Accident/Emergency

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting

May 21, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is following the news of the shooting incident at the Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, just outside of Houston.

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Man shot dead on South Beach Drive

May 21, 2018

Police are investigating the nation's latest murder after a man was shot dead on Monday morning.

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Airplane Crash in Cuba, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Notice
Airplane Crash in Cuba, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Notice

May 20, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is following the news about the airplane crash in Cuba, where it was reported that some 100 persons have died and three have survived. Contact has been made with The Bahamas Embassy in Havana and there are no known Bahamian casualties.

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12 Year Old Bitten By A Shark
12 Year Old Bitten By A Shark

April 09, 2018

A 12-year-old boy on vacation in South Florida was left bloody and bruised after he was bitten by a shark during a visit to the Bahamas.

Shane McConnell, who traveled to the U.S. from Scotland with his family, shared the ordeal with 7News on Saturday from Fort Lauderdale.

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Three dead in separate car crashes
Three dead in separate car crashes

March 26, 2018

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding two separate traffic accidents in New Providence and Abaco that have left a man and two young women dead and several others in hospital in serious condition...

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Michigan Man Swept Away by Giant Wave in Bahamas After Asking for Permission to Marry Girlfriend

March 13, 2018

A young man from Michigan had just asked his girlfriend's family for permission to marry her when he was swept away by a giant wave in the Bahamas...

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Man sets himself on fire
Man sets himself on fire

March 02, 2018

A man set himself on fire in Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera, on Thursday night, police said. Chief Superintendent Stephen Adderley said the victim, believed to be in his mid-30s, was having "domestic issues". The victim was in the parking lot of a laundromat talking to his...

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'fleeing' driver in second fatal crash
'fleeing' driver in second fatal crash

February 27, 2018

A man was killed yesterday when a woman suspected of fleeing the scene of an earlier car crash collided into his vehicle...

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Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives

February 19, 2018

Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news...

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NIB Registration and Contribution Status Letters
NIB Registration and Contribution Status Letters

February 02, 2018

As a part of the government’s “Ease of Doing Business” initiative, the National Insurance Board (NIB) is pleased to advise of upcoming changes in the application process for business registration and contribution status letters (letters of good standing)...

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Samuel Leroy Moss Found 10 Miles From West Palm Beach
Samuel Leroy Moss Found 10 Miles From West Palm Beach

January 30, 2018

The Coast Guard rescued a man from a vessel taking on water Monday approximately 10 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Traffic Accident Involving UB Student
Traffic Accident Involving UB Student

January 26, 2018

The Royal Bahamas Police Force is investigating an incident involving a University of The Bahamas (UB) student who was struck by a Suzuki Swift...

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Search for wreckage goes on to find answers over crash
Search for wreckage goes on to find answers over crash

January 22, 2018

WHILE search and rescue efforts have ceased for those who died in last week’s Andros plane crash, search and recovery for parts of the downed Piper Aztec plane are continuing as authorities expand their search...

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Overall Crime Down in 2017

January 18, 2018

According to the recently-released Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Crime Statistics 2017 report, overall instances of reported crime in The Bahamas were down...

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Recovery efforts continue in wake of crash

January 18, 2018

Although two bodies were spotted in the wreckage yesterday afternoon, up to 12 p.m. today, none of the victims who were onboard the aircraft that crashed in Mastic Point, Andros, on Wednesday had been recovered, Delvin Major, chief investigator of the Air Accident Investigation Department [...]

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Breaking | Plane crash kills six people
Breaking | Plane crash kills six people

January 17, 2018

A Piper Aztec aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from the airport at San Andros this morning, killing all six souls on board, North Andros and Berry Islands MP Carlton Bowleg confirmed...

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BREAKING NEWS: Small aircraft en route to New Providence missing

January 17, 2018

AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am...

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Child dies after falling from truck
Child dies after falling from truck

December 15, 2017

A CHILD believed to be between the age of eight and ten years old died in an accident last night after falling off a tow truck...

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11 injured in bridge junction crash
11 injured in bridge junction crash

December 12, 2017

POLICE in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident that left 11 people injured...

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Nine homeless after blaze
Nine homeless after blaze

December 12, 2017

NINE people including a child are "homeless" after a fire ripped through four structures on Minnie Street last night, police said...

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