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July 01, 2011
Bernice Hanna, 55

A Funeral Service for Bernice Hanna, 55 of Charles Vincent Street and formerly of Fresh Creek, Andros who passed away on 17th June, 2011,  will be held at The  First Baptist Church,  Market Street & Coconut Grove, on Sunday July 03rd 2011 at 2:30pm. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Earle Francis, Rev. Harold Bodie, Rev. Dianna Francis and Other Ministers of the Religion. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Precious Memories will forever linger in the hearts and mind of her loved ones:
Daughters:  Nickerra and Anastacia Anderson, and Kennice Poitier (adopted daughter)
Grandchildren: Gabriella Armbrister and Eldora Brown
Mother: Beulah Mae Hanna Burrows
Stepfather: Alexander  L. Burrows
Five brothers: Christopher, and Witsel Hanna, Stephen Taylor, Craig and Edison Taylor (deceased)
Two Sisters: Judy Hanna Dyer and Rhodamae Hanna Paul (deceased)
Nieces:  Lesia Morris, Jillian McKoy, Latonya Symonette, Nicarra Barr Johnson,Francesca, Shavanda, Nakia, and Kelsy Paul , Beulinda Strachan,  Ameia and Stephanie Taylor, Crystal, Narissa, Tequita, Christine, Christina, and  Tiffany Hanna,  Crevannah , Shantiara,  Carlianna Taylor , Angela Sands,  Sharon,  Charmaine , Patrice ,  Delarece and Sharell Thompson, Lacaldra Robinson Taylor, Janell Brenen Taylor, and  Jasmin Mortimer Taylor and Nicarra Hanna
Nephews: Dr. Vantario, Shavon, Donavon, and Demantrea Taylor, Jamal and Quincy Jones. Inspector Kenrick Morris, Craig Jr, Johnathon and Vaughn Hanna, PC 447 Willard Johnson, Elwood Strachan Justin and Johnathon Griffin, and Kenson Poitier.
Aunts: Catherine Johnson, Luella Ulie Sands, Patricia Sands and Iris Sands (deceased)
Grandnieces and Nephews: Latonio Symonette, Kenrinique Morris, Keitrel , Kierra , and Willard Jr. Johnson Rhoniqua , Christinique, Trevon,  Lania and Davashanique Taylor, and Demantera Jr .
Numerous Cousins including : Jeff, Harry, Patrice, Raymond, Lennox, Dwight, Sheryl, Livingston, Tino, Gloria, Celestina, Samuel, Ruth, Linda, Delarice, Mark, Shermaine, Robert, Stephen, Mark, Marcus, Hugh, Garth, Ken, Henrick, Steven, Owen, Kelly, Angela, Sharell, Joyce, Chris, Tony, Lynn, Rodger, Jesse, Alfred, Ruben, Ethyl, Ida, Beulah, Alfred, Estermae, Beryl, Dorabell, Rachel, Laura, Sylvia,  Lilamae and Glenys Hanna Martin.
Other relatives and Friends : The Anderson Family, Ganell Sturrp and Family,  Rev. Harold & Granelda Bodie, Pastor Earl & Marjorie Francis, Rev. Dr. Ornan Johnson & Family, Pastor Susanna & Kendal Mackey , Bishop Edward & Roslyn Missick, The Simmons Family, The Bevans Family,The Moss Family, Andres Burrows, The Fox Family, Martha Brown, Sabilitha & Bridgette Poitier, Charmaine & Romeo Hunt, The Smith Family, The Hall Family, The Rolle Family, Madonna & Shawn Evans, The Burrows Family, Katie Longley, Betty Rand, The Missick Family, Helen Simmons Johnson, Carrol Smith, Joel Brown & Family, The Archar Family, First Holiness & First Baptist Family, The Southland Church Family, The Charles Vincent Street Family, The School Family of Gerald Cash Primary, The Bowleg Family, The Clarke Family, Sonia and Edward Missisk, Sis Stockdale & Family, Hubert Sands and Family, The Adderley Family, The Smith Family, The Darville Family, Dr. Chin, Dr. Tynes, Dr. Jim Lumona, The staff of P.M.H and others who have sent their love and are too numerous to mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday from 10-12:30 p.m. and at the church from 1:30 p.m. until service time.
 
