Hurricane Joaquin gains force near Bahamas, heads toward US

2015-10-01 08:32

Hurricane Joaquin has grown into a category 3 storm as it approaches the central islands of the Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the US East Coast by the weekend.

Bahamas unveils national park to protect endangered birds

2015-09-02 12:00

The Bahamas has unveiled a new national park to help protect the winter homes of endangered Atlantic Coast shorebirds.

Missing SA man found dead in Bahamas

2015-05-20 18:03

The search for a South African man who went missing in the Bahamas at the beginning of the month has come to an end as it emerged that he has died from natural causes while there.

30 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes

2013-11-27 14:29

A sailboat passing through the southern Bahamas islands with about 150 Haitian migrants on board has capsized, killing up to 30 people and leaving the rest clinging to the vessel.

US tourist recovering after shark bite

2013-03-22 22:11

A police spokesperson in the Bahamas says a New York man is recovering after being bitten by a shark while visiting the island chain.

Hurricane Sandy: 'Super storm' to hit US

2012-10-27 08:02

Hurricane Sandy, a cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the US Northeast in decades, has killid at least 41 people in the Caribbean.

Hurricane Sandy kills 3, slams Bahamas

2012-10-25 22:41

A powerful Hurricane Sandy has pounded the Bahamas, after claiming three lives in battered Jamaica and Haiti, and tearing through mountainous eastern Cuba.

Irene destroys parts of the Bahamas

2011-08-25 18:15

Hurricane Irene has ripped off roofs, downed power lines and demolished homes on several islands in the Bahamas, officials say.

Human remains found in shark

2010-09-08 08:33

Bahamian police are trying to identify human remains, including a severed torso, found in the stomach of a tiger shark caught off the Exuma islands.


Bahamas detains 5 Americans for illegal fishing

2015-09-07 12:27

Authorities in the Bahamas have detained five Americans for fishing without permits in the archipelago's waters.

No foul play after SA man's body found in Bahamas

2015-05-21 13:59

After over two weeks of waiting for news of the whereabouts of their son, the parents of Shaun Beukes are comforted to finally know what happened to him.

Small plane crash kills 9 in Bahamas

2014-11-10 15:39

A plane crash in Bahamas has killed 9, including a top Christian minister.

$2m worth of marijuana seized

2013-09-29 09:02

Authorities in the Bahamas have seized more than $2m worth of dagga.

Another Bahamas oil spill

2013-01-21 09:36

The owner of a salvage company in the Bahamas says crews are trying to contain roughly 3 800 litres of oil that spilled into the Atlantic off the northernmost island in the archipelago.

Sandy menaces US after slamming Cuba

2012-10-26 09:04

Hurricane Sandy has swelled into a major threat to much of the US East Coast, US forecasters say, as the storm swirls through the Bahamas after killing 21 people across the Caribbean.

Teen acquitted of murder

2012-05-26 14:15

A judge in the Bahamas has dropped murder charges against a Pennsylvania teenager who had been accused of killing of her mother in the Caribbean island chain.

Irene: 'Disturbing' damage in Bahamas

2011-08-25 09:01

The head of the National Emergency Management Agency in the Bahamas says he is getting what he calls disturbing initial reports of damages from Hurricane Irene.

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