Obituaries

Minister 'Confident Overseers of Resolve Will Maximize Collection'
Minister 'Confident Overseers of Resolve Will Maximize Collection'

December 17, 2014

The Minister of State for Finance, the Hon. Michael Halkitis expressed his confidence and optimism in the success of Bahamas Resolve Ltd., the government’s response to debt collection for delinquent accounts at the Bank of The Bahamas...

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US Visitor Killed In Traffic Accident
US Visitor Killed In Traffic Accident

February 05, 2013

A traffic accident in Eleuthera has left a male visitor from the United States dead.

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Funeral Service For Eddie Darville

January 28, 2013

Funeral services will be held for Eddison Emmanuel Darville, 71, who died suddenly at his Eastern Road home on Thursday afternoon, at 10am Wednesday at St Anne's Anglican Church, Fox Hill. Interment will follow in St Anne's Cemetery.

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Tributes To Peggy Hall
Tributes To Peggy Hall

January 15, 2013

Margaret "Peggy" Hall, businesswoman, park warden, conservationist, and boating enthusiast died peacefully at her home in Georgetown, Great Exuma, on January 3, 2013, in her 90th year.

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Family Remembers Man Killed On Road Work Project

January 15, 2013

Renardo 'Tyson' Miller, 26, who was killed in an accident on the Airport Gateway Project on Friday, visited his mother's house off Carmichael Road almost every other day before he died, said mourning relatives who gathered at that house after identifying his body at the Rand Morgue yesterday.

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Officials Stumped Over Men's Deaths
Officials Stumped Over Men's Deaths

January 09, 2013

Officials yesterday admitted they were stumped over what could have led to the death of two men discovered floating in waters between North Andros and Lyford Cay.

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PM Sends Condolences After MP's Husband Dies
PM Sends Condolences After MP's Husband Dies

January 08, 2013

Prime Minister Perry Christie extended condolences to Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin after her ex-husband's body was found in an abandoned building in eastern New Providence over the weekend.

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Hanna-Martin 'Coping Well' After Husband's Tragic Death

January 08, 2013

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin is coping as best she can after the passing of her husband Leon 'Onni' Martin on Saturday.

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Apparent Suicide Of Minister's Husband

January 07, 2013

The husband of Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin was found dead with a rope around his neck on Saturday in what police believe was a suicide.

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MP's Husband Found Hanged
MP's Husband Found Hanged

January 07, 2013

Authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a man who was found hanging from an abandoned building at eastern New Providence over the weekend.

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(Funeral photos) Remembering John Martin

January 06, 2013

The Freeport News: A community man. A business man. A kind hearted man and would-be politician. These are some of the words used to describe John Martin, 61, who recently passed away.

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Body Of Politician John Martin Flown To Freeport
Body Of Politician John Martin Flown To Freeport

January 03, 2013

The body of politician John Martin, who died last week, arrived in Freeport yesterday afternoon.

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Family Mourns Loss Of Daughter Who Died In Traffic Accident
Family Mourns Loss Of Daughter Who Died In Traffic Accident

December 18, 2012

Rishawn Smith, 23, who was killed in an early morning accident at Spikenard and Carmichael Roads on Sunday, visited her grandmother's house on Bellot Road almost every day before she died, said grief-stricken relatives who gathered at that same house after identifying her body at the Rand Morgue yesterday.

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Woman, 23, Killed In Car Crash

December 17, 2012

A 23-year-old woman died and two men were injured in an early morning car accident at Spikenard and Carmichael Roads yesterday, police said.
Police said the two-car collision occurred at 3:25 a.m.

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Teachers, Students Mourn Girl Killed In Traffic Accident

December 11, 2012

H.O. Nash Junior High School Principal Cheryl Samuels said she had a strange sense of foreboding on Friday afternoon, but didn't understand why she felt so troubled, until she got the news that one of her students had been killed in a traffic accident.

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Family Anger At Detention Death

December 07, 2012

A distraught family from Atlanta, Georgia is threatening to sue the government for the death of a beloved relative, who was denied his prescription drugs at the detention centre.

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Prime Minister Christie Remembers Thomas A 'Tommy' Robinson

December 07, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas -- Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addressed the capacity crowd in Christ Church Cathedral December 5, about the life and death of sports icon, Thomas Augustus Robinson, M.B.E. Mr. Robinson died November 25 at the age of 74.   The State Recognised Funeral was held at Christ Church Cathedral with Archbishop Laish Boyd as the Chief Celebrant in the home going mass. Interment was in the Robinson Family Plot in the Eastern Cemetery.  

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Stately Burial For Thomas A. Robinson
Stately Burial For Thomas A. Robinson

December 06, 2012

Quite a number of sporting enthusiasts, including past and present athletes, coaches and administrators, showed up yesterday to pay their respects to legendary Bahamian Thomas A. Robinson.

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PM Pays Tribute To Sporting Legend Thomas A Robinson
PM Pays Tribute To Sporting Legend Thomas A Robinson

December 06, 2012

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday remembered the late Thomas A Robinson as a world renowned track star whose "larger than life" legacy is expected to linger on throughout Bahamian history.

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The Great Thomas A. Robinson To Be Buried Today
The Great Thomas A. Robinson To Be Buried Today

December 05, 2012

Arguably the greatest sporting icon in the history of Bahamian athletics will be laid to rest today, following a state recognized funeral at Christ Church Cathedral. Thomas Augustus Robinson, who passed away last week Sunday at the age of 74 after a lengthy battle with stomach cancer, certainly paved the way for thousands of young Bahamian athletes to excel on the road to success.

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