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US fugitive caught in Nassau nightclub

AN American wanted in the United States for multiple murder investigations and other alleged offences, was captured at a nightclub in New Providence on Saturday, according to local police.

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Water chief sues for unfair sacking

Former Water and Sewerage Corporation’s general manager Glen Laville has filed a lawsuit against the corporation alleging unfair dismissal, Attorney General Carl Bethel confirmed yesterday.

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Nurses hold to strike threat

DESPITE the Public Hospitals Authority’s decision to indefinitely defer its new shift system implementation for nurses, Bahamas Nurses Union president Amancha Williams said yesterday the union remains firmly committed to taking industrial action.

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Break in at Royal Bank of Canada in Freeport

THE Royal Bank of Canada in Freeport was broken into by culprits who shattered the large glass window gaining access into the bank early Friday morning.

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PM: High energy costs stifling industries

HIGH energy costs and a lack of efficiency in the sector continues to stifle major segments of critically important and budding industries, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Post office 'relocated to Town Centre Mall by January 1, 2019'

THE relocation of the general post office to the Town Centre Mall is now expected to be completed by January 1, 2019 and on budget, Transport Minister Renward Wells has revealed.

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Six held after illegal firearms discovered

SIX men are in police custody and five illegal firearms have been taken from the streets after separate incidents in New Providence and Berry Islands Thursday.

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Pop-up farmer's markets bring in more than $250,000

BAHAMAS Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Executive Chairman Michael Foulkes announced Friday pop-up farmer’s markets around the capital have brought in more than $250,000 in revenue this year.

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Gambier Primary School students encouraged to 'be a hero'

ENVIRONMENT Minister Romauld Ferreira continued his “Be a Hero” campaign Friday at Gambier Primary School.

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Inmates graduate from training

A ceremony was held yesterday at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services in honour of the first cohort of inmates to graduate from a training and certification programme at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).

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PM: Public’s not afraid any more

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is convinced Bahamians are no longer fearful of crime under his administration as was the case in years past, adding yesterday he was pleased with the accomplishments authorities have achieved in a short timeframe.

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Cameras broken at murder scene

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday law enforcement will “go vigorously” after those responsible for the two double homicides that occurred in the capital this week.  As Monday’s shooting occurred at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, Mr Dames also said he is working with a team to create a “robust policy” to improve security at “all government properties”.

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US court orders visa scam mum deported

A BAHAMIAN mother of four, who was caught up in the FBI’s two-year undercover operation into US visa fraud in Nassau, was sentenced to time served and deportation in a federal court yesterday.

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Doctors call a halt and do deal

SENIOR public doctors ended their industrial action yesterday after signing an agreement-in-principle that boosts their terms of employment.

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Four deny owning drugs with intent to supply

THREE women and one man pleaded not guilty to possession of a quantity of Indian hemp with intent to supply yesterday.

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