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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicides - Shooting incident - Armed robbery - Jun 12, 2018 - 8:12:17 AM

Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicides: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating two shooting incidents overnight which have left two adult males dead...

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Tuesday, 12th June 2018, which left an adult male with injuries... 

Armed robbery: Police are asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they may have in solving two armed robberies, which occurred Monday. 11th June, 2018...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Alleged suicide in West End, Grand Bahama - Jun 11, 2018 - 9:57:28 PM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 45 year old male of West End, Grand Bahama.

Reports are that on Monday 11th June 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, police were called to a residence in West End, where a male was discovered at his residence hanging from the roof. Police and doctor from the West End community were called in, and he was pronounced dead at the scene...
Community : Grand Bahama
KGBC Joins Forces with AML Foods on ‘Brown Bag’ Campaign - Jun 11, 2018 - 7:15:58 PM
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While seemingly harmless, the use of Single-use disposable plastic bags is suffocating our planet. In the US alone, it is estimated that up to 60,000 plastic bags are consumed every five seconds, making plastic bags one of the most common types of litter worldwide and prompting governments around the world to ban their use.

The government of The Bahamas has announced its own strategy to outlaw single use plastics here at home by the year 2020. Simultaneously, many organizations, including Grand Bahama’s own KGBC, are working daily to mitigate the negative impact of plastic pollution...
Community
Citi celebrates 2018 Global Community Day in Nassau, Bahamas - Jun 11, 2018 - 10:41:15 AM
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Today Citi celebrates its annual Global Community Day, as more than 150 Citi volunteers in Nassau, The Bahamas engage in service activities in their local communities. In the days leading up to and including Global Community Day, tens of thousands of Citi colleagues, alumni, clients, family and friends in more than 450 cities across 90 countries and territories volunteer on 1,400 service projects that are helping address a range of community needs, from feeding the hungry to revitalizing schools for a better learning environment to preparing young people for jobs... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Dangerous drugs recovered, 2 males in custody - Suspects to be arraigned in court - Jun 10, 2018 - 6:51:44 PM

Dangerous drugs recovered, 2 males in custody: The combined efforts and dedication of Law Enforcement Officers has led to the recovery of a quantity of dangerous drugs Sunday, 10th June, 2018.

Shortly after 9:00am, officers from the Royal Bahamas Police and Defense Forces, along with Park Wardens of the Exuma Sea Park...

Suspects to be arraigned in court: Police are pleased to report that four (4) suspects will appear in the Magistrate Court, Monday, 11th June 2018, at 2:00pm to be formally charged with four separate recent homicide investigations...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicide - Illegal ammunition and dangerous drugs recovered - Jun 10, 2018 - 8:00:31 AM

Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicide: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Saturday, 9th June, 2018, which left an adult male dead. 

Shortly before 10:00pm, police responded to Refuge Court, Hollywood Subdivision, off Cowpen Road, after receiving information that a man had been shot. Further information revealed that a man had just arrived at home with his children...

Illegal ammunition and dangerous drugs recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force has led to a quantity of ammunition and dangerous drugs being recovered from the streets of New Providence, Saturday, 9th June, 2018...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: 3 males arrested for stolen vehicles in two separate incidents - Found drugs - Jun 10, 2018 - 7:30:14 AM

3 males arrested for stolen vehicles in two separate incidents: In the first incident, on Saturday 9th June 2018, shortly before 1:00pm, officers of the Mobile Division, acting on information saw a vehicle with two males wanted by the Central Detective Unit for stolen vehicles. Officers gave chase and while in the area of Grenfell Avenue they were able to arrest both suspects...

Found drugs: Reports are that on Saturday 9th June 2018, shortly after10:00am, officers of the Central Detective Unit acting on information, went to an area on Frobisher Drive where they searched a derelict vehicle and discovered two plastic bags containing a quantity ofsuspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Two dead after shooting in Nassau barber shop - Jun 9, 2018 - 7:31:48 PM

Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident Saturday, 9th June, 2018, which left two adult males dead. 

Shortly after 10:00am, police responded to Jerome Avenue off Pyfrom Road after receiving information that two men had been shot at a Barber Shop. Further reports indicated that, two men wearing hoodies, and armed with firearms, entered the barber shop and opened fire on two patrons, injuring them...
Community
Right Bahamas: We continue to fail our children - Jun 9, 2018 - 2:17:48 PM

The Committee for Gender Equality & The Rights of the Child extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of eight-year-old Cameron Cooper.

