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Two Arraigned On Murder Charges

Two Arraigned On Murder Charges

The men who police believe are responsible for two separate murders that occurred this year were brought before the Magistrate’s Court on Thursday to face the charges levied against them. Ondol Paul, 31, aka Adrian McGene of Nassau Village was charged with murder, police believe he is responsible for the May 27 murder of Kentley [...]

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Officially Launched

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Officially Launched

In less than one year, the country will welcome another form of cultural expression when the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival debuts in May 2015. During an official ceremony launching the event at Pompey Square on Wednesday, August 27, Prime Minister Perry Christie, expressed his optimism for the event. “I am very pleased that we will be [...]

Teen Arrested For Gun Possession

29 August 2014

A 16-year-old boy is in police custody for gun possession after he was arrested for the incident on Wednesday. According to reports, shortly before 8:00 p.m., police received a report of gunshots being fired in the area of Lightbourne Street in Yellow Elder Gardens. Officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) responded, where they saw [...]

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Save The Bays Gets 6,000 Signatures

Save The Bays Gets 6,000 Signatures

29 August 2014

Save The Bays, the fast-growing environmental advocacy group, reported that it has reached a major milestone, after having 6,000 verified signatures on a petition calling for strong environmental protection measures and a Freedom of Information Act. “This is phenomenal,” Save The Bays CEO Lindsey McCoy said. “It shows that people really do care about the [...]

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Queen’s College Defends Eviction

Queen’s College Defends Eviction

29 August 2014

The situation between officials at Queen’s College and the operators of a local disability school where the latter was evicted from its property has quickly escalated into a public fight, with QC administrators now defending their decision to terminate that agreement. The Queen’s College Board of Governors issued a statement on the matter Thursday and [...]

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Murder Victim Identified

29 August 2014

Police have identified a man who died in hospital early Wednesday after being shot on Saturday. The man is 29-year-old Delano Brice of Peter Street. The shooting was one of five that occurred over the weekend. According to reports Brice was walking along Quakoo Street when the occupants of a Toyota vehicle shot him in [...]

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GB Man Sentenced For Traffic Death

29 August 2014

A 20-year-old Grand Bahama man was on Thursday sentenced to three years in prison for killing in the course of dangerous driving. Tyral Hepburn of #100 Mallory Lane, Grand Bahama was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court Number One for killing in the course of dangerous driving. He pleaded guilty to the charge [...]

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Four Mobile Companies To Compete

29 August 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed Wednesday that he has appointed a special taskforce to supervise the process of granting a new cellular licence to one of the four companies that have expressed interest in entering the mobile telecommunications market. Digicel, the largest mobile telecommunications provider in the Caribbean, has long thought to be the frontrunner [...]

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Tourism Officials to Diversify Endorsements

29 August 2014

Tourism officials are not only focused on sports-related events but want to bring more diverse events to The Bahamas to help boost the economy, according to Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe. Minister Wilchcombe refuted claims by naysayers who have accused ministry officials of only focusing on sports tourism. Over the last year, the ministry has hosted [...]

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APD “Leading The Way” With New Technology

APD “Leading The Way” With New Technology

29 August 2014

The Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) is “leading the way” with new technology after it became the first company in the Caribbean to implement the top software for marine terminals. Navis, which is considered the Microsoft of the marine industry, combines industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services that enable marine terminal operators [...]

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Six Unions Have Filed Trade Disputes

28 August 2014

The Ministry of Labour and National Insurance has announced that at least six trade unions have filed trade disputes with the department of labour and have subsequently taken strike votes on the disputes filed. In a statement released Tuesday, the ministry said the filed disputes have been referred to the industrial tribunal by the Minister [...]

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Shooting Victim Dies in Hospital -Murder #83

28 August 2014

Police officials recorded another murder Wednesday after a man who was shot on Saturday died in hospital yesterday morning. The shooting was one of five that occurred over the weekend. According to reports the man was walking along Quakoo Street when the occupants of a Toyota vehicle shot him to the neck. It was also [...]

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