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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bahamas

Last year
SEC charges disgraced crypto tycoon Bankman-Fried with defrauding investors
Bankman-Fried is under criminal investigation by US and Bahamian authorities.
# Mixed Fortunes
Viktor Hovland goes back-to-back in the Bahamas, Shane Lowry finishes 18th
The Norwegian brilliantly held his nerve to see off a spirited challenge from Scottie Scheffler.
# Bahamas
Hovland closes in on Hero World Challenge defence as Lowry improves on Day 3
Lowry followed his Thursday 74 and Friday 77 with a one-under-par 71 on Saturday, and he currently sits 18th.
# Caribbean
Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people
15 women, one man and an infant have died.
# Postcolonial
Prince William says British royal family 'supports' the Bahamas' decisions about its future
There are increasing calls in Carribean nations to remove the British queen as head of state.
# Coast Guard
39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.
All time
# Hurricane
Isaias downgraded to tropical storm status but could strengthen again as it reaches Florida
Isaias weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon
# Bad Weather
Hurricane Isaias en route for Florida after ripping through Bahamas
Some 20 evacuation centres were on standby that could be set up with Covid-19 safety measures.
# World Challenge
Reed moves clear as Woods surges in Bahamas
Tiger bounced back into contention after a lacklustre opening round.
# Storm
Hurricane Dorian: 2,500 people still unaccounted for in Bahamas
The hurricane devastated the region.
# dorian
Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 43 in the Bahamas as it moves north to Canada
Authorities say the number of fatalities will rise further.
# Storm
Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'
The storm is weakening as it moves onto the North Carolina coast.
# Category 2 storm
Hurricane Dorian lashes Carolinas after causing devastation in Bahamas
Many coastal Carolina residents heeded evacuation orders while others plan to ride out the tempest.
# hurricane season
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline
The storm has already claimed at least 20 lives in the Bahamas
# Bahamas
Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas
The storm caused mass destruction and continues to move up the US coastline.
# Storm
Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast
The hurricane is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Bahamas.
# Evacuation
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.
# dorian
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm
The storm has winds near 220 kilometers per hour, according to the NHC.
# Idea
Men and women competing in the same event at the Olympics could soon be a reality
The initiative is reportedly being considered to ramp up interest in athletics.
# bahamian nightmare
'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit
The festival was cancelled despite thousands flying to the Caribbean.
# fyre festival
A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos
Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.
# Pooled Resources
Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony
The cost? A mere €5 million.
# back in the day
Irish people are reminiscing about the time Zig and Zag interviewed Donald Trump
Very Presidential.
# diving for gold
This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold
Olympic diver on the track course.
# diving for gold
This Olympian became a meme when she loafed herself across the finish line to win gold
Olympic diver on the track course.
# Ace
Spieth knocks in a hole-in-one at golf's most exclusive tournament
The kid looks like one for the future.
Errol Brown, lead singer of Hot Chocolate, has died
He was 71.
# Masters 2013
Holiday injury forces Darren Clarke out of the Masters
Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke has withdrawn from the Masters after he injured himself while in the Bahamas.
# hurricane sandy
Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
# hurricane sandy
Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
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.”
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# Work Can Wait
Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split?
Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis announced this week that they’re to separate. Will there be a row over their private Caribbean island?
# Chanel
Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods
The luxury retailer is suing 399 sites, saying they’re selling fake Chanel items.
# Hurricane Irene
Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
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.
# Hurricane Irene
Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.
# Tropical Storm
Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
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.
# John Travolta
Charges dropped in John Travolta extortion case
Actor said a second trial focusing on the death of his son would be too difficult for his family.