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Bail granted in firearm case

A MAN was granted bail in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday following an arraignment related to allegations of possessing a weapon and ammunition.

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Festival dates are revealed

A SERIES of festival dates have been announced but the Ministry of Tourism - including the return of events such as the Goombay, Junkanoo Summer and Pineapple Festivals.

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One year sentence for firearm related charges

A MAN was sentenced in a Magistrate's Court on Friday to one year in prison for firearm related charges after claiming to have found the loaded gun that was on him when he was arrested.

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Restoring Nassau’s glory days

Every time I drive through downtown Nassau it depresses me.

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FRONT PORCH – Celebration and reflection: 50 years of Independence

COUNTRIES, like individuals and institutions, often commemorate silver, golden and diamond jubilees, as well as seminal events, with outstanding and dynamic celebrations which capture and reflect the occasion and moment.

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Judicial propriety

Over a 30-plus year career in law and as a former magistrate, I am pleased to say there has been a steady positive evolution in both our judiciary and our jurisprudence. Unlike in the past, the present complement of our judiciary each possesses the comportment and temperament the esteemed position demands. They are in all respects judicious, something which those of us who are senior attorneys truly appreciate.

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Thriving with diabetes

New course provides information and support for those living with condition

SINCE there is still no cure for diabetes, those diagnosed must consider an overhaul in lifestyle practices to ensure proper management and control of the condition.

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The impossible made real

HOW many times in your life have you said something like this? “That could never happen. It’s impossible.” “Not in my wildest dreams can I imagine that ever coming true.” “I’ll never get through this. It’s over. This is all there is or ever will be.” “No way. Not now, not ever.”

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New Providence or New Orleans?

I saw Twitter images of severe flooding throughout parts of New Providence over the weekend. I believe it was a meteorologist who told either The Nassau Guardian or The Tribune that the severe flooding caused by torrential rains was a hurricane drill for New Providence residents. As a resident of Grand Bahama who lived through Hurricanes Francis, Jeanne, Matthew and Dorian, I want Nassau residents to understand that the recent flooding in their communities is nothing compared to the flooding the aforementioned cyclones brought to our island.

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New NAD fees hailed as ‘lot less onerous’

The private aviation industry yesterday hailed the Nassau Development Company’s (NAD) alterations to the new fees imposed on it as “a lot less onerous” compared to what was originally proposed.