Expansion underway for Dept. of Immigration

Govt. considering building a new detention center The Department of Immigration is preparing to provide more effective and functional services through an expansion exercise, according to Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette. In a recent interview, the immigration Minister said that the ministry has already transferred citizenship and residency services […]

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Bahamas Harvest brings the Easter Story to life

Hundreds of worshippers at Bahamas Harvest Church observed in awe as the Easter story, namely the chronology of the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ were brought to life on Friday morning. The church’s drama ministry presented a modern-day Passion production. Play-writer, Inderia Greene, told Eyewitness News Online there is a huge responsibility to accurately retell […]

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PM changes tone On U.S. travel advisory

Henfield confident U.S. govt. to review advisories Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has adopted a softer tone in response to the United States’ (US) ‘increase caution,’ advisory issued Monday, which reiterated a February advisory that warned American visitors to be on high alert for criminal activity and to avoid certain venues when visiting The Bahamas. […]

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Hinds: Police await the executive on breathalyzers

Amid domestic and international concerns over the increase in road traffic fatalities in The Bahamas, Assistant Chief Superintendent of the Road Traffic Division Mareno Hinds said yesterday that the police force has considered the use of breathalyzers in an effort to clamp down on motorists driving under the influence. With the backdrop of a United […]

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Cabinet green lights MARCO Alert system

U.S. firm engage to rollout system platform National Security Minister Marvin Dames confirmed to Eyewitness News Online that Cabinet has approved the purchase of software necessary to full implement the restructured Mandatory Action Rescuing Children Operation (MARCO) Alert system. The program is designed to act similarly to the Amber Alert system in the United States. […]

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Restview steps in to assist teen with burying his mother

Funeral home spokesperson: “We just wanted them to have some closure” NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Restview Memorial Mortuary & Crematorium, on Wednesday responded to the plea of 15-year-old Cecil Roberts, who called on the public earlier this week to donate funds so that he could bury his mother, the late Dianne Morgan. Morgan was killed by […]

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$2mil long range radar system commissioned at RBDF Inagua Base

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A multi-million-dollar technology upgrade at the Matthew Town, Inagua Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) base yesterday is expected to enhance monitoring and provide better protection against illegal migration, illicit drugs, gun trafficking, poaching, human trafficking and other threats to national security. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis officially commissioned a $2 million dollar, […]

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