Harbour Island police probe stabbing incident
- Oct 6, 2015 - 5:11:32 PM
Harbour Island, Bahamas - According to reports, sometime during the
early morning of Monday 5th October 2015, a woman was at her home
located in Harbour Island, when a man entered and demanded cash. The man
then stabbed the woman before fleeing on foot. The woman was treated by
the local doctor on the island and later flown to hospital in New
Providence, where she remains in serious condition...
2 suspects sought in Nassau arm robberies - Shooting incident on Shady Tree St. - 5 arrests
- Oct 6, 2015 - 4:55:57 PM
Suspects in two arm robberies being sought:In the first incident, shortly after 8:00pm on Monday 5th October 2015, a
man armed with a handgun robbed a woman of her handbag and cell phone..
Searching for two Suspects in shooting incident - 5 arrested: According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm on Monday 5th October 2015,
two men were on Shady Tree Street, when two men armed with handguns
approached and shot them before speeding off....
Plane crash lands at Dover Sound, Grand Bahama
- Oct 6, 2015 - 2:58:51 PM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash landing of a plane in Dover Sound.
are that on Tuesday 6th October 2015 shortly after 9:00am, police
received information that a single engine blue and white Cessna aircraft
with two persons on board were experiencing mechanical difficulties and
had crash landed in shallow waters in the Dover Sound area...
AML’s Gives $25k in Hurricane Relief Supplies to The Bahamas Red Cross
- Oct 6, 2015 - 12:34:56 PM
Solomon’s, Cost Right, Solomon’s Fresh Market, Domino’s and Carl’s Jr. Teams All Lend Support
Nassau, Bahamas, October 5, 2015—On Monday, just days after Hurricane
Joaquin ripped through the southern Bahamas, staff at Solomon’s Super
Center, Solomon’s Fresh Market and Cost Right jumped into action,
loading trucks with food items and new clothing earmarked for the
Bahamas Red Cross. The goods, valued at $25,000, will be distributed to
Family Island residents devastated by the storm...
Milo Butler's Project Pink Mop to Aid Sister Sister Breast Cancer Group
- Oct 6, 2015 - 12:18:43 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - A clean bill of health. That’s the hope of every
patient diagnosed with breast cancer and the push behind Milo Butler’s
Project Pink Mop initiative. In October, the wholesaler will team up
with major retailers to raise awareness and assist the Sister Sister
Breast Cancer Support Group by selling pink mops in select stores.
than 5,000 cases of pink Housekeeper brand mops have been distributed
throughout The Bahamas. Over the next two months, consumers can purchase
a mop and show their support to those battling breast cancer...
Resorts World Bimini Partners With Tropic Ocean Airways To Assist With Hurricane Joaquin Relief Efforts
- Oct 6, 2015 - 11:41:50 AM
Miami, Florida – Resorts World Bimini (RWB) has teamed up with Tropic
Ocean Airways, a South Florida based airline, to assist with relief
efforts to those impacted by Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas. In
addition to emergency supplies such as tarps, water, canned food items,
mosquito repellant, sleeping bags, powdered milk, batteries and chlorine
tablets to make flood waters safe, RWB donated fuel for the airline’s
entire fleet of Cessna Grand Caravan wheeled and seaplanes which have
all been deployed to The Bahamas. The all-weather aircraft have high
cargo capacity to accommodate supplies and will continue to make
deliveries all week long...
APD Assistance for Hurricane Impacted Islands
- Oct 5, 2015 - 5:42:07 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - APD Limited, owners and operators of Nassau Container Port (NCP) have
expressed regret for the damages occasioned by the passage of Hurricane Joaquin and
have come up with a relief plan to assist islanders in the restoration process.
Mike Maura, President & CEO of APD Limited published the following statement:
“At APD, we were thankful that the Friday (October 2) morning news brought no
reports of deaths or serious injuries resulting from the passage of Hurricane Joaquin
through our southern islands..."
RBPF Wanted: Marcus Antony Bailey of Grand Bahama
- Oct 5, 2015 - 5:03:54 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama are searching for 37
year old Marcus Anthony Bailey of #15 Hudson Avenue, Freeport, Grand
Bahama. He is described as standing at 6’1” tall, weighing between 130 –
150 lbs., medium brown complexion, slim built.
The subject is wanted for CAUSING GRIEVOUS HARM and is considered ARMED
and EXTREMELY DANGEROUS, he should be approached with caution if seen.
If you have any information concerning this person, please contact the
police at telephone numbers 350-3107-12, 919/911 or call your nearest
RBPF Nassau Crime Report: 4 guns seized, 2 arrested - 6 other arrests, 31 citations
- Oct 5, 2015 - 11:38:53 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - 4 guns seized, 2 arrested: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2015, police
continued to make headway in removing illegal weapons from our streets,
with the seizure of four (4) illegal firearms in separate incidents over
Probe shooting and stabbing: In the first incident, shortly after 8:00pm on Sunday 4th October 2015, a man was walking on Finlayson Street...
In the second incident, shortly after 10:00pm on Sunday 4th October
2015, a man was involved in an altercation with another man that led to
him being injured with a cutlass...
Nassau police probe Sunday shooting and stabbing incidents
- Oct 5, 2015 - 8:54:38 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - In the first incident, shortly after 8:00pm on
Sunday 4th October 2015, a man was walking on Finlayson Street, when a
man armed with a handgun approached and shot him before fleeing on foot.
