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Brothers Stand Trial For Murder Two Men Charged For Murder
 
Brothers Stand Trial For Murder

Brothers Stand Trial For Murder

The murder trial of two brothers believed to be responsible for a 2012 shooting death got underway in the Supreme Court on Tuesday before Senior Justice Jon Isaacs. Leroy Smith, 27, of Old Boat Alley and his brother 26-year-old Tony Smith of Kelly’s Lane are accused of the murder of Tristan Bartlett who was shot [...]

Two Men Charged For Murder

Two Men Charged For Murder

Two men were brought before the Magistrates’ Court on Monday to face charges in connection with two recent murders. Appearing before Magistrate Samuel McKinney was 25-year-old Shakatouri Thompson of #123 Major Road. Thompson was charged with the murder of 33-year-old Nadia Tracy Cartwright, the mother of four was killed on August 11. He was also [...]

FNM Celebrates 22 Years Since First Election Win

20 August 2014

The Free National Movement (FNM) on Tuesday celebrated the 22nd anniversary of its historic win in the 1992 General Elections and recounted the many successes and achievements the party has enjoyed since breaking the Pindling-era. Prior to that win at the polls 22 years ago, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) then led by former Prime [...]

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Fitzgerald: It Was Nothing Personal

20 August 2014

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Member of Parliament for Marathon Jerome Fitzgerald said despite engaging in a shouting match with Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins Monday in the House of Assembly, there was nothing personal about that exchange and he noted that even in light of widespread criticisms about his parliamentary behaviour, Dr. Rollins has [...]

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Dr. Meyer Rassin Foundation Awards Scholarships

20 August 2014

Twenty-six young Bahamians studying for degrees in healthcare have received financial assistance from the Doctors Hospital Dr Meyer Rassin Foundation towards next year’s tuition. With the privilege of being enrolled in various higher education institutions in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, these ambitious young Bahamians are in high anticipationhighly anticipate [...]

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BEC And BTC Customers Experience Service Disruptions

20 August 2014

Severe weather during the early morning hours in New Providence Tuesday led to Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) customers again experiencing a disruption to their power supplies. Many customers were without power supply well into Tuesday afternoon. In a statement released sometime after mid-day BEC officials said the outages were as a result of a lightning [...]

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Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

20 August 2014

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism along with representatives from the Grand Bahama Island Tourism sector recently teamed up to conduct an aggressive Public Relations and Sales mission throughout the cities of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and met with key influencers in the private and public sectors, travel agents and media houses to promote [...]

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Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

20 August 2014

Frontier Airlines has announced that it will be introducing flights to Nassau, Bahamas from Trenton-Mercer starting in November – an initiative that tourism officials are lauding. Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes announced the move this week in a press statement noting that it is the first time a commercial airline from Trenton-Mercer Airport would be [...]

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UTEB Raises Concerns About COB

19 August 2014

Vice President of the Union of Tertiary Education of The Bahamas (UTEB) Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson said yesterday that while the lack of a president at the College of The Bahamas (COB) is disheartening, one of the pressing issues that tops UTEB’S list of concerns is communication and consultation. “We need to be seen as partners in [...]

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PM: Rollins Did the Right Thing—MP resigns as Party Whip’

PM: Rollins Did the Right Thing—MP resigns as Party Whip’

19 August 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie announced Monday that Fort Charlotte Member of Parliament Dr. Andre Rollins resigned as the Party’s Whip while wrapping up debate in the House of Assembly on Monday and expressed satisfaction in Mr. Rollin’s decision. “The member for Fort Charlotte then indicated that he was not comfortable with some of the positions [...]

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Old Vs New: PLP MPs Square Off Again

19 August 2014

The old school rank of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) once again went head to head with the new class in the House of Assembly as debate on the controversial package of bills to amend the Bahamas Constitution continued on Monday. This time, Marathon Member of Parliament Jerome Fitzgerald squared off with Fort Charlotte MP [...]

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Gov’t Revises Referendum Questions

19 August 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie laid out the revised questions that are set to make up the upcoming Constitutional Referendum on legislating gender equality between men and women. Mr. Christie tabled the questions while wrapping up debate on the controversial bills. He said that the questions have not only changed but were simplified. “Bill number one, [...]

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