Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

Two customs officers were charged yesterday with two counts of stealing by reason of employment in connection with the theft of an assortment of jewelry valued at over $50,000. Prosecutors allege that between October 29 and October 30, 2019, Brandon Bastian, 27, and Rondino Ferguson, 27, had access to and stole $29,894.25 worth

Nearly 20,000 bags of rice stolen from church

Twelve pallets of rice expected to benefit families affected by Hurricane Dorian were stolen from Bahamas Harvest Church on Prince Charles Drive on Sunday evening, according to

Scientists urge Disney to relocate cruise port

A group of 24 scientists are urging Disney Cruise Lines (DCL) to find a different site for its proposed cruise port at Lighthouse Point in South

Jurors in Shane Gibson case hear of bank transactions

Deborah Bastian, who is accused of acting as the bag woman for former Cabinet Minister Shane Gibson, refused to present her identification in order to

PM’s warning to work permit holders 

Foreigners will not be allowed to use their work permits to set up shantytowns in The Bahamas, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said on Saturday. “They

Group demands govt send Haitians in shelter back to Haiti 

A group of protestors demonstrated in front of Kendal G. L. Isaacs Gymnasium on Saturday, demanding the government repatriate all Haitians residing there after Hurricane

AIDS Foundation aims to raise $90k at Red Ribbon Ball set for Nov. 23 

Bahamas AIDS Foundation President Camille Lady Barnett said she anticipates that the organization’s 26th Annual Red Ribbon Ball will raise

AG: Senate president not conflicted 

Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday denied that Senate President Katherine Forbes-Smith is in a conflicted position as coordinator of hurricane relief

Man murdered off Carmichael Road

A man was murdered yesterday, police said, pushing the murder count to 87 for the year. According to reports, the victim

Report on Ferguson’s crash will be released Jan. 2

Air accident investigators have so far collected documents related to the plane crash of Byron Ferguson, which happened just over

Turnquest: No need for vitriol

Acting Prime Minister Peter Turnquest yesterday advised Bahamians to avoid “vitriol” and to allow the government to do its job

Clarke: Headway being made in shantytown cleanup

The Mudd is nearly 30 percent cleaned up and Pigeon Peas nearly 100 percent, according to National Emergency Management Agency