December 2020

Bahamian researchers contribute to “groundbreaking” study on ancient DNA in the Caribbean, Eyewitness News, December 28

In The Bahamas, Rediscovering Abaco by Boat, Caribbean Journal, December 27

Moore Bahamas Foundation Fulfills $1 Million Dorian Relief Pledge, PR Newswire, December 21

The Bahamas’ Abaco Beach Resort Is Back and Better Than Ever, Caribbean Journal, December 20

How To Work Remotely In The Bahamas For Up To A Year, Forbes, December 19

Cooper Slams Govt On Lack Of Economic Plan, The Tribune, December 18

Jacksonville church and Sarasota nonprofit: Don’t forget the need in the Bahamas, The Florida Times-Union, December 16

BNT voices opposition to proposed South Abaco development, Eyewitness News, December 16

PM breaks ground for Abaco Community Centre Convertible to Disaster Facility able to accommodate 800, The Bahamas Weekly, December 15

$1.8 million Central Abaco Community Centre/Hurricane Shelter to be completed by May 2021, Eyewitness News, December 14

Fishermen rescue turtle from the razor sharp jaws of a tiger shark after it tries desperately to climb aboard their boat, Daily Mail, December 14

Two Dead After Separate Traffic Accidents, The Tribune, December 14

Two men killed in separate traffic accidents on Saturday, Eyewitness News, December 13

PM presents 24 Crown Land grants to residents of Crossing Rocks, Abaco, Eyewitness News, December 12

Remarks by Prime Minister Minnis – Crown Land Grants, Crossing Rocks, Abaco, The Bahamas Weekly, December 11

Bahamas Extends Tax Exemptions for Survivors of Hurricane Dorian, Caribbean Weekly, December 11

Dorian tax breaks “breathing room” welcomed, Eyewitness News, December 11

Dream Yacht Charter opens new base in Mexico, BoatingIndustry.com, December 10

Govt extends some tax concessions for GB and Abaco, Eyewitness News, December 10

Power Restored For 4,000 In Abaco, The Tribune, December 10

Government to extend a number of Special Economic Recovery Zone Tax Concessions, The Bahamas Weekly, December 9

Orders provide for “holiday shopping”, Eyewitness News, December 8

Post-hurricane rebuilding in Bahamas gets boost from Catholic Charities USA gift, CruxNow.com, December 8

Update from Treasure Cay, The Triton, December 7

Stunning discovery reveals bonefish dive 450 feet ‘deep’ into the abyss to spawn, Science Daily, December 7

Caribbean’s First Mobile Technical Assistance Centres Take Hurricane Resilient Home Repair Services to Abaco & Grand Bahama, Jamaica Information Service, December 7

PM announces relaxed measures for Christmas, lifts travel quarantine and opens gyms, Eyewitness News, December 6

Fishermen rescue sea turtle from tiger shark attack, Inquirer.net, December 5

NP, Grand Bahama and Abaco daily curfew extended to 10pm, Eyewitness News, December 2

November 2020

Lyford Cay Foundations honors 50 years of philanthropy in The Bahamas, Eyewitness News, November 30

Rotary donates $102K to digital divide initiative, Eyewitness News, November 27

UN Body Teams To Aid Local MSMEs – The Tribune, November 23

Face-to-face learning could return on NP, Abaco by January, Eyewitness News, November 23

CHTA Foundation, Johnson & Wales Support Bahamian Student, South Florida Caribbean News, November 21

Illegal Residents ‘Considerable Portion’ Of Hurricane Deaths, The Tribune, November 20

Abaco Resorts: ‘We Must Know What We’re Facing’, The Tribune, November 20

Florida-based Bahamian association still assisting Hurricane Dorian victims over a year later, Eyewitness News, November 19

Bahamian Association in Florida Donates School Supplies to Students in Abaco, South Florida Caribbean News, November 18

Don’t ‘Add Insult To Injury’ Over Dorian’s Tax Breaks, The Tribune, November 17

Rebuilding Effort Goes On In Abaco, The Tribune, November 16

Ministry of Agriculture Partners with the Access Accelerator SBDC to Support Fishing and Farming Projects, Bahamas Weekly, November 13

