It is tragic to watch young people being paraded before the courts in shackles just because they like marijuana. If they were caught with small amounts, they’d likely get a discharge or small fine by the magistrate. If they have what police consider “too much”,
A video clip showing an interview of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis by various reporters which aired on Clint Watson’s “Beyond the Headlines” had made the rounds on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms throughout the country. A friend of my wife’s forwarded
The atmosphere in today’s Bahamas is in stark contrast to what our character, as a people, always was. We were always a calm-spirited people who really looked out for each other.
We watched each other’s homes in their absence, kept their children until they came
Criminals are not influenced by the statistical reduction in crime.
Indeed some of them are impervious to the pronouncements made by the police and politicians.
The authorities must find the legal means to remove these uncivilized culprits permanently from society.
a) Double the penalty for illegal possession
The fleet of the ‘C’ Class sloops are off and sailing as the 3rd Annual ‘Best of the Best’ Regatta got underway yesterday morning in the waters of Montagu Bay. A total of 47 boats are taking part in the four-day regatta. PATRICK HANNA
Some of the top regatta sloops in the country are in Montagu Bay vying for a chance to be called the “best of the best” heading into 2019.
Coinciding with the Star Sailors League (SSL) Finals, the 3rd Annual ‘Best of the Best’ Regatta is ongoing
The 14-time New Providence Volleyball Association’s women’s champions the Scottsdale Vixens powered past the Lady Technicians in straight sets on Wednesday night, 25-19, 25-22 and 25-14. Vixens’ power hitter Melinda Bastian delivers a kill in this file photo. FILE
It hasn’t been the usual dominant season for the Scottsdale Vixens this year, but they are still in the mix as they contend for an unprecedented 15th straight New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) women’s title.
The Vixens turned back the Lady Technicians in straight sets on
The American team of Mark Mendelblatt and crew Brian Fatih lead the overall standings at the Star Sailors League Finals after the first three days of qualifying. They lead by a single point over the Brazilian team of Robert Scheidt and crew Henry Boening going into the last day of the qualifiers.
Conditions set in on day three of the Star Sailors League (SSL) Finals with 12-18 knots winds from the prevailing northeast-easterly direction. With this wind direction, the race committee moved the course out of Montagu Bay, where there were bigger waves, with limited protection from
The government of The Bahamas’ decision to include the Lucayan Reef Golf Course in the body of renovation works earmarked for the Grand Lucayan properties is most encouraging.
Hopefully, the intent is a meaningful approach, beyond just 12 golf carts. The entire golf course needs attention.
The government is exploring a multibillion-dollar opportunity in the southern Bahamas to establish a major port on Mayaguana that could provide services equivalent to those offered at the Panama Canal, Minister of Transport Renward Wells revealed yesterday.
Wells, who was speaking at the Bahamas Engineers, Architects
The government will bring draft policy to the construction sector next year that will allow for qualified engineers to assist the Ministry of Works (MOW) in its building inspection processes, freeing up full-time MOW employees to carry on with the process of vetting documents for