Grand Bahama traffic fatality and drowning victims identified - Firearm arrest in Freeport
- Oct 27, 2016 - 1:06:48 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -Possession of an unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition:A 26 year old male of Paradise Lane, Seahorse Village is in police
custody after he was found in possession of a firearm, ammunition and
Victims identified: Police has identified the victim who died in a traffic fatality on
Wednesday 19th October 2016 as Emmanuel Wilson of Martin Town, Eight
BTVI supports the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group
- Oct 27, 2016 - 12:04:32 PM
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has
joined hearts and hands with the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group in
support of further awareness of the prevalence of breast cancer and early
detection of the deadly disease.
On October 25th, the northern campus square was
buzzing with staff, faculty and students wearing pink, and more importantly,
making purchases during the bake sale of which all proceeds will be presented
to the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group...
Grand Bahama to receive post crisis seminars for families and businesses
- Oct 26, 2016 - 7:45:38 PM
The Grand Bahama Port Authority announces that it is adding to its
program of care packages, water, and ice distribution and has organized a
series of seminars to assist both business owners and families dealing
with the post-crisis impact of Hurricane Matthew.
President – Henry St. George states: “alongside our relief program we
are commencing the rebuilding phase, The GBPA has organized two days of
post crisis management seminars – one day focusing on families and one
day for business owners. The seminars will provide critical information
and guidance and help attendees navigate the after effects of Hurricane
Bahamas National Trust Art & Wine Festival on This Weekend
- Oct 26, 2016 - 7:40:46 PM
There’s a great opportunity to relieve post-hurricane stress this
weekend - while helping a good cause - by enjoying fine wines and fine
art at The Bahamas National Trust.
The 26th annual Wine & Art
Festival will be held Friday and Saturday (October 28 and 29) at the
Retreat Garden on Village Road.
“We look forward to welcoming the
public to this popular annual event which supports our national parks",
said festival co-chair Gillian Ferriera.“
RBPF Wanted: Jeffery 'Spiderman' Etienne of West Bay Street
- Oct 26, 2016 - 7:29:17 PM
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is asking the public for help in
finding a man wanted for questioning reference to several house
breakings in western New Providence.
The wanted man is 31 – year old Jeffery Etienne, otherwise called “Spiderman” of West Bay Street.
is of a Dark brown complexion, medium build and about 5’ 6” to 5’ 9”
tall.This suspect considered to be armed and dangerous. Police advise
the public not to approach him.Instead, contact police immediately with
RBPF Nassau: Sketch of Man Wanted for Rape
- Oct 26, 2016 - 5:12:39 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police have released a composite sketch of a man suspected in a rape case and are seeking the public’s help in finding him.
The above sketch represents the appearance of the man at the time of the sexual assault.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of this man, no matter how small or...
BTC Provides Relief for over 80 Families in Andros
- Oct 26, 2016 - 5:11:22 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas - Andros was one of the areas
severely impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Last Saturday, October 22nd, BTC
held a special relief effort to provide assistance to over eighty
The on-island Department of Social Services indicated that
there were just over eighty families that were desperately in need of
assistance. Many of these families had to be relocated into other homes
because of the damage or complete loss of their own homes...”
Nassau police seize 2 firearms, 1 man in custody - Drug arrest in Coconut Grove
- Oct 26, 2016 - 4:04:47 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - 2 Firearms seized, One Man custody: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016, Police
seized two illegal firearms off the streets of New Providence in
separate incidents and took an adult male into custody...
Man arrested for Drug possession: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016,
officers from the Mobile Division took an adult male into custody after
finding him in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday
25th October 2016...
RBPF Wanted: Shonario Theo Pinder of Lazaretta Road
- Oct 26, 2016 - 3:56:38 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are also seeking the public’s help in locating
27 – year old Shonario Theo Pinder of Lazaretta Road off Carmichael Road
who is wanted for Stealing by Reason of Service.
Pinder is a dark brown male of medium build...
Deltec donates $25k to NEMA
- Oct 26, 2016 - 10:21:51 AM
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Deltec Bank & Trust Limited donates $25,000 to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA towards the Hurricane Matthew relief and recovery efforts. The presentation was made at NEMA on Gladstone Road on Monday, October 24, 2016.
Pictured are Captain Stephen Russell, Director, NEMA; Jean Chalopin, Deltec Bank; the Hon Shane Gibson, Minister Responsible for Recovery and Reconstruction; and Jack Thompson, Permanent Secretary...
Bahamas National Trust a Finalist for Florida Conservation Award
- Oct 25, 2016 - 11:15:51 PM
The Bahamas Natonal Trust has become a leading contender for this year’s Go Blue Business of the Year Award.
award recognises "outstanding contributions toward promoting and
encouraging conservation, restoration, or preservation of marine life
and/or marine ecosystems."
