Miami-based protest group Democracy Movement said it wants answers into the death of a Guyanese man who died at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre last year.
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Prime Minister Perry Christie recently confirmed that the government still plans to hold a constitutional referendum in November and suggested that it will likely address issues of gender discrimination.
Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement Loretta Butler-Turner said the government’s new crime plan is a “good effort” but questioned if the changes would tire out police officers and weaken the nation’s borders.
A popular Great Exuma resort and marina has shut its doors, in a move which will lead to job losses for employees and a reduction in destinations for visiting boaters.
Four men who were arraigned in a magistrate’s court on several charges connected to a drug bust in Andros were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prisons until their trial in March.
Police recently launched a nationwide manhunt for five men wanted in connection with three murders committed on New Providence in just over 24 hours over the weekend.
Panama has offered humanitarian asylum to twelve Cubans in the aftermath of abuse reports at the detention centre in The Bahamas.
In light of the recent reports of violent abuse at the detention centre it appears that the Royal Bahamas Defence Force personnel need training courses in detainee and refugee handling.
The Bahamas is an open and democratic country. The suppression of information such as this could seriously damage our reputation as a nation respectful of human rights including the rights and protection of migrants.