Latest stories

EDITORIAL: The price of freedom

DOUGLAS Ngumi was wronged by this country.

Tease photo

INSIGHT: Whoever jumps into Turnquest’s shoes needs to fill us all with confidence

The lawsuit naming former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest as part of allegations over a $27m fraud scheme last week spurred a wide range of emotions. While some defended the Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, others noted a distraction of this nature saw it necessary for Turnquest to resign with immediate effect.

Tease photo

Fresh crew transfer to cruise ships in Nassau

CARNIVAL Corporation on Saturday completed a routine embarkation of fresh crew on to a number of their vessels in accordance with established COVID-19 protocols, officials said.

Tease photo

Four more ventilators donated

THE Ministry of Health has received four ventilators to help the fight against COVID-19.

Tease photo

Symonette: Turnquest right to resign

EAST Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest was right to resign last week as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, according to St Anne’s MP Brent Symonette.

Tease photo

Grand Lucayan deal woe as February reopen eyed

The Grand Lucayan’s Board is mulling a February 2021 re-opening in a bid to prevent the resort from becoming a “wasting asset” amid the growing uncertainty surrounding its potential sale.

Tease photo

Activists: Study exposes oil’s ‘roll of the dice’

OIL exploration opponents yesterday said their demands for a drilling halt are justified by a study showing The Bahamas must match almost 60 percent of US offshore crude output to fully offset all economic risks.

Tease photo

COVID testing system’s providers await payment

A CABINET minister last night disclosed that the COVID-19 visitor testing system’s providers have yet to be paid as the Government determines the most efficient mechanism for getting funds to them.

Bodybuilding: 11-member CAC team selected

DESPITE the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has selected a 11-member team, inclusive of seven competitors and four officials, to represent the Bahamas at the Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding Championships.

Tease photo

USA runs past The Bahamas 99-59 in AmeriCup qualifier

The United States dominated both the boards and points in the paint en route to a lopsided win over a shorthanded Team Bahamas at the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers.