Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham yesterday told reporters that the government will probably bring to Parliament legislation defining categories of murder and corresponding penalties when it reconvenes in October.
Ingraham had promised to bring forward legislation regarding the imposition of the death penalty before the House of
Though the Boundaries Commission has yet to be appointed, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said it will consider eliminating at least one seat from the House of Assembly.
There are currently 41 seats in the House. When Ingraham first came to office in 1992 there were 49
A tropical depression in the Atlantic is forecast to become a hurricane this week, but it's still too early to know if it will strike The Bahamas, still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Irene.Tropical depression 12 is forecast to become Tropical Storm Katia —
As some islands continue to reel from the devastation brought on by Hurricane Irene, local aid groups are bringing relief to residents across the country who were hardest hit by the storm.
Items such as water and food are desperately needed in some of the islands
Two percent of New Providence remained without electricity yesterday as technicians continued to work to get those customers back online in the wake of Hurricane Irene, according to the Bahamas Electricity Corporation.
However, even as efforts to restore electricity continue, the corporation was hit with generation
CCG Traffic Signal Co. Ltd. expects to have all New Providence traffic signals working by Thursday, excluding 20 intersections being worked on under the New Providence Road Improvement Project, according to CCG project manager Ray McKenzie.
As a part of the national hurricane preparedness plan the
A jury was seated on Monday in the Lavardo Miller attempted murder trial.
The prosecution, led by Sandradee Gardiner, is expected to open its case against Miller today.
The defendant, who is nicknamed “Siggy”, is accused of the February 2009 shooting of Detective Corporal 518 Earl Johnson at
Hurricane Irene was cruel to the residents of the southern Bahamas. The islands of Acklins, Crooked Island, Exuma, Cat Island, Long Island and Eleuthera suffered significant hits to varying degrees. Based on reports and visits by public officials and the media, Cat Island may have