ALICE TOWN, Bimini – Residents and fire services on North Bimini battled a blaze at the Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) Alice Town power plant for nearly seven hours on Monday night, resulting in the destruction of two of the plant’s main engines.
The fire, which
William Lunn, 56, who was incarcerated at The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services more than 25 times, told The Nassau Guardian that forced sexual encounters were commonplace in prison.
He said though it has been reduced of late because of the separation of inmates by gang affiliation,
A 27-year-old former constable in the Royal Bahamas Police Force was charged yesterday with unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.
The charges against the former police officer, Patrick Anthony Taylor Jr., of Godet Avenue off Carmichael Road, stemmed from allegations of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old
Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells yesterday pleaded with taxi drivers to give him a chance to help them, as he outlined upcoming efforts to address their long-standing concerns.
“Your issues are long-standing,” he said to a crowd of drivers that had assembled outside
After a sharp drop, the rate of recidivism at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS) has increased in the last seven years.
However, prison officials believe it’s now on the decline.
During a tour of the prison last week, Commissioner of Correctional Services Charles Murphy told
The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) has warned the Bahamian public that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of raw beef due to E. coli.
On May 22, the
A charter aircraft belonging to Blessings Aviation Charter was broken into on Thursday and had $40,000 worth of equipment stolen, according to the company’s accountable manager, Theodore Thompson.
Thompson said the charter airline, based at Jet Aviation, has three aircraft – two Piper Aztecs and one
That CARICOM Regional Commission on Marijuana has recommended the declassification of marijuana as a dangerous drug.
The Bahamas is a signatory and strong supporter of virtually all, if not all, the international conventions relating to control of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. All of these conventions
It is so unfortunate that I have to write this letter. In the developed world smoking in public places was banned so long ago that young people don’t even remember the days when it was allowed.
Yet here in The Bahamas we persist allowing cancer-causing