Local News


Tease photo

MP hits out at marijuana laws

BAIN and Grants Town MP Travis Robinson criticized the country’s marijuana laws Friday night and appeared to express support for some form of marijuana decriminalization.

Tease photo

ALIV employee claims Freeport call centre has mould

A disgruntled ALIV employee has complained about mould at the call centre based in Freeport, saying spores were on bags and walls in the building.

FNM to mark anniversary of 1992 victory with Grand Bahama activities

THE Free National Movement will commemorate the anniversary of its August 19, 1992 victory at the polls with several activities here on Grand Bahama, including a church service, and back to school giveaways, starting this weekend.

Tease photo

Jamaican man fined, recommended to be deported

A 27-year-old Jamaican man was fined and recommended to be deported on Friday for turning a brief visit to his mother into a two-year stay.

Tease photo

Woman denies stealing four boys

HAIR stylist De’Edra Gibson has denied allegations she stole four boys between the ages of three and eight from various places in New Providence earlier this year.

Tease photo

Restaurant opens on Grand Bahama after $3.5m investment

WITH an investment of some $3.5 million, the newly renovated Stoned Crab Restaurant at Taino Beach was officially opened on Thursday, marking the rebirth of the iconic landmark building constructed in the early 70's on Grand Bahama.

Tease photo

FNM slams Christie over 'broken promises' on BPL

THE Free National Movement slammed former prime minister Perry Christie's "empty rhetoric and broken promises" after he criticised the government’s actions amid the ongoing load shedding by Bahamas Power and Light.

Tease photo

Three arrested after firearms, ammunition found

NEW PROVIDENCE police have arrested three men who, allegedly, were discovered with illegal firearms and ammunition in their possession on Thursday evening.

Tease photo

NIB sets up serious arrears task force

THE National Insurance Board has established a Serious Arrears Task Force to go after the millions in contributions arrears which are owed to it, stressing those who do not pay what they owe may face prosecution. NIB stressed the millions which are

Plastics ban: Transition period to help business

THE six-month transition period for businesses to sell off prohibited single-use plastic bags represents efforts to provide relief to businesses who have made significant financial commitments, according to Ministry of Environment officials.In an int

Tease photo

US specialists won't have much impact, says Maynard

THE emergency fix by a US specialist team will have little impact on Bahamas Power and Light’s load shedding, according to Paul Maynard, the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union’s (BEWU) president.However, Mr Maynard acknowledged the return of an additio

Tease photo

How have the power cuts affected your life?

Load shedding from Bahamas Power and Light continues to cause misery.

Tease photo

Worker was crushed in mixer

Human negligence ultimately led to a 38-year-old man’s death last year when the cement mixing machine he tried to clean suddenly turned on and mangled his lower extremities, jurors heard yesterday.

Tease photo

Haitian Embassy: Five moved

FORMER Haitian Embassy Chargé d’Affaires François Michel yesterday confirmed his replacement will be Dorval Darlier, former minister counselor to the Nassau Embassy.

Tease photo

Record year - 'seven million visitors'

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar predicts that 2019 will feature a record-breaking seven million visitors coming to The Bahamas.