U.S. donates $430K in equipment to RBPF

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The United States (US) government gifted $430,000 worth of training and ballistic equipment to the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) on Thursday. The donation includes 293 protective vests and plates, training equipment and gear for the police college, a microscope for the ballistics lab and maintenance equipment for the safe boats used […]

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Shell may introduce LNG to assist BPL

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – International petroleum giant Shell revealed Tuesday that the company has its eyes set on introducing the idea of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) to assist the electrical company with cost-effective and cleaner power generation in the country. Mark Regis, Shell Caribbean Country Chair, revealed Tuesday night that […]

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BCC President laments retaliatory crimes after yesterday’s murder

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following yesterday’s double murder outside the Sandilands Rehabilitation Center (SRC) on Fox Hill Road, which police have categorized as a retaliation shooting, President of The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC), Bishop Delton Fernander questioned whether aggressive or gang retaliation was on the rise. In an interview with Eyewitness News on Monday, Fernander lamented […]

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AG says meeting with gaming operators went well

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Gaming house operators and government met to engage in dialogue for the first time Monday since both parties met in court back in August.  Attorney General Carl Bethel confirmed to Eyewitness News on Monday that yesterday’s discussions progressed well and revealed that all parties will continue to exchange information in an effort […]

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Israel seeking bi-lateral relationship with The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Officials from the Middle East – namely the Embassy of Israel, have travelled to The Bahamas to engage government and the business community in a number of bi-lateral discussions concerning how both countries can develop a symbiotic relationship. The team of three Israeli delegates travelled to The Bahamas Wednesday to host a […]

Transformers band performs in Chicago

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – More than five dozen young Bahamians from the Mount Moriah constituency carried the banner of The Bahamas proudly on Thursday as they participated in the 2018 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago. Marvin Dames, Member of Parliament for Mount Moriah said the “Transformers Band”, led by Assistant Superintendent Theodore Campbell, rocked the […]

Sea, shoreline search for pilot continues

More airplane debris recovered Sunday NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Three rounds of search dives led by Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) marines on Sunday marked day 10 of search and recovery efforts for pilot Byron Ferguson. Ferguson’s twin engine aircraft crashed in waters off the western tip of New Providence on Nov. 8, but only pieces of […]

Civilian divers discover pieces of crashed plane

RBDF search efforts questioned NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Less than two hours after civilian volunteer divers began an independent search on Thursday for missing pilot Byron Ferguson and his twin-engine Aztec aircraft that went down miles off Love Beach one week ago; divers discovered pieces of the plane and have called into question the search and […]