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Rudy King Charged Again Social Assistance Claims ‘Erroneous’
 
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Rudy King Charged Again

Notorious businessman Rudolph King, also known as ‘Rudy King’, who was previously indicted on fraud charges, was back in court yesterday and charged with five counts of fraud by false pretense and five counts of money laundering.  It is alleged that between June 13, 2012 and March 5, 2015, King obtained cash in the amount […]

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Social Assistance Claims ‘Erroneous’

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell yesterday labeled comments making rounds on social media surrounding the government’s intention to cut assistance for Bahamians receiving social assistance for 10 years or more, as “erroneous and absolute misinformation, intended only to create mischief”.  In a statement issued yesterday, he said, “The misinformation that has […]

Man Charged for Fatal Crash

23 July 2019

Shaquille Bethel Hamilton, 26, appeared in the Magistrate’s Court on Monday where he was charged with four traffic offences including a recent fatality.  Hamilton, a resident of Yellow Elder, is accused of killing by reckless driving which resulted in the death of a female passenger. According to police, the incident took place on June 14 […]

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Gov’t to Crackdown on ‘Midnight Cowboys’

23 July 2019

The Gaming Amendment Bill was passed in the Upper Chamber on Monday and according to Attorney General Senator Carl Bethel, the goal of the Gaming Board is to crackdown on illegal gaming operators, who he called ‘midnight cowboys’. “There are some midnight cowboys out there who offer number placement using their telephones and placing these […]

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Customs Investigation Team Seizes Goods

23 July 2019

The Customs Investigation team assigned to the Ministry of Finance’s Revenue Enhancement Unit conducted an operation in the Coral Harbour area of New Providence on Sunday, which resulted in the seizure of goods pending review and determination of action. According to Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest, the matter has been referred for further investigation to […]

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Early Student Introduction to Technology Raises Concerns

23 July 2019

The Catholic Board of Education is certainly onboard with the Ministry of Education’s concept of digitizing and improving technology in the classrooms, according to Claudette Rolle, Catholic Board director, who added that introducing children to technology too early is a concern.  Considering that all Catholic schools across The Bahamas are outfitted with WI-FI, capable and […]

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Break-in at The Dundas

23 July 2019

The Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts was the target of an early morning break-in on Monday.  At 7 a.m. Gina Roberts, Dundas summer camp operator, noticed the centre’s backdoors hanging from the hinges and considerable damages in the interior.  According to Anthony Roberts, one of the centre’s executives, the Dundas has never experienced destruction […]

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PM Reveals E-Cabinet Efficiency Goals

23 July 2019

The government will embark on an e-Cabinet programme aimed at increasing the efficiency in the public service, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced. He was addressing the Caribbean Public Services Associations 49th Annual Conference held Sunday, July 21, 2019 at SuperClubs Breezes on Cable Beach. In welcoming Caribbean delegates to the […]

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Catholic Educators Gather for 25th Biennial Conference

23 July 2019

Catholic educators throughout the region have converged in New Providence to spend the week preparing for the upcoming academic year.  The 25th Biennial Conference of the Caribbean Association of Catholic Teachers (CACT) will have 100 persons participating in the retraining initiative, with a key part of discussions focused in the new strategic agenda for Catholic […]

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Former AG Discusses Post Office Judicial Review

22 July 2019

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said former Attorney General Alfred Sears and Party Leader Philip Davis met last week to discuss the judicial review concerning the resolution to lease the Town Centre Mall for the General Post Office’s relocation. Mr. Sears, he said, is currently considering the next step and will advise the […]

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University Mourns John’s Death

22 July 2019

The mother of Blair John, one of the Bahamian men pulled from the Po River in Italy last month, returned from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada where she discovered her son’s valuable impact on the student body.  During her stay, Cathleen Rahming said the campus was rocked by her son’s passing.  She said, “We […]

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PLP Convention Begins Thursday

22 July 2019

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday announced the party’s 54th National General Convention set to kick off this coming Thursday until July 27 at Melia Nassau Beach Resort.  This year’s theme is ‘Renewal: A Call to Action’.  Mr. Mitchell made the announcement during a press conference at the PLP headquarters where he indicated […]

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