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Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 77-year-old Anthony Bastian of Zion Boulevard.

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Report says weather played major part in plane crash

A PRELIMINARY report into the plane crash that killed nine people in Grand Bahama on November 9 attributed the main cause of the tragedy to deteriorating weather conditions that reduced visibility resulting in a missed landing on the aircraft’s second approach to the airport.

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Griffin praise for Loretta

SOCIAL Services Minister Melanie Griffin yesterday commended former FNM Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner for “stepping forward” and taking on incumbent leader Dr Hubert Minnis for the leadership of the party.

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OAS immigration meeting with Mitchell delayed

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said discussions with two major international organisations that were planned for today to clarify the government’s controversial new immigration restrictions in Washington, DC, have been postponed until next week.

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Six engines shut down - and leave much of New Providence in darkness

POWER outages continued in New Providence yesterday after six engines at the Clifton Pier Power Plant shut down Monday afternoon.

‘Mixed bag’ on food retail VAT readiness

The food retail/wholesale industry’s Value-Added Tax (VAT) readiness was yesterday described as “a mixed bag”, with a leading executive hopeful all “bumps and hiccups” with the new tax regime will be eliminated in the first six-eight months.

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Permission granted to testify by video in double murder retrial

A JUDGE yesterday granted the Crown’s request for key witnesses in a double murder retrial to give evidence by video link.

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Scholarships worth $150,000 given away by Sunshine Insurance

A BUSINESS plan from a senior at Kingsway Academy that outlined the student’s aim to diversify the economy by creating a bush tea pharmacy has won her a $60,000 scholarship to attend Elmira College.

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Going orange: Say no to domestic violence

CHILD abuse may be a major determining and contributing factor to the “ugly scourge” of domestic violence in the country, Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin said yesterday.

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19 Cubans detained at Cay Sal Bank

NINETEEN Cuban migrants were apprehended by immigration officials on Tuesday.