PM signs book of condolence

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis on Thursday signed the book of condolence as he paid his respects to former parliamentarian, the late Earl Thompson, Sr., at the House of Assembly. He was followed by Cabinet members and other officials from all sectors of the community. Thompson’s state-recognized funeral will be held today at St. Francis Xavier […]

Gov’t. to tighten grip on commercial boating operators

Minister of Transport Renward Wells expressed Tuesday that a stronger grip will be placed on commercial boating operators in the wake of a damaging report released earlier this week. The report revealed that the tragic boating accident involving Four C’s Adventures was not properly inspected nor regulated by the relevant authorities within the Port Department […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]