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Training Future Bahamian Olympians - Feb 18, 2019 - 4:35:10 PM

Swift Athletics Head Coach Andrew Tynes said many sporting medals and trophies may well be in The Bahamas’ future thanks in part to the well of athletic potential within the B3A-sanctioned track and field club.

Tynes said, “Swift Athletics got its start four years ago. We normally take on about 40 kids but this year we have 55, and the amount of talent in that pool is undeniable.”

A former Olympian and NCAA champion himself, Tynes said he is proud of the effect the club has had, and also the support it has gotten from annual sponsors like Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO)...
Community : Grand Bahama
Registration now open for 33rd Annual GBPA Conchman Triathlon - Feb 18, 2019 - 11:26:07 AM

The overwhelming support shown for the GBPA Conchman Triathlon last November, from triathletes near and far, has prompted the organizing committee to begin early registration for the increasingly popular competition scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd on Taino Beach in Freeport.

Interested persons can register online now at www.conchmantriathlon.com. All event categories are open, including Individual Sprint, Individual Olympic, Relay Team, Corporate Challenge, Secondary School Challenge and the crowd favorite...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigate a stabbing incident at a night club - Feb 18, 2019 - 10:09:21 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left three males with injuries.

Reports are that on Sunday 17th February 2019, shortly before 2:00am, police received reports of an altercation at a night club on Wimpole Street, involving a group of males. Patrons at the club attempted to intervene and as a result they were stabbed to the body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous Drug Arrest - Bimini - Feb 18, 2019 - 9:54:23 AM

Police arrest two males on the island of Bimini after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents.

The first incident occurred on Saturday 16th February 2019, shortly before 7:00pm, police were on routine patrol in the Porgy Bay area, when a male who they observed was acting suspicious, officers then searched the male and discovered on his person and in the vehicle he was driving, a quantity of suspected cocaine and marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police investigate abduction of 3-yr-old male - Feb 17, 2019 - 6:00:18 AM

Police on the Island of New Providence are actively investigating the abduction of a 3 year old male child, Saturday, 16th February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly before 6:00pm, the child, Shavar Bain, was playing on a bicycle in front of his residence in South Beach Estate, when he was approached by two females, who came from a silver vehicle and took him from the bicycle. The women put him into the vehicle, and sped away. ..

ARM Caribbean Limited re-engages BTVI to train employees - Feb 15, 2019 - 12:14:49 PM

For the second consecutive year, the executives at ARM Caribbean Limited invested in its employees by awarding nine of them the opportunity to complete a specialized training program at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTV).

ARM is a heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) design and contracting firm and is owned by Bahamians. The company is responsible for the completion of the HVAC work at Fusion Superplex.

Between January and December 2018, the nine employees studied Electrical Installation I and AC/DC Circuits and HVAC I and II. The cohort which included Lashad Bullard, Colvino Flowers, Wellington Knowles...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau shooting off Poinciana Drive - Dangerous drugs recovered - Feb 15, 2019 - 7:15:14 AM

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person responsible for a shooting incident, 14th February, 2019, which left an adult male in hospital.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a male presented himself to hospital with gunshot injuries to his body...
Tropical Shipping hosts Benefit Luncheon - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:47:45 AM

In a continued effort to foster support and commitment to the well-being of individuals throughout the community, Tropical Shipping held a luncheon to raise funds for Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure on January 18th at their Gladstone Freight Terminal location.

Regional Accounting Manager, Daphne Hanna, said their support started about five years ago in the accounts department at their Corporate Headquarters in West Palm Beach...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery at residence in Murphy Town, Abaco - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00:40 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 13th February 2019

Reports are that shortly before 11:00pm, three males wearing mask and armed with a handgun, cutlass and knife, entered a residence on South Side Road, Murphy Town, Abaco, and robbed the occupants of cash before fleeing the area...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau homicide victims identified - Feb 13, 2019 - 11:54:54 PM

Police have officially identified three males who were victims of recent homicides on New Providence.

They are:

Exavier Presentus age 54 years of Kemp Road; Ferninand Agenor, age 54 years of Mt. Royal Avenue; and Jamaal Kemp, age 24 years...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama drug arrest involving 63 packages of suspected marijuana - Feb 13, 2019 - 4:30:17 PM

Officers of the North Eastern Police Station on Tuesday 12th February 2019, while on mobile patrol in the area of Weddell Avenue in the vicinity Garden Villas, arrested a 27 year old male of Hearne Lane and a 45 year old male of Balao Loop who were found in possession of (63) packages of suspected marijuana.