 

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Carlson Leslie Taylor, 20
July 01, 2011
Carlson Leslie Taylor, 20

Funeral Service for Carlson Leslie Taylor, 20, of Kennedy Subdivision who died on June 16, 2011 will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Independence Drive.  Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Everette J. Brown, Minister Sheila Brown, Minister Christine Johnson, Minister Derek Munroe, Deacon Timothy Bailey and Other Ministers of the Gospel.  Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
He is survived his mother: Dellareese Rolle; Father and Stepmother: Cessel and Portia Taylor; Stepfather: Ivan Rolle Jr., Grandparents: Douglas and Dec. Rose Tynes and Maria Maycock; Sisters: Tremaine and Ivanna Rolle, Cecily Seymour, Attorney Tamara Taylor, Shakema, Lisa and Shavonne Taylor; Brothers: Quinton Barr, Ricardo and Rinardo Brown, Alvin Strachan, Cecil, Trevor, Kevin, LeSean, Sharif, Brad and Renaldo Taylor; Aunts: Theresa Bain, Najwa Knowles, Minique, Nathalee, Lynette and Shareta Tynes, Jenny Mae and Betty Rolle, Rosita Taylor, Joycelyn Owens and Princess Culmer of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, Myrtle Gardiner, Ivy and Vernita Davis, Pat Bell and Faye Pennerman;  Uncles: Tyrone, Kevin and Jeffrey Tynes, Michael Bain, Michael Rolle, Jay Knowles, Dustin Dorsette, Oswald, Thomas, Paul, James, Donnie and Eddison Taylor, Herbert, Anthony, Emmanuel, Roy, Kirkwood, Keith, Joel, Godfrey, Keno, David and PC 2891 Richard Rolle;  Grand Aunts: Millicent Fernander, Evangelist Carolyn Evans, Caffie Bowe, Cornelia Johnson, Agnes Moss, Maud Ferguson and Harriet Cooper; Grand uncles: Alfred Rolle, Arnold Munroe, Stephen Rolle and Julius Farquharson of Freeport Grand Bahama; Bishop Nelson Ferguson and Roderick Cooper; Brother-in-Law: Pedro Seymour; Numerous nieces including: Tanesha, Pedrya and D'ontrae; Numerous nephews including: Q'Shawn and Quintino Barr, Ian Hart Jr., Keron, Trevado Oreathio and LeSean Jr.,  8 grandnieces and grand nephews, Cousins: Tamika Johnson, T'Kya and Pamela Bain, Tynesha, Tyesha, Tyla, Jasmine and Jewel Tynes and Carla Bethell, Michael Jr., and Christian Bain, Tyrese and Jeff Tynes Jr., Dwight and P'Andray Charlow, Kade, Kyle and Koen Bodie, Bradea and Bradley Cash, Brickell, Travis and Preston Moss, Patrice Harris, Ian and Alfred Rolle Jr., Samuel Munroe, Monique Toote, Stephen Rolle Jr., WPC 476 Jacqueline Johnson, Durano, Tavares, Roy Jr., Kirknell, Crystal and Rashad Rolle, Elkera and Zane Knowles, Darian Smith, Michael Higgs and Derron Damascus; Special Friend:  Rintare 'Peggy' Darling and children Maquin and Ferrenea; Numerous other relatives and friends including Ian Hart Sr., Shakera Youte, Raqueisha McPhee, Nigel Williams, Christine Barr and Family, Barbara Rodgers and Family, Jack Knowles and Family, Natasha and Dwainia Black and Family, Anna Rolle and Family, Sonia Cleare and Family, Tennile Percentie and Family, Muriel Jackson and Family from Cocoa Florida, Mavis Lockhart and Family, The Newbold Family, Ebony and Shandia Finlayson, Staff of Casa D'Angelo, Atlantis, Staff of the Plant Laundry Dept. Atlantis, Staff of Esso Bargain City, Staff of Keep Kool Air Conditioning, Oscar and Tammy Finlayson, Mrs. King from Government High, Cpl. 2566 Warren Storr, Mortiva Pennerman, Faith Rolle, Boatman, Yogi, John & Johnette Rolle, The New Bethlehem Church Family, The Ridgeland Park, Montell Heights, Yellow Elder, Pinewood, Bamboo Town and Kennedy Communities, and many others too numerous to mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at East Sunrise Mortuary, Rosetta Street, Palmdale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. at the Church on Saturday until service time.

