Wednesday 16 October, 2019
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Large fire on Harbour Island could be seen from Three Island dock on the mainland.

Update: (10:15pm – Wednesday, October 16th, 2019) Police in Harbour Island confirmed that the fire was partially contained, and estimated that the blaze was expected to be fully contained within the hour.  Three stone structures were...

By Staff1 on Oct 16th, 2019
RV Trailers to Abaco

RV Trailers being transported to Abaco. (BIS Photo/Yontalay Bowe) The Office of the Prime Minister, released the following statement this week, with updates on the recovery efforts in Abaco: “The first batch of 100 RV trailers that will...

Devastated church site in Dundas Town, Abaco.

Devastated church site in Dundas Town, Abaco. (Marsh Harbour, Abaco) – The Government of The Bahamas is moving with the speed necessary to ensure the future socio-economic sustainability of Grand Bahama and Abaco, parts of which were devastated...

By Staff1 on Oct 3rd, 2019
Mrs. Cheryl Carroll, Chief Probation Officer, Department of Rehabilitative Welfare Services (right), who heads the Help Desk, provides a progress report to Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, during a recent visit. Also pictured is: Mrs. Lilian Quant-Forbes, Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development. (BIS Photo/Matt Maura)

Mrs. Cheryl Carroll, Chief Probation Officer, Department of Rehabilitative Welfare Services (right), who heads the Help Desk, provides a progress report to Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, during...

By Staff1 on Oct 2nd, 2019
Tennyson R. G. Wells.

Tennyson R. G. Wells. Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard, following the passing of Mr. Tennyson R. G. Wells, Chairman and President of BAMSI (Bahamas Agricultural & Marine Sciences Institute), on Tuesday...

By Staff1 on Sep 24th, 2019
Prime Minister Minnis (at podium), with Mr. Iram Lewis shown on left.

Prime Minister Minnis (at podium), with Mr. Iram Lewis shown on left. Prime Minister Minnis, on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, during a press conference hosted at the Office of the Prime Minister in New Providence, announced the appointment of...

By Staff1 on Sep 22nd, 2019
U.S. Air Force C-17 lands at Marsh Harbour, Abaco

(Abaco, Bahamas) On September 17, at the request of the Bahamian government, U.S. Northern Command transported a mobile Air Traffic Control (ATC) unit to Marsh Harbour via a U.S. Air Force C-17. This state-of-the art mobile ATC unit, provided...

By Staff2 on Sep 19th, 2019
RagebridgeWEB-490A8565

Update (9/23/2019 7:39am) : Public Notice The Glass Window Bridge is now OPENED.  Police confirmed early on Monday morning, September 23rd, 2019 that the ‘ALL CLEAR’ has been given for the Glass Window Bridge, and that it is...

Evacuees out of Abaco at Three Island Dock sitting in tented waiting area.

On Saturday, September 14th, 2019, the Department of Rehabilitative Welfare Services announced that the displaced persons registration desk at Odyssey Aviation would be closed as of that date.  Displaced people who had not yet registered were...

Warning Graphic Alert17

ALERT # 17 ON TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY, SATURDAY, 14TH SEPTEMBER 2019, AT 6 PM EDT. …HUMBERTO IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY SUNDAY NIGHT AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS… ALL TROPICAL...