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
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...
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.
wishes to thank members of the public for their immediate response in
providing information which led to the arrest of this suspect...
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.
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...
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...
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...
GBPA Executive Director Hayward reports on Freeport City Clean Up
- May 24, 2018 - 5:55:24 PM
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...
Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year 2018
- May 24, 2018 - 11:31:27 AM
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.
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..
2 Top Female Junior Tennis Players awarded Scholarships at Prestigious Colleges
- May 24, 2018 - 10:57:01 AM
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...
Ministry of Education announces Banquet to honour Mrs. Mary C. Cooper, retired educator
- May 23, 2018 - 2:14:11 PM
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
Brice Newball Foundation donates to Primary School Student of the Year
- May 23, 2018 - 11:32:46 AM
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.
monies from the Brice Newball donation were used to purchase laptops
for the finalists in the annual scholastic rewards scheme...
RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving armed robberies - Investigating a shooting and stabbing incident
- May 23, 2018 - 10:18:48 AM
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...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting - Dangerous drug arrest
- May 23, 2018 - 7:34:22 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized.
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.
D’Aguilar family to fund $150,000 in BTVI scholarships
- May 22, 2018 - 9:54:02 PM
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
Minister Lloyd to request Increased funding for BTVI
- May 22, 2018 - 1:01:38 PM
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,
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...
RUBiS Continues Support of Cancer Awareness
- May 22, 2018 - 12:29:31 PM
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.
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:
asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they
may have in solving two armed robberies, which occurred Tuesday, 22nd
In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after
12:00 midnight, a man was standing outside his home on Malaysia Way,
Investigates shooting incident: Police are investigating a shooting incident overnight, which has left an adult male with serious injuries...
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