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Breezes Reopens to Low Numbers

Superclub Breezes one of the few hotel properties reopening its doors yesterday after months of no occupancy due to the global health crisis.

COVID Restrictions Further Relaxed

A further relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions pushes the curfew back by another hour. As of today, the 9:00pm will instead begin at 10:00pm ending at 5:00am. “It is only one hour but it is necessary because as certain sectors of society opens, this additional time is needed,” Prime Minister the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis explained.

BPL Customers Embrace Technology

Bahamas Power and Light customers are embracing technology as nearly 27,000 of them have paid their bills online in the face of social distancing norms. The energy giant adopted a paperless system back in April to encourage its customers to receive their bills electronically.

Straw Market To Be Reconfigured

The straw market will be reconfigured as the tourism sector revamps coming out of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Immediate Past President of the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hotel Operations at Atlantis, Stuart Bowe said there is a “very good plan,” to make this happen.

Jobless Rate Projection Higher Than Expected

The country’s jobless rate is projected to exceed expectations. Labour Minister the Honourable Dion Foulkes today told reporters that despite not having scientific evidence, unemployment could sit beyond 30 per cent.