According to a Royal Bahamas Police Force statement, at around 11:45 pm on Nov. 18 officers responded to an alarm at the headquarters of The Punch, where they discovered that the front doors had been smashed in. Stepping just inside the entrance, the officers then found what is believed to be a hand grenade.
Whichever party wins the May election should make the Bahamas a forerunner in the Caribbean by decriminalising defamation, IPI noted.
(IAPA/IFEX) – The following is an IAPA press release: IAPA worried about health of Cuban journalist on hunger strike Requests investigation into attacks against reporters in The Bahamas Miami (February 10, 2006) – The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) draws attention to the serious condition of journalist Guillermo Fariñas Hernández, who has been on a […]
(IAPA/IFEX) – The following is a 30 April 2002 IAPA press release: Prime Minister of the Bahamas endorses Declaration of Chapultepec Miami, April 30 – The Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert A. Ingraham, became the 23rd Head of State in the Americas to support the Declaration of Chapultepec by signing the document during a […]