Nassau Guardian Stories

Lawyer withdraws Charlton appeal

June 10, 2015

Jaquan Charlton, the man whose release hours after his conviction by a lay magistrate sparked a police investigation into whether MICAL MP V. Alfred Gray abused his powers, remains free although his appeal was withdrawn yesterday.

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Greenslade: Police doing everything we're paid to do
Greenslade: Police doing everything we're paid to do

June 10, 2015

While being careful not to respond directly to Prime Minister Perry Christie's comments that the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force have allowed their "divisions" to hamper efforts to create a safer Bahamas, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said yesterday police officers have done "tremendously good work" and continue to do "everything we are paid to do".

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A second cellular operator Seriously
A second cellular operator Seriously

June 10, 2015

Dear Editor,
We should have had a choice in our cellular provider this year.

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A tale of survival
A tale of survival

June 10, 2015

When the news broke on Monday night that a plane crashed off the coast of New Providence, there was concern all around. It was unclear how many people were on the aircraft. It was unclear if there were any survivors.

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The 2015 budget presentation - what's new
The 2015 budget presentation - what's new

June 10, 2015

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Perry Christie presented his 2015/2016 budget to parliament on Wednesday, May 27.

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Hanna-Martin defends Gray's right to speak in House
Hanna-Martin defends Gray's right to speak in House

June 10, 2015

Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin defended MICAL MP V. Alfred Gray's right to speak in Parliament yesterday.

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Forbes: Expand 'noble' Urban Renewal initiative
Forbes: Expand 'noble' Urban Renewal initiative

June 10, 2015

Amid controversy surrounding the government's Urban Renewal Small Home Repairs (SHR) Programme, Minister of State for Works and Urban Development Arnold Forbes said the initiative is a "noble" one and called on the government to expand it.

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Run for Pompey set for Heroes Day weekend in Exuma
Run for Pompey set for Heroes Day weekend in Exuma

June 10, 2015

BAF Financial & Insurance (Bahamas) Limited yesterday announced the first ultramarathon in The Bahamas as a part of the Run for Pompey event to be held October 9 through 12.

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Bahamas Striping repairs deadly road in Eleuthera
Bahamas Striping repairs deadly road in Eleuthera

June 10, 2015

It was one of South Eleuthera's dangerous roads, a 700-foot curve around Charles Bay Corner which has seen a number of serious and fatal accidents through the years.

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VAT Dept. announces Bahamas VAT Calculator application
VAT Dept. announces Bahamas VAT Calculator application

June 10, 2015

The Ministry of Finance's Value Added Tax (VAT) Department is pleased to announce the creation of the Bahamas VAT Calculator application for consumers with smartphones.

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Students graduate from Salvation Army School for the Blind
Students graduate from Salvation Army School for the Blind

June 10, 2015

The Salvation Army's Erin H. Gilmour School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children achieved a significant feat on Monday, June 8, when the school held its first graduation exercise in five years.

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Industry celebrates for pharmacy week

June 09, 2015

The Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association has announced its pharmacy week under the theme "A paradigm shift: Enhancing pharmaceutical care through specialized medicine" Club.

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Moss quits PLP

June 09, 2015

Marco City MP Greg Moss resigned from the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) last night.

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Plane crash victimsfound alive

June 09, 2015

A single engine Cessna aircraft traveling from Pitts Town, Crooked Island to New Providence with five people onboard crashed 13 miles in waters off New Providence, Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin said last night.

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FNM MPs suspended

June 09, 2015

Speaker of the House of Assembly Dr. Kendal Major suspended Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis, St. Anne's MP Hubert Chipman and Central Grand Bahama MP Neko Grant from the House of Assembly for one sitting yesterday after they attempted to bar MICAL MP V. Alfred Gray from contributing to the budget debate.

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Two more murders recorded in NP
Two more murders recorded in NP

June 09, 2015

A naked man was found beaten to death in a building under renovation off East Street early yesterday morning in one of two murders recorded yesterday.

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'No prints' on ammo allegedly found in Bostwick's bag
'No prints' on ammo allegedly found in Bostwick's bag

June 09, 2015

The police officer who dusted the ammunition allegedly found in the backpack of former Free National Movement (FNM) Senator John Bostwick at Grand Bahama International Airport in May 2014 testified yesterday that no prints were found.

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Moss 'alarmed' at lack of due process in Gray matter

June 09, 2015

Marco City MP Greg Moss said last night that he finds it extremely alarming that a member of the government who is accused of interfering in the judiciary is not subjected to due process.

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Gomez admits he is leaving his options open on resignation

June 09, 2015

Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez said yesterday he is "not looking to resign at this time" but suggested that he is leaving his options open.

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Lack of 'vital' documents in extradition case, attorney says
Lack of 'vital' documents in extradition case, attorney says

June 09, 2015

A judge on Monday could not set a date for the appeal against an extradition order made 12 years ago because defense lawyers say they lack "vital" documents to proceed.

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