The police officer who charged former Cabinet Minister Shane Gibson with bribery was back on the witness stand Tuesday at the request of the jurors.
The prosecution finally closed its case against Gibson — who is accused of abusing his position as hurricane czar for personal
Police on Abaco recovered two dead bodies in The Mudd shantytown, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday.
One body was found on November 8, and the other on November 14, NEMA said.
This brings the total number of bodies recovered since Hurricane Dorian to 69.
Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana Co-Chair Quinn McCartney yesterday suggested that the commission will likely follow the lead of other Caribbean countries on the issue of decriminalizing marijuana, noting that there won’t be “any great surprises”.
Several countries in the region, including Jamaica and Bermuda, have
Following an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report that found that Hurricane Dorian caused $72 million of damage to schools on Abaco and Grand Bahama, Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd said yesterday the government may have to consider borrowing money to fund repairs.
Lloyd said that funds from an
More than 300 storm victims are still living in Florida nearly three months after Hurricane Dorian.
Some evacuees have expressed no desire to return to Abaco following Dorian’s destruction, according to Rosie Gomez, president of the National Association of The Bahamas (NAB).
“For the most part, they
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that the government has “little to show” for an $18 million contract that was signed by the Christie administration in 2016 with a U.S.-based company to digitize patient records in the public health system.
“We could have spent, I’m
A driver was yesterday jailed for 35 years for the murder of a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash that took place shortly after an argument.
Following a retrial, Tyrone Francis, 30, was convicted of the murder of Jonathan Linden and causing harm to Elvardo Johnson and
In August, we lamented in this space the epidemic of gun violence impacting our country and called on parents not to ignore the bad behaviors of their children.
Hope, early this year, that the downward trend in homicides would continue throughout 2019 was already diminishing by
Kindly permit me a few words in response to the recently published letter to the editor by Glenn King, who I deduced is an educator of some sort.
In it the writer puts forth three areas where he alleges discrimination because of the sexual preferences
Before moving on to my main focus I want to thank you for your inspiring editorial entitled “The need for more tolerance”.
It was in last Saturday’s edition, a day when I believe your forum is somewhat limited.I humbly suggest you reprint it. It is