‘Hidden Agendas’ Are Slammed Over $580m ‘Gold Mine’, The Tribune, November 13

Marinemax Vacations Announces International Partnership And Expands To The Bahamas, APN News, November 13

Rebuilding Lives and Communities, The Tribune, November 12

South Abaco developer confident $580 mil. project will satisfy environmental concerns, Eyewitness News, November 12

$580m Developer ‘Stretches To Max’ For Environment, The Tribune, November 12

Dorian Tax Exemption ‘Xmas Present’ Urged, The Tribune, November 10

Cays Fears Over Who Will Carry Out Tests, The Tribune, November 10

Eta Brings Flooding And Fallen Trees, The Tribune, November 9

DPM: BOB unlikely to be viable option to fill Family Island banking needs, Eyewitness News, November 5

Nearly 1,000 Apply To The Ministry To Visit Bahamas, The Tribune, November 4

Travelers face $1,000 fine or one month imprisonment for failure to test on fifth day, Eyewitness News, November 3

RBC Starts Building New Abaco Branch, The Tribune, November 2

Jamaican woman in The Bahamas defying the odds after abuse, hurricane, Jamaica Observer, November 2

Bahamas replaces quarantine for vacationers with COVID-19 test, insurance requirement, USA Today, November 2

Veterinarian Ken Simmons, lost in 2019 plane crash, was disoriented in storm, NTSB concludes, Pam Beach Post, November 2

The Bahamas is welcoming tourists again — with new coronavirus protocols, Miami Herald, November 2

October 2020

Great White May Be Leading Scientists to a Shark Nursery, As 15-foot Predator Located Off Bahamas, Newsweek, October 31

Disaster Reconstruction Authority reconciling accounts to address “major shortfall”, Eyewitness News, October 30

Airline Backs Off Pre-Flight Bahamas Covid Testing, The Tribune, October 30

PM unsure when state of emergency will come to an end, Eyewitness News, October 29

Minnis Tweaks Emergency Rules But High Numbers Of Cases Keep Up The Pressure, The Tribune, October 29

Curfew extended, beaches and parks to reopen Nov. 2, Eyewitness News, October 29

School destroyed by Hurricane Dorian ready to welcome back pupils, ReliefWeb, October 29

Nothing Beats The Bahamas: The Tropical Destination Launches New Extended-Stay Program, PR Newswire, October 29

Islands of the Bahamas Capture Top Diving Awards, South Florida Caribbean News, October 28

Abaco Big Bird set for Nassau home delivery service, Eyewitness News, October 28

Prime Minister Minnis – Remarks – COVID-19 Update Press Conference, Bahamas Weekly, October 28

WSC Executive Chairman Participates in a High Level Forum for Caribbean Leaders responsible for water, Bahamas Weekly, October 29

Scotiabank’s Family Island branch closures spark “fishing village” fears, Eyewitness News, October 28

Plans underway to relocate RBDF container city in Abaco, Eyewitness News, October 28

Two Women Airlifted After Car Crash In Abaco, The Tribune, October 27

Long Weekend Launches With Three Hotels Under its Flag, Hotel Business, October 27

Immigration director: No one applied for replacement documents following Dorian, Eyewitness News, October 26

Baker’s Bay Official: Extend ‘Silver Bullet’ Of Tax Exemptions, The Tribune, October 20

Developer To Build On $80m In Pre-Existing Infrastructure, The Tribune, October 19

Top 5 (Undervalued) Places to Buy Property in the Bahamas, Vents Magazine, October 16

Go-Ahead For 82% Of Abaco Small Firm Loans, The Tribune, October 16

Abaco’s Power, Airport Restoration Costs $35m, The Tribune, October 16

COP “satisfied” with crime reduction in Abaco, Eyewitness News, October 16

BPL’s Abaco Customer Base Just 50% Of Pre-Dorian Size, The Tribune, October 16

Abaco Residents Seek More Relaxation Of Restrictions, The Tribune, October 15

Bahamas Gains ‘Safe Travels’ Designation, The Tribune, October 15

Lockdown Easing Is ‘Great Relief’ On Abaco, The Tribune, October 13

Bahamas Update: Post-Storm and Mid-Pandemic Report, Sport Fishing, October 12

Locals making lasting impact in Abaco, St. Augustine Record, October 12

Exempt Abaco Cays From Covid Curbs, Private Sector Urges, The Tribune, October 9

American Resumes Flying To Three Bahamas Destinations, The Tribune, October 9

Bahamas’ Abaco Beach Resort to Reopen in November, Caribbean Journal, October 8

Bahamas to lift quarantine restrictions for visitors on Nov. 1, WDRB.com (Louisville, KY), October 7

