Archive | June, 2014

AG Office Officially Named Paul Adderley  –Longest Serving AG Honoured

AG Office Officially Named Paul Adderley –Longest Serving AG Honoured

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Ministry of Legal Affairs was on Friday renamed in honour of one of the country’s founding fathers; a man many in the legal fraternity consider the quintessential attorney general. The multi-storey edifice on John F Kennedy Drive now bears the name of the country’s longest serving […]

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New RBC FINCO Managing Director Appointed

New RBC FINCO Managing Director Appointed

The Board of Directors of RBC FINCO last week announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Pantry to the position of Managing Director, RBC FINCO effective today. Mr. Pantry is a 14-year banker with extensive operations and sales experience within the RBC Royal Bank network. RBC officials said Mr. Pantry has a well rounded lending background […]

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Group Seeks To Bring More Private Pilots To The Bahamas

Executives of Sun ‘N Fun met with Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe in Grand Bahama recently in hopes of partnering with the Government of The Bahamas to find new ways to increase the number of private pilots flying to The Bahamas. During a press briefing before the meeting, Director of Bahamas Sports Development Marketing Greg […]

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Brewery’s Multi Million Dollar Expansion is Light at the End of the Tunnel for Grand Bahama

Brewery’s Multi Million Dollar Expansion is Light at the End of the Tunnel for Grand Bahama

– In 2013, the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company revealed a strategy to the government to expand their operations but due to the possibility of increased taxes, those plans were put on hold. However, during a recent press conference at the Ministry of Grand Bahama, Owner and CEO James ‘Jimmy’ Sands proudly announced that in […]

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Two Arraigned on Separate Murders

Two Arraigned on Separate Murders

Two 18-year-old men were on Friday arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court for two separate murder that occurred recently in the capital. Holiday Drive, East Street resident Richard Hepburn and Jason Simmons of Thompson Lane were both arraigned yesterday at the Magistrate’s Court before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt in Court Number Nine. Police are convinced that […]

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Police Summer Camp Enters 21st Year

Police Summer Camp Enters 21st Year

More than 4,000 youngsters are expected to participate in this year’s Royal Bahamas Police Force Summer Camp which gets underway on Monday, Superintendent of Police Stephen Dean announced yesterday. The camp, now into its 21st year, will provide various activities aimed at moulding the participants into productive citizens. “This is one of our crime prevention […]

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PM Says Family Member Was Threatened

Prime Minister Christie is speaking up against death threats issued to several key Free National Movement (FNM) members, and claimed that just two days ago one of his own relatives were threatened. The prime minister said as much while speaking to the media on Thursday on Thursday in Rawson’s Square. “Last night a member of […]

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NEMA Exhibition Highlights Disaster Preparedness

NEMA Exhibition Highlights Disaster Preparedness

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) continued its Disaster Preparedness Week yesterday with an erected in Rawson Square yesterday, under the theme “Comprehensive Disaster Management for a More Resilient Development of the Bahamas a Good Investment.” The exhibition not only focused on hurricane preparedness but disaster preparedness in general for those in the capital and […]

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Man Arrested For Attempting to Run Over Police

A 51-year-old man of Lightbourne Avenue is in custody after he was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and assault with a deadly weapon on Wednesday, police have said. According to reports, shortly before 6:00 p.m., mobile division officers were on patrol on Graham Drive off Yellow Elder Way, when they stopped the suspect in […]

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GB Falling Death Classified

The death of a 25-year-old Grand Bahama man back in March is said to have been caused by blunt force trauma from falling. According to police officials on that island a Coroner’s Inquest earlier this month made a ruling in the death of Delano Dorva on the grounds of Casa Bahama. Dorva’s lifeless body was […]

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