A group of less fortunate children in Cat Island now have access to the latest in high-speed internet technology thanks to the generosity of BTC and its employee volunteer program called ivolunteer.
An accidental shooting on Sunday left a 12-year-old boy dead and his 11-year-old brother wounded.
The donation from Ports International will go towards the costs of the ongoing advancement of these special children.
In separate cases two men were indicted for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a young girl entrusted in their care.
Except for births to unwed mothers and Haitian women, the birth rate in the Bahamas has fallen dramatically.
The Department of Statistics has released its Births Report for the period 1970 to 2010. An interesting section of the report relates to illegitimacy – that is, children born to unmarried mothers.