While Hurricane Dorian devastated two of The Bahamas’ top tourist destinations, it has meant significant gains for at least one island in the central Bahamas.
Exuma Administrator Ivan Ferguson said business has been booming on the island, and as a result hundreds of Dorian evacuees have
Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle said yesterday the Royal Bahamas Police Force does not yet know how government’s ban on single-use plastics will be enforced.
According to the Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Act, 2019, as of tomorrow, no person shall import, distribute, manufacture,
Local pastor and youth mentor Dr. Carlos Reid yesterday said that he supports the decriminalization of possessing up to an ounce of marijuana.
The Bahamas National Commission for Marijuana floated that amount in a draft preliminary report leaked last week.
“As somebody that has been on the
– This article was originally published on November 11, 2019.
Caribbean Nobel Laureate the late Derek Walcott had very strong, emotive opinions against modern day tourism. While his personal conventions on tourism bemoaned the institution in some respects, there is one kind of tourism here in
A Haitian man accused of fraudulently obtaining multiple documents since 2003 was yesterday denied bail.
The man, whose identity is unknown, held documents in the name of Wenson Philord, court papers allege.
Prosecutors said that he fraudulently obtained a certificate of permanent residence on January 17, 2003;
A man was shot dead on Second Street, off Robinson Road, early yesterday, police said.
Officers responded to reports of gunshots shortly after 2 a.m. and found the man lying on the ground.
Paramedics were called and pronounced him dead at the scene.
The victim’s identity had not
Bail has been denied for a man accused of raping a woman earlier this month.
Alexander Adderley, 20, of Thatch Palm Avenue, of Seabreeze Estates, appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney yesterday on the rape charge.
Prosecutors allege that Adderley sexually assaulted the 19-year-old woman on New Providence
In the United States, the flu season got off to an earlier start this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control, with as many as 3.7 million cases and up to 3,300 flu-related deaths up to the beginning of December. And while the season
During this festive time of the year, it is common for many persons to drink alcohol. But please be cognizant of the fact that alcohol doesn’t just affect your judgment. Wine, beer and cocktails also have quite an effect on your feet and legs. The
As of today, those businesses that have not had the four banned plastic products cleared from Bahamas Customs will not be able to receive those items, Senior Environmental Officer at the Ministry of Environment and Housing (MOEH) Dr. Rhianna Neely-Murphy told Guardian Business yesterday.
Neely-Murphy said those banned