RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Black- Out
- Sep 6, 2018 - 7:29:49 AM
Reports are that on Wednesday 5th September 2018, between 4pm and 11pm, a
joint operation named “Operation Black Out”, consisting of Officers
from the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response, took to the streets
of the Central area, where a number of search warrants were executed at
residences in that area. This resulted in the seizure of a 9mm pistol
with (8) rounds of ammunition, (49) packages of suspected cocaine, cash
in the amount of $1,699.00...
Bahamas Waste committed to help finding a cure
- Sep 5, 2018 - 12:14:46 PM
While advances in screening and treatment have dramatically improved
survival rates, Breast Cancer, remains one of the most common forms of
the disease affecting both men and women in The Bahamas and around the
world. In fact, according to global statistics there will be 23.6
million new cases of cancer each year by 2030 – a reality which
underscores the need for increased awareness, early screenings and
proper treatment to eradicate cancer.
Next month, October is
celebrated globally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Bahamas Waste
is proud to be leading the charge in helping support organizations
reminding women to test early...
RBPF Nassau: Armed robbery suspect Bernard Taylor has been captured
- Sep 5, 2018 - 10:17:20 AM
Police are pleased to report that Armed Robbery suspect Bernard
Taylor aka “Bats", who was wanted for questioning in connection with a
number of recent armed robberies has been captured.
after 6:00pm, Tuesday, 4th September, 2018, Mobile Division Officers
while at Ridgeland Park, arrested Taylor without incident...
RBPF Nassau: US citizen arrests for failing to declare - Police investigates armed robbery
- Sep 5, 2018 - 9:42:09 AM
US citizen arrests for failing to declare:
Three adult males ages 37, 42 and 46 years, all citizens of the
United States were taken into custody Tuesday, 4th September, 2018,
after they failed to declare a large sum of US Currency...
Police investigates armed robbery:
Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred Tuesday, 4th September, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 11:00pm a man and woman were walking on East
Bay Street near to Fowler Street, when they were approached by two men...
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicide
- Sep 4, 2018 - 4:25:36 PM
Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which, has left an adult male dead.
to reports, shortly after 6:00am, Tuesday, 4th September, 2018, a male
was discovered unresponsive in a vehicle on Plantol Street off East
Street, with apparent gunshot injuries to his body. Emergence Medical
Service Personnel were called to the scene, and attempted to revive the
Restoring hope through Camp Hope
- Sep 4, 2018 - 2:10:23 PM
“Camp Hope” summer camp was founded this year for children and teenagers known to have suffered from some form of life trauma.
objective of the camp counsellors was to restore hope to children who’d
lost loved ones to acts of violence or illness, or who’d experienced
some other form of damaging personal trauma...
DNA: A classic back-to-school letter
- Sep 4, 2018 - 10:24:03 AM
As my children returned to school this fall term after a long and
eventful summer, I could not help but reflect upon the sentiments
expressed in a letter that has been attributed to U.S. President Abraham
While there have been numerous debates about the
authorship of the letter, which was supposedly written to his son’s
teacher, the words of the letter express parental love and articulate
the expectations of a parent in relation to his or her child. Implicitly
it appreciates the fact that most of the a child’s time will be spent
in the presence of a teacher or an instructor...
Bahamas Waste supports Science Education this Summer
- Sep 4, 2018 - 1:22:26 AM
STEM – the acronym which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics is a global curriculum focusing on these four disciplines.
In recent years, the focus on STEM education has given young people
across the world access to programs and tuition, which prepares them for
a number of lucrative careers in such fields as Industrial Engineering,
Statistics or Computer Information Technology...
RBPF: Structural fire investigation- Rum Cay
- Sep 3, 2018 - 5:36:59 PM
Police are investigating a fire which destroyed part of the
All Age School on Rum Cay, Saturday, 1st September, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 4:000pm, police were alerted to a fire at the
school in the settlement of Port Nelson. Officers, assisted by members
of the community, were able to extinguish the fire, which was reportedly
contained to the kitchen area, causing extensive damage...
RBPF Nassau: Police investigating late night shooting
- Sep 3, 2018 - 3:45:30 PM
Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a shooting
incident which has left an adult male with serious injuries, Sunday,
2nd September, 2018.
According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, two men pulled up to a
residence on Breadfruit Street, Pinewood Gardens. A silver Nissan
vehicle pulled next to them and the occupants opened fire on the men,
injuring one of them, before speeding away...
A Day on The Links to raise funds to support first generation UB students
- Sep 3, 2018 - 3:32:30 PM
University of The Bahamas (UB) has forged a partnership with the Baha
Mar Resort Foundation to host a day on the links to raise funding for
first-generation university students and grow the university’s endowment
as it strengthens connections with alumni, donors and friends. The
University Endowment is to realise the vision of the University of The
Bahamas in perpetuity.
The inaugural UB President’s Golf Classic
& SPA Day will be held on Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at the Royal
Blue Tavern Golf Course and the Caribbean’s first and only ESPA...
