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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...

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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...

Perry Christie
By Edition On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Bahamas Prime Minister denies promising 500 citizenships to Chinese investors

NASSAU – Prime Minister Perry Christie has dismissed as an “absolute lie”, the claim that his government has agreed to sell or grant 500 Bahamian citizenships to Chinese investors connected with the US$3.5 More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Cuba resumes medical cooperation with Bahamas

HAVANA, Cuba - A brigade of 18 Cuban health professionals arrived on Tuesday in The Bahamas to resume medical cooperation with that Caribbean country after the conclusion there of "Operation Miracle" almost a decade More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Hurricane Joaquin leaves path of destruction in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The powerful Hurricane Joaquin moved away from The Bahamas on Saturday, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Packing winds up to 140 miles per hour at its strongest point so far, the system More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Bahamas ambassador objects to tax haven designation in DC legislation

WASHINGTON, USA -- Dr Eugene Newry, Bahamas ambassador to the United States, has written a letter to municipal officials of the District of Columbia and federal congressional officials protesting “in the strongest More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Meeting of Caribbean labour ministers opens in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas - Perry Christie, prime minister of The Bahamas delivered the keynote address at the ninth ILO meeting of Caribbean labour ministers held in Nassau. Guy Ryder, director-general of the International More...