The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has raised concern over “pronounced” risks of gender-based violence (GBV) in shelters housing Hurricane Dorian victims on New Providence.
It said the shelters were not established to Sphere standards, the most commonly used set of
Police said yesterday that they intercepted a Haitian sloop with 58 migrants aboard in the Exumas.
According to reports, police marine officers were on patrol in the Exumas when they saw the vessel.
The Haitian migrants, 52 men and six women, were taken into custody and turned
Kaylisa Kemp, 21, of Homestead Street, was charged yesterday with 18 counts of possession of false documents.
It is alleged that on April 25, 2019, Kemp, with the intent to defraud, was in possession of three Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) checks in the name of
Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands indicated that the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana expects to present its final report to Cabinet in early January.
Sands added that a preliminary report is expected by the end of the month.
The commission, which was formed in July 2018 and tasked
The Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Mission to the European Union (EU) will be opened next week in Brussels, Belgium, the Cabinet office announced yesterday.
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis will travel with a delegation of several senior government officials to Brussels on
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened the Berry Islands Community Center and participated in the ambulance dedication at Bullocks Harbour, Great Harbour Cay, yesterday.
The facility previously sat unfinished for many years, but a new partnership between Carlton Bowleg, MP, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines resulted
The word “twist” would be an understatement in describing Rik Carey’s newest single, ‘cause he sure carrying on bad with a fresh, new sound that’s a mash-up blend that he’s coined “rebel rake n’ scrape” – a twist to traditional rake n’ scrape – while
She’s released her “Piano Works” CD and now pianist Keysha Edwards Taylor, daughter of Desmond Edwards and late cultural icon Kayla Lockhart Edwards, will take to the stage tonight to present “Piano Works: A Tribute Concert” in honor of her mother.
“I want to honor her
Waylon McHardy, right, Kalik brand manager, and Jared Cartwright, left, Kalik brand representative, at the launch of Kalik’s “Who Are We!” campaign featuring limited edition Junkanoo cans. They are pictured with, from second left, Toby Austin, the Saxons Superstars Junkanoo group chairman; Christina Fernander, One Family Junkanoo group chairman; Brian Adderley, One Family Junkanoo group chairman; and Roschard Martin, Roots Junkanoo group chairman. COMMONWEALTH BREWERY LIMITED
Kalik wants to know who you are with its latest campaign “Who Are We!” which encompasses the release of limited edition Kalik beer 16-ounce cans featuring various Junkanoo groups, and production of a documentary to be screened later this month that will provide insight into
Jamaican dancehall artist Dexta Daps said he felt like he was in heaven when he performed at the Hennessy Artistry concert this past weekend, and it wasn’t hard to see why – hundreds of adoring fans, mostly women, screamed for him as he sang some of