BPL’s load shedding to continue until new power plant engine arrives

Rollins says Corporation is doing its best  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite an earlier promise made by Chairman of Bahamas Power and Light, Dr. Donovan Moxey, that there would be no load shedding this summer, Hugh Rollins, the Executive Director of BPL told media on Wednesday that customers can expect more power outages leading into the […]

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Two brothers charged with murder

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Two brothers, 21-year-old Anton Lodimus, shown in the black shirt and 25-year-old Dwayne Lodimus, shown in the blue shirt, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt on Monday, charged with the shooting death of 40-year-old Elroy “Skully” Burrows of Podoleo Street. Police alleged that on March 19, 2019 around 11 a.m., the victim […]

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60-year-old woman allegedly sexually assaulted

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A 60-year-old caretaker who lives in the Sans Souci area was allegedly sexually assaulted during a home invasion last Thursday, policed confirmed yesterday. According to Inspector Leonardo Burrows, the victim, who is a caretaker for an elderly woman,  was tied up during a home invasion and then allegedly sexually assaulted by the […]

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Case of Paralegal adjourned as she was a no-show in court

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Jeleah Turnquest, a 34-year-old paralegal of Soldier Road was a no-show yesterday in Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain’s court. Turnquest was charged earlier this year for stealing by reason of service. According to prosecutors, she allegedly stole $346,500 dollars from foreign buyers in a property sale. Turnquest pleaded not guilty to the […]

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Pintard: Min. of Agriculture making ‘steady progress’ in support for local produce

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  While the Ministry of Agriculture is still grappling with getting local wholesalers to sell mostly Bahamian-grown produce, Minister of  Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said his ministry is making ‘steady progress’ in this regard. Pintard, who was speaking at a press conference Tuesday to announce the upcoming Agri-Business Expo, said his […]

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Honda owners urged by local dealer to take advantage of airbag replacement event

Week-long event begins April 9that old City Market, Village Rd. NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Honda is recalling approximately 1.2 million vehicles in the region manufactured from 2001 to 2016, due to defective airbags made by airbag manufacturer Takata. According to U.S. officials, there has been a massive string of recalls for airbags in these vehicles that […]

Man charged with traffic death fined $10,500

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Twenty five-year-old Hartman Rolle Jr. of St. Alban’s Drive appeared before Magistrate Kara Deveaux-Turnquest on Tuesday, charged with killing in the course of dangerous driving, driving while not covered by third party insurance, and driving without a valid driver’s license. As a power outage impacted court proceedings on Tuesday and the standby […]

Bishop pushes for stiffer gun penalties, phycological profiling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following a spate of gun-related violence that transpired in the New Providence in recent weeks, Bishop Simeon Hall yesterday called for the government to legislate harsher penalties for the illegal gun possession. “The criminals do not take notice of statistics nor your pronouncements,” Hall said. “What the criminals take note of is […]