Residents in high-risk areas in New Providences can expect a controlled power shutdown at 8 p.m. today, according to Bahamas Power and Light (BPL).
The announcement comes as The Bahamas braces for Hurricane Isaias, which some forecasters project will develop into a Category 2.
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If not for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the world’s best athletes would be at the Olympics right now.
This is the time when they would have gathered in Japan’s capital city of Tokyo for the grandest sports spectacle in the world, but that was before COVID-19 hit,
It has been just over four months since Bahamian professional basketball players Chavano “Buddy” Hield and DeAndre Ayton played a regular season game in the National Basketball Association (NBA). That is about to change for both players as they prepare for game action today.
Ayton and the Phoenix Suns will
The Bahamas, like the rest of the world, is battling a pandemic, but COVID-19 won’t stop the Junkanoo Summer Festival (JSF), even though the 2020 Boxing Day and New Year’s Day parades have both been canceled.
The Ministry of Tourism simply moved its popular summer festival
The swimming season was cut short this year but Bahamian swimmers who managed to get some meets under their belts performed admirably, said Bahamas Aquatics Federation (BAF) President Algernon Cargill.
Female swimmers such as Joanna Evans, Laura Morley and Albury Higgs were looking forward to qualifying for this year’s
This past week saw the release of two dramatically different approaches to teenage coming of age stories.
Netflix’s “The Kissing Booth 2” is a sequel to a film that had some teenagers in some adult-like situations. The new one tones down those scenarios, appearing to more
The National Insurance Board (NIB) has paid out approximately $8.7 million to 18,000 Bahamian workers as a part of the government’s Unemployment Benefits (UEB) Extension Programme, which began two weeks ago.
The government allocated $48 million for the expansion of its unemployment assistance program, which provides
Fresh baked bread is just gosh darn good. And you had to have had your head under a rock for the past few years if you’re even remotely surprised to realize that Cheesecake Heaven offers more tempting pastries than just cheesecake. They also do breads
With a Category 1 hurricane expected to be in The Bahamas as early as tonight, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis last night relaxed this weekend’s lockdown to allow for storm preparation across The Bahamas.
The Department of Meteorology has issued a hurricane warning for the northwestern
Despite the economic hardships of many and thousands still unemployed, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) confirmed yesterday that it still intends to move forward with disconnections.
BPL announced last month that 11,399 of its residential customers were subject to immediate disconnection because they had a balance