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By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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US secretary of state nominee used Bahamas company in Russia deals

WASHINGTON - Rex Tillerson, the ExxonMobil head nominated by US President-elect Donald Trump to be secretary of state, was a director of an offshore company in The Bahamas that is at the heart of Exxon’s close More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Bahamas: No reward for arrest of illegal immigrants

NASSAU – The Bahamas Government has described reports that it is offering rewards for information leading to the arrest of illegal immigrants in the country as untrue. The denial came after reports were circulating More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Bankrupt Bahamas megaresort sold; phased opening in April

NASSAU - Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie on Monday announced that the Chinese-financed multibillion-dollar megaresort Baha Mar has been sold to CTF BM Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong conglomerate More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Minister ‘tells a lie’ about proposed $2-billion China-Bahamas initiative

NASSAU - Bahamas minister of agriculture and marine resources Alfred Gray falsely claimed in the House of Assembly on Wednesday that his letter to Bahamas ambassador to China Paul Andy Gomez giving him authorization More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Bahamas minister in tangle over $2-billion Chinese project

NASSAU - Hours after minister of agriculture and marine resources Alfred Gray acknowledged to reporters that he gave the go-ahead for the Bahamas Embassy in China to have discussions with the Chinese government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Grand Bahama in crisis

NASSAU - Some residents of Grand Bahama are describing conditions as hell on Earth in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The description was used by Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emerick Seymour, officer More...

US Coast Guard
By Edition On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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US Coast Guard searching for cruise ship passenger 27 miles southwest of Bahamas

MIAMI - The US Coast Guard is searching for a woman who reportedly went overboard on Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship approximately 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. Missing is Rina Patel, More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Bahamas Defence Force corvette undergoing extensive refit in the Netherlands

STELLENDAM - The HMBS Nassau (P-61), a 60-metre Royal Bahamas Defence Force corvette, has arrived at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands for an extensive refit. The 17-year-old vessel will receive More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Bahamas government issues US travel advisory amid racial violence

NASSAU - In an ironic twist contrasting with the more usual US travel advisories about crime and violence in The Bahamas, the ministry of foreign affairs and immigration has issued a travel advisory, urging Bahamian More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Bahamas approved as hub for trade in Chinese currency

NASSAU – The Bahamas’ Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan has revealed that the country is being developed as a trade hub in Chinese currency – a move that is expected to give the country’s financial More...