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#Bahamas

# bahamas - Monday 25 July, 2022

Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people
# Caribbean
# Caribbean

Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people

Jul 25th 2022, 8:05 AM 6,966 Views 2 Comments

15 women, one man and an infant have died.

# bahamas - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Prince William says British royal family 'supports' the Bahamas' decisions about its future
# Postcolonial
# Postcolonial

Prince William says British royal family 'supports' the Bahamas' decisions about its future

Mar 26th 2022, 11:51 AM 25,353 Views 7 Comments

There are increasing calls in Carribean nations to remove the British queen as head of state.

# bahamas - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

Jan 25th 2022, 10:51 PM 31,935 Views 6 Comments

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

# bahamas - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Isaias downgraded to tropical storm status but could strengthen again as it reaches Florida
# Hurricane
# Hurricane

Isaias downgraded to tropical storm status but could strengthen again as it reaches Florida

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:30 AM 11,397 Views 0 Comments

Isaias weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon

# bahamas - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Hurricane Isaias en route for Florida after ripping through Bahamas
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

Hurricane Isaias en route for Florida after ripping through Bahamas

Aug 1st 2020, 11:02 AM 20,592 Views 5 Comments

Some 20 evacuation centres were on standby that could be set up with Covid-19 safety measures.

# bahamas - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Reed moves clear as Woods surges in Bahamas
# World Challenge
From The42
# World Challenge

Reed moves clear as Woods surges in Bahamas

Dec 5th 2019, 10:51 PM 3,813 Views 1 Comment

Tiger bounced back into contention after a lacklustre opening round.

# bahamas - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: 2,500 people still unaccounted for in Bahamas
# Storm
# Storm

Hurricane Dorian: 2,500 people still unaccounted for in Bahamas

Sep 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 11,882 Views 6 Comments

The hurricane devastated the region.

# bahamas - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada
# Dorian
# Dorian

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada

Sep 7th 2019, 7:51 AM 14,734 Views 2 Comments

Authorities say the number of fatalities will rise further.

# bahamas - Friday 6 September, 2019

Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'
# Storm
# Storm

Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'

Sep 6th 2019, 7:38 AM 15,190 Views 6 Comments

The storm is weakening as it moves onto the North Carolina coast.

# bahamas - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian lashes Carolinas after causing devastation in Bahamas
# Category 2 Storm
# Category 2 Storm

Hurricane Dorian lashes Carolinas after causing devastation in Bahamas

Sep 5th 2019, 9:32 PM 15,699 Views 4 Comments

Many coastal Carolina residents heeded evacuation orders while others plan to ride out the tempest.

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline
# Hurricane Season
# Hurricane Season

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline

Sep 5th 2019, 8:17 AM 10,512 Views 9 Comments

The storm has already claimed at least 20 lives in the Bahamas

# bahamas - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas
# Bahamas
# Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas

Sep 4th 2019, 7:21 AM 7,478 Views 2 Comments

The storm caused mass destruction and continues to move up the US coastline.

# bahamas - Monday 2 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast
# Storm
# Storm

Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast

Updated Sep 2nd 2019, 9:32 PM 53,905 Views 29 Comments

The hurricane is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Bahamas.

# bahamas - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 2:23 PM 27,208 Views 17 Comments

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

# bahamas - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm
# Dorian
# Dorian

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm

Aug 31st 2019, 10:10 AM 16,395 Views 24 Comments

The storm has winds near 220 kilometers per hour, according to the NHC.

# bahamas - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Men and women competing in the same event at the Olympics could soon be a reality
# Idea
From The42
# Idea

Men and women competing in the same event at the Olympics could soon be a reality

May 4th 2017, 8:46 PM 3,472 Views 9 Comments

The initiative is reportedly being considered to ramp up interest in athletics.

# bahamas - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit
# Bahamian Nightmare
# Bahamian Nightmare

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit

May 2nd 2017, 9:45 AM 22,741 Views 0 Comments

The festival was cancelled despite thousands flying to the Caribbean.

# bahamas - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos
# Fyre Festival
# Fyre Festival

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Apr 30th 2017, 9:50 AM 56,698 Views 47 Comments

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

# bahamas - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony
# Pooled Resources
# Pooled Resources

Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony

Dec 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 29,294 Views 11 Comments

The cost? A mere €5 million.

# bahamas - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Irish people are reminiscing about the time Zig and Zag interviewed Donald Trump
# Back In The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Back In The Day

Irish people are reminiscing about the time Zig and Zag interviewed Donald Trump

Nov 10th 2016, 7:35 AM 6,266 Views 0 Comments

Very Presidential.

# bahamas - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold
# Diving For Gold
From The42
# Diving For Gold

This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold

Aug 16th 2016, 12:39 PM 7,972 Views 0 Comments

Olympic diver on the track course.

This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold
# Diving For Gold
From The Daily Edge
# Diving For Gold

This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold

Aug 16th 2016, 9:17 AM 8,160 Views 0 Comments

Olympic diver on the track course.

# bahamas - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Spieth knocks in a hole-in-one at golf's most exclusive tournament
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Spieth knocks in a hole-in-one at golf's most exclusive tournament

Dec 3rd 2015, 9:55 PM 8,919 Views 2 Comments

The kid looks like one for the future.

# bahamas - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Errol Brown, lead singer of Hot Chocolate, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Errol Brown, lead singer of Hot Chocolate, has died

May 6th 2015, 5:26 PM 12,745 Views 25 Comments

He was 71.

# bahamas - Monday 8 April, 2013

Holiday injury forces Darren Clarke out of the Masters
# Masters 2013
From The42
# Masters 2013

Holiday injury forces Darren Clarke out of the Masters

Apr 8th 2013, 4:36 PM 11,830 Views 9 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke has withdrawn from the Masters after he injured himself while in the Bahamas.

# bahamas - Friday 26 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Oct 26th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,968 Views 3 Comments

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US

Oct 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 4,862 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”

# bahamas - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 15th 2012, 11:00 AM 68 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# bahamas - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split?

Jun 20th 2012, 3:55 PM 10,642 Views 6 Comments

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis announced this week that they’re to separate. Will there be a row over their private Caribbean island?

# bahamas - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods
# Chanel
# Chanel

Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods

Sep 21st 2011, 4:35 PM 938 Views 1 Comment

The luxury retailer is suing 399 sites, saying they’re selling fake Chanel items.

# bahamas - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
# Hurricane Irene
# Hurricane Irene

Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast

Aug 25th 2011, 12:58 PM 288 Views 3 Comments

A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.

# bahamas - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
# Hurricane Irene
# Hurricane Irene

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

Aug 24th 2011, 1:56 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.

# bahamas - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
# Tropical Storm
# Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:53 AM 213 Views 1 Comment

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

# bahamas - Monday 6 September, 2010

Charges dropped in John Travolta extortion case
# John Travolta
From The Daily Edge
# John Travolta

Charges dropped in John Travolta extortion case

Sep 6th 2010, 8:27 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

Actor said a second trial focusing on the death of his son would be too difficult for his family.