FORMER Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe yesterday called for Lighthouse Point to be protected from cruise ship development and “preserved” for the people of The Bahamas.Describing the 700-acre peninsula located at the southern tip of Eleuthera as “th
THREE men were arraigned yesterday in Magistrate’s Court accused of two separate murders.In the first matter, Jameine Bethel, 22, stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subsola Swain faced with one count of murder concerning a Saturday, August 4, incid
LAWYERS for former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson filed documents in the Supreme Court yesterday alleging the statements of two key prosecution witnesses have been “tainted” and are not reliable, painting a picture of “unprecedented levels of witness coaching and evidence alteration” at the hands of lawyers and the Anti-Corruption Unit.
FORMER Prime Ministers Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie have declined the government’s national honour awards, according to three sources familiar with their action.
A 19-year-old boy was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with the indecent assault of a ten-year-old girl at her residence and the early morning burglary of the home.Peter Estamble, of Watkins Street, stood before Magistrate Samuel M
CANADIAN fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been ordered by the Supreme Court to pay non-profit environmental advocacy group Save The Bays a combined total of $2.2 million in legal costs.The costs were ordered in four separate certificates of taxation, o
Police are investigating the suspected drowning of a man on Thursday.
THERE isn’t a resident of New Providence or cruise ship tourist who doesn’t shake their head every time they travel downtown and see the rundown state of the nation’s capital.A million words have been written on what needs to be done to put things ri
THE new Central Bank facility will be an “iconic structure” and a “one-of-a-kind building” Central Bank Administration Department Manager Ian Fernander said yesterday. Mr Fernander also expressed his wish that the new premises, to be located in the R
ANOTHER escaped inmate of the Simpson Penn Centre for Boys was captured by police.
WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister conceded yesterday Bahamas Power and Light needed new leadership after its board of directors in recent times remained “locked” in dispute on every critical issue at great cost to the company.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said he was surprised by the dissolution of the entire board of Bahamas Power and Light on Tuesday.
POLICE are investigating three separate incidents of armed robbery, home invasion, and break-ins that took place in the western district of New Providence on Tuesday.
AN unqualified pilot carrying four passengers in a plane that was not airworthy crashed off the Berry Islands in January, days before a fatal plane crash off South Andros that killed six people, according to a new report from the Air Accident Investigation Department.
A SENIOR magistrate yesterday had to adjourn the drug case against five foreign nationals involved in the discovery and seizure of 100 pounds of suspected marijuana after her court was unable to secure a Spanish translator for the duration of the hea