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Go Blue
Awards is Florida’s premier ocean conservation event. .Judges include
renowned ocean conservationists like Fabien Cousteau and Guy Harvey...
BTC provides relief for Haitian communities
- Oct 25, 2016 - 1:06:47 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas - BTC embarked on a humanitarian
initiative providing assistance for residence in New Providence two
weeks ago. On Sunday, October 23rd, the company visited with residents
from the Haitian community.
Chief Marketing Officer, Janet
Georges-Brown said, “The country is hurting. Hurricane Matthew has truly
left an indelible mark, but we believe that if every company, and every
individual can do their part, we can restore this country in record
time. BTC officially adopted the Haitian community years ago and just a
few weeks ago we renewed that commitment. As a citizen of Haitian
parentage, I am fully aware of the many persons in the Haitian community
Commonwealth Brewery Limited Donates to Hurricane Matthew Relief
- Oct 24, 2016 - 3:28:27 PM
Nassau, Bahamas – Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL) has donated funds
to the Bahamas Red Cross, the National Emergency Management Agency
(NEMA) and its team members.
“We at Commonwealth Brewery Limited
believe strongly in corporate responsibility. CBL understands and
appreciates that the Bahamas is merely at the start of what we know will
be a lengthy and arduous restoration process and we are committed to
helping re-build the lives of all Bahamians displaced by the storm,”
said Dennis Hanna, Corporate Relations director at CBL...
Commonwealth Bank’s Hurricane Relief Donations Near $500,000
- Oct 24, 2016 - 3:03:48 PM
Urging others to follow suit reaching deep into pockets and hearts to
give what they can, Commonwealth Bank today made its third substantial
donation to a Hurricane Matthew relief fund with bank President Ian
Jennings projecting earlier that the all-Bahamian bank’s contributions
could reach nearly $500,000.
Today’s donation of $50,000 to The
Salvation Army followed cheques of $100,000 each to the Bahamas Red
Cross and NEMA last week, bringing cash outlays to date to $250,000, a
gesture that was applauded by Prime Minister Perry Christie...
1 man dead as Nassau police seek suspects in 2 shootings
- Oct 24, 2016 - 2:00:42 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating the
persons responsible for two separate shooting incidents that have left a
man dead and another detained in hospital.
In the first incident
shortly after 11:00pm last night (Sunday 23rd October 2016), a man was
walking through Peter Street off East Street when he was shot.
The man was transported to hospital where he remains in
U.S. visitor & Bahamian arrested for drug possession - Man shot on Palm Tree Avenue
- Oct 24, 2016 - 1:33:00 PM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016,
officers from Tourism Policing Unit took into custody a Bahamian male
and an American male from Miami, after they were found in possession of a
quantity of dangerous drugs on Saturday 22nd October 2016.
are that shortly before 1:00pm, officers from the Tourism Policing
Unit, acting on information took into custody a Bahamian male and an
American male at Prince George Wharf, after they found a quantity of
marijuana and cocaine in their possession...
Woman in custody for stabbing incident incident - Suspects to be arraigned in Court today on serious charges
- Oct 24, 2016 - 1:17:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Woman in custody for stabbing incident incident:Police took an adult female into custody following a stabbing incident that occurred on Sunday 23rd October 2016...
Suspects to be arraigned in Court Today on serious charges: The following suspects have been charged by Detectives from the Central
Detective Unit and will be arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court, Nassau
Street at 11:00am today (Monday 24th October 2016), to answer to the
Two arrested in Abaco shooting death
- Oct 23, 2016 - 1:27:37 PM
Police in Abaco took two males into custody following a shooting incident on that island that left a man dead
on Sunday 23rd October 2016.
Reports are that shortly before 4:00am, a man was involved in an argument with another man near a
nightclub off S. C. Bootle Highway, Murphy Town that led to him being fatally shot with a shotgun. The victim
was transported to the local clinic where he was pronounced dead.
Nassau police searching for suspects in 4 shootings
- Oct 22, 2016 - 3:01:31 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating
the suspects in several shooting incidents that have left a man dead and
five persons detained in hospital.
In the first incident,
shortly after 7:00am on Friday 21st October 2016, a man was standing in
front of his home located at Moncur Alley off Kemp Road, when a male
armed with a handgun approached and shot him before fleeing in a silver
Honda Fit vehicle license number 320478...
Nassau armed robberies: Gold Honda Accord and black Honda Airwave stolen
- Oct 22, 2016 - 12:03:47 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies.
the first incident, shortly after 11:00am on Friday 21st October 2016, a
man was sitting in his vehicle in front of a business establishment on
Madeira Street, when a male armed with a handgun approached and robbed
him of cash him before fleeing in a gold Honda Accord vehicle license