Stats on shanty towns revealed as eviction deadline nears

Shanty town residents in New Providence, most of whom are of Haitian decent, expressed anxiety and hopelessness Wednesday, as they spoke to Eyewitness News about their plight to find new homes before the end of July. Many refused to speak on camera out of fear of deportation, but the ones who did said, they will […]

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Fear grips community

Residents of the St. Barnabas community Wednesday expressed their growing concern about the recent sexual assault reports involving two female children. According to Police Superintendent Mark Barrett, officers conducted a walkabout in the area shortly after releasing a sketch of the alleged perpetrator. Barrett, who spoke with Eyewitness News yesterday explained, that his unit is using a […]

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Inner city laments lack of running water

The Minnis administration has pledged to outfit over-the-hill communities with indoor plumbing and bathroom facilities by 2025. While the move has received overwhelming support from members of both the opposition and government, it seems as there are some who live in the inner city who do not like the idea. Eyewitness News toured the inner […]

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Port of Nassau gets $15 million tug boats in commissioning ceremony

Two new tug boats – Samson and Rose – valued at $15 million, were commissioned at Prince George Wharf Monday. The acquisition is said to be as a result of a public-private partnership (PPP) between the government and Tug Services Limited. According to Transport Minister Frankie Campbell, the government will spend some $4 million annually to […]

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Environmentalists happy with single use plastic ban

Local environmentalists are signing the Minnis administration high praises for “keeping up” with the global trend of banning plastics imports to the country. Environmentalist and ReEarth Executive Director Sam Duncombe told Eyewitness News recently, that people should be more proactive and take initiative with saving the environment and ultimately their health. “I am very, very […]