‘Crime down’ reports doesn’t sit well with residents

While crime has reportedly decreased by more than 20 per cent over the last year, residents in “high crime” areas say they feel much differently about the statistics. Residents of Pinewood and Nassau Village told Eyewitness News yesterday they “don’t feel safe” in their homes, despite the low crime statistics recently reported by police. When […]

Bell sounds off

Former Natl. Security Min. calls police manpower audit an attack on Greenslade Former Minister of State for National Security Keith Bell said the recently tabled manpower audit on the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) was an attack on former Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade. The audit tabled by National Security Minister Marvin Dames Wednesday, highlighted a […]

Opposition revisits request for select committee for Oban

Englerston Member of Parliament (MP) Glenys Hanna-Martin suggested yesterday that the government is delaying the appointment of a select committee on the Oban Energies deal for East End, Grand Bahama. Before the House was adjourned Wednesday afternoon, leader of the Opposition Phillip Davis questioned House Speaker Halson Moultrie on when the committee would be able to carry […]

Nomination day for hotel union

President of The Bahamas Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) Nicole Martin said Tuesday that she’s leaving behind a relatively clean slate for the union’s next president. ‘When I became president, things were in complete chaos,” Martin said as members looking to be elected to the executive team nominated yesterday. “I’ve been in more court sessions […]

Oban disses PLP

Oban Energies officials cried shame on Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Phillip Brave Davis who suggested last night that government had an interest in the Oban development- the proposed $5.5 billion oil refinery and storage facility in East Grand Bahama. During a special meeting held at the PLP headquarters to grade the Free National Movement […]