As part of continuing U.S.-Bahamian bilateral cooperation under Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the United States Embassy’s Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, and the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section teamed up to provide more than twenty Royal Bahamas Police Force officers from the Drug Enforcement and Marine Support Units advanced tactical training from September 9-11, 2014 in Exuma.
For the last two weeks, I’ve been researching the local pharmaceutical industry, particularly after reading a report about an alleged counterfeit drugs scheme involving a pharmacy in Freeport…
The science-based plan for reform contains a series of specific actions to reduce drug use and its consequences and expand prevention, treatment, and alternatives to incarceration.
Darryl Bartlett Jr., the son of Albertha Bartlett, deputy director of legal affairs, might look to his mommy to skew the court system to get him off the hook, once again.
Everyone in this country who wants to smoke marijuana already does so; the only thing we accomplish with our dictatorial stance is that we ruin the lives of hundreds of young men by throwing them in a cell for something that is no worse than drinking a beer.
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”.
Crime Pays! Drugs, gun running, human trafficking and money laundering are upon as viable industries in many Caribbean countries. This is undermining national security. and needs to stop.
Two Bahamian pilots and one Canadian man were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with that huge drug seizure that occurred on Monday at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).
The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section of the U.S. Embassy in The Bahamas is pleased to announce a request for grant proposals for drug demand reduction projects that include the implementation of an anti-drug media campaign targeting at-risk youth in The Bahamas.