Man gunned down outside his Pinewood Gardens home overnight

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Police are investigating an overnight shooting which left a 44-year-old man dead.  According to initial reports, sometime around 9:09 p.m. the police were alerted by Spot Shotter Technology of gunshots being discharged on Acasia Avenue, Pinewood Gardens.  The victim was reportedly standing outside his residence with another man and a woman when the […]

“VISIONARY”: Wilchcombe remembered as spirited two-time tourism minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tourism stakeholders yesterday hailed former Cabinet Minster Obie Wilchombe as a “visionary” who played a key role in several pivotal private sector developments within the local tourism sector.  Wilchcombe, the Member of Parliament for West End and Bimini, was confirmed dead yesterday, sending shockwaves across the political landscape. Wilchcombe also served twice […]

DPM to lead trade mission to Qatar

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper will lead a team from his ministry, along with a tourism delegation and other government officials, on a trade mission to West Asia to solidify aviation development and tourism agreements. The Ministry says this trip is the latest measure in pursuit […]

Local business owner takes aircraft ownership dispute with FTX to US bankruptcy court

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A prominent Bahamian businessman and charter flight operator is seeking a US bankruptcy court ruling that clarifies the ownership status of two aircraft acquired through financing from FTX via a ‘handshake’ agreement with its embattled founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Island Air Capital (IAC), owned by Paul Aranha, has filed for relief from the […]

New Mexican restaurant shines in its opening days

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A vibrant selection of cocktails, invigorating ceviches, and world-class tacos have made their debut at Salsa Mexican Bar & Grill, a newly launched Mexican restaurant in downtown Nassau. Situated on the waterfront within the Elizabeth on Bay Plaza, the establishment’s proprietors hope to satisfy the demand for an authentic Mexican dining experience […]