RBPF Nassau: Publics’ help in locating wanted suspects
- Oct 23, 2018 - 6:50:48 AM
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following men
who are wanted for questioning in connection with numerous Fraud
The suspects are:
Shane Walpole Mackey
, age 36 years of Serville Avenue, South Beach Estate;
, age 21 years of Amos Ferguson Street, Coconut Grove;
, age 30 years of Geranium Avenue, Garden Hills and
Errol Livingston Knowles
, age 45 years of Isabella Avenue, South Beach...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigate drowning
- Oct 23, 2018 - 6:37:03 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the drowning of an adult male visiting the island on Monday 22nd October 2018.
to reports, the male visitor went to Taino Beach sometime after 3:00pm,
where, he went snorkeling. Sometime later, he was found lying at the
edge of the water unresponsive. Emergency personnel responded, and the
male was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital for further medical
assistance where he later succumbed...
Deadly Industrial Accident in Inagua
- Oct 21, 2018 - 8:21:28 PM
Police on the island of Inagua are investigating an industrial
accident, which has left an adult male dead, Sunday, 21st October, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 7:00am, a vessel was attempting to dock at
Morton Salt, when a male crew member became entangled in rope on the
vessel and was seriously injured. The man, who was identifies as an
Indian National, was transported to the local community clinic where he
was pronounced dead...
RBPF Nassau: Suspects to be arraigned - Illegal arm recovered
- Oct 21, 2018 - 7:47:03 PM
Suspects to be arraigned:
Police are pleased to announce that eight suspects will be arraigned in
Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon, Monday, 22nd October, 2018 in connection
with a number of investigations.
Illegal arm recovered: Shortly after 10:00am, Sunday, 21st October, 2018, Flying Squad
Officers, acting on information conducted a search of an abandon
building on William Street...
Defender and Story Teller: BTC’s Legal Counsel joins the Learning Everyday Reading Tour
- Oct 21, 2018 - 3:22:21 PM
Legal Counsel, Nicole Watkins was the latest ‘iVolunteer’ to
participate in the BTC Learning Everyday Reading Tour. Willard Patton
Pre-K students were treated to the reading of the popular kids fable,
Little Red Riding Hood. Students learned about the importance of always
obeying one’s parents. The story also strongly warns children about the
dangers of talking to strangers. Senior Manager for Public Relations,
Indira Collie said, “The timeless story of Little Red Riding Hood has
been shared for generations. The pre-schoolers at Willard Patton
received a great life lesson through this book...
Sunryse Shred Day Nets $4900 for Bahamas Sickle Cell Foundation
- Oct 21, 2018 - 10:52:33 AM
Last month, Sunryse Information Management teamed up with the Bahamas
Sickle Cell Association to spread awareness and raise funds during the
company’s 11th Annual Shred Day event. Members of the general public
were encouraged to bring personal documents to be shredded free of
charge at the Western Esplanade. In turn, the country’s largest document
management company committed to donating $1 for every 10lbs of shredded
paper to the Association. Using a mobile destruction unit, technicians
from Sunryse Information Management shred just under 7,500 lbs of
confidential files and documents during the 11-hour period...
International Day of the Air Traffic Controllers
- Oct 20, 2018 - 9:09:30 AM
In observation of International Day of the Air Traffic Controller,
October 20, 2018, Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union (BATCU) is
celebrating the decades of service provided by it dedicated,
highly-proficient members. Air traffic controllers provide a critical
service to the Bahamian public and all who travel through airports in
our chain of islands by safely and expertly guiding pilots and their
aircrafts from taxi to takeoff, through their journeys, and back to the
BATCU President Hinsey McKenzie said, “Bahamian air
traffic controllers are among the best in the world, and it is their due
care and attention that keeps travelers safe...
