Accident/Emergency

Husband of Exuma fatality loses leg
Husband of Exuma fatality loses leg

July 04, 2018

TIRAN Jackson, the husband of the woman killed over the weekend when an Exuma tour boat burst into flames, has had one of his legs amputated, according to a GoFundMe account created by his family...

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Halt ordered to tours as probe begins into Exuma boat inferno

July 03, 2018

EXUMA's largest tour operator, Four C's Adventures, has been issued a cease and desist order to suspend operations pending an investigation into the accident that killed one American woman, caused another to lose both of her legs and injured nine other people on Saturday, according to outgoing Transport and Local Government Minister Frankie Campbell.

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Statement on Exuma Tour Boat Incident
Statement on Exuma Tour Boat Incident

July 02, 2018

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) is deeply saddened by yesterday’s tour boat incident in Exuma...We pray for the family of the passenger who succumbed to her injuries, and offer our heartfelt condolences to her family...

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Inferno at sea
Inferno at sea

July 02, 2018

AN American woman died after a tour company's boat engine exploded off Barraterre, Exuma, on Saturday in an accident that left ten other people, including her 39-year-old husband, one Bahamian and nine Americans, injured...

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American Dies in Bahamas Boat Fire, New Video Released
American Dies in Bahamas Boat Fire, New Video Released

July 01, 2018

Sadly female tourist dies, who was one of 10 americal tourist on board the 4c'S boat charter in The Bahamas

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Tourist Charter Boat Explodes
Tourist Charter Boat Explodes

June 30, 2018

4C's Adventures chartered boat tours exploded in Exuma Cays on Saturday morning. Reports are that 1 person dead and several injured

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4 Dead and Several Injured in Labor Day Parade
4 Dead and Several Injured in Labor Day Parade

June 01, 2018

Four people are confirmed dead and twenty four people are said to be injured after being hit by a truck during the Labour Day Parade.

Eyewitnesses said the truck rolled down the street, hitting multiple people as it picked up speed. They also said it was unoccupied.

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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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