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Luciano's to close permanently

Luciano’s Restaurant on East Bay Street has announced that it will be permanently closing.

Storm manufacturers: Phone has not stopped

Manufacturers of hurricane-resistant windows and doors yesterday said “the phone has not stopped ringing” on the first day they were permitted to conduct business following the COVID-19 lockdown. Lilla Smith-Mosby, Bahamas Aluminum Manufacturing Com

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PM’s address: No new COVID-19 cases for fourth consecutive day

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minis said we are continuing to make progress in containing the spread of COVID-19, with no new cases for the fourth day in a row.

Pilot 3-on-3 basketball tournament ‘is coming’ in August

WHILE no definitive date has been set yet for the resumption of sporting activities in the country, the Bahamas Basketball Federation is looking forward to hosting a pilot 3-on-3 basketball tournament in August that is mandated by FIBA - the governing body for basketball worldwide - with the view of returning to the regular 5-on-5 basketball tournaments.

Entrepreneur touts plan for junior stock market

A Bahamian financial services entrepreneur says it plans to launch a junior stock exchange in the 2020 third quarter that will bring investor capital and agribusiness projects together.D’Arcy Rahming Jr, the project’s chief technical officer, said in

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Woman killed and man injured in Grand Bahama shooting

A woman is dead and a man is in hospital after a shooting incident in Grand Bahama on Monday afternoon.

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BACK HOME: Husband describes trip back to Nassau with his wife

Andrew Rolle, 57, and his wife Sherrell Williams-Rolle, 47, are currently in self-quarantine at home after returning to the country during the first phase of the government’s repatriation of Bahamians and residents stuck abroad.

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Pair in court on vagrancy charges

TWO men were taken to court yesterday to face vagrancy charges. Dudley Smith, 30, appeared before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis after officers found him in the Stewfish Drive area on April 29 and had reason to suspect he was planning to com

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PM accepts Sands’ resignation

UPDATED: Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Health, Dr Duane Sands.

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Probe begins over patient snubbed for wearing his shoes

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday a formal investigation is underway after a patient complained about being ordered to remove his shoes by a doctor before receiving treatment at Princess Margaret Hospital’s Dialysis Unit.The letter of com

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Escape virus crisis through 'currency swap'

A multi-billion dollar “currency swap” with the US Federal Reserve would provide The Bahamas with the necessary foreign currency to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, it has been advocated.Dr Johnathan Rodgers, the well-known “eye doctor”, writing in

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DIANE PHILLIPS: A sporting icon from an age of real stars

Amid the obsession with lives in peril, saved or lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the passing of a legend who once stood for the finest in extreme sports, performance and glamour in Nassau nearly went unnoticed.

EDITORIAL: We must adapt to survive

WHEN something is not working as you planned, there are two things you can do.

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COVID-19: Ministry confirms fifth death, one new case

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the overnight death of Case #18, a 72-year-old man and health care worker from New Providence who was hospitalised with no history of travel. Investigations are being conducted. This brings the total number of deaths to five.

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UPDATED – COVID-19: Fifth death confirmed, four new cases

SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Dr Judson Eneas, 72, died last night in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, confirmed Health Minister Dr Duane Sands. He is the country's first physician to die from COVID-19 and the fifth victim of the virus.

Patient’s death investigated

A GRAND Bahama resident with COVID-19 died overnight and officials are investigating whether the death was related to the virus.

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Child, nine, among new cases of infected

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country has jumped by three to 24 and a nine-year-old girl is among the infected.

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Three more cases of COVID-19 confirmed – 24 in total

The Ministry of Health has confirmed there are three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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BPL to resume disconnections

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) last night confirmed it will resume disconnecting delinquent consumers as of today following a week-long pause amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 test results awaited after Bimini woman dies

MINISTRY of Health officials are awaiting test results to determine whether a Bimini woman who died in Nassau Monday night was positive for COVID-19.