Archive | July, 2013

Verdict In Goodman Murder Trial Expected This Week

A verdict in the Kofthe Goodman murder trial is expected later this week. The 38-year-old father is accused of the 2011 murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer. The Columbus Primary student went missing on September 23. His lifeless body was found five days later in bushes behind a Yorkshire Street apartment in Cable Beach. Goodman’s trial […]

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Men’s Relay Team Receives 13-Year Bronze Medal

After 13 years, The Bahamas Men’s 4 x 400 metre Track and Field Team was yesterday awarded its Olympic bronze medal from the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia. Team members Chris Brown, Troy McIntosh, Timothy Munnings, Avard Moncur and Carl Oliver were presented with their medals during a special luncheon at the British Colonial […]

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Man On Bail Found Dead Body Decomposing About 7 Days

A fisherman at the South Beach Canal made a gruesome find early Monday morning when he discovered the body of a man through a nearby tract road, already in an advanced state of decomposition. According to head of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) Superintendent Paul Rolle, the discovery was made just after 11:00 a.m. yesterday. […]

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GB Bodies Identified

Police yesterday released the identities of seven of the eight people whose bodies were found almost two weeks along the shoreline of Holmes Rock, Grand Bahama. According to authorities, the victims include five Haitian nationals – Ones Cius, 37; Jackson Pierre-Louis, 40; Germanise Colas, 37; Nehemie Chery, 24; Bensely Moneus, 5; and two Cubans – […]

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Family Seeks Justice For Relative Killed In Canada

The family of a young Bahamian man killed last week in a traffic collision in Brampton, Ontario, Canada is seeking justice for their loved one, as they prepare to bury him tomorrow. Lavardo Anthon Burrows, 27, was struck and killed last Monday night while heading home from a friend’s house just outside Toronto. Burrows was […]

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CFJ Calls For Action From Church

In the face of a soaring murder rate, an anti-crime advocacy group has called on the church and its leadership to take radical action in a bid to reduce crime and violence in the country by at least 50 per cent. Citizens for Justice (CFJ), headed by Bishop Walter Hanchell, said while the police are […]

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BTC Displeases FNM

Despite his party signing off on the Bahamas Telecommunication Company’s (BTC) privatisation two years ago, the Free National Movement’s (FNM) Chairman is not at all pleased with how things have worked out. In fact, Darron Cash yesterday acknowledged that he finally agrees with something the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has said – BTC has […]

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AG Threatens Lawsuit

Prominent attorney, Fred Smith, QC could be slapped with a lawsuit. Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson has threatened to sue Mr. Smith, who was recently arraigned for causing harm. At the time, he alleged his arrest was the result of political victimisation. Mr. Smith was arrested on Wednesday in connection with an incident that occurred at […]

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SDA Church Against Gay Marriage

The Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church has taken a tough stance on same-sex marriage. According to its worldwide leader, Ted Wilson, the church only goes by what is found in the Bible, which is clearly against homosexuality and same-sex marriage. “Regardless of whether something appears to be politically correct or not, we stand on what […]

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GG Commissions 17 RBDF Officers

Governor-General Sir Arthur Foulkes recently commissioned 17 Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officers (RBDF), calling on them to exercise greater levels of leadership, integrity, discipline and professionalism in their duties. “You are called on to exceed our expectations and provide superior service to your country, communities and organisation as indicated in your Officers Creed,” said Sir […]

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