Lawyer encourages AG office to utilize plea bargains to address court backlog

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prominent Attorney Christina Galanos yesterday expressed growing concern over the building backlog of criminal cases that have yet to be tried in the Supreme Court – an issue she believes has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. “Even before COVID-19 criminal Supreme Court matters were extremely backlogged and they were not being […]

Men face murder charges

Two men were brought before a judge Friday, charged in connection with one of the country’s latest murders. Alpheaus Smith, 23, and Tevin Johnson, 22, were charged with the murder of Andrew Ferguson on August 18. The two appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson Pratt and were not required to plead. They were sent to the Bahamas […]