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Man sentenced for over two years on gun charges

A MAN was sentenced to two and a half years in prison after he was found guilty of a firearm offence.

BPL suffers $64m loss during 2020

BAHAMAS Power & Light (BPL) incurred a $63.876m total comprehensive loss for the year to end-June 2020 with auditors reaffirming that its parent’s solvency remained endangered by “negative cash flows” and constant losses.

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43 nurses with mental health training to join system this month

AS attempted suicides increased, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said 43 mental health nurses will join the system this month.

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Police investigate alleged sexual assault on cruise ship

POLICE are investigating allegations that a nurse sexually assaulted a 43-year-old American woman on a cruise ship.

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Day 4 double elimination

36TH HUGH CAMPBELL BASKETBALL CLASSIC @ KENDAL ISAACS GYM

It was the start of the elimination process and the survival round on day four of the 36th edition of the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic for senior boys at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Our human rights record on review

Today, The Bahamas is under review at the 43 Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations in Geneva. The UPR, now in its fourth cycle, was established by the Human Rights Council and is designed as a peer review. States report on what they have done since the previous review to improve human rights conditions and fulfill their obligations to the people.

‘Kick back’ likely over Out Island airport fees

The introduction of passenger user fees to finance Family Island airport redevelopment will cause travellers to “kick back” and initially soften travel demand, Bahamian aviation operators forecast yesterday.

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Shamar Burrows earns player of the week honours

SHAMAR Burrows concluded the first semester of the Atlantic University Sport basketball season with a conference-wide honour.

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Andros Chickcharnies take home gold in golf

Grand Bahama Lucayans secure silver, NP Buccaneers win bronze

THE Chickcharnies will carry the sixth Bahamas Games team gold medal home to Andros.

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Grant named to All-Tournament team

Team Bahamas second baseman Adari Grant was named to the All-Tournament team for the fourth annual Caribbean Baseball Cup.

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Man found shot dead in govt vehicle

A 43-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident over the weekend, prompting police to appeal for the public’s assistance in their investigation.

User fees to drive $263m Out Island airport upgrades

Bahamian and international travellers will ultimately have to pay user fees of up to $43 per person to finance the collective $263m redevelopment of the 14 Family Island airports put out to bid yesterday.

Accused of injuring man

A MAN was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of injuring a man earlier this week.

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Man gets over two years jail for attempted robbery

A MAN was sentenced to 28 months in prison after admitting to breaking into a woman’s home and attempting to steal a safe last week.

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Government searching for site for New Providence hospital

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday that the government is actively reviewing potential sites for a new hospital in New Providence.

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Passion shrunk at Love Beach

Love Beach residents last night hailed the planning authorities for “hearing our voices” after they imposed restrictions that cut three storeys off a prominent Bahamian developer’s project.

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FIBA: Team Bahamas falls to Panama 88-66

THE Bahamas men’s national basketball team wrapped up its final two games in the FIBA Americas World Cup Qualifier with another loss. The team, coached by Moses Johnson, John Nutt and James ‘Jimmy’ Clarke, suffered a 88-66 decision against Panama yesterday. The loss came after the Bahamas was handed a 117- 70 rout against Venezuela on Thursday in Caracas.

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Abaco waste management sites would cost over $10m to restore

MYLES Laroda, State Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, said it would cost more than $10m to restore two waste management sites in Abaco that have become health hazards.

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Abaco dump site challenges lead to noticeable eyesore

A DUMP site in Treasure Cay, Abaco, is so congested with garbage that people are littering the road leading to the area, to the annoyance of residents.

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Man found with 8 ounces of marijuana fined $1,000

A MAN was fined $1,000 after admitting to having more than eight ounces of marijuana in his Bain Town home last week.