HURRICANE JOAQUIN: Police Commissioner says "no report of casualties in south Long Island", latest on school closures
Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade tweets: "Inspector Rodgers on ground in Cabbage Hill Long Isld. He has checked Berrys, Roses and Hamiltons. He has no report of deaths."
A US Air Force C-130, deployed in the search in Bahamian waters for missing US cargo ship El Faro, landed late Sunday afternoon reporting a 225 square mile debris field of styrofoam, wood, cargo and other items.
THE international community is rallying to support The Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin. A team of disaster experts is being sent to The Bahamas by Jamaica on Monday.
A NUMBER of relief efforts have been launched around The Bahamas to assist those who have been affected by Hurricane Joaquin. The Tribune here lists some of the efforts in the community, along with where you can drop off donations and how you can help through volunteering or financial donations.
A GROUP of Bahamians led by Long Islander George Cartwright are appealing for urgent supplies to be donated so that they can be flown to the hurricane-ravaged island on Sunday morning.
Hurricane Joaquin updates: "there might be fatalities" on Long Island says Police Commissioner, PM pledges "no resources will be spared"
Here is a guide to how you can help some the community relief efforts launched around The Bahamas to assist those who have been affected by Hurricane Joaquin, along with where you can drop off donations and how you can help through volunteering or financial donations.
Khrisna Virgil reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.
VOLUNTEERS have been working hard to gather donations for those affected by Hurricane Joaquin in The Bahamas.
A 78-year-old man denied collecting more than $500,000 in bribes over a four-year span concerning generator purchase contracts for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) in Magistrates’ Court on Friday morning.
The effects of the Hurricane Joaquin are being compared to that of 1992's Hurricane Andrew.
US COAST Guard aircraft continued to search the waters of the southeastern Bahamas on Saturday for a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and began taking on water as powerful Hurricane Joaquin roared across the archipelago.
A RELIEF effort being organised by HeadKnowles is gathering momentum on Saturday with appeals for essential items to be distributed to those on the Family Islands who are in "dire need" after suffering the effects of Hurricane Joaquin.
THERE is still no clarification on how relief efforts for those southern islands ravaged by Hurricane Joaquin would be carried out as communications systems are still down. A team organised by Trans Island Airways executives and Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner were attempting on Saturday morning to mobilise supplies and support teams to as many of the affected islands as possible, but the uncertainty over the infrastructure has delayed those plans.
POLICE are at a house in Gamble Heights where a man has been found dead on Saturday morning.
ALERT #26 ON HURRICANE JOAQUIN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER, 2015 AT 6AM EDT.
ALERT #23 ON HURRICANE JOAQUIN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER, 2015 AT 9PM EDT.
HURRICANE Joaquin destroyed houses, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across the Bahamas on Friday while the US Coast Guard said it was searching for a cargo ship with 33 people aboard that went missing during the storm.
THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in co-ordination with local government officials from islands affected by Hurricane Joaquin, are reporting on Friday afternoon that attempts to contact Long Island and Crooked Island have brought no response.
ALL cruise ships due to arrive in New Providence on Friday have been cancelled due to Hurricane Joaquin, Ministry of Tourism officials have announced.
ALERT #21 ON HURRICANE JOAQUIN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER, 2015 AT 3PM EDT.