Walking Closer Towards a Cure
- Oct 19, 2018 - 7:27:49 PM
Over 1,000 walkers and runners blocked West Bay Street starting from
the Goodman’s Bay Corporate Center at 6:30am Saturday, October 6,
stopping traffic as they found their places at the “Walk for the Cure”
starting line. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s seventh annual “Walk for the Cure”
boasted the biggest turnout to date, with last-minute participants
trickling in as early as 5:30am for on-site registration.
trainer Dekel Nesbitt, better known as “Bowflex Barbie,” led this
year’s pre-dawn warm-up, set to the lively beat of 100% Bahamian music...
Royal Caribbean donates Scholarships to LJM Maritime Academy
- Oct 19, 2018 - 5:15:53 PM
A firm believer in education, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL)
on Thursday, October 18, deepened its commitment to The Bahamas donating
two scholarships to the Lowell Jason Mortimer (LJM) Maritime Academy,
the only tertiary education facility for the nation’s vibrant maritime
industry. The donation of $28,000 which will fund two full-time
students, including one for a member of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force
Rangers, was made at the first day’s session of the Maritime Conference
Royal Caribbean is the platinum sponsor of the
conference, which is bringing together some 200 people in the maritime
Bahamas Tourist Office supports Susan G. Komen’s South Florida Breast Cancer Walk
- Oct 19, 2018 - 12:44:22 PM
The Bahamas Tourist Office, Florida was represented at the recent Susan
G. Komen More Than Pink™ Walk to benefit the fight against breast
cancer. The walk that attracted thousands of breast cancer survivors and
supporters took place at the Bayfront Park, Downtown, Miami, Florida.
year’s well attended event featured a number of major sponsors and
booths including that of The Bahamas Tourist Office. The event annually
celebrates and encourages those living with metastatic breast cancer and
those that support them. The proceeds from the event benefit research
in the fight against breast cancer...
HSGB Celebrates 50 years of caring for four legged friends in Grand Bahama
- Oct 18, 2018 - 2:08:45 PM
In 1968 the Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) was founded “to
protect God’s creatures in times of trouble on Grand Bahama Island.”
Today this mantra is the fundamental reason that the HSGB is going
strong some 50 years later and firmly committed to alleviating animal
overpopulation and suffering on the island.
On Saturday, November
17th at the Bahamas Union of Teacher’s Building the HSGB’s will host a
50th Golden Jubilee Gala, along with their title sponsor the Grand
Bahama Port Authority. “We ask everyone to join us as we spend an
evening reminiscing and celebrating the past 50 years,” said President
Eleuthera Community Support Group present PM with 1,150 door-to-door questionnaires
- Oct 18, 2018 - 1:25:55 PM
Yesterday, three members from the Eleuthera Community Support Group
(ECSG)—Mr. Denny Rankine, Rev. Phillip McPhee and Ms. Bernadette
Sweeting—presented the Most Hon.Prime Minister Dr. Hubert A. Minnis with
1,150 signed questionnaires from Bahamians living in the South and
Central Eleuthera constituency.
Members of the ECSG were able to briefly engage with the Prime Minister as he was entering the Churchill Building...
Prevention is the Path to Cure
- Oct 18, 2018 - 12:33:13 PM
The Bahamas’ leading nutritionist and herbalist, Jamal Moncur, has
traveled the world to bring home lost herbal traditions and African
Bi-Mineral therapies designed to improve the quality of life for ailing
Bahamians and his international clients.
Since launching his New
Life business in New Providence in 2010, Moncur successfully expanded
his operations to Grand Bahama, providing vegetarian and other natural
remedies to treat and prevent scores of diseases facing our modern
Rand Nature Centre 2018 Public Lecture - Oct 23rd
- Oct 17, 2018 - 8:00:19 PM
Dr. Paul De Luca received his B.Sc in Biology in 1995 and M.Sc in
Zoology in 1997 from the University of Toronto. In 2000 he joined the
College of The Bahamas as a Lecturer in Biology. Upon completion of his
contract in 2002 he began his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri. He
obtained his Ph.D. in 2007 studying insect communication and then
returned to the University of Toronto as a Post Doctoral Fellow in 2009.
