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Minnis Addresses Psychological Impact Of Crime

Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis said  yesterday that open murders like that of Inspector Carlis Blatch have a  psychological impact on the Bahamian society.  “You can imagine what has happened to H.O. Nash and the family members, you can imagine when somebody is raped in their home, or they’re robbed in their home, the psychological […]

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POLICEMAN’S KILLER NO STRANGER TO POLICE

According to Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander the suspect in connection with this past Wednesday’s police shooting is no stranger to police. In fact, Mr. Fernander confirmed that 48-year-old Timothy Cole’s criminal record stretches back for decades. He said, “he was involved in criminal activities from a juvenile we were dealing with this individual, […]

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Bahamians Asked To Obey Immigration Laws

Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday said Bahamians must obey the law  on  the issue of illegal immigrants working here in The Bahamas. Dr. Minnis told  reporters on the sidelines of The National Skills Symposium at The National Training Agency, that the issue is not that these individuals are coming seeking opportunities, as there is […]

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NYGÅRD Donates $100,000 to CancerCare Manitoba

NYGÅRD International, in keeping with its commitment to support cancer research, on Friday presented a $100,000 donation to CancerCare Manitoba. NYGÅRD Vice Chairman Jim Bennett presented the donation to CancerCare Manitoba president and CEO Annitta Stenning, as part of the company’s 50th anniversary celebration event. In addition to the financial contribution, NYGÅRD donated 1500 mammography gowns […]

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Alleged Police Killer Arraigned

The man accused of the September 12th murder of Aide de camp, Inspector Carlis Blatch, was yesterday arraigned before the courts. Shackled, handcuffed and under the heavy guard of plain clothes and fatigued clad officers, he was escorted into court, as dozens of curious onlookers stood behind a barricade to catch a glimpse. Once before […]

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Reported Suicide In GB

GRAND BAHAMA POLICE are   investigating  THE DEATH OF A WOMAN IN THE MALIBU REEF AREA.  REPORTS INDICATE THAT SHORTLY BEFORE 6PM ON SATURDAY POLICE WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENCE IN THAT AREA WHERE THE WOMAN’S BODY WAS DISCOVERED HANGING INSIDE THE HOME. POLICE ARE NOW AWAITING THE AUTOPSY RESULTS FOR THE EXACT CAUSE OF […]

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STRIKE BY DOCTORS LOOMS

A strike action to the nation’s physicians  engaged  with public hospitals  is in the offing as no resolution is in sight regarding the many issues they have in dispute with the government and the Public Hospitals Authority.  Over the weekend many of the doctors who are consultants were said to be  weighing their options. The […]

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Gov’t Accused Of “Wanton Corruption”

The Chairman Emeritus of the Progressive Liberal Party,  Bradley Roberts says, “ there is a pattern of behavior of wanton corruption by the Minnis  government that is unprecedented.” Mr. Roberts in a  statement yesterday  said, “ this arrogant Free National Movement government remains unapologetic as it descends this country to the status of a Banana […]

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Plight of teen in Bahamas Hits U.S Press

The plight of a young girl in the Bahamas in search of medical care,  who is being termed “stateless”  by some activists,  has reached the media in the United  States,  thus deepening the controversy. According to an article in the Miami Herald, “For months, Taranique Thurston has been caught in limbo in the Bahamas while […]

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Chamber of Commerce CEO Resigns

Days after being slapped with a 10-year barring from the Securities Commission and a hefty fine, Edison Sumner, on Friday, resigned from The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) with immediate effect. In a letter to Chairman, Mike Maura Jr., Sumner said that during his five-and-a-half-year tenure, he has worked selflessly and tirelessly […]

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