FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis participated in the Eleuthera Junior Junkanoo Parade held in Governor’s Harbour over the weekend.
THE United States Coast Guard rescued seven Cubans who were stranded on Cay Verdi yesterday, just east of Ragged Island, confirmed Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association (BASRA) officials.
POLICE are investigating a traffic accident that has left a female tourist in serious condition in hospital.
DOCTORS Hospital’s Maternity Department was thrilled to welcome the first baby of 2015 early in the evening of January 1.
DEPUTY Commissioner of Police Quinn McCartney confirmed his retirement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force to take up a post at the Baha Mar resort, saying that after serving the RBPF for more than three decades it was time to make a contribution to other sectors of society.
POLICE are still investigating the arson attack that left a dorm at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute gutted, despite reports last week that a disgruntled employee admitted being the culprit.
FNM Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to reveal publicly whose interest the FNM is reportedly working on behalf of with its continued chiding of the government regarding the handling and operations of the Bank of the Bahamas.
A policeman arraigned in Magistrates Court yesterday denied defaming a female acquaintance by posting a nude image of her on Facebook.
WASHINGTON DC - PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday confirmed he wanted to “absolutely guarantee” that the Obama administration could vouch for the integrity of the US firms it was backing in the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) reform process.
THE government’s inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has drawn more controversy, with the Bahamas Christian Council denouncing the “immodest” costumes for the planned event, saying the scant attire could lead to “fornication, promiscuity, rape incest” and other “sins of the flesh.”
OFFICIALS from the Bahamas Prison Officers Association yesterday said that they are “hopeful” a resolution will soon be reached between staff members of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services and the government.
A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after being arraigned in connection with a near-fatal incident that happened last November.
GRAND Bahama Police arrested a man who reportedly fired on officers in the Coral Gardens area over the weekend.
THE FAMILY of six-year-old Tarique Miller has renewed a plea for financial assistance to help cover the cost of potential “life saving” treatment for the child.
FORMER Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Thompson yesterday called for the political parties in the country to “get together” and formulate a “wholesale approach” to dealing with crime in the country.