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July 02, 2011
Do all you can to keep your marriage healthy and happy

One of the most important things spouses can do is to show appreciation every day for each other. Too many spouses take each other for granted.  They expect the love they have to just last and last without doing anything.  This is false and dangerous.  Words that can help us understand the meaning and importance of appreciation are gratitude, thankfulness and gratefulness.  Spouses are to find ways to show daily how much they are grateful for their partners.  No day should pass without a spouse showing with words and action how much they love their partner.  When was the last time you said thank you to your spouse?  When was the last time you told your spouse they look lovely.  Remember, once is not enough.
ELEMENTS OF APPRECIATION
According to experts there are at least four elements of appreciation:
Acknowledgment: The first step each of us can take in expressing our appreciation to our partner is to acknowledge the things he or she does.  Expressing appreciation for the little things cumulatively builds a rock solid foundation.  Receiving acknowledgment helps each of us grow as individuals, and sometimes, just survive the daily hassles of hectic schedules, deadlines, and responsibilities in the various aspects of our lives.
Adoration: Praising each other for the qualities and attributes that make us special as individuals is crucial.  Taking the time to genuinely let each other know how much we admire each other's virtues brings joy to us and reinforces our continued individual and relationship growth.

Acceptance: Learning to accept each other as we are, rather than trying to change the other, is a difficult struggle and adjustment for most couples.  Accepting each other as we are is a vital part of expressing appreciation in a marriage.  Over time we actually appreciate the differences and see the benefits they bring to us as individuals and as partners.
Affirmation: Letting each other know how important we are to each other.  Affirmations are important in building and supporting each other's sense of self-esteem.  Affirming your spouse is a way of validating who they are.  When we affirm each other, we kindle the depths of the soul of our marriage."
HOW DO WE AFFIRM EACH OTHER?
Here are a few examples how you can affirm your spouse.  Hold hands in the car when you are at the stop light.  Wink at each other across a crowded room.  Give a love letter or card on days other than birthdays and anniversaries.  Jump surprisingly in the shower with her, but do not have sex.  Take him a bunch of hibiscus flowers you picked from your garden.  Rush out to give your wife a cool glass of water while she is cutting the grass with the lawn mower.  Say "good morning honey" to your spouse.  Tell your spouse "thank you for that wonderful sexual experience last night."  Drive each other to work occasionally.  Eat lunch together regularly.  Cuddle each other in the living room without sex on the agenda.  Go on a date every week.  Gossip about your spouse to your friends as often as possible.  Have a photo of your spouse on your desk at work or in your wallet.
HAPPY COUPLES LIVE LONGER
The latest research tells us that happy couples live longer and have healthier lives.  According to psychologist, Dr. Brent J. Atkinson, in his article "Emotion Intelligence" evidence suggests that those who succeed in their marriages will live an average of four years longer than those who don't (Gottman & Silver, 1999).  They will have an average of 35 percent less illness, have healthier immune systems, will be substantially less likely to become violent, homicidal, or suicidal, and less likely to experience an emotional or mental disorder.  They will have a lower risk of being involved in automobile accidents.  The children of those who succeed in their marriages will have fewer health problems, better academic performance, more social competence, less depression, less problems with social contact, more ability to regulate their emotions, lower heart rate physiological reactivity when experiencing negative emotions, and lower quantities of stress-related hormones circulating in their bodies.  Do all you can to keep your marriage healthy and happy.

Barrington Brennen is a marriage and family therapist. Send your questions to question@soencouragment.org or call 242-327-1980 or visit www.soencouragement.org.

