10-year-old succumbs to shooting injuries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 10-year-old girl who was shot during a drive-by shooting last week has passed away in hospital this morning, according to police. Lorencia Simmons Walkes was among a group of people hanging out in front of a home at Belville Close off Iguana Way on May 29. According to reports, three men […]

Former Bahamasair minister calls for explanation on recent delays

Progressive Liberal Party Leader (PLP) Phillip Davis called on the minister with responsibility for Bahamasair Dionisio D’Aguilar to explain what led to the breakdown of services at the national flag carrier this past weekend. Company officials earlier cited electrical issues with one of the state-run company’s jets, which left flights backed up for hours and […]

Bahamas learns Nations League opponents

The Bahamas men’s national soccer team learned its opponents for the first edition of the 2018-19 CONCACAF Nations League over the weekend. The Bahamas plays its first game in September against Belize in September, Antigua and Barbuda in October, Anguilla in November and then Dominica in March 2019. The League comes to a close with […]

Isnord, Tigers win seventh state title

Wilkenson Isnord and the Pompano Beach Blanche Ely High School Tigers got off to a slow start but ramped up its pace on its way to the Class 8A state championship in the FHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals on Saturday at the RP Funding Center. Isnord made his presence felt early on the inside and finished the […]

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence. “Im going to be a professional school shooter,” a YouTube user with the screen name “Nikolas Cruz” posted in […]

Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Just before the shooting broke out, some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School thought they were having another fire drill. Such an exercise had forced them to leave their classrooms hours earlier. So when the alarm went off Wednesday afternoon shortly before they were to be dismissed, they once again […]

‘Flooorida’ goes to jail

Twenty-one-year-old Handerea Rolle, who become a Bahamian Internet sensation in recent weeks, was hauled before the courts today on drug charges regarding yesterday’s seizure of 1 ¾ pounds of marijuana. Rolle’s snap chat video went viral two weeks ago and she made the now famous comment ” “Broke people shop Miami and I shop in […]