Govt. to move with “deliberate haste” on marijuana issue

While acknowledging the strong push for change on the issue of medical marijuana in The Bahamas, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday the government will move “with all deliberate haste” to examine the controversial issue and develop a policy position. However, he stressed there is no need to rush. “The world is changing, […]

Dames: double murder ‘very unfortunate’

Minister says review underway of security protocols at govt. buildings   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday called the double murder of a man and woman as they exited the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre on Fox Hill Road “sad” and “very unfortunate”. He told Eyewitness News his ministry was reviewing a policy […]

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 […]

Two arraigned on fraud charges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Carroll Burrows, 40, and Juan Adderley, 28, were arraigned on Wednesday before Judge Kara Turnquest- Deveaux on charges of fraud. Carroll Burrows of Oxford Avenue was charged with possession of a forged document with the intent to defraud, uttering a forged document and possession of a forged document. Burrows was allegedly holding […]