Incompetent police and lame prosecutors allowed two armed robbers who were responsible for a bank heist in Exuma four years ago to walk free, proving once again that crime pays in The Bahamas..
Days after three Bahamian men, accused of the attempted murder of a Canadian tourist, were acquitted of the charges, the visitor to The Bahamas has issued a warning to others seeking to vacation in the country.
In another glaring case of court shenanigans, the abetment to murder trial of Stephen “Die” Stubbs and another man was postponed until April 2016.
Morgans Hotel Group terminated its (Mondrian) hotel management agreement with Baha Mar and wants a temporary restraining order to halt an alleged “retaliatory” attempt by the resort to grab $10 million that it claims Baha Mar was not entitled to.
Despite a mandatory 4-year jail sentence for possession of drugs, a Bahamian judge gave a conditional discharge to a woman who was in possession of marijuana and cocaine – because she had personal problems and was “going through some things”.
The hiring of part-time realtors “should not be the norm”, says the newly elected president of The Bahamas Real Estate Association, suggesting the court ruling that paved the way for this practice had been misinterpreted.
Over and over again, the media casts our crime problem in a broad, amorphous context, instead of focusing society’s attention on where it belongs: the courts.
This past week our Government announced its plans for an Official Residence for the Prime minister. We, the public, will…
A murder and attempted murder trial against three defendants came to an abrupt end yesterday when the attorney general entered another nolle prosequi.