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Man Killed In GB

Police are investigating yet another homicide, as a man was killed in Grand Bahama over the weekend.   Reports are that shortly after 9:00 pm on Saturday, police in Grand Bahama responded to reports of a lifeless body of a male in a vacant yard in the vicinity of Forbisher Drive and Weddel Avenue in Freeport. […]

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Smith Calls FNM “Two Faced” Over Spy Bill

Noted Queens Counsel and Rights Bahamas President Fred Smith has called the Free National Movement government “hypocritical” and “two faced” in regards to their position on the proposed “Spy Bill”.   It was revealed on Friday that the government will be moving forward with the proposed Interception of Communications Bill with the only amendment being […]

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‘NATIONAL DRUG FREE SCHOOLS DAY’ BEGINS TODAY

“Any successful strategy to effectively combat the drug problem must include not only supply reduction, but demand reduction efforts, as well as those most at risk of using drugs,” National Security Minister, Marvin Dames stated last week during the launch of National Drug Free Schools Day which starts today. School age children possess the most […]

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New Crime Initiative launched

Labour Minister Dion Foulkes revealed on Friday that a scheme has been created by the Cabinet’s sub-committee on crime, which calls for immediate action by the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Senator Foulkes, who is a member of the sub-committee, said the committee has devised a holistic approach to alleviating crime called the National Community Empowerment […]

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Bahamian Girl Killed In Cruise Ship

A Bahamian family is devastated after an eight year old girl was killed in a Cruise Ship docked in Miami, Florida. Family and friends are mourning the loss of Zion Smith, as the Bahamian child killed after a tragic fall on the cruise liner while on a family vacation.   Miami Department of Fire-Rescue Captain […]

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SEARCH CALLED OFF FOR THE MISSING NEWLYWEDS

The search efforts for the missing American newlyweds have been called off. The Royal Bahamas Defense (RBDF) will not continue their search until they find more “concrete evidence”, Commander Tellis Bethel told the relatives of Forrest and Donna Sanco. The US Coast Guard have also ended their search efforts as they cannot proceed further unless […]

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Galanis : FNM’s Immigration Policy “ Unchristian”

Former Progressive Liberal Party MP Phillip Galanis has heavily criticized the government’s deadline threat for all irregular migrants to leave the country by year-end.   His statements came while appearing as a guest on the Love 97 Radio Program “On Point”.   “First of all it is unchristian, bad policy and it really does not […]

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“Health Minister Violated Code of Ethics,” Says Roberts

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has lambasted Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands for allegedly violating the Cabinet Code of Ethics and is calling on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to clarify what he calls a blatant conflict of interest.   In a statement issued yesterday Mr. Roberts said Dr. Minnis has looked the other […]

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What’s Good for The Goose Is Good For The Gander STB

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 the Government opposition party (the FNM), and the attacks on […]

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Six Young Men Remanded to Fox Hill

Six young men were taken before Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges of armed robbery and the possession of a handgun and offensive instruments.   Appearing before Magistrate Samuel McKinney, one of the young men, Ahmad Armbrister was charged with four counts of armed robbery, indictable offenses, and two counts of causing harm.   Armbrister was […]

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