Marines To The Rescue As Man Buried In Sand Collapse, The Tribune, October 6

Abaco Fears ‘Irreparable Blow’ If Further Lockdown, The Tribune, October 6

The first human settlers on islands caused extinctions, UC Riverside News, October 6

Oil Explorer: We’ve Got Tourism, Fishing Covered, The Tribune, October 5

Government Of The Bahamas Introduces New Travel And Testing Protocols Designed To Eliminate The Need To Quarantine, Media Release, October 1

September 2020

A year since Dorian, Bahamas rebuilds with hope, Travel Weekly, September 24

One Year After Hurricane Dorian, JT Hodges Shares “Sandman” Story, CMT, September 1

Eviction notices issued to over 50 shantytown residents in Abacos, Eyewitness News, September 23

Children Affected by Dorian Receive School Supplies Because of Tequesta Girl, Fox 29 WFLX.com, September 2

‘Meaningful Recovery’ Needs 50-75% Of Tourism Staff Back, The Tribune, September 23

Carl Allen Invests His Heart—And His Yachts—In Walker’s Cay In The Bahamas, Forbes, September 23

$60 mil. Exuma International Airport redevelopment project could start this year, Eyewitness News, Sept 22

Bahamas “winning” as private aviation destination of choice, Eyewitness News, September 21

Carl Allen Invests His Heart—And His Yachts—In Walker’s Cay In The Bahamas, Forbes, September 23

$60 mil. Exuma International Airport redevelopment project could start this year, Eyewitness News, Sept 22

Bahamas “winning” as private aviation destination of choice, Eyewitness News, September 21

United States Donates $3.6M in Modular Shelters, Rescue Boats, and Construction Materials for Hurricane Response in The Bahamas, September 18

Abaconian trio face triple threat as a team, Eyewitness News, September 18

IDB’s Dorian report: Tourism sector suffered more $800 million blow in combined damages and losses, Eyewitness News, September 17

Eighteen emergency order violators appear in court, Eyewitness News, September 16

Airlines: We’d Be Better Grounded, The Tribune, September 15

Bahamas Plans E-Currency to Connect Far-Flung Island Beaches, Bloomberg, September 15

29 Arrested in Abaco After Curfew, The Tribune, September 15

Adventist Church Still Struggling One Year After Hurricane Dorian, Adventist Review Online, September 14

Crime ‘Epidemic’ Hits Abaco Reconstruction, The Tribune, September 9

DRA records an influx in registrants for Dorian home repair program, Eyewitness News, September 9

Two in hospital after stabbing in Abaco, The Tribune, September 4

Diane Phillips: A Year Later – The Abaco Couple Now Living Totally Off-Grid, The Tribune, September 4

COP reflects on Dorian, “nothing could have prepared us, Eyewitness News, September 4

Construction of 100 homes in Abaco ‘to start this month’, The Tribune, September 4

DRA reports: One year after Hurricane Dorian and still committed, Eyewitness News, September 3

One Year After Hurricane Dorian: Rebuilding Back Better, Relief Web, September 3

Picking up the Pieces After Storm, The Tribune, September 3

Montage to Open Private Island Resort in the Bahamas in 2023, Luxury Travel Advisor, September 3

Bahamian island still mostly without power one year after Hurricane Dorian, WPEC, September 2

JT Hodges Sings “Sandman” for The Bahamas on the One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Dorian, American Songwriter, September 2

Niece tells of missing family lost in Dorian, The Tribune, September 2

Hurricane Dorian destructive force still an enigma 1 year later, Orlando Sentinel, September 1

Waterside wreaths in memory of those lost; One Year since Hurricane Dorian for Abaco, Magnetic Media, September 1

Abaco Still Struggling to Rebuild, The Tribune, September 1

Hurricane Dorian left its destructive mark on the Bahamas one year ago, WPEC, CBS12.com, September 1

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