BNT asks for Bahamians to stand for protection of Lighthouse Point
- Sep 3, 2018 - 10:13:49 AM
Eleuthera, named ‘Freedom’ - world famous for its naturally beautiful
beaches - is in danger of having Lighthouse Point, perhaps the most
significant undeveloped area left on the island, commercially developed
as a cruise port by Disney Cruise Line. If the proposed development is
allowed to move forward, Eleutherans believe that access to this sacred
ground will eventually be blocked for locals, and that its rural,
untouched beauty will be replaced by over-crowded beaches, large cruise
ships, and infrastructure to support thousands of visitors on a regular
GB Port Authority launches free digital library
- Sep 2, 2018 - 10:09:42 AM
August 31, 2018 — As part of its continued effort to
digitize key business processes and customer-related information, Grand
Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has launched GBPA Library, a virtual
document library of information relevant to the company, its licensees,
and the community.
The growing library, which currently holds
over 160 documents, was created to give GBPA employees, licensees, and
members of the general public quick access to official papers such as
the Hawksbill Creek Agreement, zoning laws and business license
applications. For ease of use, the database organizes documents into
five main categories: licensing, byelaws, forms, covenants, and
restrictions. Users may choose to browse through the pages of the site’s
directory or locate specific entries
100's Attend 3rd Annual Marco City Back 2 School event
- Sep 2, 2018 - 8:21:36 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - August 18, 2018 Hundreds of
students and their parents attended the third Annual Marco Back to
School give away and fun day at the Jack Hayward High gymnasium. The
free community event was hosted by Marco City MP Michael C. Pintard and
the Marco City Association along with an enthusiastic team of
volunteers. Attendees were treated to hamburgers and hotdogs, cotton
candy, sno cones, popcorn and soft drinks while enjoying DJ music,
bouncing castles, face painting, games and prizes and most importantly, students
received school bags and supplies...
RBPF WANTED: 24 year old Damargio Whymms of Nassau
- Sep 2, 2018 - 8:03:35 AM
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 24 year old
Damargio Whymms of New Providence. He is described as standing between
5’6”- 5’8” in height with dark brown complexion and medium built.
is wanted by the Central Detective Unit for MURDER and should not be
approached. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Damargio
Whymms, please contact the Central Detective Unit in Freeport, at
telephone numbers 350-3107 thru12, 911/919 or call your nearest police
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving armed robberies - Illegal Firearms recovered
- Sep 1, 2018 - 8:23:15 AM
Police Seek Public’s Help In Solving Armed Robberies:
Police are asking members of the public, to come forth with any
information they may have in solving two armed robberies, which occurred
Friday, 31st August, 2018.
In the first
incident, according to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, a female stopped
on Sea Breeze Lane to assist a woman who appeared to have been known to
her, when she was approached by a male armed with a firearm who robbed
her of cash...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Sudden Death
- Sep 1, 2018 - 8:16:16 AM
Reports are that on Friday 31st August 2018, shortly after 6:00pm,
police were called to a residence on Bayshore Road, Hepburn Town, Eight
Mile Rock, where the lifeless body of a male was discovered in a
vehicle. Foul play is not suspected at this time. Police will await an
autopsy report that will determine the exact cause of death...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs Arrest
- Aug 30, 2018 - 10:07:20 AM
Reports are that on Wednesday 29th August 2018, shortly after 6:00pm,
officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response, in a joint
operation and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on
Redwood Lane, where they discovered three packages of suspected
marijuana with a street value of $8,000.00 and a large amount of cash in
American and Bahamian currency. Three males were arrested and taken
into police custody...
KGBC Puppeteers reaches scores of youth with environmental message
- Aug 30, 2018 - 9:37:33 AM
Youth on Grand Bahama Island learned valuable lessons about protecting
the environment and keeping their communities clean courtesy of the Keep
Grand Bahama Clean (KGBC) Committee, who recently concluded a
successful tour of the island's Summer Camp Programs. In keeping with
their commitment to education, conservation and preservation of the
local environment, KGBC visited several local camps to spread the
message of keeping the island clean. Using a fun and interactive puppet
show, the group assisted by its summer interns, participated in the I
Can Camp, Camp Ambrose as well as the Salvation Army Camp and is also
available for similar presentations at assemblies during the school year...
RBPF Nassau: Shooting victim identified - Illegal firearm recovered
- Aug 29, 2018 - 5:58:35 PM
Shooting victim identified:
Illegal firearm Police have officially identified the male who was shot at Kennedy
Sub-Division and later died in hospital on Tuesday, 28th August, 2018 as
Tarino Bevan White Jr. age 23 years of Willow Tree Street...
Illegal firearm recovered:Shortly after 11:00am, Wednesday, 29th August, 2018, a concerned citizen
went into the Traffic Department and handed over a .380 pistol and a
magazine. He reported finding the weapon shortly after 9:00am. while
walking on Eastwest Highway...