Bahamas

July 12, 2024

Judge tells men: 'If you cannot control your liquor, don’t drink'

TWO men who were caught fighting at the Independence Junkanoo parade were ordered to be on good behavior for six months or risk going to prison.
July 12, 2024

Cannabis Bill debate to start on Monday

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said he does not anticipate any amendments to the compendium of cannabis bills scheduled to be debated on Monday despite the outcry from the Rastafarian community.
July 12, 2024

Hatian man accused of marijuana possession with intent to supply denied bail

A HAITIAN man accused of drug possession told a magistrate on Friday that it was her “fault” she couldn’t speak his native language after expressing difficulty understanding English during his arraignment.
July 12, 2024

Teen girl ordered to pay $1,000 for punching woman

A TEENAGER who punched a woman in the face and gave her a black eye last month was warned not to make the same mistake again after being ordered to be on good behavior for six months.
July 12, 2024

Mom ‘didn’t want gender identity to be distraction’

TAYLOR Casey’s mother said she was hesitant to reveal her daughter’s transgender identity because she did not want it to distract from efforts to find the missing Chicago native.
July 12, 2024

‘Bar Association chief should speak on probe’

ATTORNEY Romona Farquharson believes the Bahamas Bar Association (BBA) president should say whether an attorney at the centre of a high-profile investigation involving a senior police officer would be allowed to sit on the association’s committees pending the outcome of the police probe.
July 12, 2024

Police hold two men over shared video of man having sex with young girl

GRAND Bahama police took two men in custody after the social media circulation of a video showing an adult male having sex with a young girl.
July 12, 2024

Police probe calls in Scotland Yard

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force has formally asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to send diplomatic notes requesting Scotland Yard’s help investigating voice notes that purport to capture a quid-pro-quo arrangement involving a senior police officer and a gang leader, according to a senior Davis administration official.
July 12, 2024

Police: Still no answers from govt after medical insurance cancelled

SOME members of security branches are still seeking information from the government after their families’ medical insurance policies were cancelled.
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