Deputy Prime Minister Philip 'Brave' Davis was the victim of an armed robbery at his home early this morning.
According to police, the murder count is now eight short of last year’s official 111 total after a man was gunned down in a drive-by shooting and one man died in hospital of a shooting injury.
MORE than two months after a fire devastated an inner city community claiming the lives of six relatives, including a toddler, loved ones gathered to pay their final respects on Saturday.
A 25-year-old motorcyclist became the country’s latest traffic fatality when he was involved in a collision with a car early yesterday morning.
AS Prime Minister Perry Christie set off for South Africa, government officials failed to confirm how many people would be a part of his delegation.
FNM Deputy leader Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday said she has not set her sights on becoming leader of the party.
POVERTY levels in the Bahamas could rise with Value Added Tax without safety net programmes in place, a new study by the Inter-American Development Bank has revealed.
A BUSINESSMAN called for greater community involvement in the anti-crime fight after a joint operation with the police led to the recovery of more than $5,000 worth of stolen goods.
A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after he was shot in the head.
ANTI-CRIME activist Rev CB Moss has expressed regret that the government did not consult more widely before drafting the new ‘Marco Alert’ sexual offender laws.
AN angry woman yesterday lashed out at officials who toured several shanty towns in New Providence where demolition has taken place.
FREEPORT - Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe expressed serious concerns about the crime problem in the Bahamas, especially tourist-related crime incidents that trigger travel warnings and advisories.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday a team of experts from New Zealand are expected to come to the Bahamas in January to explain Value Added Tax.
A FORENSIC analyst gave evidence yesterday on what she found after testing a number of samples obtained from the scene of a murder.
AN elderly woman who collected rent for more than a decade from shanty town residents said she did not see a problem with the illegal homes in the area where she lived.
THE death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was met with great sorrow yesterday as leaders acknowledged the impact of South Africa’s first black president on democracy throughout the world.
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell has denied that his ministry has spent over $1.5 million on travel since he took office in 2012.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday declared that public servants “double-dipping” on sick benefits is against the law and the government intends to end the practice.
WASHINGTON, DC – After presenting his credentials to US President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday, Dr Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States and his family were guests of honour at a lavish reception hosted by Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General.
FOLLOWING the conclusion of chamber proceedings yesterday, no comment was offered by the Bahamas Bar Association on an application by one of its members to have the BBA president committed to prison for contempt.