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Teen Claims Police Brutality Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal
 
Teen Claims Police Brutality

Teen Claims Police Brutality

The mother of a 16-year-old boy is outraged at the brutality she claims her son endured at the hands of police officers this past weekend after her son was abducted, beaten and left in a grave yard. This was the horrific details told by her teenage son who alleged that he was brutally beaten to [...]

Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Although many may have been waiting to hear from the nation’s chief as to what really went on with that multi-million dollar Letter of Intent (LOI) with a waste to energy company, Prime Minister Perry Christie has reportedly announced that the man at the very centre of the controversial scandal, Ministry of Works Parliamentary Secretary [...]

Tax System Inadequate, Says Halkitis

Tax System Inadequate, Says Halkitis

02 October 2014

The current property tax system is inadequate and riddled with duplications, this according to Minster of State for Finance Michael Halkitis who stressed that an overhaul of the entire system is needed as the government moves to collect outstanding property taxes. “What we recognise is that the IT system we have in place is inadequate [...]

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Rollins Refuses To Apologise To PM

Rollins Refuses To Apologise To PM

02 October 2014

Fort Charlotte MP dismisses claims he’s leaving party. Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins yesterday defied an order from the National General Council (NGC) of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to apologise to party leader Prime Minister Perry Christie over a series of attacks he has launched at both the government and the performance of [...]

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Police Investigate Spree Of Armed Robberies

02 October 2014

Police are seeking the public’s assistance yet again in solving a series of crimes – namely four armed robberies which took place Tuesday. In the first incident, shortly after 7:30am, a woman was walking on Stanford Drive when a man armed with a handgun robbed her of her handbag containing cash and other personal items. [...]

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Dorsett: Pollution a Major Health Hazard

Dorsett: Pollution a Major Health Hazard

02 October 2014

Keeping the environment clean remains a challenge for the Christie administration and Minister of Environment Kenred Dorsett on Wednesday urged Bahamians to do their part in assisting the government in maintaining a pristine environment, he stressed that the issue has created a health hazard for Bahamians. “As minister responsible for the environment, I am often [...]

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Chipman: No Infighting In FNM

Chipman: No Infighting In FNM

02 October 2014

The Free National Movement (FNM) remains united despite facing a number of challenges, said St. Anne’s Member of Parliament Hubert Chipman yesterday as he brushed off questions about a possible rift in the party between the its leader and deputy leader. FNM Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner revealed this week that Party Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis [...]

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MAN BEING ARRAIGNED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

29 September 2014

A 21-year-old man was arraigned in a magistrate’s court on two counts of attempted muder Friday. Prince Albert Farrington of Tall Pines was charged with attempting to murder Dashard Bethel and Drenda Williams on September 22. Farrington was not required to enter a plea to the charges and he was denied. He was remanded to [...]

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Students on Internet Violence

29 September 2014

After reoccurring videos of violence in local senior high schools flooded social media, Bahama Journal staff took to the downtown city to find out what the students had to say about this now national issue. Videos of students belittling teachers and of ferocious fights in their school uniforms have been floating along the realms of [...]

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One Killed, Three Injured in Weekend Shooting

One Killed, Three Injured in Weekend Shooting

29 September 2014

A shooting incident has left one man dead and three other people detained in hospital. According to reports, on Saturday around 10:00 p.m. three men and a female were sitting outside a local business establishment located at Grace Terrace off Bernard Road, when someone fired several shots. One man was shot to the head another [...]

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Man Dies in Police Custody

29 September 2014

The allegations of police brutality is a controversial issue that has gained international attention and has plagued the Royal Bahamas Police Force for years now, in fact this issue is once again brought to the spotlight following the death of man who died while in police custody over the weekend. The information surrounding the death [...]

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Keep Grand Bahama Clean Celebrates Eight Years Of Environmental Initiatives

29 September 2014

Keep Grand Bahama Clean, launched in 2006, celebrates eight successful years of environmental initiatives. The October 2014 Anniversary began with members and friends worshipping together at a Sunday morning church service held at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, serving as the kickoff event for month long activities. “It’s truly a blessing to celebrate [...]

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