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INSIGHT: Acklins gives up its WW2 secrets - in just a few hours

Found them. As extraordinary as it is, it’s really that simple.

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Commissioner ‘frustrated’ by court system problems

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander says he’s frustrated by the court system, as he recounted how a man was out on bail within days after his arrest for possession of a weapon on two separate occasions.

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FNM deputy calls for govt strategy on bail issue

FREE National Movement deputy leader Shanendon Cartwright has urged the government to come up with a strategy to address the issue of bail as the number of murders in the country continues to climb.

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JUST FEET FROM RUSHDIE ATTACK: Bahamian tells how she was witness of bid to assassinate author

DR VICTORIA Allen, wife of a noted Bahamian psychiatrist, has recounted the horrific stabbing of internationally renowned author Sir Salman Rushdie just after he took the stage at an event in upstate New York on Friday.

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Chris Brown, Rick Fox appointed sports ambassadors

EVERY time he turns around, veteran quarter-miler Chris “The Fireman” Brown said God continues to bless him with something new revolving around his illustrious track and field career.

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‘WE CAN’T DENY RIGHT TO BAIL’: AG insists law must be upheld despite murder of released suspects

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder says he does not believe it will be appropriate for the country to pass legislation that outright denies bail to people charged with murder given a recent Privy Council ruling that declared the matter “unconstitutional”.

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STATESIDE: A true champion of the court and causes

BILL Russell died on the last day of July. He was 88 years old. He was also in many minds the greatest basketball player of all time.

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Sharks that don’t bite

THE SBDC/Access Accelerator’s Summer Entrepreneurial Training & Mentorship (SET) series kicked off its first of three pitch nights in grand style awarding $25,000 in cash prizes to local small business owners.

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PREVENTION OR PROSECUTION?: PM says priority must be tackling causes of crime not just catching criminals

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis has described as “alarming” this year’s current rise in cases of murder.

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As murder toll hits 85, police aim to stop year’s total exceeding 100

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander is of the view that there is room to “finish the year strong” in the country not surpassing 100 murders this year, while the murder count stands at 85 with four more months in 2022.

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Davis: We will not sit idly by as country is hit by inflation

DESPITE warnings from experts to brace for higher inflation rates, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis insisted that his administration will not just sit idly by and allow the country “be swallowed up by inflation”.

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So should Abaco be paying VAT and duties or not, Prime Minister?

THE Abaco Chamber of Commerce president wants a three year extension to the Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) order because the Customs Department keeps charging them for duty when they should not be.

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FACE TO FACE: Ali’s on a mission to reshape our nation

SHE has been actively involved in political advocacy for more than two decades. She is the first female leader of a political party in The Bahamas. She created an institute designed to mould aspiring political candidates into great leaders. She has authored a book that gives a course of action for the country and she recently became a member of the cloth.

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BRINGING HOME THE GOLD, SILVER: Team Bahamas makes nation proud

BIRMINGHAM, England — After 11 days of intense competition in seven disciplines, Team Bahamas will return from the 2022 Commonwealth Games with a gold and silver medal and tied for the 23rd spot on the medal chart with Grenada.

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INSIGHT: The world expects major countries such as China and the US to work together

The visit by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to China’s Taiwan region on August 2 has triggered outrage across China. For one thing, by allowing such a visit to go ahead, the US has openly broken its own commitment under the three China-US joint communiqués not to develop official relations with Taiwan.

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Bahamian wrestlers don’t last long at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, England — The encore appearance for Rashji Mackey and the debut of Thorn Demeritte didn’t last that long in their men’s wrestling matches at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. But the duo are confident that they will be back more prepared for the 2024 games in Paris, France.

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Bahamas to host Caribbean heads of govt meeting

THE Bahamas will host Caribbean Heads of Government at the Baha Mar resort later this month, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday.

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Parliament’s IBC error key in Bacardi rum fortune fight

The now-former chief justice has ordered that a Bahamian International Business Company (IBC) be resurrected from its dissolution more than 17 years ago to rescue multi-billion dollar litigation involving the Bacardi rum fortune.

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Pintard criticises ‘disconnected’ govt

FREE National Movement Leader Michael Pintard was critical yesterday of the government’s response to several social and economic issues plaguing the country.

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Brace for higher inflation as growth trimmed to 5%

The Central Bank’s governor yesterday trimmed forecast Bahamian economic growth for 2022 “to at least 5 percent” while warning that the cost of living crisis facing many families has yet “to peak”.

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