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Twenty-two health workers have COVID-19

With healthcare workers comprising 23.9 percent of the total COVID-19 cases in the country, The Bahamas has one of the highest rates of infection of healthcare workers in the Americas, Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, advisor to the prime minister, said yesterday. “The Ministry of Health remains concerned about

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The European Union’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

European Commission blacklists The Bahamas

The European Commission (EC) yesterday officially added The Bahamas to its list of jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes. The EC released its so-called blacklist, which added The Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mongolia,

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‘Walking into the unknown’

Every day Dr. Shakera Carroll goes to work at the Elizabeth Estates Clinic, she said, she’s “walking into the unknown”.  “Generally speaking, we don’t know who comes to the clinic because someone can be an asymptomatic carrier and we just don’t know, and we won’t know

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Water restored to residents of Russell Island

Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson said yesterday that potable water was restored to residents of Russell Island, Spanish Wells, around 4:10 p.m. after that island had been without water since Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday, the bridge connecting Russell Island to mainland Spanish Wells

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