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July 20, 2011
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August 06, 2011
Trial date set for murder of young woman

Two men facing murder and attempted murder charges learned their trial date yesterday.
Owen "Cat" McKenzie of Bamboo Town and Allan Knowles Jr. of Butler Street, were informed that their trial for the September 17, 2010 murder of Chrysteria Brown and the attempted murder of her boyfriend, Dario McKenzie, will begin on June 18, 2012 before Justice Vera Watkins. Their co-accused Anthorn Smith, who is on bail, was not present for the fixture hearing.
Brown was sleeping over at her boyfriend's home at Garden Hills when someone fired gunshots into their upstairs bedroom window.
Lawyers for McKenzie and Knowles asked Senior Supreme Court Justice Jon Isaacs to consider releasing them on bail pending trial.
Michael Kemp, McKenzie's attorney, said there was no fear of "retributive actions against him, as it has not happened to any of his co-accused." He also said the defendants had been committed to the Supreme Court since October last year.
Romauld Ferreira adopted those arguments in seeking bail for Knowles.
Isaacs deferred the bail application until next week to allow the Crown time to respond.

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August 11, 2011
Winifred Gertrude Brown, 76

Funeral Service for Winifred Gertrude Brown, 76 of Golden Gates #2 will be held on Saturday 13th August, 2011 at 11:00am at Annex Baptist Cathedral, Wulff Road and Pinedale. Officiating will be Rev. Mitchell E. Jones assisted by Lorenzo Symonette. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy and Gladstone Roads.

Left to cherish sister Brown’s memories are her: seven children: Nelson Cooper, Harrison, Barry, Renee and Steve Brown, Karen Thompson, and Porsche Brown-Williams; twenty-four grandchildren: Leon, Leonardo, Samantha, Sharrow, Shameka, Takeisha, Latia, LaVasco and Cynthiese Cooper,, Carlisa McKenzie, Barry Jr., Cameron and Brandon Brown, Donavan, and Rena ...

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August 18, 2011
Christine Annarose Poitier, 49

Last rites for Christine Annarose Poitier, 49, of Nassau Village will be held on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Cooper’s Terrace Highway Church of God, Cooper’s Terrace off Kemp Road. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Robert Mcphee assisted by Rev. Ivan Marshall and Other Ministers of Religion. Interment in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years Wesley Poitier; 3 Children: Wesleyann Rolle, Lashawnda and Wesley Jr. Poitier; 4 Sisters: Cherrylee Neille, Paulamae Williams of Miami Fla., Marva Gilcott and Michelle Finley; 2 Adopted Sisters: Janina Pennerman and Kelliann Sands; 4 Brothers: Raymond Finley, Ian Jetson and Johnnelle Gilcott; 9 Aunts: Blanc ...

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August 18, 2011
Christine Annarose Poitier, 49

Last rites for Christine Annarose Poitier, 49, of Nassau Village will be held on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Cooper’s Terrace Highway Church of God, Cooper’s Terrace off Kemp Road. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Robert Mcphee assisted by Rev. Ivan Marshall and Other Ministers of Religion. Interment in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years Wesley Poitier; 3 Children: Wesleyann Rolle, Lashawnda and Wesley Jr. Poitier; 4 Sisters: Cherrylee Neille, Paulamae Williams of Miami Fla., Marva Gilcott and Michelle Finley; 2 Adopted Sisters: Janina Pennerman and Kelliann Sands; 4 Brothers: Raymond Finley, Ian Jetson and Johnnelle Gilcott; 9 Aunts: Blanc ...

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August 18, 2011
Ashenique Latisha Thompson-McHardy, 18

Ashenique Latisha Thompson-McHardy, 18, of Montgomery Avenue, Flamingo Gardens, will be held on Saturday, 20th August, 2011 at 1:00pm at The Lutheran Church of Nassau, 119 John F. Kennedy Drive, Nassau Bahamas. Officiating will be Reverend Samuel Bootle and other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in the Southern Cemetery, Cowpen and Spikenard Road.

Fond memories will always linger in the hearts of his loving Mother and Father: Patricia and Jason McHardy; Two (2) Grand-mothers Step-mother: Irene Thompson and Iva McHardy; Grand-father: Nevis Alexander Thompson; One (1) brother: Jayson McHardy; Four (4) sisters: Shantol, Jasonique, Kandi and Miracle McHardy; Nine (9) aunts: Adline Thompso ...

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August 18, 2011
Dwinya Rebecca Black, 14

Funeral Service for Dwinya Rebecca Black, 14, of Montell Heights will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.