In 2011 he returned to COB as an Assistant Professor and completed
another two year contract before relocating to Ithaca...
BTVI’s Deputy Chairman invests in School
- Oct 17, 2018 - 1:25:34 PM
Deputy Chairman of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational
Institute (BTVI), Peter Whitehead recently made good on his promise to
donate an Apple computer to the institution.
The Apple iMac computer is to be used in further improving and maintaining the institution’s brand by way of desktop publishing.
Whithead has been a board member for the past six years and believes
proper use of the Apple iMac will go a long way in enhancing and
promoting BTVI’s product...
BNT Forges New Partnership with Commonwealth Brewery and makes Annual Wine & Art Festival a two-day Affair
- Oct 17, 2018 - 9:08:01 AM
Good food, great wine, and art will take center stage on October 27th
and 28th for the annual BNT Wine & Art Festival 2018. The event, now
in its 28th year, is being reimagined by organizers to provide two days
of creativity, cuisine, and of course, wine & art, all set against
the backdrop of the garden oasis that is the Retreat Garden on Village
Road - one of 32 National Parks managed by the Bahamas National Trust.
year we really wanted to up the ante for our guests and provide an even
better experience than they’ve come to expect from Wine & Art,”
said BNT Executive Director Eric Carey, “and we’re doing that with the
help of an amazing team of sponsors including our new title sponsor,
Expanded Scholarship opportunities at Lyford Cay International School
- Oct 16, 2018 - 9:56:02 AM
Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) is pleased to announce the
expansion of its financial aid and scholarship programme. LCIS Principal
Dr Stacey Bobo said, “We are so grateful to have so many supporters who
are interested in developing more opportunities for Bahamian students
to attend LCIS. Our growth is happening as we expand our
campus and build a new secondary school that creates more spaces
for students. Hand in hand with this, we are also in the midst of
a multi-year expansion of our Financial Aid and Scholarships
BAMSI students dive against debris
- Oct 15, 2018 - 10:20:24 PM
FOR MANY people marine debris is out of sight, out of mind. Thankfully
however, divers have the unique ability to bring to the surface what is
going on beneath the waves…and this is exactly what the student dive
team of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Institute (BAMSI) has been
engaging in over the past few weeks. The project is part of a global
initiative called ‘Dive Against Debris’ which was first launched in 2011
by Project AWARE.
The dive team, accompanied by Dr. Vallierre
Deleveaux, head of BAMSI’s marine science division and a PADI open water
scuba instructor, removed debris from Captain Bill’s Blue Hole located
in Blue Holes National Park in Central Andros...
RBPF WANTED: 33 year old Jamal Jeremy Lightbourne of Freeport, Grand Bahama
- Oct 15, 2018 - 10:06:24 PM
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 33 year old Jamal
of Beach Way Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama. He is described as standing
at 5’7” tall, weighing 135ibs, with Brown complexion and average built.
He is wanted by the Central Detective Unit for
If you have any information on the whereabouts of
Jamal Jeremy Lightbourne,
please contact the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone
numbers 350-3107 thru 12, 919/911, or call your nearest police station...
Spectrum Health Center Hosts Community Walkathon
- Oct 15, 2018 - 10:08:41 AM
On a brisk Saturday morning in September, the team at Spectrum Health
Center (off Rosetta Street) hosted its first Annual Back-To-School
Walkathon. “We had a good turnout,” shared Dr. Juanita Pratt, Operations
Manager. “Some of the top runners and power walkers in the country
participated in the event, along with the physicians who practice at
Spectrum Health and other people who just wanted to have some fun and
support a good cause.” Participants walked or ran almost 4 miles (6km)
from Spectrum Health Center to Montagu Beach and back. Some of the
proceeds from the event were donated to the Children’s Emergency Hostel...