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Bahamas Issues Ban On New Construction In Shantytowns

The  Bahamas government Sunday night issued a stop order banning any new buildings in four major shantytowns on Abaco, the Nassau Guardian reports. The order follows the recent devastation of...

UN Chief Urges Conversion Of Debt Into Investment In Resilience

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on a just ended visit to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas, voiced support for the conversion of debt into investment in resilience. "In cases like the Bahamas, I...

Saint Lucia PM Backs SIDS Foundation

Saint Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is backing the formation of a Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Foundation. Chastanet spoke in an interview at the United Nations Trade Forum 2019...

UN Chief Says On Visit To Bahamas: ‘We Need To Defeat Climate Change!’

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the need to defeat climate change while on a visit to the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Guterres spoke during a press encounter outside a shelter...

Tropical Storm Humberto Brings Strong Winds, Heavy Rain To Bahamas

Parts of the Bahamas already devastated recently by Hurricane Dorian were affected Saturday by strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Humberto. Forecasters say Humberto is likely to...

US Official Says No Protected Status For People Fleeing The Bahamas

A senior official in the administration of President Donald Trump has been quoted by CBS News as saying that the US will not be granting protected status to people...

OECS Countries Provide Critical Help To Hurricane-Hit Bahamas

Press Release:- The extent of the damage and loss of life in the Bahamas, in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, has struck the core of leaders within the Organisation of...

Dorian’s Death Toll In The Bahamas Rises

NASSAU, Bahamas,  (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian’s rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island, an official said yesterday. That is up...

Bahamas Denies Suppressing Dorian Death Toll

Bahamas Health Minister Duane Sands has dismissed as false and unfortunate, criticism that the government is covering up the death toll from Hurricane Dorian, according to the Miami Herald. In...

EU Mobilises €500,000 Initial Emergency Aid To Bahamas

Press Release:- The EU is mobilising an initial 500,000 euro in immediate emergency funding to assist those in the Bahamas affected by the category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the...