Church:

New Bethany Baptist Church
Address:

West Avenue
Officiating:

Pastor Victor Cooper
Assisted by:

Bishop Elfredo Burrows
Interment:

Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery

She

is survived by: her Parents: Emmanuel & Alice Black: 4 Brothers: PC #2772 Tamiko Black; Renaldo, Zhavargo & De Anglo Black; Grandparents: Alvetha Black, Anthony & Alice Prince; 10 Uncles: Vernal, Cedric, Chris & Shervin Mun ...

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August 18, 2011
Pheobe Elizabeth Cox Taylor, 67

Funeral Service for Pheobe Elizabeth Cox Taylor, 67, of Baillou Hill Estates and formerly of Sandy Point Abaco, who died August 9th at the Princess Margaret Hospital will be held on Saturday 1:00 p.m. at the Parish Church Of The Most Holy Trinity Trinity way Stapledon Gardens. The Rev. Mervyn S. Johnson will officiate and interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens Soldier Road.
Left to cherish her memories are:
Her husband Edwin Taylor, father William Cox, sons Robert and Prince Taylor, daughters; Claudine Roberts, Clara Taylor of Baltimore Maryland and Rose Fawkes, step-son Vincent Ingraham, step daughter: Eula Gaitor, adopted sons: Bradley, Dion, Shawn and Clay Smith, sister: Mrs. Vivian Reckle ...

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August 19, 2011
Jermaine Nairn, 34

Jermaine Nairn, 34, of Tulip Avenue, Garden Hills #3 died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Monday 15th August, 2011.
He is survived by his parents: Archie and Pauline Nairn; sisters: Areshea Nairn, Tica Stuart; brothers: Tomiko Nairn, Alexis Roberts; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral Announcements will be announced at a later date.

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August 19, 2011
Stating the 'facts' on urban renewal

Dear Editor,

The Ministry of Labour and Social Development, which has responsibility for the urban renewal program, has taken note of the references to the urban renewal program in a press release by the Progressive Liberal Party issued on August 17, 2011 under the caption, "FNM not in control of crime, failed to fund urban renewal," and in the stories in the print and electronic media, and it issues the following statement in response.
Firstly, the ministry wishes to inform the public that in New Providence, eight urban renewal centers were operational under the former government in the following communities: Fox Hill, Kemp Road, Nassau Village, Englerston, St. Cecilia, Farm Road, Bain and Grants Town and Fort Charlotte.  None of these centers were closed by the government and six, including the Nassau Village center, continue to operate from the same location as they did under the former government.  A ninth center was opened in Pinewood Gardens in 2008.
In Grand Bahama, six centers were operational under the former government, all of which are still open and four continue to operate from the same location as they did under the former government.  A seventh center was opened in Seahorse Village in 2008.
Secondly, there has never been any failure by the government to fund urban renewal.  Funds for the program have been allocated on a annual basis since 2007 as follows:
o 2006/2007 - $2,450,000
o 2007/2008 - $2,500,000
o 2008/2009 - $3,000,000
o 2009/2010 - $2,800,000
o 2010/2011 & 2011/2012 - $2,301,822.
The current allocation was based on the pattern of expenditure over the previous years.
The urban renewal program continues to operate a number of community based programs.
As has been the case for the past three years, all of the centers in New Providence held a summer program for children in July 2011 at a public school in the community where the center is located.   Almost two full pages of photographs of some of the activities of the camps were recently featured in the print media.  In Grand Bahama, the camps were held for two weeks during the month of July 2011.
All centers in New Providence and Grand Bahama continue to operate afterschool programs during the school year, and since May 2011 a number of teachers have been engaged as tutors in an effort to enhance the quality of instruction.
Similarly, a number of qualified musicians have been engaged as band instructors for New Providence and Grand Bahama to enhance the competence of band members.  In Grand Bahama, the Royal Bahamas Police Force still provides assistance with the bands.
In Grand Bahama, as an extension of the urban renewal sewing program, a school uniform sewing workshop was introduced in August 2010 to provide instruction to persons in the making of school uniforms under the direction of a trained seamstress.
The workshop was a tremendous success and the 2011 workshop is currently in progress.  In Grand Bahama, an employability skills program is also offered, which provides instruction for unemployed persons in a number of areas, including office procedures and computer applications.
The urban renewal program continues to partner with other government agencies, including the Department of Social Services, the Department of Environmental Health Services and the Royal Bahamas Police Force for the delivery of services and the operation of programs.  Joint activities include, community walkabouts to identify problems and the means by which they can be addressed.
The program also continues to partner with community based organizations.  For the past several years, a church in Nassau Village has served as a home base for the band as is the case with Ft. Charlotte.  A number of churches also serve as meeting places for the senior citizen's associations.  The ministry wishes to remind the public that a comprehensive report on the urban renewal program was tabled in Parliament in October 2009.
The ministry acknowledges with appreciation the continued support of communities where urban renewal centers are located for the program and the public and private sector partners who assist with the implementation of programs.
 
