Nearly 200 Bahamians and residents will be repatriated from South Florida to New Providence and Grand Bahamas on Friday during phase one of the government’s plan to bring residents home, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was given responsibility to
After a day-long speculation over who will be appointed to replace Dr. Duane Sands as health minister, the Cabinet Office announced just before 9:30 last night that Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has temporarily assumed the portfolio.
The Nassau Guardian understands that Minnis and the now former minister met yesterday evening, but nothing
Five new cases of COVID-19 were announced yesterday, bringing the total number of cases in The Bahamas to 89.
Three of the new cases are on Bimini – a 15-year-old girl, a 25-year-old man and a 36-year-old man, who are all in isolation at their homes.
Two men were murdered on New Providence in separate incidents, police said yesterday.
The latest murder occurred around 5:30 p.m. on McQuay Street off Nassau Street.
Chief Superintendent Shanta Knowles said three men got into an altercation. One of the men, identified by relatives as Jeffrey Fowler, was
The reopening of gaming houses with curbside service yesterday provided relief for some furloughed Bahamians, who said after being unable to earn money for the past month and a half, they were happy and eager to be able to try their luck.
While there were not
The European Union’s (EU) European Commission is set to blacklist The Bahamas once again, placing it on its list of countries that “pose significant threats to the financial system of the union”, according to information received by international news agency Reuters. The
commission’s move has left local lawmakers
While noting that the opposition will seek explanations from other Cabinet ministers, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday he found it “difficult to believe” former Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands acted alone when he made a controversial decision to allow
Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd said yesterday that there is “palpable grief” in his heart after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis accepted the resignation of Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands.
Lloyd noted, though, that this is an example of the government’s execution of accountability and
Director of Maternal and Child Health Dr. Andrea Griffith-Bowe stepped outside her practice as an obstetrician gynecologist and walked onto the frontlines to battle COVID-19 at the South Beach Clinic.
“Right now I’m assigned to the triage area twice a week and so basically we are
A magistrate yesterday discharged a 56-year-old man accused of assaulting two security guards with his truck at the city dump.
William Major pleaded guilty to two counts of assault with a dangerous instrument at his arraignment before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis.
Prosecutors alleged that Major tried run