Mr. Ship It gives back

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – During the Christmas season, Mr. Ship It showed love and brought joy and cheer to those who truly need it. This Christmas was no different for the Management and Staff at Mr. Ship It. The business partnered with five local charitable organizations to share Christmas joy throughout The Bahamas. Mr. Ship It […]

Family of missing Marvin Pratt still holding out hope

Mother has since visited morgue, flyers distributed   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family members of 40-year-old Marvin Pratt are still holding on to hope. They believe that their missing relative is still alive, and they are still holding firm to their allegations that members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force arrested Pratt last month and […]

Junkanoo controversy

JNCP requests assistance of police over bribery allegations   NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  The Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) has requested the assistance of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) to investigate claims of alleged bribery of judges, JCNP President Silbert Ferguson confirmed Sunday to Eyewitness News Online. The allegations stemmed from several voice recordings, […]

Public, private partnership brings gambier community park to life

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In a quiet, yet crucial corner of Gambier Village a lacklustre lot is being transformed into a thriving greenspace designed to bring neighbours together to mix, mingle and play, revelling in the joys of outdoor activities. Wife of the Prime Minister, Patricia Minnis envisions Gambier’s rebirth into a cultural heritage site of […]

San Salvador residents take charge of managing their marine protected areas

San Salvador is known as the place where the first steps into the New World happened and has long been globally recognized for its historical significance. This little island formerly known as ‘Guanahani’ has once again stepped into the forefront as the first island where a community group has entered a formal agreement with a […]

Crime down eight percent

Ferguson: crime decreases not “mere coincidence”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Crime overall was down eight per cent last year compared to 2017, according to statistics released yesterday by Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson, who said the downward trend, particularly in the majority of violent crimes was “no coincidence”. The overall decrease continues a trend observed […]

Immigration to use drones to assist with apprehensions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As illegal migration has been an ongoing issue for decades, the government has recently issued a request for proposal to secure drones to assist immigration officials in their apprehension efforts, Minister of Immigration Brent Symonette revealed Tuesday. “The government, as you have seen in the newspapers, have a request for proposal out […]

BUT mostly pleased, but still concerned about mold testing results

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, Belinda Wilson, on Monday expressed that while she is mostly pleased with the efforts of the Ministry of Education to rectify the mold and rat infestation problem at the CH Reeves Junior High School, the union is still concerned about the results of a mold […]

Downtown safety to be enhanced

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Recent concerns raised regarding the safety of tourists in Downtown, Nassau has prompted the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation’s safety and security committee to announce its intent to re-develop the downtown area. The committee confirmed as much on Monday, following a walk-about of Downtown, Nassau led by Chief Superintendent Bernard Bonamy, Officer-in-charge […]

BUT relieved AF Adderley repairs finally completed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  After a decade of ongoing repairs at the A.F. Adderley Junior High School, Bahamas Union of Teachers  (BUT) president Belinda Wilson on Monday expressed relief that construction was finally completed and the school is now able to accommodate 766 students. Grade 7 students at AF Adderley were housed at Workers House on […]

Erica Wells-Cox appointed as Director of Communications in the OPM

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Cabinet Office on Sunday announced the appointment of Erica Wells-Cox as Director of Communications in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), effective today (Janaury 7). Wells will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of strategic communications within OPM, including the coordination of communications for the Government. Wells will liaise […]