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February 10, 2012
Laugh now, love later

Valentine's Day doesn't always have to be romantic, sometimes you just need to let the laughter rip, and Cocoa Brown promises to do just that.
Fans of Brown who watch her in her comedic role on Tyler Perry's "House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" will want to see her live on stage in all her comedic glory. They will laugh until their stomach hurts at her impressions of everyday life and punch-line...

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June 22, 2013
Murdered witness testimony heard in Stubbs case

A murdered witness spoke from the grave yesterday when his deposition was read into evidence.
Presiding Judge Roy Jones granted the prosecution's request to have the evidence of Marcian Scott, who was murdered in 2006, entered into evidence at the retrial of Stephen Stubbs, Andrew Davis and Clinton Evans.
The men are on trial for the shooting death of DC Jimmy Ambrose and the attempted murder of C...

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January 21, 2014
PM reaffirms support for BOB

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday reaffirmed the government's support for Bank of The Bahamas.
"As the 65 percent majority shareholder of Bank of The Bahamas, the government of The Bahamas reaffirms its robust support for the bank," Christie said in a statement.
"There need be no fear or concern on that score. The bank's capital position and other fundamentals remain strong.
"Moreover, the g...

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January 22, 2014
Cash wants BOB probe

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash yesterday called for a select committee investigation into the management and governance of Bank of The Bahamas (BOB).
Cash said recent reports alleging that BOB may have been used as a political tool is making a lot of Bahamians uneasy.
In a statement last week, BOB dismissed such assertions as untrue.
"Successive governments, to their credit, hav...

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July 01, 2011
Punch publisher appears in court

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Staff Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

PUNCH editor and publisher Ivan Johnson and two women were granted $7,000 bail yesterday after being arraigned in a Magistrate's Court charged with making a false declaration.

According to police reports, Johnson was arrested just after 5pm in the pre-clearance section of Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport on Monday....

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December 23, 2011
Olympic ticket sales off to a good start

President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) Wellington Miller is pleased with how fast the tickets, being sold in The Bahamas, for next year's Olympic Games are moving.Miller said more than 60 percent of the tickets are sold, and he is expecting an increase in sales next year as the games approach. Miller and members of his executive board hosted representatives from Cartan Tours, the officia...

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October 09, 2014
Man gets 41 years for murder of girlfriend

A judge yesterday sentenced a man who almost decapitated his girlfriend, Kidley St. Brave, with a tile cutter to 41 years in prison.
Haitian national Gibson Raphael, 29, did not show any emotion when Justice Indra Charles passed sentence.
The couple had recently rekindled the relationship after a mutually agreed break-up of several months, the court heard.
Raphael testified during his trial that S...

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June 18, 2012
The last of a gallant caucus

Dear Editor,

On June 7, 2012, the last of a small caucus of mulattos, who at a time in this country when racism was at its height saw the need to form a political entity (the Progressive Liberal Party) to combat the scourge of racism, victimization and intimidation of the downtrodden citizens of color in this country, died.
Whether coincidentally or by design, the movers and shakers of the moveme...

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May 02, 2014
Police seize Cash's laptops from home

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash said yesterday he had "no concerns" after police seized two laptop computers and a smartphone from his Cable Beach home, reportedly in relation to a probe into the alleged leak of confidential information from Bank of The Bahamas (BOB).
Cash made the "no concerns" comment after The Guardian told him the newspaper understood the seizure was related ...

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May 02, 2014
Minnis alleges govt witch-hunt against Cash

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis last night accused the government of directing the police to carry out a "political witch-hunt" on FNM Chairman Darron Cash because of his recent critique of "evolving scandals" surrounding Bank of The Bahamas.
Minnis said the FNM will not sit back and allow the state to subject Cash to a "fishing expedition".
"The matter has been taken to the ...

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