The U.S. Embassy donated to the Bahamas government $431,000 of maritime equipment to enhance border security, and protect Bahamian citizens and tourists who visit via cruise ships each year.
Topic: Defence Force
Representatives from The Royal Bahamas Defence Force visited U.S. Northern Command headquarters Sep. 17-20.
Clearly, the prevalence of abuse allegations and the deaths while in custody warrant a review of present tactics by our security forces. Brutality is not a sign of strength. It is a sign that all other efforts have failed and that desperation has set in.
Big shot Bahamian lawyer Wayne Munroe says Detention Center guards should have shot the Cuban detainees – instead of just torturing and abusing them.
The Defence Force is refusing to investigate claims by a 24-year-old Cuban woman that she was raped and impregnated by one of its officers while at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.
141 men, women and children were apprehended after a Haitian sloop, that had successfully evaded the Bahamas defence force all the way from Haiti, finally ran aground near Harbour Island.
Police, Defence Force officers and Immigration officials are hiding the identity of Bahamians who are responsible for the human-trafficking operation that was discovered in Grand Bahama last weekend.
The Punch claims that corrupt prison guards at Her Majesty’s Prison at Fox Hill would place young boys into the cell of Marco Archer’s killer so the murderer could rape the boys in exhange for money paid to the guards.
It seems the head of the Defence Force has some explaining to do as to how a boat with so many migrants could have eluded detection both in Inagua and as it neared New Providence.