In 2010, many Bahamians became intimately acquainted with crime.
Lawlessness blossomed on many street corners. Countless homes were invaded. Murder dominated headlines. Armed robberies became everyday occurrences. Shootings and stabbings no longer evoked shock or surprise-afterfall this is The Bahamas. Over the past four years,
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Police have admitted that they relaxed security through Bank Lane over the holidays because of reduced manpower. However, Superintendent Wayne Miller, the commanding officer of the Central Police Station, has promised increased security as off today.
Officials at the Central Police Station pledged to reduce traffic
Grand Bahama's"News Night 13"will no longer be aired on New Providence at its usual 6:30 evening hour, in order for the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas(BCB)to eliminate the associated$72,000 per annum transmission costs, the Minister whose portfolio includes the BCB, Tommy Turnquest, toldThe Nassau Guardianyesterday.
By CHESTER ROBARDS
Guardian Staff Reporter
The suffering and misery that intensified in Haiti almost one year ago is persisting, as the after effects of one of the world's most devastating earthquakes in recent history, which killed more than 220,000 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless,
Police set up a unit last year to tackle cold murder cases, as murder squad detectives grappled with the bloodiest year in the country's history. However, police closed none of those old cases in 2010, a year in which the country saw a record-setting 96
Scores of children watched as an Augusta Street man was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to the hospital around 1:30 p.m. yesterday, seemingly unfazed by the violence they had just witnessed.
The man, who was wanted by police in connection with several serious crimes,
Seventeen of the more than 200 people who were displaced by a fire in a shantytown off Carmichael Road on the weekend have found temporary lodging in one of the shelters operated by Great Commission Ministries.
The organization's executive director, Minalee Hanchell, toldThe Nassau Guardianthat
This upcoming year should be a big one for the Bahamas Remote Control Power Boat Sport Federation(BRCPBSF)as plans are being made to officially start the season in March or April of 2011.
President Avery Tulloch said the executive committee is working feverishly to ensure that