Saturday, Jul 11, 2020

Senator Dr. Michael Darville accused Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of acting like a dictator as he expressed concern about the competent authority's lack of transparency. "It is critical that we start the process of weening this government off the use of these emergency powers because if we fail to do

‘Sacrifice three days’

Defending his decision to close beaches and parks on New Providence and Grand Bahama for the Independence weekend, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis pleaded with

Symonette: Beach closure explanation doesn’t add up

St. Anne’s MP Brent Symonette yesterday said the prime minister’s decision to close beaches on New Providence and Grand Bahama “doesn’t add up”, as he

Two new cases of COVID-19 on GB

There are two new confirmed cases and one suspected case of COVID-19 on Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday. “Two additional cases were

Two men who attempted to bribe police are fined

The owner of Club Tropicana offered two policemen $200, so they wouldn’t prosecute an employee for operating his business beyond the 8 p.m. shut down

Davis accuses Minnis of ‘fearmongering’

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday accused Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of “stoking mass hysteria” and “fearmongering”. Davis’ comments followed a nearly

Sands: There is a low risk of catching COVID-19 at the beach

Former Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that research indicates that there is a low to moderate risk

More than 6,000 students to enroll in UB this fall

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd said yesterday the University of The Bahamas’ (UB) enrollment is expected to exceed 6,000 in

PM says PLP is a ‘disaster’

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday claimed the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) would have been an “absolute and unmitigated disaster”

Man charged with indecent assault

A magistrate on Wednesday imposed a no-contact order on a 31-year-old man accused of indecent assault. Thomas Forbes, 31, is

Jamaican, Colombian, Venezuelan women main victims of trafficking

Women from Jamaica, Colombia and Venezuela continue to fall victim to human traffickers who bring them to The Bahamas to

AG and Mitchell clash in the Senate

Despite Attorney General Carl Bethel’s insistence that the emergency proclamation and emergency regulations were properly tabled in the Senate last