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RBPF Nasau: Police investigate traffic fatality - Dangerous drugs recovered - May 26, 2018 - 10:58:51 AM

Police investigate traffic fatality: Police on New Providence, are investigating a traffic accident which occurred, Saturday, May 26, 2018, and has left an adult male dead. 

Reports are that shortly before 8:00am, a male was driving a purple and gray Toyota Tacoma on Prince Charles Drive, when he lost control of the vehicle and collided into a tree. Paramedics were called to the scene and made attempts to revive the male...

Dangerous drugs recovered: Thanks to members of the public and the dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, officers were successful in recovering a quantity of dangerous drugs from the streets of New Providence, in two separate incidents...
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RBPF Nassau: Teenage male in custody in connection with attack on juvenile females - May 25, 2018 - 7:10:20 PM

Police can confirm that they have taken a teenage male into custody, Friday, 25th May, 2018, in connection with the Indecent Assault recently on committed on three juvenile females. The male is presently assisting police with these investigations. 

Police wishes to thank members of the public for their immediate response in providing information which led to the arrest of this suspect... 
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Rights Bahamas: We must protect our children - May 25, 2018 - 10:27:37 AM
Rights Bahamas has questioned whether the country's law enforcement is doing everything in its power to protect the well-being of minors after a senior official refused to reconise a clear case of child abuse.

The video, which was widely circulated on social media, showed a young girl being hit with a belt, kicked and punched in the head by an unknown woman. Not long after the footage went viral...
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RBPF Nassau: Industrial accident leaves 1 male dead - Police continues investigation into armed robbery - May 25, 2018 - 8:05:36 AM


Industrial accident leaves 1 male dead: According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, Thursday, 24th May, 2018, an employee of a construction company was standing on a scaffolding, while working on a high rise condominium complex...
 
Police continues investigation into armed robbery: Police are continuing investigation into an armed robbery which occurred Friday, 25th May, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, a male was on a boat which was moored at Arawak Cay, when three men...
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RBPF Nassau: Police investigations assault on juvenile female - Shooting victims die in hospital - Traffic victim dies in hospital - May 24, 2018 - 6:11:01 PM

Police investigations assault on juvenile female: Police on New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding the indecent assault of a juvenile female, Thursday, 24th May, 2018. According to reports, shortly after 2:00pm, a juvenile female was walking on a dirt road in the area of Big Pond subdivision...

Shooting victims die in hospital:  In the first incident, police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the persons responsible for a shooting incident, which has left an adult male dead...

Traffic victim dies in hospital: Police in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which occurred, Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018, and left an adult male dead...
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GBPA Executive Director Hayward reports on Freeport City Clean Up - May 24, 2018 - 5:55:24 PM
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Executive Director of The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Rupert Hayward presented to members and guests at the monthly Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) luncheon on Thursday May 23rd. Hayward gave a comprehensive report on the extensive clean-up campaign launched by the GBPA over the past few years.

According to Hayward, the GBPA is working hard towards the creation of a “presentable city” designed to attract sustained development and growth for Grand Bahama Island...
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Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year 2018 - May 24, 2018 - 11:31:27 AM
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BTC was the title sponsor for the annual Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation awards. Sixth grader, Remington Alexander Minnis was named as the 2018 Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year and received top honours and a $7,000 scholarship from BTC.

Ten-year old Remington is the Head Boy of BTC’s adopted school, Oakes Field Primary and maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.97. In addition to his academic prowess, Remington also established a community service project called..
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2 Top Female Junior Tennis Players awarded Scholarships at Prestigious Colleges - May 24, 2018 - 10:57:01 AM
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The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association(BLTA) is proud of the awarding of tennis scholarships from top college institutions in The United States to two of our top female juniors in the Bahamas: Afrika Smith and Sierra Donaldson.  Both ladies have toured the junior circuit over the past few years and have attained much success including quarterfinals, semifinals and finals appearances in the international tennis arena.  Both ladies have soared to high heights in USTA and ITF tournaments. Sierra and Afrika have proudly represented the Bahamas on national teams including World Juniors, Junior Fed Cup and other team competitions... 
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Ministry of Education announces Banquet to honour Mrs. Mary C. Cooper, retired educator - May 23, 2018 - 2:14:11 PM
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Press Statement announcing a Banquet to honour Mrs. Mary C. Cooper, retired educator in the Grand Bahama, Bimini and The Cays District:

Today, we are honoured to gather here and announce plans to celebrate one of the finest educators in The Bahamas, who has recently retired.  Mrs. Mary C. Cooper, a native daughter of West End has retired after forty-four years of unselfish and dedicated service as an educator.  During her celebrated career, Mrs. Cooper served with excellence as a teacher, senior mistress, vice-principal, assistant director of education and finally for the past seven years as a district superintendent...
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Brice Newball Foundation donates to Primary School Student of the Year - May 23, 2018 - 11:32:46 AM

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Primary School students around the country were just recently rewarded for their hard work thanks in part to the generosity of a number of corporate sponsors including the Brice Newball Foundation.