Yours, etc.,
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development

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August 24, 2011
Mom and son face gun charges

Police have charged an ailing mother and her son with one of the country's largest weapon seizures for the year.
Officers seized 16 guns and 867 rounds of ammunition hidden in groceries and appliances after they stopped a truck at Potter's Cay Dock on August 19.  The occupants of the truck had just collected the items from a mailboat, police said.
Police brought Bronell Humes, 53, of Dignity Gardens, before Gun Court Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt yesterday shortly after her release from hospital.  Humes, who is hypertensive, passed out when police arrested her at the dock, her lawyer Tai Pinder told the court.
Humes was still wearing pajamas and bedroom slippers at her arraignment.
Humes and her son, Trevis Demeritte, 36, of Boil Fish Road, denied 16 counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm and nine counts of possession of ammunition.
The mother and son are accused of having the following weapons: A Zastava 7.63x2mm pistol; a Taurus .40 pistol; a MOD MPK .380 pistol; a C9 9mm pistol; a Smith and Wesson .38 revolver; an Austria Glock .45 pistol; a Beretta 7.65 pistol; a Colt .45 pistol; a Taurus .38 revolver; a MOD RG40 .38 revolver; an Austria Glock .40 pistol; a Ruger .45 pistol; a Colt Mk IV .45 pistol; a Draco 7.62x39mm pistol; and a Cobray P.Mac 11.
They are also accused of having 70 rounds of 7.62 ammunition; 152 rounds of 9mm ammunition; 166 rounds of .45 ammunition; 100 rounds of .32 ammunition; 150 rounds of 9mm ammunition; 50 rounds of .40 ammunition; 50 rounds of .357 ammunition; 50 rounds of .44 ammunition; and 79 rounds of .25 ammunition.
Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Garvin Gaskin did not object to bail for Humes.  Ferguson-Pratt set her bail at $40,000 on the condition that she surrenders her passport to the court and reports to police on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays before 6 p.m.
However, Gaskin objected to bail for Demeritte, arguing that he faced serious charges and he would receive a speedy trial.  Ferguson-Pratt remanded Demeritte to prison until his trial, which is scheduled for October 24, 28 and November 7, 9 and 11.
Demeritte hugged his mother and told her to stay strong before police handcuffed him and escorted him to the Nassau Street Police Station.  Humes was taken to the station as well, but she did not stay there long.  Her bail was approved before the end of the court's day.
Terry Archer appeared with Gaskin.  Ian Cargill also represents Humes and Demeritte.

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August 24, 2011
2011 List of emergency shelters

WESTERN DISTRICT (NEW PROVIDENCE)

Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled
Dolphin Drive  (242)322-2393/328-1020
 
Church of God of Prophecy Gambier
Gambier Village  (242) 322-3097/322-3241
 
Hillview Seventh day Adventist Church
Tonique Williams-Darling Drive  (242) 361-8683
 
Mount Moriah Baptist Church
Farrington Road (242) 323-1747
 
New Providence Community Centre
Blake Road (242) 327-1660
 
Workers House
Tonique Williams-Darling Drive
  
CENTRAL DISTRICT (NEW PROVIDENCE)
 
Calvary Bible Church
Collins Avenue (242) 326-0800
 
Church of God of Prophecy
East & Lifebouy Streets  (242) 322-8376
 
Church of God of Prophecy Augusta & Patton Streets
 
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
St Charles Vincent Street (242) 322-8161
 
