Accident/Emergency

Students urged to drink and drive responsibly
Students urged to drink and drive responsibly

August 12, 2022

The importance of drinking and driving responsibly was underscored to students of the University of The Bahamas (UB) during a forum Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

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Apology on wording of Dorian week event
Apology on wording of Dorian week event

August 12, 2022

PRESS secretary Clint Watson has apologised on behalf of the government to the victims of Hurricane Dorian for the way in which the announcement of the upcoming memorial week was initially made.

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Bazaar blazes again
Bazaar blazes again

August 10, 2022

GRAND Bahama's mostly shuttered International Bazaar was again struck by fire yesterday.

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Fire at Freeport International Bazaar
Fire at Freeport International Bazaar

August 09, 2022

Developing story...

Massive Fire at the Freeport International Bazaar in Grand Bahama

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My son didn't have to die
My son didn't have to die

August 08, 2022

A GRIEVING family in Abaco wants the government to better equip the island with the resources needed to treat divers suffering from the bends after their loved one is believed to have died from symptoms associated with the illness last week.

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Burial date to be finalised after migrant bodies released
Burial date to be finalised after migrant bodies released

August 03, 2022

THE League of Haitian Pastors in partnership with the Haitian Embassy will be organising the burial process of unidentified victims from last month's boating tragedy.

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Young man drowns at Paradise Cove
Young man drowns at Paradise Cove

August 03, 2022

GRAND Bahama police said the body of a juvenile male was pulled from waters near Paradise Cove, Deadman's Reef.

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Child's body in golf club pond
Child's body in golf club pond

August 03, 2022

A YOUNG boy was found dead wearing only underwear in a pond near the Oakes Field Sports Centre Golf Academy yesterday.

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Three die in separate suspected drownings
Three die in separate suspected drownings

August 03, 2022

Police yesterday reported that three people died in suspected drownings in separate incidents. In the first incident, police said a woman on Andros died after attempting to rescue a child who was drowning.

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Police investigate suspected suicide
Police investigate suspected suicide

August 02, 2022

POLICE are investigating a suspected suicide that occurred on Saturday in New Providence.

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Two police hurt as car overturns
Two police hurt as car overturns

August 02, 2022

TWO police officers are said to be recuperating after their marked police cruiser overturned in Pinewood Gardens.

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Expand visa system to control Haitian flow
Expand visa system to control Haitian flow

August 02, 2022

HAITIAN Chargé de Affairs Anthony Pierre Brutus says he believes the only way to discourage Haitians from travelling illegally to and from The Bahamas is to grant visas to the community.

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Andros families grieving after deaths at sea in separate incidents
Andros families grieving after deaths at sea in separate incidents

August 02, 2022

TWO families in Andros are grieving after tragedy struck their loved ones while out at sea in separate incidents last week.

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Boat tragedy off Andros
Boat tragedy off Andros

July 29, 2022

A man's body was recovered, one man is missing and a third man who was on board a boat when it capsized off Andros yesterday was rescued by another fisherman last night, police said. This morning police said a search and rescue operation was underway for the third man.

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One man killed, another missing after boat capsizes off Andros
One man killed, another missing after boat capsizes off Andros

July 29, 2022

The vessel capsized off Andros, said police late last night, with one man killed and another man missing.

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'Lil Duval hurt in collision
'Lil Duval hurt in collision

July 28, 2022

COMEDIAN Roland Powel, also known as 'Lil Duval, was injured on Tuesday night when a car hit an ATV he was riding.

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Fernander pleads: Help us ID victims
Fernander pleads: Help us ID victims

July 28, 2022

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander made a strong appeal yesterday for family members of deceased victims from Sunday's boating tragedy to come forward to assist with the identification process, saying they need not fear any arrest or deportation from the police.

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Capsize captain has smuggling record
Capsize captain has smuggling record

July 28, 2022

THE captain of the vessel that capsized on Sunday had been convicted abroad on several criminal offences related to human smuggling and drug trafficking.

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'Happy at quick response - but must not happen again'
'Happy at quick response - but must not happen again'

July 27, 2022

CATHERINE Booker, Exuma programme coordinator of The Bahamas National Trust, says officials are happy there was a quick response from the government regarding cleanup efforts of the diesel spill on the island last week.

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'Polluter must pay' says minister after fuel spill
'Polluter must pay' says minister after fuel spill

July 27, 2022

ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Minister Vaughn Miller yesterday would not say whether negligence played a role in last week's oil spill at Exuma.

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