Man found dead behind preschool

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was found dead following a shooting incident behind a preschool on Marmalade Close early this morning. Responding officers arrived at the scene shortly after 9am. According to Police Press Liaison ASP Audley Peters, officers found the victim lying on the ground with gunshot wounds about his body. He was pronounced […]

Man shot in head on Grand Bahama

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot and killed on East Sunrise Highway, Grand Bahama, shortly after 8.30pm on Sunday, police said. According to reports, a gunman approached the victim while he was standing at the entrance of Island Luck Web Café. Police said the assailant shot the victim “in the head” and fled on foot. […]

Man killed in drive-by shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was killed in a drive-by shooting on Mall Drive off Soldier Road last night, police reported today. According to the report, two men were sitting in a vehicle in front of a residence in the area around 7pm when the occupant of a “small vehicle” approached and fired in their […]

Media professional loses battle with COVID-19

COVID-19 still here despite relaxation of measures NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Valentino Obainyear, cameraman for the Parliamentary Channel, lost his battle with the coronavirus on Thursday. In a video message to loved ones, Obainyear offered thanks to all those who continued to keep him in their prayers and look out for him. “COVID ain’t easy, it […]

Man shot and killed in Nassau Village

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man believed to be in his mid-20s was gunned down shortly after 8pm yesterday on Forbes Street, Nassau Village, according to reports. Police said a small vehicle was “combing” the area and stopped at the intersection of Forbes Street and Lawson Avenue. Preliminary investigations revealed that a man exited the vehicle […]

Law enforcement agencies retooling crime strategies for storm-hit islands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that law enforcement agencies are adjusting their crime-fighting strategies in order to better address the concerns of residents on Abaco. Dames, along with Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Raymond King, visited Abaco on Sunday where they toured the […]

CPSA: “No more space for COVID-19 positive persons”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Consultant Physician Staff Association (CPSA) yesterday warned the country’s main healthcare facilities had reached capacity for COVID-19 positive patients as it called for a “zero-tolerance” approach to those who did not comply with public health measures. In a statement, the association said it hoped lessons were learned from the previous reopening […]

Three COVID-19 deaths, 24 new cases

Cases surge past 500 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Health officials have confirmed three additional coronavirus related deaths and 24 new confirmed cases as of today. According to the Ministry of Health, three more people were also admitted to hospital. No details on the deaths have been released, however health officials said more information will be provided […]

Dorian burials delayed before COVID-19

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the government anticipates another delay of the burials of unclaimed Dorian victims due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), some Abaco residents insist it’s six months too late. Earlier this month, officials indicated that a national service would be held to bury the remains of 50 Hurricane Dorian victims still […]

Man killed hours ahead of emergency partial shutdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was shot and killed while standing outside a home in Stapledon Gardens just hours before a nationwide partial shutdown came into force, police said. According to reports, three men were gathered on Albatross Road shortly after 3am when a silver vehicle pulled up. Police said a man exited the vehicle […]