Clarice Cartwright, 55, of Central Grand Bahama, hasn’t left her house in two weeks.
She said she isn’t taking any chances, especially with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the island.
“I haven’t been out since the curfew was implemented because I don’t feel I should go
Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Sergeant Ricardo Major never imagined he wouldn’t be able to return to The Bahamas anytime soon when he left in early March.
The government on Friday decided to close the borders for all incoming people, including Bahamian citizens and residents, in
The government has allocated $1.8 million to be used specifically to support COVID-19 measures on the Family Islands.
While the allocations for the different islands range from $10,000 to $325,000, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said the average allocation is approximately $76,000,
Roberta Garzaroli and her husband Mikal Scott came to The Bahamas for a quick five-day trip, but it was a no-brainer for them to choose to stay, as the COVID-19 pandemic erupted globally. The couple that resides in New York has now been on-island for 16
It didn’t take long for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in consultation with the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG), the government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to settle on a new date
Over 20 people who ignored a curfew put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic were arraigned today.
The 24-hour curfew restricts the reasons that people who work in non-essential services can leave their homes.
Despite an outbreak of the disease in the country, it
The number of people in quarantine in The Bahamas because of possible coronavirus contact more than doubled in the span of a day, according to the Ministry of Health’s daily coronavirus dashboard.
The dashboard released today said that 278 people were in quarantine.
The dashboard sent Sunday
Paul Rolle assumed the leadership of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) today during a scaled-down handover ceremony at Police Headquarters.
Rolle, who began his tenure with the RBPF in 1983, is the eighth commissioner in an independent Bahamas.
He takes on this new role as the
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said while it is unfortunate that some Bahamians are unable to return home due to a decision to shut down the borders, the measure was essential given the number of COVID-19 “hotspots” near The Bahamas.
“There are hotspots outside of our
The government is budgeting some $60 million in revenue foregone over the next three months to facilitate a Tax Credit and Tax Deferral Employment Retention Programme that would provide medium to large scale businesses with payroll support, in an effort to retain up to 10,000