Royal Caribbean Donates 20 Laptops to National Training Agency

Royal Caribbean International has donated 20 laptops to the National Training Agency (NTA), helping to boost tools as the world’s largest cruise line continues its campaign to hire and train hundreds of Bahamians for ship and on shore positions. Executive Director of the training agency that is helping to prepare hundreds of prospective Royal Caribbean […]

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. […]

Child Protection Council Chairman commends public, police on abduction arrests

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Chairman of the National Child Protection Council, Bishop Arnold Josey told Eyewitness News on Sunday that he was happy to hear that the police had made some headway in solving four of the six alleged abduction cases with the recent arrest of two women over the weekend. “Here is an example of […]

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Environmentalists concerned about terms of Lighthouse Point HOA

Says HOA reveals project is larger and potentially more damaging than previously described   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Environmental groups BREEF, reEarth, Save the Bays and Waterkeepers Bahamas expressed on Thursday that they are deeply concerned with the terms of the Heads of Agreement (HOA) tabled in Parliament last week for the proposed cruise port and […]

Phase one of RBPF’s ShotSpotter launched in NP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officially launched its multi-million-dollar ShotSpotter technology yesterday in New Providence, which is expected to assist with cutting down the response time of the police in gun-related crimes. The government signed a contract with ShotSpotter on January 23, and two months later, the police force has rolled […]

Campbell admonishes parents to be more responsive to child protection efforts

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, Frankie Campbell, recently admonished parents, guardians and communities across The Bahamas to do their part to ensure the safety of Bahamian children everywhere. “The future of our nation depends on it,” Campbell said while addressing a press conference held Wednesday (March 27) to announce plans […]

Campbell urges parents to pay more attention to their children

600 child sexual abuse cases between 2015 and 2018   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Amid a series of abductions and other violent incidents involving children, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell said yesterday that there is a dire need for parents in The Bahamas to pay more attention to their children and instill […]