Henfield breaks his silence

While a handful of Bahamian activists have taken the lead in protesting a number of controversial issues currently plaguing government, many have questioned why vocal We March Bahamas activist turned Senator, Raynard Henfield, has chosen to remain silent. That question was answered via a six-paragraph statement published on Henfield’s personal Facebook page Sunday. Henfield confirmed […]

Newlyweds go to jail

A 46-year-old man pleaded with the court on Friday to “let his wife go” moments after they were both charged in connection with the discovery of $20,000 worth of marijuana. The newlyweds, who appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain, were charged with possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply. According to reports, […]

Hanna-Martin: ‘We need more voices of women’

Scores of teenaged girls were encouraged by Member of Parliament for Englerston Glenys Hanna-Martin on Friday, to show up in all categories of life as the best version of themselves to make a difference. Hanna-Martin’s words came at the 14th annual Girls Leadership Conference hosted by Strengthening, transforming, restoring, affirming young women (S.T.R.A.W.) Incorporated Centre […]

Unjust firing

The recent firing of Water and Sewerage Corporation (WS&C) former General Manager Glen Laville is not sitting well with the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). In a statement issued Thursday, PLP Leader Philip Brave Davis shared his concerns for Laville’s abrupt dismissal and encouraged the current Minister of Works and W&SC Chairman to “re-examine this matter”. […]

FIRED!

W&SC GM is Out The general manager of the state-run Water & Sewerage Corporation (W&SC) has been fired, Eyewitness News Online can confirm. The immediate dismissal of Glenn Laville comes a week after a damaging Ernst and Young (EY) audit on the water corporation was tabled in Parliament by W&SC Chairman Adrian Gibson, during the […]

We outnumber y’all

A mob of public school teachers rallied alongside union President Belinda Wilson outside the Bahamas Union Teacher’s (BUT) headquarters Wednesday morning, demanding respect for what the teachers say are their constitutional rights. “We out number Y’all,” were the words Wilson shouted to over 200 teachers while standing atop the hood of a car. She said […]