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CEMEX Denies Employee Killed In Industrial Accident

Freeport-based CEMEX Bahamas yesterday denied police reports that one of its employees was killed in an industrial accident at its plant on Tuesday. An official for the cement manufacturing company, who asked to remain anonymous, told the Bahama Journal yesterday that information reported by the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) in its daily crime report […]

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Man Shot To Death-Three Suspects In Custody

A man’s bullet riddled body was found through a service road in Yellow Elder Gardens Tuesday night, authorities said, pushing the homicide count to 85 for the year. This latest homicide is the second for the week. The victim has been identified as Lamar Bain, 19, a Yellow Elder resident. Police said gunshots rang out […]

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Bahamian Entertainer Passes- T’rez Hepburn Gone To Soon

Bahamian Entertainer Passes- T’rez Hepburn Gone To Soon

The woman behind great local hits like “Oh Do You Know,” “Mr. Bus Driver” and “You Gon’ Talk It” passed away Friday, marking the end of what many have described as a great musical career in Bahamian history. Hepburn passed away around 8 o’clock Friday evening at Doctor’s Hospital following a massive stroke, according to […]

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Cash Confirmed As Acting FNM Chair

Following a unanimous decision by the Free National Movement (FNM) Central Council, Darron Cash has been named the Acting Chairman of the FNM. At the monthly meeting of the party’s central council this past Thursday, the council affirmed its support for Mr. Cash as Acting Chairman. The central council, which is the party’s highest authority […]

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Call For Nat’l Jobs Programme Extension – PLP Should ‘Invest In Bahamians,’ Laing Says

With the government’s 52-week job programme ending for hundreds of Bahamians as of August 31st, former Minister of State for Finance Senator Zhivargo Laing has issued an appeal to the government for an extension of the programme. In a statement issued Sunday, Mr. Laing said if the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is to be believed […]

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PLP Chairman Denies Resignation Rumours

PLP Chairman Denies Resignation Rumours

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts has denied tabloid reports that he is getting set to resign from his top post for health reasons. Reports surfaced in yesterday’s Punch that Mr. Roberts would step down due to health and personal reasons and said he decided to retire after spending several days in hospital two […]

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Suspects Wanted In Stabbing – Man Fighting For Life

A New Providence man is in hospital fighting for his life after he was stabbed in the neck by a group of men. The early morning stabbing took place shortly after 3:00 a.m. Thursday while the victim was attending a party on Nassau Street, investigators said. The victim is listed in critical condition. It is […]

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4 Murders In 4 Days – Man Gunned Down In Redland Acres

A 51-year-old Redland acres man became the fourth person to be murdered this week after he was gunned down just feet away from his home yesterday. Family members have identified the victim as Owen Julius Hanna. Hanna’s death bumps the country’s murder count to 82 for the year, investigators said. Officer-in-Charge of the Central Detective […]

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PM Defends Putting Police In Schools -FNM Says Move Regressive

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday staunchly defended his government’s decision to reinstate the school-based policing initiative despite mounting criticisms by the Free National Movement (FNM). “Students have been killed and we clearly believe based on research, that until such time as we have proper security in the schools, with people properly trained to be able […]

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Gov’t May Have To Borrow More Money – Urban Renewal Needs Continued Funding

It appears the government may have to borrow more money to ensure continued funding of its much touted Urban Renewal project. Prime Minister Perry Christie told reporters on Tuesday that the government is not satisfied with its budget; however, he said his government is doing what it can with what it has. Mr. Christie said […]

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