Sloan Smith

ssmith@ewnews.com
Sloan graduated from The College of The Bahamas with a BA in Media Journalism. She also obtained an MSc in Communications: New Media from the Vrije Universiteit Brussels.
She is a journalist, project manager and social media strategist. Sloan is especially skilled in writing, research, politics and government relations, strategic communications and multimedia.
Sloan has spent the past four years as a lead news writer immersed in the field, covering a range of investigative breaking news developments. She produces daily salient pieces on natural disasters, crime, politics, policy, human-interest, and socioeconomic realities.
She is also an internationally published writer in the British Guardian’s Opinion Section on the impact of Hurricane Dorian on The Bahamas and small island nations.
She is now a Senior Digital Reporter.



Sloan Smith Stories

General Election

READY, SET, VOTE: PRD says everything ready for September 16 General Election

700 police officers, along with RBDF and COVID-19 Enforcement Unit manning the polls   NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After troubleshooting a... read more »

Local

CHANGES TO COME ON DAY ONE: PLP leader makes final push for party support

Davis says no vote or third-party vote is a vote for FNM   NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As he made his... read more »

Local

27-year-old man believed to have drowned at South Beach Canals

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The body of a 27-year-old man was fished out of the South Beach Canal yesterday after he... read more »

Local

52 WEEKS LATER: 1,200 public service workers officially made permanent and pensionable as govt promised

Rolle: It’s not political; we made a commitment to them when we hired them last summer NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The... read more »

Local

DISAPPPOINTED: D’Aguilar dismayed by Grand Lucayan sale delay but says govt will “soldier on” after election

“We tried very hard to get it completed” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday expressed... read more »

Local

A MATTER OF CHARACTER: Davis slams PM’s premature declaration of “win” in advance poll

Davis asks Minnis: Why hasn’t Ingraham endorsed you yet? NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis... read more »

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Local

OUT OF OFFICE: Public service union members at hospital, airport did not show up to work

Aviation director labels union action an “illegal withdrawal of labor” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Hundreds of Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU)... read more »

Local

NEW RULES: PRD outlines COVID-19 health measures for September 16 polls

Old and disabled to be allowed to vote immediately with PRD concierge program NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Parliamentary Registration Department has... read more »

Local

STARK REALITY FOR PREGNANT WOMEN: Three maternal deaths in the past six weeks; 10 since March 2020

COVID-19 could tremendously impact the country’s maternal mortality rate NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There have been 10 maternal deaths at Princess... read more »

Local

POST MORTEM: PRD commissioner says dept. working to fix issues from Advance Polls before September 16

Just over 19,000 persons registered for the advance polls, 194,524 people on overall voter’s register NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Parliamentary... read more »

General Election

EARLY POLL: Thousands cast vote in NP, GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Thousands of early voters gathered on New Providence and Grand Bahama yesterday cast their ballots, but were... read more »

General Election

MORE COULD BE DONE: Ingraham said better flow needed at voting polls

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Ingraham yesterday said that more could be done to ensure a better... read more »

Local

PAGING COMMISSIONER ROLLE: Davis’ lawyers appeal to RBPF to investigate “fraudulent” FBI docs

Davis continues to claim fake docs are political attack NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Attorneys for Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip... read more »

Local

“DEMOCRATIC RIGHT”: Wells suggests quarantined and COVID-positive Bahamians will be allowed to vote

“We are treating everybody who comes to the polls as if they are COVID-positive” Cooper slams Wells’ response as “typical”... read more »

Local

STANDING DOWN: PLP does not intend to delay voting despite multiple concerns with electoral process

“We will do nothing to stop or prevent the people from exercising their right to vote beginning tomorrow and then... read more »

Local

FAKE: US Embassy says docs claiming FBI is investigating PLP are not theirs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The United States Embassy in Nassau confirmed yesterday that a number of documents purporting to be part... read more »

Local

FINAL WARNING: BPSU warns airport and hospital shutdown if concerns not met

PHA says it approved industrial agreement since May; has been awaiting Cabinet approval since June NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas... read more »

Local

Davis: US Embassy will investigate fake FBI docs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday advised he has filed a report with the... read more »

Local

LET MY VOTERS GO: PLP threatens legal action over quarantined and COVID-positive voters

Gomez: Confirm within 36 hours you will not prevent any registered voter who is quarantined or COVID-positive from voting or... read more »

Local

NO HOUSE, NO PROBLEM: Moultrie intends to proceed with “open Parliament” even after HOA dissolution

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — House Speaker and Nassau Village incumbent Halson Moultrie said yesterday that he intends to hold another “open... read more »