The PLP says “Vote Yes” to reduce unemployment. What’s next? Does the Christie-led government propose to also legalize prostitution, drugs and other illegal activities all in the name of job creation?
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Outreach Working Group meeting to report on the drug problem in the Americas in Trinidad, Organization of American States (OAS) secretary for multidimensional security Adam Blackwell said there is no simple fix for the hemisphere’s drug problems.
Deputy Chief Magistrate Carolita Bethell has ruled that prosecutors have produced enough evidence to proceed with a trial against a 20-year-old man on a 130 pound drug possession charge.
Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade showed concern over the growing use of the Lynden Pindling International Airport as a transshipment point for illegal drugs.
The Minister of National Security noted that a new gun culture has emerged in the country with more criminals gaining access to illegal weapons.
The arrivals terminal, 226,000 sq. ft. houses Bahamas Immigration and Customs, a baggage belt system, four restaurants, bars, lounges and six hotel reception lobbies.
A woman accused of possessing drugs with the intent to distribute, denied that she told police that the drugs belonged to her fellow defendant.
A judge on Friday set bail at $150,000 for a man accused of having cocaine worth $2.5 million with intent to supply, while young men caught with one marijuana joint get sent to Fox Hill on remand.
The study, “Transnational Organized Crime in Central America and the Caribbean: A Threat Assessment,” examines various aspects of the impact of the major trafficking flows of cocaine, and firearms as well as the sex trade and migrant smuggling in the region.