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Jury hears opening statements in rape trial

The rape trial of Fred Williams, who is accused of having unlawful sex with a minor, opened in the Supreme Court in Grand Bahama yesterday.

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Star Sailors League Finals in Montagu Bay this week

FROM wily old sea dogs to the latest fresh-faced talent, the top talent in our sport will take to the warm, azure blue waters of Nassau’s Montagu Bay this week for the Star Sailors League Finals, to determine the world’s greatest sailor - the ‘star’ of sailing.

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Murder suspect 'told police where accused hid'

A WOMAN police officer testified in the Freeport Supreme Court that murder accused Paul Belizaire directed officers to a residence in the Holmes Rock area where he and his co-accused hid in bushes awaiting the arrival of their intended “target.” Det

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Star Sailors League Finals officially starts with courtesy call

THE 2017 Star Sailors League Finals officially started last night with the opening ceremony at Government House. A delegation of 20 SSL representatives met with Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling in a courtesy call at 5.30pm.They then joined the

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Family member 'broke down in tears' after finding couple's bodies

HERMAN Johnson broke down after seeing the bodies of his murdered brother and sister-in-law at the couple’s residence in Deadman’s Reef on the morning of September 13, 2015, the Supreme Court heard yesterday. Mr Johnson had received the tragic news

The 10-step plan to fight cyber risk

Rigorous IT security assessments should be performed by specialists. They can give you a head start towards understanding your company’s capabilities for managing and mitigating the ever-present risk that cyber threats pose today. We believe that ex

Insurance a complement, but no cure, for cyber security risk

Cyber insurance can complement a company’s active security measures by providing coverage in three broad areas: * Liability for loss or breach of data * Remediation costs to respond to a breach, such as a forensic investigation, notification to aff

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How to combat IT’s ‘weapon of choice’

Deloitte’s Shavonne Smith warns that even the most innocuous actions can expose companies to cybercriminals . . .

Taking security beyond the passwords, firewalls

Deloitte’s Shavonne Smith warns companies to extend prevention further than access control

It may be fair to wonder, especially if a Board member does not have a professional information technology (IT) background, whether asking management about specific security measures might invite jargon-ridden replies that leave the director no wiser than before.

Shavonne Smith: Prepare to combat rise in cybercrime

In the first of a new series, Deloitte & Touche (Bahamas) Shavonne Smith urges companies to take prevention measures to the next level . . .

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Brazilians lead qualifying rounds of the Star Sailors League Finals

ROBERT Scheidt and Henry Boening (BRA) lead the qualifying rounds of the Star Sailors League Finals after a stellar performance yesterday in Montagu Bay, Nassau, Bahamas.

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Close racing on day 2 of Star Sailors League Finals

THE second day of the qualification rounds for the SSL Finals proved to be an intricate game of chess for the star-studded cast from nine different nations, boasting nine Olympic medallists and even more world champions.

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International sailors mix and mingle

THE All Mayaguana Regatta Committee got a major boost to its fund-raising efforts with the Sail Sailors League joining in a big promotion of the sloop sailing boats in Montagu Bay on Monday.

Stand up for yourself

IT IS said that courage is not the absence of fear, but the realisation that some things are more important than fear. The courage to stand up for yourself is one of those things. And by standing up for yourself, I mean standing up for your own self-empowerment.

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What Urban Renewal 2.0 will mean for the Bahamas

The commissioner of police's statement on Urban Renewal: Background THE flagship Urban Renewal 2.0 Programme is a direct response to past and current problems facing a number of inner city communities in

Nicki Minaj going pop?

Nicki Minaj going pop? By FARAH AFTER her shocking, raunchy performance of "Roman Holiday" at the 54th Grammy Awards and the recent singles "Turn Me Up" and "Stupid Hoe", it seems rapper Nicki Minaj is slowly moving away from her hip hop roots and cros

Music and boxing - Jah Hem and Sasha Dunn perform at 'King of the Ring' event

Music and boxing - Jah Hem and Sasha Dunn perform at 'King of the Ring' event By THE VENDETTA GROUP BAHAMIAN artists entertained the crowd at the first King of the Ring boxing series held at the Sir Kendall Isaac's Gynamsium on Saturday. The event was