The victim was rushed to hospital where he remains in serious
In the second incident, shortly after 10:00pm on Sunday 4th
October 2015, a man was involved in an altercation with another man
that led to him being injured with a cutlass. The victim was rushed to
hospital where he remains in serious condition.
Freeport Players’ Guild to host ‘Zombie Run’ - October 10th, 2015
- Oct 5, 2015 - 2:52:26 AM
Freeport, Bahamas – For many years the community of Grand Bahama has
witnessed some of the Bahamas’ top performers and performances on the
stage of the Regency theatre. A non-profit organization, the Freeport
Players’ Guild seeks to not only provide quality productions on the
stage but also off stage. With earlier success in the year with
‘Operation Island Hunt: Island Wide Scavenger hunt’, the FPG continues
this October by hosting another community event.
2015 will be a very exciting day for the Freeport Players’ Guild and the
community of Grand Bahama. In true theatrical style, the Zombie Run is
not just your average fun/run walk.
19-yr-old in Rand Hospital after shooting incident in Grand Bahama
- Oct 4, 2015 - 10:29:55 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a 19 year old male of Drake Avenue in hospital.
are that on Saturday 3rd October 2015 shortly after 6:00pm, police
received information that a male while in the area of the Freeport Ridge
Estates was shot in the upper back area by a male who is known to him.
The male victim made good his escape and was able to seek help. He was
later taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital via EMS personnel where he was
seen by doctor and is listed in serious condition.
Mario's opens up its facilities to receive hurricane relief supplies
- Oct 3, 2015 - 2:45:01 PM
In the wake of the damage caused by Hurricane Joaquin the owners &
operators of Mario's Bowling and Entertainment Palace are appealing for
hurricane relief supplies for those affected by this powerful storm.
Individuals / Organisations wishing to donate food, clothing, or
supplies of any kind are asked bring them to Mario's starting Saturday
Early Birthday Gift for BTVI Scholarship Recipient
- Oct 3, 2015 - 1:23:15 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - A week before his 18th birthday, Deex Colebrook became the fifth
recipient of the Charles Johnson Memorial Scholarship. It turned out to
be an early birthday present, thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Cable Beach.
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) Auto Mechanics
student has never met the late, Mr. Johnson - a Kiwanian after whom the
scholarship is named - but he is certainly benefitting from his vision...
Kylie Butler to represent The Bahamas at 2015 Miss Heritage Bahamas
- Oct 2, 2015 - 1:25:33 PM
In September of this year, newly
appointed national director and former beauty queen Ms. Kerel Pinder officially
selected Grand Bahama native; Kylie Butler as the 2015 Miss Heritage
Kylie is a 19-year-old honors graduate of Bishop
Michael Eldon High School. She is currently pursuing her Biochemistry degree at
the College of the Bahamas’ Northern Campus. Although Kylie is a fresh face to
pageantry, she is no stranger to the stage. Kylie began her modeling career
four years ago and is now excited about the opportunity to represent her
country on an international stage.
Bahamian Women in Agriculture
- Oct 2, 2015 - 9:56:59 AM
YOUNG. Female. Educated. Farmer…Expert in the field of Agriculture???!!!
Something seems amiss with this picture when the current line of
thinking, current hypothesis, advances the view that the average
Bahamian farmer is male and in his 60s.
Shattering the mold and clearly unlike that imagined character – with
his balding head, sun-scorched and leathery façade, and aged body – are
an emerging crew of modern, educated and focused women who are
passionate about growing food. Standing shoulder to shoulder with these
game changers is Constentina Hamilton, BAMSIs Assistant Farm Manager for
Outreach and Extension...
Beauty queen joins fight against HIV/AIDS
- Oct 1, 2015 - 11:39:42 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Miss Universe Bahamas, Toria Nicole made her first
official to the Bahamas AIDS Foundation Thursday as the newest
spokesperson for the charity organization.
In her new role as a beauty
ambassador Toria will work along with the foundation to assist in their
fundraising efforts, become actively involved in the work of the
foundation and hopefully bring more national attention to HIV/AIDS in
"The work that we do at The Bahamas AIDS Foundation
is costly and so fundraising is critical. We couldn't be happier to
have Miss Bahamas Universe Toria Nichole join our team. We are excited
by the passion ...
Suspect in Grand Bahama's latest homicide dies in hospital
- Oct 1, 2015 - 9:21:44 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The male suspect in the latest Homicide in
Grand Bahama died at the Rand Memorial Hospital shortly before 2:00am on
Thursday 1st October 2015. An autopsy would be performed to determine
the exact cause of death.
Police are actively investigating this matter...
Bahamas CIArb Officers Officially Installed
- Oct 1, 2015 - 5:12:21 AM
NASSAU, Bahamas - The Bahamas Branch of
the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) officially installed its
Executive Committee Officers at a guest luncheon followed by informative
presentations in Nassau’s downtown Luciano’s Conference Room. Guest
speakers included The Hon. Khaalis Rolle, Minister of State for
Investments and the Hon. Hope Strachan, Minister of Financial Services.
The Bahamas Branch of the CIArb is the Institute’s third largest branch
in the Americas region...
Blessing of the Animals this Sunday in Grand Bahama
- Sep 30, 2015 - 11:15:43 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahamas - Bring your animals, large or small, furred or feathered, to be blessed
this Sunday October 4 in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi's love and
compassion for all creatures. Come early and enjoy a lovely brunch in
the tranquil setting of the Garden Cafe (animals welcome).
For everyone's safety, all animals must be under handler's
control/restraint at all times. Dogs must be leashed, cats and other
small animals crated, and un-clipped birds tethered or crated...