It takes a village to raise a child. This responsibility also speaks to creating safe environments for our children to live and play. Children do not request to be brought into this world and depend on our collective efforts as members of society to not only protect them but to ensure that they are given a fighting chance to become adults themselves..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition - Jun 9, 2018 - 10:27:17 AM

Officers of Operation Clean Sweep, shortly after 12:00am on Saturday 9th June 2018, and armed with a search warrant, proceeded to a resident on Sunridge Road, where they discovered a black and chrome .357 revolver with (10) live rounds of .357 ammunition that was hidden in a 1996 Toyota Corolla vehicle parked at that residence. He was taken into police custody and is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court in Freeport early next week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
American male arrested in Abaco for possession of dangerous drugs - Jun 9, 2018 - 9:20:33 AM

Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard .M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate Ancella Evans, pleaded guilty to the charge, was fined $300 and deported back to the United States of America...
Community
BTC Provides Scholarships for the Gentlemens Club - Jun 9, 2018 - 7:45:46 AM
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For more than four years, BTC has made donations to the Gentlemen’s Club to provide scholarships for students to pursue tertiary education.  The Gentlemen’s Club is a sixteen-week mentorship program, and this year, forty-seven young men participated in the program. Director of The Gentlemen’s Club, Lamont Stubbs thanked BTC saying, “The donations go towards the operations of the program and we appreciate BTC’s continued support.”

Michael Wallace, a twelfth grade student at from St. Anne’s High School was named as this year’s winner. Nathan Boyd, also from St. Anne’s was the first runner up...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Woman robbed at home in South Beach - One other robbery and two shootings - Jun 9, 2018 - 6:14:58 AM

Police seek public’s help in solving armed robbery: Police are asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they may have in solving two armed robberies, which occurred overnight.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 10:00pm on Friday, 8th June, 2018 a male was walking on Marathon Road, when a dark colour vehicle pulled up beside him. A passenger of this vehicle produced a firearm and robbed him of his wallet containing cash and other items before the vehicle sped off...

Shooting incident: Police are investigating a shooting incident, Friday, 9th June, 2018 which has left an adult male with injuries...

Traffic fatality:Police are investigating a traffic accident which has left an adult male dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF WANTED: Anthony Jean of Nassau - Jun 8, 2018 - 11:34:52 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide investigation. 

The male suspect is Anthony Jean, age 40 years of Wright’s Lane

Jean is described as being about 5’6”-5’9” tall, slim build with dark brown complexion...

Community
Rangers Rewarded by BTC - Jun 8, 2018 - 4:17:28 PM
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BTC rewarded the efforts of two outstanding Defence Force Rangers at last week’s Rangers’ Passing Out Parade in Andros. Marvinique Brown and Nathaniel McHardy received awards for Best Female and Best Male recruits for 2018. Both Marvinique and Nathaniel are students from the Huntley. P. Christie High School in Andros. Public Relations Manager, Indira Collie said, “BTC is proud of Marvinique and Nathaniel. Both students were awarded a mobile device as an award for their hard work and dedication to the Defence Force Rangers program...
Community
Mary Star of The Sea Catholic Academy Makes History at the 2018 Annual Laws of Life Competition - Jun 8, 2018 - 4:07:27 PM
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K’Shura Hanna made history when she became the first tenth grader and first student from Grand Bahama to capture both the Senior Division Award and the Sir John Templeton Memorial Floating Trophy as Overall Winner in the 2018 Templeton World Charity Foundation/Ministry of Education Laws of Life Essay Competition. The tenth grader said she was humbled, thanking God, her family and teachers for pushing her to victory.  

“I was really, really surprised,” she said. “But I was very thankful and super excited more than anything.” ...
Community
BTC Is Ready For The 2018 Hurricane Season - Jun 8, 2018 - 2:00:04 PM

With a major overhaul of its main network hub, The Bahamas Telecommunications Company Limited (BTC) has confirmed that it is ready for the 2018 Hurricane Season. All year long, the company has undergone rigorous checks, balances and training exercises.

CEO, Dexter Cartwright said, “The Hurricane Season is here again, and we have ensured that BTC is in a state of readiness...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates armed robberies - Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered - Jun 8, 2018 - 10:22:32 AM

Police investigates armed robberies: Police are continuing to investigate and are asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they may have in solving two armed robberies, which occurred Thursday, 7th June, 2018...

In the first incident, shortly after 2:00pm, two men armed with firearms, entered a convenience store on Mackey and Rosetta Streets, held employees at bay and robbed the establishment of cash before fleeing on foot...

Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force has led to two illegal firearms being recovered from the streets of New Providence, Thursday, 7th June, 2018, in two separate incidents...
Community : Grand Bahama
GBPA Named Title Sponsor of Conchman Triathlon for Third Consecutive Year - Jun 7, 2018 - 7:25:17 PM
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The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is delighted to be the title sponsor of the 2018 Conchman Triathlon event, for the third consecutive year.   Since inception, the Conchman Triathlon always takes place on the first Saturday of November each year and is a successful and long-standing event on Grand Bahama Island.  This year marks the 32nd Annual GBPA Conchman Triathlon, which will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Taino Beach. 

Sarah St. George congratulated Chris Baker, Ravanno Ferguson and their team for organizing this 32nd Annual Conchman Triathlon. 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident - Jun 7, 2018 - 6:58:33 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident Wednesday, 6th June, 2018, which left an adult male dead. 

Shortly after 9:00pm, police responded to Carmichael and Bacardi Roads, after receiving information that a male was shot in that area. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unconscious male, with gunshot injuries to his head. Paramedics were called to the scene, attempted to revive the male...

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