The remaining hurricane shelters on New Providence, which have been housing Hurricane Dorian evacuees, will be incrementally deactivated, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said yesterday, adding that his ministry hopes to have them closed by the end of the year.
He added that the ministry will
Rehabilitation of Offenders Committee Chairman Paul Farquharson said yesterday that the committee is working “expeditiously” to review applications of first time, young offenders who are seeking to clear their criminal records.
Farquharson said the group is reviewing applications as well as a backlog of applications that was given to them
Police said that there were two robberies on New Providence on Sunday.
The first incident took place on Prince Charles Drive and Fox Hill Road shortly after 9 a.m.
Police said a woman was walking in the parking lot of a service station when a man robbed her of
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper said yesterday that the government should move forward with legislation to decriminalize marijuana and legalize the substance for medical use.
His comments came a week after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced his support of decriminalizing the drug.
Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) substation in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, sustained “substantial damage” that resulted in a fuel leak during Hurricane Dorian, a recent report by the United Nations (UN) revealed.
The report was released on November 22, 2019, by the United Nations Environment Program and
The government hopes to have work done at the Marsh Harbour International Airport to allow for international flights by December 1, Ministry of Works Senior Family Island Engineer David Cox said.
That fact was revealed on Friday afternoon as a delegation led by Minister of Public
With the holiday season less than a month away, Bahamians are considering pinching their pennies in light of an increasingly high cost of living and no consideration of a wage increase in sight.
Jariska Woodside, 23, said that she feels it has become too expensive to
For many Bahamians, the Lyford Cay Foundations has been and continues to be the place they can turn to “knock and have the door of opportunity opened” to them. As the Foundations came together to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a service of thanksgiving, Catholic
When Dr. Rochelle Williams, head of the United World College (UWC) selection committee, speaks about UWC, she speaks from experience as, at age 16, she was afforded the opportunity to attend UWC Atlantic College in Wales.
“It was the most challenging experience I have ever had.
High Rock Primary School students should no longer have challenges effectively making use of the school’s playground and accessing the nearby blue hole after the Kiwanis Club of Nassau A.M. stepped up to kick off the month of thanksgiving with a $32,150 donation to aid