Police escort Chavon Johnson (left) and Wendy Smith into court yesterday. AHVIA J. CAMPBELL
Two women accused of a plot to smuggle drugs to an inmate were yesterday remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.
Wendy Smith, 60, of Windsor Place, was in tears as officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) took her on the perp walk into
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) CEO Edison Sumner resigned from his position with immediate effect yesterday after a “legacy issue” made it challenging to continue with the chamber.
In a letter dated September 14, addressed to BCCEC Chairman Mike Maura, Sumner wrote, “I
Many homes and government buildings on Ragged Island remain in ruins.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director Captain Stephen Russell said he supports mandatory evacuations on islands facing catastrophic storms noting that it is “common sense” to get out of harm’s way.
Russell noted that despite an evacuation order issued by the government last year, ahead of Hurricane Irma,
A 24-year-old Haitian man was yesterday sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison after he pleaded guilty to having an AK-47 assault rifle and bullets for the weapon.
Evner Estime’s guilty plea before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt resulted in an acquittal for four others, including a pregnant
The government has decided to move ahead with the Marital Rape Bill – in the near future. Under the current law a man could be charged with rape if he were legally separated from his wife. If they are together the law does not recognize
The Bahamas thrives on its favorite past time: gossip, bad news and I dare say fake news. They run to their groups and without substantiating their juicy news, they repeat it. But what is so sad, the gullible populace believes garbage without pause.
This open letter to CARICOM heads of government is my latest attempt to share with our leaders the importance of placing a resolution before the United Nations General Assembly for October 12 to be designated as the International Day for Reparations, and the imperative
Naomi Osaka, the new world sensation in tennis at 20-years-old, benefits from an aura that will transform her into one of the most sought after brands in the world. Osaka’s mother is from Japan and her father is from Haiti. Naomi grew up in the
Waves from Hurricane Florence pounded the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., on Thursday. AP
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, ripping apart buildings and knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses as it settled in for what could be a long
Michelle Thompson delivers a spike during the New Providence Volleyball Association’s regular season in this file photo. The new season gets underway on Sunday at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium. FILE
The New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) will begin its regular season this Sunday at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium.
The opening ceremony is set for 3:30 p.m., and immediately afterwards the first games of the season will get underway. In the women’s division, the defending champions Scottsdale Vixens will take on