WITH the backing of senior party members, Senator Michael Pintard is expected to announce his candidacy for chairman of the FNM tonight in Nassau.
A GRAND Bahama man was denied bail yesterday after being arraigned in connection with the $6.2m drug seizure in the nation’s second city.
The legendary Anne Bonny and Mary Read hold a special place in the annals of piracy in the Bahamas. Sir Christopher Ondaatje recounts their extraordinary tales of disguise and daring
THE Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group has received a helping hand from the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) in the fight against breast cancer.
THE third and final installment of RBC Royal Bank’s $30,000 commitment to the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) to provide tuition assistance to three promising students - Victorian Knowles, Dexter Laidley and Philip Curling - has been made.
NINE graduates of the College of the Bahamas nursing programme have been recognised at the first pinning ceremony in Grand Bahama at Pelican Bay.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that the government will police food stores across the country to ensure they do not raise their prices without justification as the implementation date for value-added tax nears.
BAMBOO Town MP Renward Wells has said he would not speak in the House of Assembly when it resumes on the controversial $650 million letter of intent with Stellar Waste Management insisting that “nothing else needs to be said” because he has sufficiently explained his position in the past weeks.
HOURS before she would have celebrated her 22nd birthday, Carmin Jean was stabbed to death during a domestic dispute with her boyfriend late Sunday night.
AMNESTY International yesterday expressed concern over the application of the Bahamas’ new immigration policy, fearing it has led to human rights violations.
THE PILOT of the ill-fated Learjet that crashed into a junk pile nine days ago “attempted to land at least once” before smashing into a crane at the Grand Bahama Shipyard, according to an official close to the investigation.
A MAN was shot in front of his home in the Cowpen Road area last night as he unloaded items from his car, police said.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie admitted yesterday that he was “worried” about the firestorm of international criticism that the government has been receiving because of its new immigration restrictions.
A MAN is facing up to life imprisonment if convicted of three attempted murder charges for which he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
THREE men from San Salvador were remanded to the Department of Correctional Services yesterday after being accused of conspiring to supply dangerous drugs reportedly found in their possession.