BTVI and US Embassy strengthening alliances
- Jan 19, 2017 - 3:37:36 PM
United States Embassy and The Bahamas Technical and
Vocational Institute (BTVI) officials recently engaged in a productive
dialogue. The US Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, Penny Rechkemmer and Education
and Cultural Specialist, Chanelle Cleare, met with BTVI president, Dr. Robert
W. Robertson and a few members of his senior management team at the
institution’s Old Trail Road campus, where they discussed areas of interest
such as educational exchanges, college and university visitations, in addition
to grant and speaker opportunities. Ms. Rechkemmer noted that education is one
of the ways to build a strong bilateral relationship between countries...
RBPF Nassau: 3 guns seized, 2 in custody - Man arrested for stolen vehicle - Drug arrest - 9 other arrests, 85 drivers cited
- Jan 19, 2017 - 11:55:32 AM
Three more Guns seized, two in custody:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police
took two adult males into custody following the seizure three illegal
firearms off the streets of New Providence...
Man arrested for stolen vehicle:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile
Division officers took on adult male into custody after finding him in
possession of a stolen vehicle...
Man arrested for drug possession:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile
Division officers took on adult male into custody following the seizure
of a quantity of dangerous drugs...
Murder suspect Anton Wright surrenders to police
- Jan 19, 2017 - 11:38:30 AM
Police are please to report that just hours after putting out an All Points Bulletin (APB), wanted murder
suspect Anton Wright, AKA ‘Banton’ turned himself into police shortly before 9:00pm on Wednesday 18th
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT ANYONE ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, NO MATTER
HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM
Scotiabank partners with UB for its 2017 Everything Bahamian calendar
- Jan 19, 2017 - 9:32:02 AM
Scotiabank partnered with the Visual Arts
Department of the University of The Bahamas (UB) to bring their 2017
calendar theme of ‘Everything Bahamian’ to life in twelve captivating
images. Through the partnership, UB submitted a portfolio of images
produced by Visual Arts students and twelve images were selected for
inclusion in the 2017 Everything Bahamian Calendar. In addition to
awarding the winning students, Scotiabank also presented a donation to
the ongoing work of the Visual Arts Department of UB.
above having their work featured in the calendar, the winning students
were profiled, awarded for their contributions and given copies of the
calendars for their portfolios and to share with loved ones. Senior
Manager of Marketing for Scotiabank, Leah Davis, expressed gratitude to
8 'Wanted for Murder' Posters Released by Nassau Police
- Jan 18, 2017 - 9:26:39 PM
Enclosed are photos and posters of wanted suspects issued by the Commissioner of Police on January 18th.
are: Amal Hunter, Anton Wright, Christopher Joseph, Mario Deveaux,
Patrick Goffee, Mark Mckenzie, Alfred Bastian, and Shawn Brown.
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT ANYONE ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, NO MATTER
HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT
Bahamas Red Cross Society Award Ceremony for Long-Supporting Businesses
- Jan 18, 2017 - 4:10:29 PM
Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite
Pindling hosted an Award Ceremony and Reception at Government House,
January 12, 2017 for Platinum sponsors of the upcoming Red Cross Ball.
The ceremony was held in recognition of six commercial businesses that
have supported the Bahamas Red Cross Society over many years, and was
the first of an annual event...
Milo Butler backs Bahamas Red Cross and HeadKnowles Hurricane Matthew relief efforts
- Jan 18, 2017 - 1:32:50 PM
Bahamians still impacted by the effects of Hurricane
Matthew will benefit from a recent donation by Milo Butler Distributors.
The wholesale grocer partnered with the Bahamas Red Cross and the
HeadKnowles Hurricane Relief Group giving food supplies valued at
$10,000 to assist with continued relief efforts.
months after the category four storm made landfall, residents on the
impacted islands continue rebuilding their lives. The process requires
continued support from the Bahamian community. Recognizing this need,
Milo Butler stepped in to assist and send supplies...
Humane Society of Grand Bahama arts & crafts show well supported
- Jan 18, 2017 - 1:01:08 PM
The tranquil setting of the Rand Nature Centre was the perfect backdrop
for the Humane Society of Grand Bahama’s “We Are All God’s Creatures”
Arts & Crafts Show and Sale on Saturday evening. Many local and
international artists and artisans displayed a wonderful variety of
their work, and sales proceeds were donated back to the HSGB.
200 guests enjoyed popular local acoustic soloist Ryan Carroll’s music
while perusing the arts and crafts, and enjoying delicious hors
d'oeuvres and cocktails. Many also renewed their HSGB memberships or
signed up as new members.
Save The Bays launches annual Youth Environmental Ambassador Program for 4th year
- Jan 18, 2017 - 12:26:01 PM
For the fourth consecutive year, young people
from Grand Bahama are trading their right to sleep late or hang with
their friends for the privilege of traipsing through woods and wetlands
as they are groomed to become good stewards of the environment.
junior high students have been selected to take part in Save The Bays
Youth Environmental Ambassador Program. The respected youth development
initiative launched on January 7 and will run until May...
Honduran man dies after industrial accident in Abaco
- Jan 18, 2017 - 11:12:15 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a Honduran male on board a vessel docked at the Marsh
Harbour Government Dock.