The monies from the Brice Newball donation were used to purchase laptops for the finalists in the annual scholastic rewards scheme...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving armed robberies - Investigating a shooting and stabbing incident - May 23, 2018 - 10:18:48 AM

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 Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 12:30am, a female pulled into the driveway of her home on Lady Slipper Ave, Garden Hills, when she was approached by two armed men, who robbed her of a 2015 Kia Sportage Jeep...

Shooting incident: Police are investigating a shooting incident overnight, which has left an adult male with serious injuries... ; Stabbing incident: Police are investigating a stabbing incident Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, which has left an adult male with injuries...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting - Dangerous drug arrest - May 23, 2018 - 7:34:22 AM

Shooting incident: Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, shortly after 11:00pm, police were called to the Deadman’s Reef area, where a male had reportedly just arrived at home in his vehicle with two other passengers, when he was accosted by two males, both brandishing a firearm...

Dangerous drug arrest:Two males and a female, all from Grand Bahama, are in police custody after they were arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to Supply and Taking Preparatory Steps to export Dangerous Drugs.
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D’Aguilar family to fund $150,000 in BTVI scholarships - May 22, 2018 - 9:54:02 PM
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The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has received the single largest private donation in its history through the establishment of the Vincent D’Aguilar Memorial Scholarship.

The late Mr. D’Aguilar’s wife, F. Marina D’Aguilar made the presentation along with her sons, Minister of Tourism, the Honourable, Dionisio D’Aguilar and Dayne, with their respective wives, Saskia and Linda at BTVI’s recent graduation exercise. The class of 2018 had 250 graduates...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Traffic Fatality - May 22, 2018 - 3:41:09 PM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic accident that has left a male dead.

Reports are that on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, shortly before 7:00am, police were called to a traffic accident on Queens Highway, West End, Grand Bahama, in the area of Pelican Lake, involving a silver four door 2008 Honda Fit driven by a lone male driver...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: 3 males arraigned in the magistrate court in Grand Bahama - May 22, 2018 - 2:45:51 PM

Cornel Beckles age 19 years of Tamarind Street was arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on Attempted Murder charge. He was not required to enter a plea as the matter is an indictable offence. The case was adjourned to Tuesday 14th August 2018, for trial. He was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: 2 males arraigned in the magistrate court in Abaco on causing grievous harm and stealing - May 22, 2018 - 2:00:59 PM

Obrien Reckley age 24 years of Murphy Town, Abaco, was arraigned before Magistrate Ancella Evans in Magistrate Court, Abaco on Causing Grievous Harm, he pleaded not guilty and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial on Monday 18th June 2018

This is in connection with a matter reported to police on Sunday 13th May 2018...
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Minister Lloyd to request Increased funding for BTVI - May 22, 2018 - 1:01:38 PM
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Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd declared that we need the best and brightest in technical and vocational fields as he delivered keynote remarks at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute’s (BTVI) Commencement Ceremony at Melia Nassau Beach on Friday, May 18, 2018.

With the increased demand for technical and vocational graduates not yet being met through BTVI, and in light of the country’s insistent need for more persons with those skills, Minister Lloyd stated that his Ministry is requesting increased government funding for BTVI...
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RUBiS Continues Support of Cancer Awareness - May 22, 2018 - 12:29:31 PM
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RUBiS Bahamas Limited is a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming 17th Annual Cancer Society Gala Ball, held this year at the Atlantis, Paradise Island under the theme “Met Gala: Colours of Life”. Funds raised at the ball will assist the Cancer Society in operating programmes aimed at the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer, including providing temporary housing for Bahamians from the Family Islands undergoing cancer treatment in Nassau.

The sponsorship serves as a continuation of RUBiS’ multifaceted campaign of raising cancer awareness. During its Cancer Awareness Month the company hosted several exciting initiatives aimed at increasing employee knowledge of the many different types of cancer and their causes.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving armed robbery - Shooting incident - May 22, 2018 - 9:00:37 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 Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 12:00 midnight, a man was standing outside his home on Malaysia Way, Elizabeth Estate...

Investigates shooting incident: Police are investigating a shooting incident overnight, which has left an adult male with serious injuries...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police in Bimini discover dangerous drugs on 2 separate incidents - May 22, 2018 - 8:35:38 AM

In the first incident, on Monday 21st May 2018, shortly around 7:00pm, police in Bimini acting on information, went to an area in Porgy Bay near the Northern Grave Yard, where they discovered in a bushy area, a black plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijuana. The total weight is one pound and a quarter ounces, with a street value of one thousand and sixty dollars.

In a second incident, on the same date, shortly after 8:00pm, officers of the Bimini Division, acting on information, went to the Radio Beach area in Porgy Bay and discovered a white plastic bag near a meter box with a quantity of suspected marijuana...
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