AG: Bahamas supports abolishing ‘blacklists’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas staunchly supports the abolition of so-called ‘blacklists’ in international tax policy compliance, with Attorney General Ryan Pinder noting their lack of objectivity and fairness and their devastating impact on the economies of small developing states. Pinder, while addressing the 6th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee to Draft Terms of […]

SPACE TOURISM: Ministry of Tourism, Investments and Aviation signs historic agreement with SpaceX

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — The Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (MOTIA) has announced it has successfully negotiated and executed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.), marking a significant leap for The Bahamas into the realm of space tourism. The LOA establishes a strategic collaboration that positions The Bahamas as a […]

Bahamian NBA star Buddy Hield receives his official appointment as Ambassador at Large for The Bahamas

    NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bahamian NBA star Buddy Hield has been presented with his credentials, as the newly appointed Ambassador at Large, by Prime Minister Hon. Philip Edward Davis during a ceremony at the Office of the Prime Minister this morning. Ambassador Hield was drafted to the NBA in 2016 and since entering the league he […]

NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE: Local fisherman lives to tell of near death experience in Nassau Harbour

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Ernest Miller, a 63-year-old local fisherman, told Eyewitness News exclusively Wednesday afternoon, that he is thankful to be alive after a tour operator allegedly ran over him in the Nassau Harbour. “He eject me like a plane,” Miller exclaimed. In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Miller said it was the screams […]

King’s College School, The Bahamas breaks ground on $13 million beach front boarding housing

 NASSAU, BAHAMAS- King’s College School, The Bahamas, is set to break ground on a multi-million dollar, one-of-a-kind beachfront boarding house. A part of the Inspired Education Group, the leading global group of premium schools, King’s College School’s purpose-built boarding house is opening in September 2025 and promises to offer students an unparalleled learning environment.  King’s College […]

Police officer struck during routine traffic stop has died

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Thirty-three-year-old Inspector Tomas McIntosh of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, who was critically injured during a routine traffic stop on January 31, 2024, was removed from life support today at Doctor’s Hospital ahead of an Organ Procurement Procedure. The healthy organs harvested from Inspector McIntosh today will be donated to those in need. […]

TRADE: Buddy Hield traded to the Philidelphia 76ers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bahamian basketball star Buddy Hield ( @buddylove ) has been traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Indiana Pacers reportedly traded Buddy Hield to the 76ers for Marcus Morris, Furkan Korkmaz and three second-round picks, according to ESPN sources. The Grand Bahama Native was drafted back in 2016, sixth overall. This will be his fourth NBA […]

Police seize weapons, ammunition, and ecstasy in separate incidents on New Providence and Grand Bahama.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Police confiscated a number of weapons, ammunition, suspected marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy during three separate incidents between New Providence and Grand Bahama on February 7, 2024. In the first incident, which occurred in New Providence around 5:40 p.m., officers, acting on information, executed a search warrant on a home situated in the area of […]

Government to introduce new boat registration fees March 1; stakeholders await the details

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government yesterday announced that it intends to implement new reduced boat registration fees with effect from March 1, with the head of the National Fisheries Association noting that stakeholders would have to wait and see the extent of those fee reductions. The Ministry of Energy and Transport said in a statement […]

Police arrest three foreign nationals for weapon and drug possession

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A 36-year-old male, from Westmoreland Jamaica, along with a 25-year-old Canadian male and a 28 year-old Canadian female was taken into custody after they were found in possession of a pistol with ammunition and a quantity of suspected marijuana. Preliminary reports indicate that shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, police […]

Opposition abstains from vote on Bail Act amendments

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS- All Free National Movement Opposition members abstained their votes on amendments to the Bail Act Wednesday morning. The Act was tabled by Prime Minister Philip Davis last week who charged that it would revoke bail for repeat offenders. He explained that it does not prevent one from reapplying for bail and that the […]