Reports are that on Tuesday 17th January 2017, shortly before 2:00pm, the male worker reportedly
sustained fatal injuries on board the vessel when a metal pallet broke loose and fell on the decease. He was
taken to the Marsh Harbour Clinic where he was pronounced dead by doctor.
Nassau: Man robbed at home on Key West St. - Armed robbery of white Nissan
- Jan 16, 2017 - 11:32:39 PM
POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY
Police are searching for the suspects responsible for a shooting incident and an armed robbery that
occurred on Sunday 15th January 2017.
In the first incident, shortly before 12:00noon, a man was standing in front of a home on Key West Street,
when he was shot by another man who fled on foot. The man was rushed to hospital where he is detained in
Shooting suspects in custody after high-speed chase in Nassau
- Jan 16, 2017 - 8:46:24 PM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s 2017 Policing Plan, brave and
courageous officers of the Royal Bahamas Force took two suspects into
custody following a high-speed chase on Sunday 15th January 2017.
to reports the incident all unfolded shortly after 10:00am. A man was
standing on Dumping Ground Corner when two men in a silver Nissan
vehicle approached and shot him before speeding off.
The man was rushed to hospital, where he is detained in serious condition...
Hon. Fred Mitchell MP on the Passing of Rev. Wilbur Outten
- Jan 16, 2017 - 5:05:16 AM
The following statement was released by the Hon. Fred Mitchell,
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration on the passing of Pastor Wilbur
Outten in Freeport, Grand Bahama today 15 January:
Once again the sadness of death strikes us, having stolen
one of our most beloved sons away too soon.We do not complain although we are sad.
We are a people who live in hope.
I join with the Grand Bahama Community in expressing
condolences on the passing of Pastor Wilbur Outten...
BAMSI takes on Androsian - A Love Affair Renewed
- Jan 15, 2017 - 9:22:04 PM
IMAGINE the plot line: new entity springs up on the
economic landscape, sparks interest from a wide cross-section of society. Ripe
with radical ideas, the institution advances cutting edge technology within its
field, a talented and diverse workforce that pushes for industry best practices
and standards, and even the unwitting political controversy – all told these
elements raise its standing in the public sphere and add prestige points. As
the institute progresses it takes on a following of sorts, individuals who
stand on the outside, but who follow its every move - reading the stories and
headlines, tracking the development and even preparing themselves to one day
take advantage of the opportunity presented...
Grand Bahama frearm arrest
- Jan 15, 2017 - 3:26:51 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Two Grand Bahama residents arrested on firearm and ammunition possession.
Reports are that on Saturday 14th January 2017 shortly before 3:00pm,
police responded to reports of gunshots being heard in the Grenfell
Avenue area, a short time later officers while on Pioneers Way stopped
and searched a black BMW with a male and female passenger and discovered
inside the vehicle a black...
RBPF Wanted: Alexander Michael Medon of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera
- Jan 15, 2017 - 11:13:44 AM
Police in Eleuthera, Bahamas are seeking the public’s help in locating 21 – year old Alexander Michael
Medon of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera.
He is wanted for questioning reference to a
number of Shop Breakings on that Island.
Medon is a light brown male, slim build about 5’ 9” tall.
Two dead, one in hospital after three shootings in Nassau over the weekend
- Jan 15, 2017 - 9:09:58 AM
POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION IN THREE SHOOTINGS
-- Nassau, Bahamas - The police are appealing to the public for information to assist in their investigations into three separate
shooting incidents that has left two men dead and another in hospital.
In the first incident, shortly before 9:00pm on Friday 13th January 2017, a man was standing in the rear of his
home located on Dunmore Street, when a man armed with a handgun approached and shot him before
fleeing on foot. The man was transported to hospital where he is detained in stable condition.
Nassau police seize 3 firearms, arrest 3 over 24-hour period
- Jan 15, 2017 - 8:16:22 AM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing priorities for 2017, police is reporting continued success in the
removal of illegal guns from the nation’s streets with the seizure of three firearms in separate incidents
Saturday 14th January 2017.
In the first incident, shortly before 8:00pm, Mobile Division Officers were on routine patrol on Kemp Road,
when they observed a Nissan March Car with three suspicious men inside. The men on seeing the officers
sped off. After a short chase the vehicle came to a stop on Sutton Street, where the men threw two firearms
out of the vehicle and fled on foot...
Armed robbery in Abaco on Don McKay Blvd
- Jan 13, 2017 - 10:37:50 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 12th January 2017.
Reports are that shortly before 8:00pm, a male while in the area of a business establishment on Don McKay
Blvd was held up at gun point by two mask males, one of whom was brandishing a firearm. He was robbed
of his licensed .22 Winchester rifle and cell phone. Both males made good their escape.
Humane Society of Grand Bahama presents "We Are All God's Creatures" - Jan 14th
- Jan 13, 2017 - 9:47:31 AM
Support the Humane Society of Grand Bahama's
special event, "We Are All God's Creatures," which is an art and crafts show with proceeds to benefiting the Society on Saturday,
January 14th, 2017 at Rand Nature Centre starting at 7 p.m.
The social outing offers live music, art and crafts by local and
international artists, light hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and, an
opportunity for each of us to make a difference for our furry friends
The Grand Bahama community is invited to come out to support our premier animal welfare organization...