They are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Homicide near Fox Hill park - Woman robbed on Edward Ave. - Feb 13, 2019 - 7:00:15 AM

Police are investigating the country's latest homicide: Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Tuesday, 12th February, 2019, which left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, police responded to Fox Hill in the area of the community park after receiving reports of gun shots being fired in the area...

Police investigates armed robbery incident: Police on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man responsible for an armed robbery, Tuesday 12th February, 2019...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF Missing: 14 year old Anniase Francois of Nassau, Bahamas - Feb 12, 2019 - 6:05:51 PM

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a juvenile female who has been reported missing by family members.
Missing is Anniase Francois, age 14 years of #11 Rosedale Street.

Francois is described as being 5”tall, slim build with dark brown complexion...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF WANTED: Mario 'Ridge' Brown of Nassau, Bahamas - Feb 12, 2019 - 5:00:19 PM

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following person who are wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide investigations.

Wanted are:
Mario Brown aka “Ridge” age 28 years of Wilson Track.

Brown is described as being 5’9”- 5’11” medium brown complexion with a slim build.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Mario Brown is asked to contact the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, Crime Stoppers at 328-TIPS...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
1 male in custody following a drug bust at LPIA - Police investigates stabbing incident - Feb 12, 2019 - 6:32:01 AM

1 male in custody following a drug bust at LPIA: Police on the island of New Providence have seized more than 11 pounds of suspected marijuana  Monday, 11th February, 2019 and have taken one man into custody following a drug bust at LPIA.  

According to reports, shortly before 4:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers acting on information, while at the domestic section of the Lynden Pindling International Airport, conducted a search of a man who had arrived on a flight from Andros..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate alleged drowning in waters at Half Moon Cay - Feb 12, 2019 - 5:37:00 AM

Police are investigation an alleged drowning, Monday 11th February, 2019 which occurred on Half Moon Cay.

According to reports, shortly before 3:00pm, an adult Canadian male tourist, who was a passenger of a cruise ship, was discovered unresponsive, floating in waters at Half Moon Cay. He was removed from the water and CPR rendered. The victim was transported to the local clinic on Eleuthera, where he was pronounced dead...
Community : Service Organizations
Parkinson's Awareness events announced - Feb 11, 2019 - 1:01:55 PM

The Bahamas will join forces with countries globally in commemoration of Parkinson Awareness Month during the month of April, and Kingdor has planned several activities to focus the attention on this dreadful condition, one of which is the signature Gala Ball, to be held at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort, Cable Beach, on Saturday April 6, 2019.

The theme for the occasion is, “Start A Conversation,” which suggests that we need to tell the story regarding Parkinson’s disease and how it affects the Parkinsonian. I

The Kingdor Parkinson's Foundation held a press conference on February 11 to announce the events...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Three Suspects Arraigned for Murder in Nassau - Feb 11, 2019 - 11:43:48 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are pleased to announce that three (3) suspects will be arraigned in Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon, Monday, 11th February, 2019 in connection with a three recent homicide investigations.

They are as follows:

A 20 year old male will be arraigned on a charge of Murder, in connection with the shooting death of Gary Leon, which occurred on Friday 1st February, 2019 at Miami Street...
Community : Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama American Women’s Club to hold 16th Annual Golf Classic - Feb 11, 2019 - 10:11:18 AM

The GBAWC’s 16th Annual Golf Classic takes place February 23d at The Reef Course, with two $25,000 cash prizes for hole-in-one winners. The format is a four-ball scramble, blind draw with a shotgun start at noon. Registration is at The Reef Course Club House February 18th, 19th, 21st and 22nd between 11a.m. and 3 p.m. The $100 registration fee includes dinner and the awards following the tournament at the Ocean Reef Yacht Club and Resort...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Man shot and killed at Potter's Cay Dock -- Firearms and drugs recovered - Feb 10, 2019 - 11:32:19 PM

Police are investigating the country’s latest homicide: Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Sunday, 10th February, 2019, which has left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, a man was at a business establishment on Potter’s Cay Dock, when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm, who shot him, before running away...

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