GRAND Bahama’s Police Chief is taking grave exception to a headline article carried by a local newspaper on Wednesday regarding suggestions of alleged police involvement in the death of a man at Casa Bahama, and is calling for an immediate retraction.
Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader Branville McCartney yesterday criticised the government for failing to keep Bahamians informed about what is happening with the country’s energy sector.
LESLIE Miller, Tall Pines MP insisted yesterday that “I have never abused a woman in my entire life”. He claimed that his comments in Parliament last week were spoken in “jest”.
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell warned Dr Myles Munroe yesterday “not to mess” with him, charging that “just because someone sits on a pulpit and hides behind theology does not give them the right to make vile, slanderous statements”.
A 26-year-old man, out on bail for armed robbery, was arrested late Tuesday night in connection with the armed robbery and murder of 25-year-old Darius Adderley.
FRED Mitchell, Fox Hill MP says he is still open to vying for the leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) should the vacancy arise.
THE practice of “double dipping” has formally ended for workers in public corporations. For years civil servants had been able to enjoy a regular salary and collect sick benefits at a cost of nearly $10m a year to the public purse.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said the government should call a general election if it planned to go against the January 2013 referendum on web shops.
THE Government will regularise and tax webshop gaming by July 1, Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe announced yesterday.
GOVERNMENT officials are still awaiting a response from the Cuban government to requests to have two Cuban men attend hearings in Nassau, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said yesterday.
Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday announced the implementation of a standardised national high school diploma.
A MAN convicted of incest with his 15-year-old daughter was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment yesterday.
ROUGH economic times is not an excuse to engage in behaviour that is illegal, a magistrate told two men in their 50s - moments before sentencing them for their involvement in a $800,000 drug smuggling plot.
THE Grand Isle Resort and Spa in Exuma hosted a “Dinner of Champions” during the Olympics last month with decorated Olympians from two different countries.
Police are searching for a missing woman.