Two police officers fired a combined total of 40 shots during a fatal shooting, a coroner’s jury heard yesterday.
The jury is investigating the circumstances surrounding the November 25, 2016 shooting death of 23-year-old Lorenzo Bain, a mental patient, at Baillou Hill Road South.
The officers, Assistant
Rochelle Maycock talks to her 14-year-old son every day on the phone.
When Hurricane Irma moved over Ragged Island last September, it visited widespread damage and destruction.
The Duncan Town All-Age School was badly damaged. As a result, Maycock, who lives on Ragged Island, had to send her
Several more Haitian migrants were arrested yesterday following an illegal landing on Sunday near Venice Bay, not far from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Coral Harbour base, authorities said.
According to Captain Adrian Chriswell of the RBDF, more than 30 migrants were rounded up since Sunday’s
Captain of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Adrian Chriswell said yesterday that though the defense force would like a clean record of zero illegal landings in The Bahamas, such occurrences will take place from time to time, including in New Providence, as the organization
Atlantic hurricane season begins on Friday. Forecasters in the United States expect it to be active.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts there will be between 10 and 16 named storms – five to nine hurricanes. One to four hurricanes could be major –
The very founding of carnival in The Bahamas was fraught with controversies. A central controversy was the privileging of a foreign festival rather than promoting our indigenous festival, Junkanoo, that has not been able to sustain itself privately.
It is estimated that between 2015 and
Just over a week ago, Cuba and the European Union held a first Joint Council meeting. It identified the principal multilateral and bilateral issues on which they hope in future to work more closely.
For the EU, the event was particularly important. It established a dialogue
The government is not spending any money to assist residents of shantytowns move into regulated communities, Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday.
Foulkes said there are false reports circulating that the government is spending money to rent homes for shantytown residents. The minister, who chairs the
The fired bank teller accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the account of former Governor General Arthur D. Hanna Sr. learned yesterday that he will be facing additional charges.
Former Bank of The Bahamas employee Cameron Rolle Jr., 21, was supposed to go
Police have charged a 23-year-old man in connection with a murder that occurred in Coconut Grove. Leander Bell, of Rosebud Street, Chippingham, appeared before Assistant Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt charged with the May 14 shooting death of Jason Edgecombe at Fourth Street.
Bell was not required