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.
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)...
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
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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
According to reports, shortly after
3:00pm, a male presented himself to hospital with gunshot injuries to
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.
Accounting Manager, Daphne Hanna, said their support started about five
years ago in the accounts department at their Corporate Headquarters in
West Palm Beach...
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...
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.
Exavier Presentus age 54 years
of Kemp Road; Ferninand Agenor, age 54 years of
Mt. Royal Avenue; and Jamaal Kemp, age 24 years...
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...
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.
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
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.
, age 14 years of #11 Rosedale Street.
Francois is described as being 5”tall, slim build with dark brown complexion...
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
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.
knowing the whereabouts of Mario Brown is asked to contact the Central
Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, Crime Stoppers at 328-TIPS...
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.
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..
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.
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...
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,
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...