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May 10, 2013
Officer used restraint tactic not taught in training, jury told

A suspect who died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen) in police custody was placed in a choke hold that was not taught by the Police Training College, a coroner's jury heard yesterday.
Corporal 1287 Brian Roache told the court he used a restraint tactic that he had learned in his training as a martial artist.
The suspect, Jamie Smith, 35, gave police the false name of Matthew Pratt at the time of his ...

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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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May 23, 2013
Pro boxing match-up creates excitement

Professional boxing fans are in store for some exciting action this coming June 1 at the C.I. Gibson Gymnasium. A Major's Promotion and Entertainment show is featuring Meacher 'Major Pain' Major and Anthony 'Psycho' Woods. An application has been made to the Bahamas Boxing Commission (BBC) for the bout to be a welterweight title clash. Whatever the case, because Ray Minus Jr. who manages Woods, ha...

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May 14, 2013
Unearthing hidden gifts and talents

It was just a few short years ago that 19-year-old Tatianeia Rolle would have hauled off and punched you in the face or literally beat you down, simply because you made the mistake of looking at her in what she perceived to be the wrong way. And she got into fights often. Today she admits that she has an anger problem that she says she has learnt to control to the point where if she does get angry...

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January 07, 2014
Domestic violence can take many forms

Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, dating abuse, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship. This can include marriage, cohabitation, dating or within the family. Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical aggression or assau...

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March 02, 2012
SAC increases lead over the Comets

It seems as if the St. Augustine's College (SAC) Big Red Machine has a serious fight on their hands, in trying to win another Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) Track and Field title.
At the close of the second day of competition yesterday, SAC, which is looking to win their 23rd consecutive title, held on to a 58-point lead over the Queen's College Comets. Last year this...

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July 06, 2012
Rolle leads junior golf team at championship

Team Bahamas did not give up hope and tried to recover quickly after losing Lucas Echeverri early in the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC) tournament.
Echeverri had to withdraw from the championships, taking place at the Guavaberry Golf and Country Club, in Dominican Republic, after falling ill on the first day of competition. Echeverri was set to compete in the boys 14-15. The r...

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August 06, 2014
'Ace' plays high stakes card in tribute to his old friend

Broadcaster Anthony "Ace" Newbold pulled no punches as he paid tribute last week to Edmund Spencer Moxey, his friend of 30 years, whose dream for his people was cruelly smashed by his political colleagues in 1987.

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March 17, 2012
Lathario out leaps twin brother for national title

A leap of 6.88 meters (m) is the winning mark in this year's Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) Scotiabank National High School Track and Field Championships long jump event for the intermediate boys.
Laquan Nairn, of the C.R. Walker Knights track and field team, is the national champion. He popped the 6.88m on his last run down the long jump strip. Of the six attempts, Nairn scra...

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May 03, 2014
Cash denies ties to BOB leak

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash said yesterday there is not a "snowball's chance in hell" that he is somehow behind the alleged leak of confidential information at the Bank of The Bahamas.
On Thursday, three police officers showed up at his Cable Beach home and seized two laptops and a smartphone as part of an ongoing probe into the leak.
"My wife, whose name they have taken thro...

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