Davis: National Crime Intelligence Agency (NCIA) Bill was ‘rushed’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of parliamentarians passing the National Crime Intelligence Agency (NCIA) Bill in the Upper Chamber on Wednesday night, Opposition leader Philip Brave Davis expressed yesterday that the Bill was rushed. The National Crime Intelligence Agency (NCIA) Bill will, among other things, establish an agency that would conduct investigations to provide […]

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Rights Bahamas supports independent police investigation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Right Bahamas yesterday expressed support for Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis’ call for the government to engage an independent body to investigate last Friday’s police-involved shooting which resulted in three men being killed in a home off Eastern Road. “We have long said that the police cannot police themselves and in the […]

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DEHS workers claim they are forced to work in deplorable conditions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Scores of irate employees at the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) located on Farrington Road were up in arms on Thursday, claiming that they have been working for weeks without running water. The employees, who spoke to Eyewitness News Online on the condition of anonymity, said because there was no water, […]

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Dames: New BDOCS Commissioner has taken positive steps to bring about change

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security, Marvin Dames, on Thursday defended the appointment of Charles Murphy, the newest commissioner of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS). Earlier this month, two former BDOCS employees, Don Cleare and Bernadette Thompson-Murray, alleged in affidavits filed in the supreme court on May 10, that National Security Minister […]

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Woman robbed in front of residence, man robbed outside bar

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the men responsible for two separate armed robberies. In the first incident, according to police reports, shortly after 10:00p.m. on Wednesday, a woman was standing in front of a residence on Hill Crest Drive, Seven Hills Estate, when she […]

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FNM says ‘Cooper’s embarrassing gibberish continues’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Free National Movement (FNM) expressed on Thursday that the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP’s) ‘severe deficit in leadership can’t be demonstrated any better than the spectacle that’s revealed every time Chester Cooper opens his mouth’. Chester Cooper is the PLP’s member of parliament for the Exuma and Ragged Island constituency. He […]

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Opposition parliamentarians tour the Pointe Resort

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Opposition leader Philip Brave Davis led a team of Opposition parliamentarians on a tour of the Pointe mixed use Resort on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The seven-acre Margaritaville Resort, Marina Park, entertainment complex, shopping, dining and luxury condominium development, is located on the northern foreshore of downtown Nassau along West Bay Street. […]

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Activities for 46th independence celebrations announced

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The country is gearing up to celebrate its 46th Anniversary of Independence on July 10. As the nation prepares for the milestone, the Independence Anniversary Planning Committee on Thursday advised the public of an array of activities being scheduled to commemorate this important occasion. Chairman of the 46th Independence Anniversary Planning Committee, Mr. Mark […]

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Bahamian vocalists and Brick City Band give high-energy performance at 2019 Beijing Expo

BEIJING, CHINA — Hundreds of audience members cheered and danced as Bahamian vocalists joined with the Brick City Band for a high-energy performance on stage recently at the Guirui Theatre, during the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 (Beijing Expo), Yanqing District, The People’s Republic of China. Julien “Believe” Thompson, Freddie Munnings, Jr., and Angel Reckley got the crowd electrified […]

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35th Frank “Pancho” Rahming Primary School Championships open with greater participation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture held an opening ceremony for the 35th annual Frank “Pancho” Rahming Primary School Track and Field Championships on May 22, 2019 at the Thomas A. Robinson Sports Centre.  Athletes from over 60 primary schools throughout the country participated in a March-Past and were welcomed by […]

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