Archive | November, 2012

Murder Victim Identified

Police have identified the latest homicide victim as Eric Morley, 41 of both Walnut Street, Pinewood Gardens and Foxdale. Morley’s body was found on a dirt road near the unfinished Southern Dreams development, Pinewood Gardens on Thursday morning. According to police, his bullet riddled body had probably been there 12 hours before he was discovered. [...]

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PM Signs Exigency Order

Hurricane ravaged victims now have the help some of them having been waiting for, but it will not last long. The government has signed an exigency order, giving the group three months to apply for several items. The exigency order took effect November 15. It ends on February 15. Under the order, residents in Abaco, [...]

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Cash Elected FNM Chairman- Focused On Transforming Party

Now that its party elections are behind it, the Free National Movement (FNM) can focus on its primary task moving ahead – winning the 2017 general elections, “if not before.” In fact, the FNM’s newly elected chairman, Darron Cash said as much in a statement just hours after his victory. On Thursday evening, the FNM’s [...]

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Cargill Takes Legal Action

Cargill Takes Legal Action

The attorney for suspended National Insurance Board (NIB) Director Algernon Cargill said he has been given strict instructions to proceed with legal action “immediately.” Alfred Sears told the Bahama Journal on Friday that he is moving ahead with the groundwork to take Cargill’s matter to the Supreme Court. “Without any independent and impartial investigations, unfounded [...]

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GB On Recovery Path After Sandy

Grand Bahama is on the road to recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, according to the minister responsible for the island. Dr. Michael Darville told the Bahama Journal that things are “progressing.” Grand Bahama was one of the islands hardest hit by the category two storm when it passed through The Bahamas three weeks [...]

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COB University Transition Progressing

The transition process from college to university status is progressing at the College of The Bahamas (COB), according to its chairman, Alfred Sears. Mr. Sears said even though not much is being said of the process to the public, a lot of work is going on behind the scenes. “The process under the leadership of [...]

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Man Arraigned for GB Murder

A 20-year-old man has been arraigned for a murder that occurred last year in Grand Bahama. Riggme Solivert of Garden Villa’s was arraigned before Magistrate Andrew Forbes in Magistrate Court number three on Friday. Police believe he is one of several men responsible for the murder of Patrick Russell, who was found shot to death [...]

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Mini-Hospital To Be Self-Contained

The mini-hospital scheduled for Palmetto Point, will be self-contained and will provide the central basis of care particularly South Eleuthera. Project Architect, Alvin Rolle, said the mini-hospital will be divided into three components: an Administrative wing, an Outpatient Wing and an Inpatient Wing. Included in the design is a full morgue, which has adjoining Emergency [...]

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Three Dead in Abaco Fatality

Three people – two females and a male – are dead after their car collided with another in Abaco over the weekend. According to police, on Saturday around 11:50p.m., police received information that a traffic accident occurred on S.C Bootle Highway involving two vehicles. Reports are that both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when [...]

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Butler-Turner: Cargill Should Answer Charges In Court

Butler-Turner: Cargill Should Answer Charges In Court

Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader and shadow Minister for the National Insurance Board (NIB) Loretta Butler-Turner is calling for NIB Director Algernon Cargill to answer to allegations against him for mismanagement, misconduct and conflict of interest in court. Mr. Cargill, who was suspended last week, is accused of abusing millions of dollars of public [...]

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