Archive | September, 2014

Education Minister Address School Violence

Tensions flared between members of the press and the Minister of Education on Wednesday as the media was blasted for irresponsibly producing reports of violence in public schools after a number of videos posted to social media went viral. Before abruptly ending the press conference, Mr. Fitzgerald maintained that despite what is being circulated on […]

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International Bodies to Evaluate Financial Sector

Government Leader in the Senate Allyson Maynard Gibson urged her fellow colleagues to support the gaming legislation for the sake of the country’s reputation and economic future, she warned that the government is now preparing to face an ‘aggressive evaluation’ from international bodies on the country’s risk for money laundering and financing of terrorism. These […]

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FNM Wants Customs Probe

Officials in the Free National Movement (FNM) on Monday urged local police authorities to intensify their investigations “and let the chips fall where they may” with regards to that major ammunition and luxury car racket uncovered last week. In a press statement issued yesterday, FNM Chairman Darron Cash said while his party congratulates the Royal […]

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20-Year Energy Policy Outlined

Environment and Housing Minister Kendred Dorsett on Monday released the Bahamas National Energy Policy 2013-2033 a document which serves as the road plan to securing the energy future of The Bahamas. Minister Dorsett said recognising the critical need for reform within the energy sector of The Bahamas, the government has set out to effect transformation […]

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Woman Stabbed To Head and Neck

A stabbing incident has left a woman detained in hospital and listed in serious condition following an altercation with a woman known to her. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday at Strachan’s Alley off Kemp Road. The victim was stabbed to the head and neck, investigations continue. In other crime related news: The […]

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Woman Charged With Over 24 Fraud Charges

A 34-year-old woman who was recently released on $10,000 bail after facing 36 fraud related charges was once before a judge facing very similar allegations. Melissa Connolly of Seabreeze Drive, who also goes by the names Erica Jones, Alice Greene, Nadia Bain and Judy Pinder was on Friday arraigned on more than two dozen fraud […]

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Police, Suspect Injured During Operation

A police officer and a man he was trying to arrest both received injuries early Sunday morning during an operation. According to police reports it was shortly after 2:00 a.m. when a team of officers was conducting an operation at Baillou Hill Road South when the officers signalled the driver of a car to stop. […]

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Police Investigate String of Armed Robberies

As new homicide cases continues to mount, police officers also find themselves faced with having to pull resources to investigate three separate armed robberies that occurred on Thursday. In the most recent incident, shortly after 4:00 p.m. a man armed with a handgun robbed a convenient store located at Klonaris Drive off Soldier Road of […]

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Smuggled Iguanas Returned to the Wild

Nine of 13 iguanas that survived being smuggled out of the country, rescued in London and returned home have finally been reunited with their natural environment in San Salvador. Officials announced that the iguanas were released back into the wild last Saturday. These nine remaining iguanas were housed in specially-built quarantine facilities and were repatriated […]

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Health Officials Defend “Miscommunication” On Ebola Scare

Medical tests from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States have confirmed that the Ukrainian man who died in The Bahamas last week did not die of Ebola, as widely speculated, but Malaria. At a press conference held yesterday morning at the Ministry of Health local health officials made the […]

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