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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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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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Foundation warns people not to become “slack” in fight against HIV/AIDS; will take outreach to the Family Islands

THE Bahamas AIDS Foundation is planning to take its efforts to the Family Islands as it seeks to educate more Bahamians on the disease.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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PETER YOUNG: Steady as a rock on Ukraine

AS the war in Ukraine grinds on remorselessly and remains a threat to global peace, the hope expressed by Putin some while ago that NATO and the West might lose interest and turn their attention to the next world crisis has not been realised. Nearly six months after the Russian invasion, their commitment to assist the Ukrainians in repelling Russian aggression is as strong as ever. To illustrate this, a significant event took place last week in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, which seems to have attracted relatively little international media coverage.

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Convicted cannot be denied bail?

Greetings and thank you for this opportunity to release these several points of interest to scores of Bahamians, many of whom have had direct experiences relating to loved ones being murdered, or harmed by these brazen criminals, etc.

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FACE TO FACE: The best decision of Paul Thompson’s life

IT was a spur of the moment decision that changed the trajectory of his entire life. He was 23 years old when he saw an ad in the Trinidad Guardian recruiting young men for the Police Force in The Bahamas. He read it and immediately knew it’s what he wanted to do. Now, at age 95, retired Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Rupert Thompson still says it was the best decision he made in his entire life.

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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.