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Hubert Edwards: Is economic dignity the Bahamas’ new direction?

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.

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Woman shot dead at Arawak Cay

Police say they are aggressively searching for a man who shot and killed a woman at Arawak Cay early on Sunday.

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STATESIDE: Put the beer in the fridge, it’s almost election game time

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.

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**7AM** SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Special Wx Bulletin on Major Cat 3 Hurricane Ian

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..

Noon – SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Special Wx Bulletin on Hurricane Ian

NOON SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Special Wx Bulletin on Major Cat 3 Hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian could bring heavy rainfall

THE National Emergency Management Agency continues to closely monitor the track of Hurricane Ian which forecasters anticipate could bring heavy rainfall to the northwest Bahamas.

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6AM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Severe Weather eAlert

Strong line of thunderstorms approaching Abaco & East Grand Bahama and Real-Time projected track of Major Cat 3 Hurricane Ian:

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8PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Severe Weather eAlert

Strong line of thunderstorms could affect Grand Bahama, Bimini and Abaco Cays.

4PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology track of Hurricane Ian

4 PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of Hurricane Ian.

SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time track of Tropical Storm Ian

SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of Tropical Storm Ian

7:30AM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology track of Tropical Storm Ian

7:30AM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of new tropical cyclone, now named Ian.

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8PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology projected track of Invest 98 (L)

8PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of future tropical cyclone Invest 98 (L)

3PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology projected track of Invest 98 (L)

3PM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of future tropical cyclone Invest 98 (L)

SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology projected track of Invest 98(L)

8 AM SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology long range projected track of future tropical cyclone Invest 98(L)

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Speakers announced for Journey Home events

A HOST of speakers are to take part in events to mark October as African Holocaust Month, organised by Journey Home Group International.

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UPDATED: Office of the Prime Minister releases statement on Hurricane Fiona

RESIDENTS of the southern Bahamas were bracing for tropical storm conditions last night as Hurricane Fiona continued on its path towards those Family Islands.

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SKYGuard Tropical Storm Fiona Update (#5)

SYNOPSIS....Tropical Storm Fiona is over the northeastern  Caribbean Sea  at 5 AM EDT moving W at 13 mph.

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‘Stay vigilant over Tropical Storm Fiona’

LOCAL forecasters are advising the public to be vigilant as a new weather system heading for the southeast Bahamas gets closer.

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City Markets retirees in fresh pension blow

Hundreds of City Markets pensioners were yesterday dealt a new blow after efforts to solve the legal quagmire blocking AML Foods’ $3.36m purchase of its former head office failed despite the latter “giving it a real go”.

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Jasrado Chisholm ruled out for rest of year

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr has been sidelined for over two months and, with the MLB regular season winding down, the Miami Marlins officially ruled out their All-Star second baseman for the remainder of the year.