Bahamian Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle accused of sexual harassment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Popular American actress and comedian Amanda Seales has accused Bahamian former National Football League (NFL) player Myron Rolle, a Florida State University Rhodes Scholar and Harvard neurosurgeon, of sexual harassment. Seales, best known for her role as Tiffany Dubois on HBO’s ‘Insecure’, spoke about her alleged experience while on the “The Breakfast […]

COP: Investigation launched to examine claims of police brutality

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of a father’s report that he was brutalized while in police custody over the weekend, Commissioner of Police (COP) Anthony Ferguson said an investigation has been launched by the Royal Bahamas Police Force to investigate such claims. Shavard Bain Sr. was taken into custody by officers of the Central […]

Father of kidnapped boy alleges he was brutalized

Files complaint with RBPF’s Complaints and Corruption Unit   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The father of 3-year-old Shavard Bain Jr. who was kidnapped on Sunday and returned the next day has made an official complaint to the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Complaints and Corruption Unit, alleging police brutality. Sharvard Bain Sr., said that while offering information […]

Symonette responds to circulated video of apprehension

Immigration dispels rumours of alleged kidnapping   NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  On the heels of two reports that shed a negative light on the Department of Immigration, Brent Symonette, the minister responsible for immigration, on Monday suggested that the public, instead of criticizing the efforts of officers, should offer their assistance when witnessing matters that may […]

Abducted child dropped off at laundromat

Incident highlights law enforcement’s failure to use Marco Alert system   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police are searching for two women who allegedly abducted three-year-old Shavard Bain on Saturday evening while he was riding his bicycle in the area of South Beach Estates. At 3:00 a.m. Sunday, police issued an all-points bulletin for Shavard Bain. By […]

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Lloyd: I made inquiries on behalf of Derek Rolle’s relative

Minister says he has no knowledge of inheritance   After a probate application revealed that Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd, in his capacity as an attorney before assuming office, made inquiries on behalf of a relative of Derek Clayton Rolle about the existence of a multi-billion-dollar inheritance, the minister said yesterday he was advised that […]

Police to crackdown on alleged strip joints

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Exactly two weeks after police arrested 12 foreign nationals who were allegedly found stripping in a number of local nightclubs Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security, confirmed Tuesday that authorities will begin clamping down on club owners who are found in violation of the perimeters of their business license. Authorities confirmed that […]