Archive | July, 2017

Man Charged With Child Porn

Forty-one-year-old Sherran Burrows was yesterday charged in the Magistrate’s Court on 12 counts of child pornography. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt, Burrows, who told the magistrate that his attorney was out of town, faced five of possession of video recordings of an underaged girl or what appeared to be an underaged girl and seven […]

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Father on Bail Shot Dead

The wails of a distraught mother pierced the air yesterday as her son’s bloodied body laid lifeless at the corner of Commonwealth Boulevard and Malaysia Way after being shot to death by an unknown assailant. The tragedy unfolded just a stone’s throw away from a Police Force Summer Camp in the Elizabeth Estates community. “The […]

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PM Encourages Athletes to Embrace Commonwealth Ideals

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis urged the more than 1,300 athletes, coaches and officials attending the Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 to celebrate the games in the ideals and values of the Commonwealth.   These include the values of peace, freedom and common purpose for progress and a better and more just world.   Addressing the official […]

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PM Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis paid tribute to Former South African President Nelson Mandela during the opening of the Commonwealth Youth Games on Tuesday night. The former president would have celebrated his 99th birthday on Tuesday. He was remembered as pioneer in civil rights movements. President Mandela was incarcerated for 27 years because of his […]

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ELA Urges Borrowers to Payback Student Loans

It’s time to pay up for the 4,700 people with outstanding student loan payments as the Education Loan Authority is ready for payback. Executive Administrative Officer of the Education Loan Authority (ELA) Howard Bastian disclosed that the authority is tracing borrowers as far as Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States to get them […]

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Robinson: ‘Service Excellence Trumps Everything’

Bahamahost held a graduation ceremony for 415 persons from Bahamas Immigration, Treasure Bay Casino, Public Service Drivers, Bishop Michael Eldon High School, Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand Bahama Academy, Pineforest Academy, Jack Hayward High School and St. Georges High School at Calvary Temple on Tuesday. Guest speaker for the event was Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry […]

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GB Men Found with Firearm

Two men and a woman were arrested in Grand Bahama on Wednesday for firearm and ammunition possession. According to police, shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday Drug Enforcement officers, while in the Lewis Yard area, had reason to search a vehicle and discovered a black Ruger nine millimeter  firearm with 10 rounds of ammunition. Two […]

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Police Probe Loans Scam

Former Senator and Public Hospitals Authority Chairman Frank Smith was questioned yesterday by officers at the Central Detective Unit (CDU) in connection with an anti-corruption probe. According to Smith’s lawyer, former State Minister for Legal Affairs Damien Gomez, the questioning is in regards to government matters. Mr. Gomez spoke to reporters outside CDU yesterday afternoon. […]

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Govt’s ‘Unholy Hate’

Former Cabinet ministers who faced recent political prosecutions were handed a “poisoned chalice of justice” as the government is pursuing the matters with “unholy hate,” according to former Urban Renewal Commission Co-Chair Algernon Allen. Allen, who was a caller on Love 97’s radio talk show On Point yesterday, expressed his disappointment and disgust over the […]

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Conflict of Interest ‘Gone To Bed’

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a bi-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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