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 […]

Lady Maynard, pastor Ed Allen die

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Zoe, Lady Maynard, the wife of the late former Deputy Prime Minister, under the Progressive Liberal Party administration, Sir Clement Maynard, died on Monday. A statement released yesterday by Maynard’s daughter,  Allyson Maynard-Gibson, QC, outlined that her mother died peacefully at her home on Monday morning. “We are fortunate to have had wonderful […]

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 […]

Two confirmed cases of Influenza; one patient dies

200-650 annual cases in The Bahamas   One of two laboratory-confirmed Influenza patients died last week, according to Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands, who urged Bahamians to get vaccinated as health officials continue to monitor cases of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu. Sands did not provide details on the patient who […]

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Eyewitness special: A timeline review of recent plane crash

With Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis pledging to probe the protocols and procedures, and the agencies involved in the search and rescue efforts for missing pilot Byron Ferguson, 34, and the Piper Aztec plane he went down in on November 8, Eyewitness News has outlined a comprehensive timeline of events since the incident, which among […]

Bradley Roberts laid to rest

Former Cabinet Minister and Parliamentarian, Bradley Bernard Emmanuel Roberts was laid to rest in an Official Ceremony on Friday at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Street.  Paying respects were family members, friends, colleagues, former constituents and government officials. In attendance were Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Prime Minister Hubert A. Minnis, and Leader […]

Young boy killed in Eleuthera blaze

Fire investigators from the capital are on Eleuthera trying to piece together their investigations following a deadly fire Monday night which claimed the life of a five-year-old boy, Superintendent Walter Evans, Director of Fire Services revealed. Police reports indicate that shortly after 9:00 p.m. Monday, Eleuthera division officers were called to the settlement of Green […]