Cyclist killed in hit-and-run accident

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a man believed to be in his late 60s early this morning. Assistant Superintendent Audley Peters said the traffic accident took place at Coral Harbor Road north shortly after 7am. The man’s body was found lying on the ground with injuries […]

Bahamas has highest rate of imprisonment in regional IDB study

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  — A recent Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report has revealed that The Bahamas has the highest rate of imprisonment per capita when compared to other countries in the Caribbean. The report, which was released this month, examines survey data collected from 3,528 inmates in six Caribbean countries: The Bahamas (2016), Barbados (2018), Guyana […]

RBDF commissions Bridge simulator

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Royal Bahamas Defence Force officially dedicated the Ship’s Bridge Simulator during a brief ceremony at the Coral Harbour base on Thursday. The equipment was built as a part of the 232 million-dollar Sandy Bottom Project that was signed in 2014, and will enhance the force’s seagoing operations. “It allows for the […]

Prison inmate accounts vulnerable to illegal activity

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Auditor General’s report has recommended that the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services implement a cap on the amount of money that can be deposited on an inmate’s account. The report, which was tabled in Parliament last week, outlines key findings into the operations of the facility for the period July 1, […]