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BLACK WOMEN IN THE BAHAMAS ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BREAST CANCER

Black women in the Bahamas get Breast Cancer two decades earlier and usually two stages later than most women elsewhere in the world. This statement was made Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said outside the Cabinet office yesterday. Breast Cancer has affected thousands of women and their families in The Bahamas. As it relates to […]

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Restoration Efforts Moving ‘Full Speed Ahead’

The pace towards recovery and the restoration of essential services for those Bahamian islands most impacted by Hurricane Irma is moving full speed ahead, with agencies responsible for the restoration of electricity and other essential services, providing promising updates. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert A. Minnis said the Government of The Bahamas is “committed” to restoring […]

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Henfield: Reconsider Cost of Passports

Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield suggested that the cost of obtaining a passport should be reconsidered.   During his communication in the House of Assembly yesterday, Mr. Henfield pointed out that there still seems to be an issue when it comes to the cost of passports for Bahamians.   “We must consider now the […]

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PM Weeps with Grieving Family

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his wife Patricia wept yesterday with the family of the eight-year-old boy who was fatality shot on Monday. While visiting the home where eight-year-old Eugene Woodside was shot by a stray bullet on Monday night, Dr. Minnis and his wife consoled and wept with the Woodside family. During the […]

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Rotarian Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Dedicated to the Rotary Club of West Nassau for 40 years, noted political enthusiast Reverend CB Moss was honored for his service by the Rotary Club during a luncheon at Poop Deck West on Thursday. Rev. Moss, who also celebrated for 50 years of marriage, said his zeal for Rotary is to help those in […]

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Presidential Hopefuls Promise to Transform BPSU

All candidates vying for the position of president of the Bahamas Public Service Union (BPSU) made a promise to improve the union. Candidates Dwayne Stevens of Team Restoration, Kimsley Ferguson of The Workers Team and Adelma Roach-Penn of Team CARE said if elected, they will introduce to the government their plans for the civil servants […]

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Murders Spark Revival of ‘Peace on the Streets’

Pastor, community activist and former gang member Carlos Reid said he will bring back the ‘Peace on the Streets’ initiative in light of the recent murders in the country.   Speaking moments after visiting the home and family of the eight-year-old boy who was fatality shot on Monday, Reid said the tragedy of the boy’s […]

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Stephen Dillet Opens on Monday

After being delayed for almost a month, students and staff of Stephen Dillet Primary will finally be returning to their school.   Acting Minister of Education Dion Foulkes confirmed that the school will open Monday, October 2.   Foulkes said teachers are to report to school on Friday to make their preparations.   The school […]

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Dominican Deal Reactions Surprises PM

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is surprised over the reactions of Bahamians to the government’s proposal to accept Dominican students in The Bahamas following Hurricane Maria, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold.   Mr. Newbold told the media that the prime minister was surprised over the reactions of Bahamians yesterday, during his weekly press briefing, […]

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WSC Disappointed Over Release of Clients’ Bills

The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) expressed its disappointment over the release of a list containing the alleged outstanding bills of its customers.   In a statement yesterday, WSC said the list was neither officially nor formally released by the corporation and the corporation will not comment on the integrity of the information neither on […]

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