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The Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium.

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$1m bill for gym and Family Island repairs

THE government has allocated $1.2m for Hurricane Dorian related restoration efforts that fall under the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, including clean up of the Kendal G L Isaacs National Gymnasium.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Human rights are not something to fight for, they are something we already have - even Haitians

We are all born free and equal. We are all entitled to human rights. We all have the right to life, freedom and safety. Gender, race, nationality, class and education level are non-factors. We do not have to earn human rights. There are inherently ours.

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Storm victims unsure what happens when shelters shut

WITH all shelters in New Providence expected to be deactivated by the end of the year, some storm victims are expressing uncertainty about where they will go next. Stacy Roberts, from Dundas Town, Abaco, said after living at Kendal GL Isaacs Gym for

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Evacuees ask - where is your compassion?

JUST a day after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced that all “illegal” migrants will be banned from Abaco’s Family Relief Centre, some storm victims living in shelters are calling for the government to show more compassion to those without immigration status, citing the move as a “heartless” one.

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‘We want out of here’

AFTER living in shelters for over a month, many evacuees still have nowhere to go.

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Tired and stressed: Evacuees struggling to restart lives

AFTER one month of living in shelters, many evacuees are struggling to restart their lives.

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Senator: Give undocumented the right to work for a year

SENATOR Ranard Henfield wants undocumented storm evacuees in shelters to be given freedom to reside and work legally in The Bahamas if they divulge information about their traffickers and comply with other requirements.

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Conditions at Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium 'unsatisfactory'

CONDITIONS at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium, which houses more than 1,000 Hurricane Dorian evacuees, was found to be unsatisfactory upon inspection by a group of officials.

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Nearly 2,000 housed in emergency shelters

TWELVE emergency shelters are housing 1,962 people, according to the National Emergency Management Agency yesterday.

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Survivors picking up the pieces

FOR many Hurricane Dorian victims who were lucky to survive the monster storm, the uncertain process of picking up the pieces of their lives now begins.

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Life in the shelter 'a frustrating experience'

ON most days, Success Jean would wake up at 5am, check on his infant children and set off to do construction work at the Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club on Great Guana Cay.


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