NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police in North Andros are investigating a break-in at the Customs Department that was discovered on Friday morning. Superintendent James Moss told Eyewitness News that investigations are ongoing and it is still unclear what was stolen from the office. Moss also could not indicate whether there was any forced entry into the […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents in Andros have begun utilizing a free barge and ferry service between Fresh Creek and Central Andros after the Fresh Creek Bridge sustained “severe damage” and was deemed unsafe. Central Andros island administrator Glenn Lightbourne told Eyewitness News yesterday that the barge has been operating since Monday from 7am to 7.30pm, […]
Govt has not reviewed or approved a multimillion-dollar proposal for aragonite mining and trade zone NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday assured that the government will not approve a free trade zone in Andros and insisted his administration will not sell vast tracks of Bahamian land. Minnis comments come amidst growing public […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS – North Andros health facilities have been braced for possible coronavirus cases, said the island’s administrator Joseph Ferguson yesterday. “The clinic continues to open daily and are doing their regular duties,” Ferguson said in an interview with Eyewitness News. “They’ve identified places for persons who need to be quarantined. “We’ve located two areas […]
Some 200 Central Andros residents seek unemployment benefits amidst resorts closures Students don’t have access to wifi or devices NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is expected to meet with Family Island administrators over teleconference today to discuss protocols on the islands to manage the spread of the coronavirus. The meetings follow up […]
Fishermen in Andros believe they have stumbled upon parts of a plane that went down off the island’s shores last month killing all six persons on board. While a video of the discovery has gone viral on social media, Dionisio D’Aguilar, the minister with responsibility for the aviation sector said they must first determine the […]
Update: Central Andros Administrator, Glen Lightbourne, this afternoon confirmed that vital debris from the crash including flight documentation has been recovered. Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Tellis Bethell has also confirmed that defense force divers along with local fisherman retrieved body parts along with debris from the plane.
The North Andros community has been devastated after six of their own perished in a plane crash sometime Wednesday morning. According to Eyewitness News sources, the flight on a small Aztec aircraft, which left North Andros Airport with one pilot and five passengers, including one minor, attempted to make what is believed to have been […]