Just one day after he was fined $350 for breaking the nationwide curfew, police arrested Stephen Walkes for the same offense.
This time, Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes upped the fine to $750.
If Walkes, 24, of Augusta Street, doesn’t pay the fine, he would spend eight
Health officials have confirmed another confirmed case of COVID-19 in The Bahamas.
The latest case is on Grand Bahama. The patient is a 57-year-old woman with no history of travel and no known direct link to previous cases, officials said. She is hospitalized in stable condition.
In a letter to faculty, staff and students of the University of The Bahamas today, UB President Dr. Rodney Smith revealed that some people want to be paid more money for working from home at a time when many workers in The Bahamas have been
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has suspended the obligation to pay any insurance premium in respect of any health, medical and life insurance policy from March 17 for the duration of the current state of public emergency and extending 60 days thereafter.
"Should any insured event
Though it initially advised against it, the Ministry of Health is now recommending that people wear masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in The Bahamas, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands confirmed today.
“We have moved from some of our strongly held views,” Dr. Sands
Attorney General Carl Bethel released the following statement a short while ago: “The attorney general affirms that sanitation workers and sanitation companies are and remain essential services under the (COIVD 19) 2 Order 2020.
As such, those sanitation companies contracted to sanitize banks and other institutions
Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said this morning that a suspected COVID-19 patient died at Princess Margaret Hospital last night.
"That patient was flown to Nassau (from Bimini) and subsequently died," Sands told The Nassau Guardian.
"She was not COVID positive. We do not know why she
As the country came under lockdown this month to thwart the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and businesses began to close, six-month-old technology company Kraven began to see a spike in demand for its restaurant delivery app.
Kraven’s principal Kyle Albury told Guardian Business yesterday that he
Acknowledging that the government does not yet know the extent of the impact COVID-19 will have on the economy, Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday announced new measures to help Bahamians with the fallout.
“Our original economic estimates for the fallout from COVID-19 projected $1 billion in
Paul Rolle assumed the leadership of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) as the eighth commissioner of police yesterday during a small ceremony at police headquarters.
Rolle, who joined the police force in 1983, succeeds Anthony Ferguson, who headed the force since October 2017.
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