The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) announced yesterday that the fuel charge attached to electricity bills will rise in November due to higher oil costs.
BEC advised customers that they will see a “slight, though highly unanticipated” increase in the fuel component of their electricity bills during
Six police officers from the Central Division who are under investigation regarding the alleged disappearance of almost $8,000 will learn their fate on Wednesday, The Nassau Guardian understands.
The officers were arrested last week over a discrepancy between the sum they turned in and what was
Speaker of the House and Chairman of the Boundaries Commission Alvin Smith expects the boundaries report to be ready before the end of the year.
Speaking with The Nassau Guardian yesterday, Smith said, “It is important because it is quite a bit of work for the
With just two days before the gun amnesty comes to an end, National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest made a final appeal for people to turn in their illegal weapons.
Midway through the amnesty period, 18 firearms and 3,386 live rounds of ammunition had been delivered to
A proper research facility is needed to assist in the fight against dengue fever, which is becoming more prevalent in The Bahamas, according to a recent study, ‘Dengue Fever: An Emerging Infectious Disease in The Bahamas’, released in The International Journal of Bahamian Studies by
A Supreme Court judge yesterday gave disgraced attorney Ralph Jan Ward another chance to repay clients from whom he stole a collective $1.9 million.
Ward, of Paradise Island, appeared before Supreme Court Justice Vera Watkins for a status hearing. When he acknowledged culpability in the stealing by
Minister of Health Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that several homeowner associations within the Killarney area would benefit from the ‘Know Your Neighbor’ program, which seeks to combat crime in the area through increased community ties.
“If you know each other, that would help to combat
A 33-year-old man of Tropical Gardens was shot around 3:20 a.m. yesterday, police said.
The victim was outside his home at Douglas Road when he heard gunshots and realized that he was shot to the abdomen, according to police.
The victim was taken to hospital via emergency
A Bahamian attorney gave the opening speech at the annual conference of the International Bar Association (IBA) on Sunday in Dubai.
Peter D. Maynard, who serves as the chair of the Public and Professional Interest Division of the (IBA), described law as a profession “committed to
Local medical supply company Ports International showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Foundation's "Caring for Breast Campaign" by wearing pink t-shirts in commemoration of "Pink T-Shirt Day". In partnership with the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group