AFFIRMED: Appellate court upholds 55 year sentence of man convicted of killing pregnant school teacher

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —The Court of Appeal has affirmed the conviction and 55-year prison sentence of a man found guilty of the brutal 2016 murder of a pregnant school teacher.  The appellate court has refused the application by Alister Williams for an extension of time in which to appeal his convictions for murder and robbery. Williams was […]

Two in custody after police officer shot in the face

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Police have two men in custody following an early morning shooting which left a 31-year-old police officer in hospital with a gunshot wound to the face. According to reports, around 12:30 am this morning, officers attached to “Operation Ceasefire” were on routine patrol on Robinson Road east of East Street when they observed […]

Hotels eyeing “robust” occupancies for Easter holiday weekend

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Local resorts are forecasting “robust” occupancies this upcoming Easter holiday weekend, according to Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) President Robert ‘Sandy’ Sands, with this year’s CARIFTA Games also contributing to the high demand for hotel room inventory on New Providence.  The 50th CARIFTA Games is scheduled for April 8-10 at the Thomas A. […]

ORG founder Robert Myers steps down as Chairman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG) has announced that businessman Robert Myers has stepped down as Chair of the Board after almost eight years of leading the organization. Myers, one of ORG’s founders, played a crucial role in establishing ORG’s non-partisan mission and driving its growth to become a leading voice for […]