ABACO police are investigating the death of an elderly American citizen who was discovered floating in waters while snorkelling in Grand Bahama.
A 16-year-old boy is in hospital and a teenager is in police custody following a stabbing incident at Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, on Friday.
DECLARING that his “bold actions were inspiring others to protect and steward their lands,” the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) this month presented one of its highest and rarest honours to philanthropic conservationist Louis Bacon.
COMMONWEALTH Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma was due to arrive yesterday for a three-day official visit to The Bahamas, during which he is scheduled to meet the Governor General, the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Attorney General and other senior government officials.
One man is dead and three others are injured after a shooting incident on Saturday night.
Khrisna Virgil reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie is abandoning his duties as leader of the country by letting Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells address the nation on the $650 million letter-of-intent he signed with a waste-to-energy company instead of doing so himself, Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash said yesterday.
NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday confirmed that there are no students wearing ankle bracelets in schools in The Bahamas.
An eight-year-old boy has died after being electrocuted on Friday afternoon.
SOCIAL Services Minister Melanie Griffin said yesterday that the government expects to implement the initial phase of its conditional cash transfer system – a prepaid debit card – by the end of November.
THE Democratic National Alliance has not backtracked on its pledge to “march down to the Ministry of Works” and get answers to questions surrounding Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells’ controversial signing of a $650m letter-of-intent with a waste-to-energy company, a party official said.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis branded the Christie administration as “the worst” government to ever lead the country as there continues to be no resolution on the reportedly unauthorised signing of a multi-million dollar letter of intent by Ministry of Works Parliamentary Secretary Renward Wells.
THE Court of Appeal yesterday reserved its decision on the appeal of a former death row inmate who wants a 52-year sentence for murder reduced by more than half.
FNM Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday expressed concern that the government will not meet its “important deadline” of tabling legislation to regulate the controversial National Intelligence Agency (NIA).
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday suggested that the government might delay its planned reform of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation.