Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Baha Mar yesterday announced a $300 million resort expansion, which includes a water park, that is expected to create 500 direct jobs and 1,000 indirect jobs. “Today, we’re unveiling our next phase, which is a $300 million investment which brings our total investment now, for the project, up to $4.8 billion,” Baha Mar President Graeme Davis

Chipman: I’m no political sell-out

Centreville MP Reece Chipman said yesterday that he’d rather be a “political potcake than a political sell-out” and charged that no one can talk to

Human remains found on Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — Police on Grand Bahama discovered what is believed to be human remains in the Rocky Creek area on the island, Superintendent Brian

Group claims wetlands impacted by oil spill

An environmental consortium claimed yesterday that traces of heavy-grade fuel oil were found in wetlands near the Equinor facility in East Grand Bahama. But Equinor said last night that

Four more bodies found on Abaco

Police on Abaco have recovered the remains of four unidentified bodies, pushing the total number of deceased persons recovered since the passing of Hurricane Dorian to 65. According

Prosecutors drop appeal against Goodman’s sentence

The prosecution withdrew its appeal seeking a higher sentence for convicted murderer Kofhe Goodman yesterday. Goodman, who is also known as Edwardo Ferguson, was sentenced to

Govt to invest $5 mil. in Marsh Harbour airport

The government will invest $5 million into the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, to get it

McAlpine hits out at PM

Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday hit out at the government’s response to Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama, charging that some

Appeals court rejects sentence challenge for former prison guard 

The prosecution yesterday failed in its bid to have a corrupt former prison guard jailed for smuggling drugs to an

Storm victims have a long journey to recover from psychological trauma

Seven weeks after Hurricane Dorian tore through parts of Abaco and Grand Bahama, mental and emotional assessments of government workers

UN: Halt Haitian deportations

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is urging The Bahamas to end deportations to Haiti

RVs to house govt officials on Abaco

Recreational vehicles (RVs) that will house government employees on Abaco in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are slated to arrive