HEAVY flooding caused by Hurricane Nicole’s outer bands resulted in several roads in New Providence being closed yesterday.
MORE than 800 people were forced to seek shelter yesterday as Hurricane Nicole barreled across Abaco and Grand Bahama, dumping heavy rain and gusty winds – stirring up painful memories for many still reeling from Dorian’s devastation.
Speaking this evening, Acting Prime Minister Chester Cooper said in Eleuthera, Andros and New Providence “schools and universities will resume classes tomorrow (Thursday) and all government workers are asked to return to duty.
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis told heads of government that as the world enters a new climate era, the situation will only get worse requiring binding commitments instead of statements alone that have been used to postpone real action.
SKYGuard | Dept of Meteorology Tropical Cyclone Nicole Estimated Arrival Time, Projected Track, Tropical and/or Hurricane 🌀 Force Winds for Abaco, Berry Islands, Bimini & Grand Bahama
Wednesday, 9th November, 2022.
Bahamas Govt. has issued a Hurricane 🌀 Warning ⚠️ for Abaco, Berry Islands, Bimini, and Grand Bahama.
OF all the people in our nation, the ones who need to be reminded least of the importance of taking a storm seriously are the people of Abaco and Grand Bahama.
NICOLE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY…
Sunday, 6th November.
Special Weather Statement issued by the Bahamas Department of Meteorology at 2:00 pm EST Sunday, 6th November 2022.
T HE stunning home invasion and severe wounding of American House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul last week proved that the U.S. can still shock itself. The assailant’s background and the awful response to the attack by Republicans who should know better are noteworthy for their discouraging revelations about current American society. More on that a bit later.
THE House of Assembly became heated at times yesterday when government MPs and members of the opposition engaged in a back-and-forth while debating a resolution to increase the national minimum wage.
THE Bahamas Small Schools Athletic Association’s 2022 volleyball season continued on Wednesday at the Tom “The Bird” Grant Sporting Complex in Yellow Elder with the following results posted:
ACTIVIST Lincoln Bain, along with several supporters, were arrested yesterday outside of the House of Assembly after scores of them bombarded Parliament Square demanding that the government tackle what they deemed an “immigration crisis”.
W E see them every day, the street people of Nassau.
This week was the equivalent of that famous quote of Her Majesty - ‘annus horribilis’.
Is there a new economic philosophy emerging in The Bahamas? With a relatively new administration, a first-time prime minister and a decidedly tough task ahead in coping with the economic fall-out from COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian, there could be very fertile ground for such out-of-the-box thinking.
Police say they are aggressively searching for a man who shot and killed a woman at Arawak Cay early on Sunday.
American voters have about six weeks to wait before the next Congressional elections. Pundits, operatives and commentators from across the political spectrum are all weighing in on what they think is going to happen. It all makes for interesting speculation and if you basically see politics as theatre, it’s almost as much fun to read and listen to all this pontification as it is to follow your favourite NFL team. Politics also has winners and losers and endless speculation, just like football.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF GRAND BAHAMA & BIMINI .. RAIN BANDS FROM HURRICANE IAN WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS THROUGH FRIDAY..