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Davis Cup: Bahamas suffers 2-1 loss to Jamaica

THE Bahamas suffered its second loss in as many days in play at the Davis Cup Group III Americas competition in Escazu, Costa Rica.

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Man dies after shooting

POLICE in New Providence are investigating the shooting death of a man on Sunday.

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Jailed for receiving stolen aerosols

A MAN was sentenced to six months in prison yesterday for receiving $47.36 worth of aerosols over the Father’s Day Weekend.

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‘Patience wearing thin’ for nurses

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams says patience is wearing thin among nurses who are incensed by a lack of urgency by the government to finalise an industrial agreement.

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Donations to organisations still down amid pandemic

NON-PROFIT organisations are still struggling to survive amid a slump in donations sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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DeMarco Foundation voices support for Jonquel Jones

THE president and director of local LGBTQIA+ group The DeMarco Foundation voiced support for Jonquel Jones after the WNBA star said her sexuality hindered her marketability.

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INSIGHT: Cut crime by helping the children scarred by violence

WHEN a murder happens in a community, first responders race to the scene for two reasons – emergency medical personnel handle the victim while the police hunt down the perpetrator.

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Body found in GB waterway

GRAND Bahama Police are investigating a suspicious death in connection with the discovery of a body at the Grand Cay waterway.

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Police investigate Eleuthera shooting

POLICE in the settlement of Palmetto Point, Eleuthera are investigating the shooting death of a man on Friday.

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Duke of Edinburgh Cup set for this weekend at Atlantis

UNDER the patronage of Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Cornelius and Lady Clara Smith, the Duke of Edinburgh Cup Tournament will be held this weekend at Atlantis on Paradise Island.

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Man shot dead at East Street plaza

A MAN was fatally shot on Friday at an East Street plaza as he was in the process of collecting someone.

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‘No impact’ on tourism from Exuma resort deaths

EXUMA’S tourism numbers remain strong despite the tragic deaths of three American tourists in May at Sandals Emerald Bay Resort.

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‘Why hire these new contract workers?’

A FREE National Movement senator yesterday questioned increased funding in the Davis administration’s 2022/2023 Budget for contract workers.

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Sunset Pilot Club makes history in Grand Bahama

THE Sunset Pilot Club of Grand Bahama has made history as the first chartered co-ed Pilot Club on the island.

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Eight months in jail for hitting woman with bat

A WOMAN was sentenced to eight months behind bars for hitting another woman in the head with a metal bat.

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Man who hit ex-girlfriend told to take anger classes

A MAN was ordered to attend anger management classes by a magistrate yesterday for assaulting his former girlfriend.

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Man accused of armed robbery

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services by a Magistrate’s Court yesterday accused of an armed robbery at Montagu Beach last week.

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Man accused of indecent assault on American teen

A MAN was granted bail in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday after he faced an allegation of indecently assaulting an American teenage girl.

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‘Coach Yo’ named to men’s national team coaching staff

YOLETT McPhee-McCuin continues to make history in the coaching ranks and achieved another milestone on her résumé when she became the first woman to join the coaching staff of a Bahamas senior men’s national basketball team.

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EDITORIAL: Groundhog Day again at BPL

REPORTING on Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) sometimes feels like being trapped in the movie Groundhog Day.