Monsignor Preston Moss laid to rest

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Catholic community gathered yesterday at Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral to mourn the death of veteran priest Monsignor Preston Moss who served the church for more than 50 years. Among the congregation were notable figures such as Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, as well as former and present parliamentarians paying their last […]

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Man murdered on Mackey Street while buying a drink

Incident pushes count to 18   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Another brazen daylight shooting on Tuesday marked the country’s 18th murder for the year, according to Eyewitness News Online records. According to police, this latest shooting took place shortly after 11:00 a.m. yesterday while the victim was buying a drink from a business on Mackey Street. […]

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Man killed in double shooting in Fox Hill

16 murders recorded for 2019   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was shot and killed and another injured as a result of a drive-by shooting in Fox Hill, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said yesterday. Speaking to reporters at the scene, Cash said another man was shot in the leg during the incident and transported to hospital. […]

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Man found dead on GB service road

Victim’s sister grapples with loss   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was found dead on a service road off Pioneers Way near Coral Road in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Saturday, authorities reported yesterday. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Samuel Butler, police were investigating the death as a homicide. He told Eyewitness News Online […]

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African family wants govt. to hold off on cremation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family of South African cruise ship employee Nabalue Bhengu, who died in New Providence last month from tuberculosis is hoping that the government will hold off on having the body cremated and allow the family to have an official viewing first. “There has been so much drama from all sides – […]

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Suicide rocks community

A quaint community in eastern New Providence is faced with coming to grips with a late-night suicide which claimed the life of a 41-year-old father who allegedly hung himself on Wednesday; according to sources. Unconfirmed reports from a neighbour of the deceased indicated that the male victim is believed to be Dimaggio Darrell, a 1995 […]

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Family of African cruise ship employee “heartbroken” there is no burial

Cousin expresses frustration with lengthy process to view body   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family of South African cruise ship employee, Nobuhle Ntombenhle Bhengu, are struggling to come to grips with the fact that they will not be able to have a proper burial for their loved one. Bhengu, an employee of the Mediterranean Shipping […]

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Monsignor Preston Moss, dead at 79

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Catholic community is mourning the loss of 79-year-old Monsignor Preston Moss, who died on Monday at his Lakeview Drive residence after losing his battle with stomach cancer. Monsignor Moss was ordained to the priesthood at the age of 25, serving more than 38 years as Vicar General of the local Archdiocese, […]

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MOF: South African ship worker to be cremated, not repatriated

Foreign Affairs says body could not be repatriated for public health reasons   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday that it was deeply saddened by the death of South African Nobuhle Ntombenhle Bhengu, who reportedly died a month ago while working on a cruise ship within The Bahamas, but noted it […]

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1 shot dead, 3 injured In Yellow Elder drive-by

A late night shooting incident in Yellow Elder Wednesday pushed the country’s murder count up another notch and has left three persons hospitalized, authorities confirmed. According to Solomon Cash, Chief Superintendent, Head of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) three males and one female were shot during the incident which unfolded on Lightbourne Avenue. “Shortly after […]