Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Philip Lockhart Sr., 59, yesterday recalled warning his wife, Cleo Lockhart, 40, that he had a terrible feeling about her leaving the house on Friday evening.  On Saturday morning, police found her lifeless body near her home on a dirt road in Nassau Village.  “I told her not to go, but she

BPL says Wartsila plant online 

The new 130-megawatts Wartsila plant at the Clifton Pier Power Station is officially online, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said yesterday. The plant was announced in March as a

Lloyd ‘incensed’ by girl’s beating 

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd said yesterday he was “mortally offended” by a video that surfaced on social media last week showing a woman striking a

Davis claims speaker abused power

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday accused House Speaker Halson Moultrie of abusing his power, alleging that the speaker attempted “to silence the

Govt is obvious candidate but other interests are eyeing GB airport, St. George says

Grand Bahama International Airport is “a loss-making operation”, Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Vice Chairman Sarah St. George said, noting that the government is “an

PM: Free land for Dorian victims

The government will provide land and infrastructure for the construction of new homes for Hurricane Dorian victims, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said. Minnis made the

U.S. embassy stands by comments made on China 

Despite a stinging rebuke from the Chinese embassy in The Bahamas, the U.S. embassy is standing by recent comments a

DPM: Survey on GB unemployment not necessarily accurate 

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest downplayed a Shelter Sector social services survey that claims nearly 50 percent

Bail management system to be introduced

The government is getting ready to launch an automated bail management system, which will allow individuals to apply for bail

Abaco airport open to int’l flights more than three months after Dorian

Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar has confirmed that Leonard M. Thompson International Airport (LTIA) on Abaco is open

Man gets probation for robbery

A man accused of armed robbery has been sentenced to three years’ probation. Shadrack Smith accepted a plea agreement and admitted

Moree: Others must also help with backlog

The court backlog in The Bahamas cannot be eliminated without the assistance of other stakeholders, Chief Justice Brian Moree, QC,