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‘SURREAL DORIAN’ - J’can family safe after dashing to shelter as hurricane kills 7 in The Bahamas

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Jamaican Patrice Moore has been living in Freeport, Grand Bahama, since September 2007. The Jack Hayward Junior High School music teacher told The Gleaner that it was her first time experiencing a Category Five hurricane when Dorian slammed The…

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Hurricane Dorian | Queen shocked, saddened

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Queen Elizabeth, the sovereign of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, yesterday shared her condolences over the devastation brought by Hurricane Dorian with the governor general of The Bahamas, an independent Commonwealth realm since 1973. As…

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Hurricane Dorian | Jamaica ready to assist with recovery efforts, says Gov’t

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The Jamaican Government yesterday expressed sympathy and pledged support to the people of The Bahamas following the passage of the fierce Hurricane Dorian, which pummelled the island on Monday and Sunday. Dorian, which slammed into the islands as…

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Hurricane Dorian | UWI Bahamians want to return home to help

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Some Bahamian nationals attending The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, are considering returning home in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which ravaged the archipelago this week. Their intention is to assist desperate countrymen, whose…

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Hurricane Dorian | Bartlett to drum up support for Bahamas at UNWTO - Sandals resorts unaffected; hotel chain looks to help with recovery efforts

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WESTERN BUREAU: Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will be pushing to mobilise global support for hurricane-recovery efforts for The Bahamas when he attends the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in St Petersburg,…

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Hurricane Dorian | CARICHAM urges Caribbean chambers to mobilise support

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The Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) has expressed sympathy to “neighbours, friends and colleagues” in The Bahamas following the loss of lives and livelihoods from the passage of Hurricane Dorian. “We extend our hearts in solidarity to our…

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Former Fort Clarence food vendors want in on development

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Former concessionaires at Fort Clarence Beach are restive, having closed down their operations last week after a decade to make way for upgrade works at the property by Guardsman Hospitality Limited (GHL), which will manage the premises for the…

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Pryce: Integrity Commission seeking to fill acting positions

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Interim executive director of the Integrity Commission, Colonel Daniel Pryce, has indicated that the recruitment process for permanent appointments to critical posts at the agency has commenced. “We have advertised … and we have got applications,…

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News Briefs

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WASHINGTON (CMC): The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched a campaign in Latin America and the Caribbean aimed at getting people to talk more comfortably and openly about…

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ACP Welsh was on own frolic in announcing traffic changes, commissioner asserts

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Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has asserted that Assistant Commissioner of Police Bishop Dr Gary Welsh was on a frolic of his own when he announced changes to the road traffic system to have started on September 1.

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