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$2M Drug Bust Homeowners Given Ultimatum
 
$2M Drug Bust–Three Arrested

$2M Drug Bust–Three Arrested

Three men were arrested early Thursday morning after authorities found an estimated $2 million worth of marijuana on board their vessel just southwest of New Providence, police have said. A team of officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), the Police Marine Support Unit assisted by US Drug Enforcement agents intercepted the 30 feet Midnight [...]

Homeowners Given Ultimatum

Homeowners Given Ultimatum

Arawak Homes President Franon Wilson on Wednesday issued an ultimatum to home owners in the Pinewood Gardens phase two area whose land titles are still not regularised to come forward and admit it and then rectify it, or face legal action. At a press conference held Wednesday, Mr. Wilson announced that over the next 12 [...]

Sentencing Delayed For Convicted Rapist

01 August 2014

If all went as planned, convicted rapist Oscar Ingraham would have been sentenced yesterday afternoon, but that will have to wait another week. Supreme Court Justice Carolita Bethell was forced to push the sentencing back after learning that Ingraham’s psychiatric report had not been completed. Ingraham was convicted of the home invasion, armed robbery and [...]

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New Food Show Promises To Embark On “An Adventure in Taste”

New Food Show Promises To Embark On “An Adventure in Taste”

01 August 2014

Using “An adventure in taste” as its tag line, a new web based show on Thursday premiered with its first episode for the food lover in us all. A Mouth Full, a food show produced by local entertainment group iKonz Media, promises to take Bahamians on an exciting food journey, exploring various dishes, meals and [...]

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Gov’t Worker Charged With Arson, Fraud

01 August 2014

A suspected arsonist was formally charged in magistrate’s court on Thursday for allegedly setting fire to a government building in Eleuthera, resulting in an estimated $20,000 worth of damages. Rudica Albury, 22, of Lower Bogue allegedly committed the crime on July 28. According to reports, North Eleuthera’s Senior Deputy Administrator Jolton Johnson contacted authorities and [...]

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GB Teen Selected 2014 All Bahamas Merit Scholar

GB Teen Selected 2014 All Bahamas Merit Scholar

01 August 2014

A 16-year aspiring actuary is this year’s All Bahamas Merit Scholar. A graduate of Bishop Michael Eldon School, Gabrielle Moss will pursue that dream with the help of a $140,000 four-year scholarship to John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland where she will study Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Gabrielle was this year’s high school valedictorian and [...]

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$25K Cocaine Find in Abaco

01 August 2014

Police on Abaco are on the hunt for the suspects involved in a $25,000 drug bust on that island that occurred on Thursday. Abaco police reported that it was around 2:30 p.m., in Sandy Point, Abaco when they received information that a suspicious package was discovered on Castaway Cay. Officers of the Sandy Point Police [...]

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Primeval Forest National Park Open for Exploring This Holiday Weekend and Summer

Primeval Forest National Park Open for Exploring This Holiday Weekend and Summer

01 August 2014

With summer quickly coming to a close and back-to-school right around the corner, Primeval Forest National Park will be open this holiday Monday, August 4 where guided tours will be available to visitors. As the capital of The Bahamas, New Providence is home to two-thirds of all Bahamians, which means it provides the ultimate fast-paced, [...]

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Haitian Gov’t Urged to Promote Ease of Business —Chamber of Commerce Planning A Trade Mission Trip

Haitian Gov’t Urged to Promote Ease of Business —Chamber of Commerce Planning A Trade Mission Trip

01 August 2014

Given the recent tri-lateral agreements signed to bolster trade and investment relations between The Bahamas, Haiti and Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce (BCC) President Edison Sumner urged its members to explore investment opportunities in North Haiti, the new ‘hotspot’ for business expansion but he also urged Haitian officials to increase [...]

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All Female Company Making Waves in Building Industry

All Female Company Making Waves in Building Industry

01 August 2014

Mention construction and instant images of concrete blocks, cement and hardscrabble men in hard hats come to mind. But in The Bahamas, a softer side of construction is emerging, thanks to a two-woman company that is transforming newly-built condos and townhomes into inviting, move-in-ready homes. It’s the post-construction final touch, the luxurious-looking, highly affordable fully-furnished [...]

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Walter Hanchell to Sue BREA

31 July 2014

President and CEO of PGF Realty Ltd. Bishop Walter Hanchell on Wednesday said he plans to sue officials of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) after the association published what he called “damaging” information in the media. In a press statement issued yesterday, Bishop Hanchell said on July 15, BREA published a list of real [...]

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Trio Fined For Damaging Bahamian Flag

31 July 2014

Three people were forced to part with hundreds of dollars after damaging the national flag. The incident reportedly happened on Saturday, July 26 shortly after 8:00 p.m. at the suspects’ home in Sands Bank, Abaco. The trio – two males ages 57 and 20 years and a female, 44 years – all of Haitian descent, [...]

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