The committee appointed to investigate a recent fatal shooting at Government House is on track to meeting its two-month deadline, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday.
In May, the government appointed the committee to probe the circumstances surrounding the murder of an RBDF marine at
Two women on Monday who admitted to defrauding an inner-city grocery store of cash and goods valued at $956 by passing forged checks were ordered to repay the money to avoid spending three months in prison.
Anishka Bonaby, 25, of 170 West Street, and Stevette Meadows,
The government will spend more than $1 million on the mass renovation of buildings at The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday.
“We’re in the hundreds of thousands of dollars,” Dames told reporters.
“I don’t have the correct figure with
The Minnis administration must be commended for its diligent effort to restore the fiscal health of the nation from the disastrous condition it was in when it took office in May 2017.
Unfortunately, the budget’s focus is on revenue enhancement rather than on economic growth.
We, as a nation, must not accept violent crimes, especially rape and murder, as the “new normal”.
In the last 10 years, our financial and political stability notwithstanding, we have gained worldwide notoriety for rape, murder and alcoholism and ill-health. Where is the national outrage?
I believe that most people would agree that the dissolution of the traditional family has contributed significantly to most of our societal ills and criminality. But, I cannot help considering the influence of another factor.
It is said that illegal immigrants come to our country
Having lost my cool sufficiently over the electronic media placing an “r” in potable, as in water, I was pleased to see that the chairman of Water and Sewerage and the administrator of Cat Island were to speak about potable water for Cat Island.
“Man my boy just got killed in Pinedale. Yeah man he was walking with some friends and a car pulled up and opened fire on them. While the others were seriously hurt he was not as fortunate. He died on the scene. He was
It was not to be. A “Sargassum Summit” to develop a multinational response to the worsening problem of the sargassum seaweed washing up on some of the best beaches in the Caribbean has had to be postponed.
The conference in Cancun, which has been delayed for
The Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) will receive a $2.2 million increase in government funding in the 2019/2020 budget.
The corporation was allocated $4 million in the 2018/2019 budget and $6.2 million in the 2019/2020 budget.
However, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said