While the Medical Association of The Bahamas (MAB) supports the decriminalization of medical marijuana for treatment of certain specific illnesses, and acknowledges its potential benefit for others, it strongly warns against long-term use of cannabis.
In a report titled “Position Paper on Medical Marijuana”, which was submitted to
With only months before the last shelter on New Providence is set to close, some Hurricane Dorian evacuees are worried for their futures.
The old Bahamas Academy gymnasium is the only government shelter still open on New Providence.
The Guardian went there to interview evacuees who still
As Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) consumers brace for a 15 percent increase in their next electricity bills, BPL Director of Public Relations Quincy Parker projected that consumers won’t feel that increase by the end of summer and will likely see a “significant” drop in their bills by next
There were four armed robberies on New Providence in a two-day span over the weekend, police said.
According to police, the first incident took place just after 6 a.m. on Friday when three men armed with guns forced their way into a home on Lee Street, off Alexander Boulevard.
A woman was hospitalized and listed in serious condition after she was attacked by three pit bulls on Friday, police said.
According to police, the woman was walking to her car in Pinewood Gardens shortly after 3 p.m. when the dogs attacked her and bit her
Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) is expected to introduce solar energy to Ragged Island by the end of this week, BPL Director of Public Relations Quincy Parker confirmed yesterday.
The project was initially expected to be completed by the end of December, however, BPL Chairman Dr. Donovan
The saga of hurricane recovery continues.
Early estimates suggested that as many as 70,000 or 17 percent of Bahamian residents were left homeless by Hurricane Dorian.
Many hundreds of the hurricane-displaced found refuge internationally in the United States, some as far afield as Canada.
Most sheltered with family
The Royal Bahamas Police Force was my university for three decades and I remain a member of the reserves.
The force earned my admiration and respect for being an efficient, effective and dedicated public service provider in our country.
Whenever there is negative publicity about the
Last week, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis was flat out dismissive when a reporter asked him about the Cabinet’s decision to increase travel perks for ministers and their spouses.
“You worried about $100?” Minnis said. “Next question.”
It goes without saying that $100 of taxpayers’ money
Please permit me to comment lightly on the disclosure by the minister of transport and local government during his mid-year budget debate contribution on the initiative by the Road Traffic Department to move to a cashless operation.
According to the minister, “the new system will