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A countdown clock displays the remaining days until the new start date for the Tokyo Olympics, on Tuesday in Tokyo, Japan. The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021. AP

New date set for the Olympics

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

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Nearly 300 now in quarantine

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

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The new Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle (left) and now former Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson during the official handover of the command of the Royal Bahamas Police Force at Police Headquarters on Monday afternoon. (BIS PHOTO: PATRICK HANNA)

Rolle takes over as police commissioner

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

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