Audrey Wright dies

Bahamian cultural icon Audrey Wright has died. She was 68. Wright, was the wife of former foreign service officer and ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, Carlton Wright. She was a music teacher who started The Bahamas National Children’s Choir along with her sister Patricia Bazard, who passed away last year. Wright had reportedly suffered a long illness. […]

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Police investigate overnight traffic fatality

Police on New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which left a man dead late Friday night. Intelligence said that shortly after 11:00 p.m., a man was attempting to cross Tonique Williams Darling Highway in the vicinity of a business establishment when he was struck by a red Suzuki car, which was travelling in the […]

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Police investigate alleged drowning

Police on the island of Bimini are investigating an alleged drowning. According to intelligence, shortly after noon on Thursday, police were alerted of the alleged drowning of a Bahamian man, who was a crew member on board a 45 ft. fishing vessel named “Dawn Celeste”. Further investigation revealed that while diving in the waters of the Great Isaac, […]

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Governor General’s honours former Aide-de-Camp in a moment of silence

Award winners, guests, staff, members of the armed forces and Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Chancellor and Governor General, honoured the life of slain Inspector Carlis Blatch, former Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General, with a moment of silence during a Queen’s Honours Investiture on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Inspector Blatch was fatally wounded Wednesday, September […]

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2 dead in freak traffic accident with marine

A bizarre traffic accident claimed the life of two Bahamians early Sunday morning. Conflicting reports from police and eyewitnesses on the scene have surfaced in the aftermath. Shortly after midnight Sunday – what some might suggest was a freak accident – occurred on Marathon Road just north of the Mall at Marathon. A female driver, […]

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PM: Prepared to go to ‘bounds of hell’ to find cop killer

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis told media that enough is enough. Just one day after the Governor General’s Aide de Camp Carlis Blatch was killed in front of his daughter, Dr. Minnis told media that no stone will be left unturned in the quest to find the man responsible for the shooting death of Blatch. […]

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Manhunt for cop killer continues

Slain cop’s family, friends speak out Police are still looking for the man responsible for the shooting death of Inspector Carlis Blatch who was gunned down Wednesday afternoon just steps away from the front entrance of H.O. Nash Junior School. Friends and colleagues of the slain officer remember him as an upstanding professional. Sonny Miller, […]

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Island-wide man hunt for cop killer

The Ministry of National Security last night confirmed that an island-wide manhunt is underway for the gunman in Wednesday’s murder of Inspector Carlis Blatch. Ministry officials said: “We are appealing to the public to come forward with any information they may have, no matter how small it may be, to help us in solving this horrific murder. […]

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