Wells confirms “undeliverable” mail was shredded

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Addressing allegations that mail at the General Post Office had been shredded, Minister responsible for the post office, Renward Wells, confirmed on Thursday that the most recent and deliberate destruction of “undeliverable” mail was on November 1 and 2, upon the authorization of the Postmaster General. According to a statement released yesterday […]

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U.S. officials arrest three Bahamians off Miami

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The United States Coast Guard arrested three Bahamians, who were a part of a group of migrants and suspected human smugglers on board an unlit 26-foot vessel, 12 miles off the coast of Miami on Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard released a statement on the arrests on Wednesday on its website. According […]

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Security guard shot dead during armed robbery

Six murders in 10 days   A security guard at a convenience store on First Street, Coconut Grove was shot and died in hospital following an armed robbery yesterday, according to Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash. According to authorities, two masked gunmen entered the store around 6 p.m. and held employees at gunpoint while demanding cash. […]

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Wells does not deny or confirm mail shredding allegations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells, whose portfolio also includes the General Post Office, on Wednesday confirmed that there was an “extreme” backlog of mail at the General Post Office on East Hill Street. He did not confirm or deny, however, if mail back-dated some three months had allegedly been […]

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Five men in custody for last week’s double murders

Another man arrested in connection with Tuesday’s murder   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Authorities have arrested three men in connection with the double murder of Ashlee Sarah Hilton, 30, and George Deveaux, 33, which occurred last Monday at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre on Fox Hill Road South, according to Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash. He confirmed that another […]

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BPSU president alleges General Post Office “shredding” mail

Three months’ worth of mail allegedly shredded   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As preparations are underway to relocate, the General Post Office on East Hill Street has allegedly engaged in a mass shredding exercise of mail, according to President of the Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) Kimsley Ferguson. “I would have received information [from] my sources […]

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Latest homicide pushes murder count to 84

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance with any information that could assist in solving the country’s latest homicide, which occurred last night and pushed the murder count to 84. According to police reports, shortly after 8:00 p.m., police responded to a report of gunshots being discharged in the area […]

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Deputy COP sides with PM on ‘fear of crime down’ comments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of Prime Minister Hubert Minnis expressing that the fear of crime was down, Deputy Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour on Tuesday touted similar views, stating that the Royal Bahamas Police Force was pleased with the lowered crime stats. “You heard the most honorable prime minister say it, and you’ve […]

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Dames congratulates Department of Correctional Services graduates

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames recently lauded the 100 Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS) and congratulated them on successfully completing their respective Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) training courses. “Trainees, the fact that you are here today to receive a certificate for the successful completion of 10 weeks of […]

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