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Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

A week after a Florida politician of Haitian decent called on all tourist and cruise lines to boycott The Bahamas in opposition to the enforcement of new immigration policies, representatives from The United Association of Haitians and Bahamians (UAHB) organisation here in the country has condemned the call for a boycott and blasted the politician [...]

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Unionist Doubtful Of Positive Outcome For Displaced Workers

Unionist Doubtful Of Positive Outcome For Displaced Workers

A member of The Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) yesterday cast doubt that there will be any reprieve for the nearly 200 employees of the Crystal Palace Hotel who were displaced Friday following a major lay off exercise. Dave Beckford blames the union for allowing the workers to meet this fate by [...]

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Burnt Body Found in House

Burnt Body Found in House

A family will now have the gruesome task of identifying the charred remains of a man found burnt beyond recognition in a home in the Oakes Field area Thursday morning after police said the house he was in went up in flames. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident they said happened shortly after [...]

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Street Violence Surges–Two shot in broad daylight

Street Violence Surges–Two shot in broad daylight

Young men armed and dangerous are apparently taking aim at each other and firing on their assumed enemies. For a long time, police have had to contend with this phenomenon in New Providence, in particular where pedestrians and motorcyclists are being shot and at times fatally wounded. Retaliatory violence appears to be behind two early [...]

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SUSPECTS CHARGED FOR HOME INVASION AND MURDER

SUSPECTS CHARGED FOR HOME INVASION AND MURDER

Two men were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a home invasion that resulted in the murder of 44-year-old Andre Cartwright. Tiano D’Haiti, 23, of Thompson Lane is accused of murder and burglary while his accomplice, 24-year-old Kevin Andrews of Montell Heights, is charged with accessory after the fact. The two who [...]

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A National Tragedy –Dr. Myles Munroe, Wife and Seven Others Perish In Plane Crash

A National Tragedy –Dr. Myles Munroe, Wife and Seven Others Perish In Plane Crash

A national tragedy with global reach rocked The Bahamas Sunday evening after President of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) and internationally renowned pastor and teacher Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife Ruth Ann, who served as co-senior pastor and seven other people, including a child, were killed after the plane they were on crashed in the [...]

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Teen Girl Hanged

Teen Girl Hanged

A 14-year-old girl and resident at the Willamae Pratt Centre for Girls was found hanged Monday at the institution and while police and officials at the Ministry Of Social Services said they are investigating an apparent suicide, the girl’s family is convinced something more sinister happened. The mother of Government High School 10th grader Tasha [...]

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Rehabilitation Week Underway

Rehabilitation Week Underway

Minister of Social Services and Community Development, Melanie Griffin spoke yesterday morning to begin this year’s Rehabilitation Week under the theme ‘Changing Lives through Rehabilitation’. The Department of Rehabilitative/Welfare Services held this press conference yesterday morning to announce the plans for rehabilitation month and to inform the public of the roles the department plays in [...]

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Another Fox Hill Murder –97 Murders Recorded

Another Fox Hill Murder –97 Murders Recorded

The Fox Hill community was again the scene of deadly bloodshed Tuesday night as 38-year-old Alton John Davis was gunned down on Step Street last night. This killing did not happen that late nor did it happen in an area unfamiliar with this kind of violence. In fact, just over the weekend, a man was [...]

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Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

In the event that a catastrophe results in the halt of food imports to The Bahamas for a long period of time, the government is only prepared to feed the population for three months and the Minister of Agriculture Alfred Gray admitted that this reality is “unacceptable.” Mr. Gray’s comments came during a ceremony to [...]

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