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Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands yesterday announced four new cases of COVID-19 on New Providence, bringing the country’s total to nine. “Only one had recent travel history,” Sands said. “And that case had traveled to the Dominican Republic on March 13. “All of the most recently confirmed four cases are in home

Concern over crowded church of Dorian survivors on Abaco

As cases of COVID-19 increase in The Bahamas, some are concerned about the ability of officials to prevent community spread on Abaco, which was ravaged by

With jobs drying up, many wonder how long they can hold on 

The National Insurance Board (NIB) on Baillou Hill Road maintained a steady stream of clients coming and going yesterday, some of whom are newly unemployed as

Man accused of murdering his father

A magistrate on Thursday ordered a psychiatric evaluation of a man accused of murdering his 58-year-old father. Prosecutors say Selwyn Seymour, 24, killed Dwight Ricardo Seymour

Final bow for COP

Commissioner of Police (COP) Anthony Ferguson said yesterday the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) will be left in “good hands” as a new commissioner takes over

Nine cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas

An additional four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in The Bahamas, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands announced today. The Bahamas now has nine confirmed cases

Bahamas has 60 ventilators, Sands says

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said 68 ventilators are expected to be available for COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. Sands said

Privy Council rejects appeal against Frank Smith’s acquittal

The government suffered another legal blow yesterday, as the Privy Council denied the permission to appeal former Progressive Liberal Party

Curfew violators were ‘homeless’

Grand Bahama men recently convicted of violation of curfew were homeless, according to a relative and a local tour operator

Dames suggests King soon to be confirmed as RBDF chief 

Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday suggested Acting Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Dr. Raymond King will soon

Growing concern for the poor amid COVID-19 pandemic 

Great Commission Ministries (GCM) President Bishop Walter Hanchell said yesterday that the organization is actively trying to find a facility to

COVID-19 slowing post-storm rebuilding 

Minister of State for Disaster Reconstruction Iram Lewis said yesterday the COVID-19 pandemic will slow down post-Hurricane Dorian reconstruction efforts