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$600,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized Rollins: Fitzgerald Sold His Soul To The Devil
 

$600,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized

Drug Enforcement Officers carried out a major drug bust in the nation’s capital Sunday as officials removed over 633 pounds of marijuana from a home in the Boatswain Hill area. Police arrested several persons including a pair of foreign nationals in the seizure just outside of Coral Harbour. Head of the Drug Enforcement Unit Chief […]

Rollins: Fitzgerald Sold His Soul To The Devil

The war of words between Fort Charlotte MP Andre Rollins and Education Minster Jerome Fitzgerald has taken another turn. On Monday, Mr. Fitzgerald called Dr. Rollins “a political prostitute” stemmed from the fact the he is now a member of the Free National Movement (FNM) after jumping ship from the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). On […]

DNA: Country On Dangerous Fiscal Path

28 February 2017

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) lambasted the government over the country’s finances charging it was spot on with the projections of this administration’s “wasteful” spending during this 2016/2017 budget year.  DNA Financial spokesman and candidate for Garden Hills Youri Kemp said the country is on a dangerous path to more pain and suffering for Bahamian […]

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Firearm Arrest

28 February 2017

Over the weekend a male was taken into custody for the possession of illegal firearm in Grand Bahama. According to reports, around 11:00 p.m., on Sunday night, police were on routine patrol on East Sunrise Highway, when they approached a suspicious vehicle. Subsequently, a male was searched and found in possession of a .40 pistol […]

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University Of The Bahamas Introduces Mascot

28 February 2017

University of The Bahamas (UB) once again making strides as the institution officially launched its new athletics brand and introduced its new mascot yesterday at the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre at the campus. With enthusiastic athletic students, faculty and staff, President Dr. Rodney Smith noted that the process of rebranding the College […]

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Head of DEU: Big Issues Combating Drugs

28 February 2017

Head of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), Chief Superintendent Samuel Butler said yesterday that there are no definitive answers to match the bigger issues in combating drug trafficking. Mr. Butler says the bigger issues are the open ports and the layout of the country’s archipelago that doesn’t allow for a secure border in preventing incoming […]

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“NHI Is All Talk,” Says Turnquest

28 February 2017

In the wake of plans for the implementation of National Health Insurance, Free National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest is convinced that the government does not really expect the scheme to come to fruition. In a recent interview, he told The Bahama Journal that based on this premise, there is little hope for Bahamians when […]

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Teen Among Five Charged With Murder

28 February 2017

A 16-year-old was among the five males officially charged with murder and attempted murder yesterday before Chief Justice Joyann Ferguson-Pratt for a number of incidents that occurred during the month of February. Scored of onlookers lined the gates of the Magistrates Court as the accused were escorted into the court. The juvenile, head covered by […]

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Three Charged With Abaco Drug Bust

28 February 2017

Three men were arraigned yesterday with a litany of charges relating to a large amount of dangerous drugs and firearms law enforcement officers seized in Abaco last Friday. Thirty-year-old Jared Major of Lake Grove Road, 30-year-old Calvin Higgs of Carmichael Road and 34-year-old Anthony Powell all appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes. The charges were as […]

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Minnis : Over 600 Murders Under PLP

28 February 2017

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis has called out the government after this weekend’s murders took the country over 600 during the five years this administration has been power. The figure was a huge campaigning tool used by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in the lead up to the last election. “Thirty-two – […]

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Bahamas Makes Human Rights Watch List

27 February 2017

Amnesty International has highlighted, for the first time ever, concerns about infringements upon the right to privacy of citizens in The Bahamas. The report notes that local human rights groups have expressed fear regarding government surveillance online and made specific reference of the supreme court ruling that Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald had breached the […]

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Two Killed Over The Weekend

27 February 2017

Amnesty International has highlighted, for the first time ever, concerns about infringements upon the right to privacy of citizens in The Bahamas. The report notes that local human rights groups have expressed fear regarding government surveillance online and made specific reference of the supreme court ruling that Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald had breached the […]

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