As he announced the extension of emergency powers for another month, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday presented planned phases for the reopening of The Bahamas, though no timeline was given.
“I know that some will be disappointed by the extension of the emergency orders, including workers
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced yesterday that landlords of residential tenants in good standing up to March, who were affected by the COVID-19 crisis, must defer 40 percent of their rent for the next three months.
Minnis said the tenants will have 12 months to repay the deferred
People who violate quarantine protocols could face up to five years in prison, or a $20,000 fine, or both, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced yesterday.
“You break quarantine, we lock you up,” Minnis warned in a communication to Parliament, where an extension of the Emergency Orders (COVID-19) was
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday The Bahamas has flattened the COVID-19 curve and is “reaping benefits” as a result of recently implemented restrictions.
“[W]hile we continue to have cases and the unfortunate deaths, we have managed to flatten the curve by having a maximum of no more
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis was expelled from the House of Assembly yesterday after a spat with House Speaker Halson Moultrie, who attempted to limit Davis’ statement to one minute.
The row between the two began shortly after House members passed a resolution
Police arrested a homeless woman for violating the weekend coronavirus lockdown.
Officers on patrol saw Carine Ceremy standing next to a car that was in front of a home on John Road around 12:45 a.m. on April 25.
They took her into custody, although she explained that
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday announced that the government was finalizing a plan to bring Bahamians who are stuck in the United States home.
On March 27, the government announced that the Bahamian borders will close to all incoming individuals, including citizens and residents, as
A man accused of molesting a child 20 years his junior was remanded to prison yesterday. Haitian national Peterson Louis, 34, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes charged with unlawful sexual intercourse.
Prosecutors allege that Louis, of Colony Village, had intercourse with the girl, age
Shirley Cadet and her six children are living off tea and bread she said yesterday.
“I don’t want to be living like this,” Cadet, 34, told The Nassau Guardian as she walked through the small two bedroom house she shares with her children.
Chunks of the roof
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has established a National Food Committee, chaired by Susan Holowesko-Larson, which will establish a digital network to ensure food security for Bahamians, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday.
“The major objective of the National Food Committee is