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
Some chaos is anticipated this morning as 200 Bahamians and residents of The Bahamas fly from Florida to New Providence and Grand Bahama via Bahamasair, but Bahamas Consul General in Miami Linda Treco-Mackey has a clear message for those not on the manifests: Don’t show
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,
The government is “seriously considering” the implementation of a two-week lockdown of Bimini, which has been identified as a COVID-19 hotspot with 11 confirmed cases, Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, advisor to the prime minister, said yesterday.
The announcement came more than a week after West Grand Bahama
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
The recently appointed Economic Recovery Committee is nearly complete with its first draft to submit to the government on the best avenues for The Bahamas to recover from the COVID-19 economic and health crisis.
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the creation of the committee last
A man accused of violating curfew rules and failing to wear a mask denied the charges yesterday.
Police arrested Mark Carey, 47, of Burial Ground Corner, for failing to remain at home and not wearing a mask while in public.
Both regulations were implemented to contain the
A teenager who secretly recorded a woman having sex and circulated the video via WhatsApp, returns to court today for sentencing.
Trevor Dwayne Brown, 18, of Cowpen Road, pleaded guilty to two counts of voyeurism at his arraignment before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt yesterday.
Prosecutors say the
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
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, with a national state of emergency lasting until at least the end of May, 37-year-old Jenny Rolle said she is preparing for the worst-case scenario.
Rolle is a Family Islander who was already struggling to cope with the emergency measures that resulted in a 24-hour