Cabinet green lights MARCO Alert system

U.S. firm engage to rollout system platform National Security Minister Marvin Dames confirmed to Eyewitness News Online that Cabinet has approved the purchase of software necessary to full implement the restructured Mandatory Action Rescuing Children Operation (MARCO) Alert system. The program is designed to act similarly to the Amber Alert system in the United States. […]

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Police seeking the public’s help in locating missing female

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 37-year-old Charmaine Dean of Hampton Street. Police said Dean was reported missing by family members on Tuesday. Dean is described as being 6 feet 2 inches tall, of medium build with dark brown complexion. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Charmiane Dean is asked to […]

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Family’s search for missing man continues as court dismisses application

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – It appears as if the family’s efforts to locate Marvin Pratt, a man reported missing since December 6, 2018, remain futile as Justice Andrew Forbes on Thursday dismissed the Habeas Corpus application that was filed in the supreme court by the attorney representing Pratt’s family. The family was represented by Crispin Hall […]

Bishop Hall calls on govt. to move with haste to implement Marco Alert

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following a slew of alleged child abductions over the past few weeks, and weekend reports of a child that had been abandoned in an old building on Market Street, Bishop Simeon Hall on Monday urged the government to mo In an interview with Eyewitness News, Hall said that he understands that the […]

Mother recounts terrifying ordeal of son’s alleged abduction

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – It was a terrifying 45 minutes for a 23-year-old mother of five who said she was inside cooking dinner on Wednesday when she was told that her son was kidnapped while playing basketball just a foot away from their home. As of today, police are still searching for a woman who allegedly […]

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Child doctor: Bahamians must take abductions more seriously

Says latest abductions are an “awakening”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite the alleged abduction of two children within the span of two weeks,  Clinical Director of the Caribbean Center for Child Development in The Bahamas, Dr. Michelle Major, on Wednesday suggested that child abduction in The Bahamas is not taken as seriously as it should […]