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Smith Expected Back in Court Man Charged With Child Porn
 

Smith Expected Back in Court – -Former Senator Faces Fraud Charges

Former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Senator Frank Smith is expected back in the Magistrate’s Court today following his adjourned arraignment. Mr. Smith appeared in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon only to find out that he would spend another night behind bars. This was due to the prosecution not being ready to proceed. As part of […]

Man Charged With Child Porn

Forty-one-year-old Sherran Burrows was yesterday charged in the Magistrate’s Court on 12 counts of child pornography. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt, Burrows, who told the magistrate that his attorney was out of town, faced five of possession of video recordings of an underaged girl or what appeared to be an underaged girl and seven […]

PM Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela

20 July 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis paid tribute to Former South African President Nelson Mandela during the opening of the Commonwealth Youth Games on Tuesday night. The former president would have celebrated his 99th birthday on Tuesday. He was remembered as pioneer in civil rights movements. President Mandela was incarcerated for 27 years because of his […]

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ELA Urges Borrowers to Payback Student Loans

20 July 2017

It’s time to pay up for the 4,700 people with outstanding student loan payments as the Education Loan Authority is ready for payback. Executive Administrative Officer of the Education Loan Authority (ELA) Howard Bastian disclosed that the authority is tracing borrowers as far as Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States to get them […]

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Robinson: ‘Service Excellence Trumps Everything’

20 July 2017

Bahamahost held a graduation ceremony for 415 persons from Bahamas Immigration, Treasure Bay Casino, Public Service Drivers, Bishop Michael Eldon High School, Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand Bahama Academy, Pineforest Academy, Jack Hayward High School and St. Georges High School at Calvary Temple on Tuesday. Guest speaker for the event was Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry […]

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GB Men Found with Firearm

20 July 2017

Two men and a woman were arrested in Grand Bahama on Wednesday for firearm and ammunition possession. According to police, shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday Drug Enforcement officers, while in the Lewis Yard area, had reason to search a vehicle and discovered a black Ruger nine millimeter  firearm with 10 rounds of ammunition. Two […]

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Police Probe Loans Scam

20 July 2017

Former Senator and Public Hospitals Authority Chairman Frank Smith was questioned yesterday by officers at the Central Detective Unit (CDU) in connection with an anti-corruption probe. According to Smith’s lawyer, former State Minister for Legal Affairs Damien Gomez, the questioning is in regards to government matters. Mr. Gomez spoke to reporters outside CDU yesterday afternoon. […]

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Govt’s ‘Unholy Hate’

20 July 2017

Former Cabinet ministers who faced recent political prosecutions were handed a “poisoned chalice of justice” as the government is pursuing the matters with “unholy hate,” according to former Urban Renewal Commission Co-Chair Algernon Allen. Allen, who was a caller on Love 97’s radio talk show On Point yesterday, expressed his disappointment and disgust over the […]

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Conflict of Interest ‘Gone To Bed’

19 July 2017

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 a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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State Recognized Funeral for ‘Cultural Icon’

19 July 2017

The Cabinet Office announced yesterday that a state recognized funeral will be held for Bahamas National Youth Choir founder and director Cleophas Adderley on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Most Holy Trinity. The body […]

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PM Optimistic on Baha Mar

19 July 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said his only concern regarding the Baha Mar project is that the deadline for its complete opening is met in late October, in an effort to boost the economy and afford thousands of Bahamians jobs. These sentiments came immediately after Dr. Minnis, along with the members of his Cabinet, toured […]

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Dr. Sands: ‘Violence is Testosterone Driven’

19 July 2017

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said based on his observations over the last 23 or 24 years, it has become clear that the violence and trauma being experienced in the country is a testosterone driven phenomenon. “The number one cause of death in Bahamian men is now violence, not heart decease, not cancer, not […]

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