar told reporters yesterday. He expressed the hope that any damage to the resort as a result of Hurricane Dorian will not jeopardize the government’s negotiations
The record high tourist arrivals The Bahamas had been tracking over the past year are likely to “significantly” trend in the opposite direction following Hurricane Dorian, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.
D’Aguilar, who was speaking to reporters following a National Emergency Management
Charles Reckley, a seasoned bodybuilder, won the men’s bodybuilding title at the 2019 Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBFF) 46th Annual Novice and National Championships inside the New Providence Ballroom at the Meliá Nassau Beach resort on Saturday evening.
Also coming out victorious in the overall divisions were
With the qualifying period for the Doha World Championships coming to a close this coming Friday, September 6, a number of local and international athletes were out in full force on Saturday taking part in the Blue Marlin Classic at the old Thomas A. Robinson Track
Bahamian professional golfer Greg Maycock finally got a win in the Bahamas Professional Golf Tour (BPGT) professional division, shooting a three-under par 69 to capture the title at the Breezes Golf Classic at the Royal Blue Golf Course at the Baha Mar Resort on Friday.
Hurricane Dorian made a dramatic and terrifying landfall in the Abacos early yesterday with devastating impacts, before taking aim at nearby Grand Bahama.
As the Category 5 storm — the strongest on record to hit the northern Bahamas — pummeled the mainland and surrounding cays, videos