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LOUIS BACON NEW YORK DEFAMATION SUIT – THE REAL CASE??!

Mr. Keod Smith, one of the Attorneys of Mr. Peter Nygard contends that the allegations set out in Mr. Louis Bacon’s defamatory complaint in a New York Supreme Court, are completely without merit and nothing more than his latest maneuver in an attempt to pull off a coup d’état in The Bahamas by using the [...]

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LOUIS BACON HEDGE FUND UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

—US Prosecutors said to be moving closer to an indictment— Louis MOORE Bacon, the Hedge Fund billionaire and his Moore Capital Fund LLC in New York are on the run as US prosecutors close in on an indictment based on their criminal investigation of one of the biggest insider trading scandals and frauds ever in [...]

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$100 Million Stem Cell Medical Facility to be built in 2015

Next year an ultra-modern stem cell medical facility with an investment of more than $100 million will be built in The Bahamas, according to international fashion mogul Peter Nygard. Nygard, who is behind this investment, said the stem cell medical facility will allow The Bahamas to compete with countries like Thailand that is already the [...]

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LOUIS BACON STALLS IN New York COURT ACTION

A New York judge on Monday denied a request by Peter Nygard’s attorneys that they not release 31 stolen video files. Mr. Nygard’s attorneys asked that these files not be turned over on the grounds that they were part of a “massive volume” of stolen files handed over to Louis Bacon just two days before [...]

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Passenger Dies Aboard Flight To Bimini

Police in Bimini are investigating the death of a Jamaican national who died on board an aircraft en route to Bimini from New Providence to Bimini Saturday Reports are that shortly after 4:00pm, police received information that a male had died on board an airline that had left New Providence travelling into Bimini. Upon landing [...]

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Prison Officer Charged For Drug Possession

A prison officer he was arraigned on Friday in a Magistrate’s Court for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply. Fifty-one-year –old, Ervin Miller of Pinewood Gardens was arrested on Wednesday shortly after he reported for duty at Her Majesty’s Prison. Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit seized three ounces of Indian hemp [...]

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Rolle: The Country Is At Stake –“Pinewood MP Calls For United Fight on Crime”

Rolle: The Country Is At Stake –“Pinewood MP Calls For United Fight on Crime”

In the wake of fatal shooting in the Pinewood Gardens Constituency on Friday, Pinewood Member of Parliament Khaalis Rolle called for the lip service and the political blame game on crime to stop, he stressed that a stern commitment nationwide is needed to combat the problem. While on the crime scene with the pool of [...]

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MOE: No VAT On National Exams

A letter from C.V. Bethel High School that urged parents to submit payments for The Bahamas General Certificate Secondary Education (BGCSE) before the end of December or face the additional cost of Value Added Tax (VAT) to the payment has been dismissed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) as untrue. The letter dated November 13, [...]

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Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

A week after a Florida politician of Haitian decent called on all tourist and cruise lines to boycott The Bahamas in opposition to the enforcement of new immigration policies, representatives from The United Association of Haitians and Bahamians (UAHB) organisation here in the country has condemned the call for a boycott and blasted the politician [...]

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BFM Announces Funeral Dates

The Bahamas Faith Ministries (BFM) announced Friday the dates for the home going and memorial services for Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife and Dr. Richard Pinder. The funeral service for Dr. Munroe and his wife, Pastor Ruth, will be streamed live from BFM on Thursday, December 4. Dr. Pinder’s home going service will be held [...]

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