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Tourist from UK,Canada Killed in robbery Bahamas, family attacked with machete

bbc.com reported a British father was shot dead and his family attacked with a machete during a robbery in the Bahamas. Police said Edgar Dart, 56, who lived in Winnipeg, Canada, was killed when the masked gang attacked his mother’s home in Emerald Bay, Grand Bahama. The attack happened at about 07:00 local time (12:00 BST) on Tuesday. His cousin Michael Dart, from Devon, said the family were tied up during the raid and another male was attacked with a machete. Read Article

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U.S. expat with legal problems found murdered in Grand Bahama

bahamaslocal.com reported that an expatriate from the U.S., who had been charged by US officials for perpetrating security fraud, became the country’s latest murder victim when he was found stabbed and mutilated in his home. #Anthony Kyle Welch, 46, was discovered at his Albacore Drive home in Grand Bahama, bound with duct tape with multiple [...]

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Bahamas: two tourists robbed at gunpoint of personal items and rental car

tribune247.com reported that two tourists were robbed of their belongings and a rental car at gunpoint over the weekend, The Tribune understands. #The incident took place on Saturday at around 4pm. #The man and woman were on Jaws Beach in western New Providence when they were approached by two men who produced a weapon, took [...]

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Bahamas: according to attorney, if violence continues cruise lines may pull out

caribbean360.com reported that Florida-based maritime lawyer Jim Walker believes that Nassau may be “one gunshot away” from seeing cruise lines drop it from their cruising itineraries. Walker, partner at Walker & O’Neil, a Miami law firm that represents passengers and crew members injured or assaulted on cruise ships around the world, said he saw The [...]

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Elderly Canadian tourist injured in shark attack in the Bahamas

Eturbonews.com reports that Bahamas Police on the island Eleuthera say they are investigating a shark on a tourist, but released very little information. The elderly tourist had to be airlifted to Florida after he was attacked by a shark. The victim was a 77-year-old Canadian man. It was reported that he was on a fishing [...]

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Small plane crash in the Bahamas kills four Americans

CNN reports that four people, believed to be U.S. citizens, died Sunday in a small plane crash in the Bahamas, police say. The single-engine plane — apparently on a sightseeing tour — left the international airport in Grand Bahama shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday. Moments later, it crashed in the waters about four miles away, [...]

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Bahamas: American couple’s rental car robbed in beach parking lot

According to The Nassau Guardian, a couple on holiday who were robbed at Goodman’s Bay on Thursday, yesterday appealed for the return of items they believe will be useless to whoever stole them. American resident Vernon Grant and his wife Jacqueline Rosenthal-Grant were enjoying a day at the beach when they discovered that someone had [...]

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Bahamas: Teenage tourist sexually assaulted on Paradise Island

According to bahamaslocal.com, a teenage visitor to The Bahamas was reportedly sexually assaulted on Paradise Island on Monday morning, Assistant Commissioner of Police Leon Bethell confirmed last night. Bethell said the girl reported the incident to police on Monday and two Bahamian men were being questioned in connection with the incident by officers from the [...]

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American diplomat attacked and robbed in the Bahamas

Tribune242.com reports that the interruption of US visa services because of the assault and robbery of the American Embassy’s vice consul has sent “shock-waves” through the Bahamas, the opposition FNM said. Non-immigrant visa services were suspended yesterday following the attack on the 74-year-old diplomat, who police sources identified as Kathleen Cayer. She was attacked as [...]

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Bahamas: Two Americans robbed at gunpoint near resort

The Nassau Guardian reports that two American visitors were robbed at gunpoint outside the Royal Towers, Atlantis Resort and Casino, early yesterday morning, Assistant Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson said. Police said around 1 AM a man armed with a handgun approached them and demanded cash. Read article

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