Salvation Army
Meadow and West Streets (242) 323-5608
 
St. Barnabas Anglican Church
Blue Hill and Wulff Roads  (242) 323-5995
 
St. John's Baptist Cathedral Educational Building
Augusta & South Streets
 
 
EASTERN DISTRICT (NEW PROVIDENCE)

Church of God Auditorium
Joe Farrington Road
 
Epworth Hall at Shirley Street
St. James Road (242) 393-7398
 
Epiphany Anglican Church
Prince Charles Drive  242-364-2884 / 242-324-7639
 
Holy Cross Anglican Church
Soldier Road  (242) 393-2428
 
Kemp Road Union Baptist Church
Kemp Road (242) 393-5932
 
Pilgrim Baptist Church
St. James Road  (242) 393-3644
 
Salvation Army
Mackey Street
(242) 393-2340
(242) 393-2745
(242) 393-2100
 
St. Mary's Hall, St. Augustine
Bernard Road, Fox Hill  (242) 324-1511
 
 
SOUTHERN DISTRICT (NEW PROVIDENCE)

Agape Full Gospel Baptist Church
Kennedy Subdivision (242) 328-6937
 
Golden Gates Assembly
Carmichael Road  (242) 361-3347
 
Goodnews Seventh-day Adventist Church
Flamingo Gardens
 
New Bethlehem Baptist Church
Independence Drive  (242) 341-8432
 
Southwest Cathedral Church of God
Carmichael Road  (242) 341-2601

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September 23, 2011
PROJECT GROW BLOSSOMS AT ST CECILIA'S PRIMARY SCHOOL

PROJECT GROW, born out of the Be Active, Eat Smart programme, has kicked off at St Cecilia's Catholic Primary School.

Programme facilitators, Generali Worldwide Insurance, through its partner, Home Grown, donated hundreds of vegetable seedlings to the school's garden.

While Generali is starting with St Cecilia's School, the programme will be expanding in the next few months to three or four more schools in New Providence and the Family Islands.

The Be Active, Eat Smart programme is in its second year at the school.

Tina Cambridge, regional director for Generali, said: "We are very, very pleased at long last to be able to introduce the Project Grow programme in the Bahamas.

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September 13, 2011
Time for tomatoes

By Gardener Jack

If you want tomatoes for Christmas you will need to have your seeds under way in the next week or so.

By late October or early November the vines should be flowering and the nighttime temperatures will allow pollination.

September can give us some of the year's hottest temperatures so I like to plant my tomato (and other) seeds in a group in the garden, label them, and then place a milk crate over the area.

The crate does not impede watering but gives a 50 per cent reduction of the sun's direct rays.

When the seedlings are approaching transplant time you can choose a cloudy day or two to remove the crate and harden off the plants.

But first you need to select y ...

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August 25, 2011
Gevuldo Duvann Rodgers, 26

Funeral service for Mr. Gevuldo Duvann Rodgers age 26 years of Tropical Gardens will be held at Cousin Mcphee Cathedral on Saturday august 27th at 2pm. Officiating will be Rev. Ranford Patterson nd internment will follow in the woodlawn gardens cemetery.

Loving and fond memories will forever be cherished by his

Parents: George Sr. and Justina

Three (3) brothers: Giovanie, PC3310 George Jr. and PC 3363 Jaicoy both of the Royal Bahamas Police Force,

Two (2) sisters: Tanya Armbrister and Danielle Rodgers,

Grandmother: Loretta Gertrude Rodgers,

Step-mother: Valery Rodgers,

Two (2) nieces: Tianna Armbrister and Hailey Rodgers,

Two (2) nephews: George 111 and Carlin Rodgers, Mavis
Twelve (12) aunts: Geraldine Higgs, Emerald Frasier, Cleomi Forbes, Leona Morris, Dorothy Clarke, Ellen Forbes, Lorena Rolle, Pamrica Rodgers, Helena and, Maybelle Farrington, Elahmae Rodgers and Ilsa Sands

Twelve (12) uncles: Henry, George and Sanford Farrington, Charles, Leo and Samuel Rodgers, George Sr. and Pastor Henry Forbes, Craig Rolle, John Higgs, Joseph Morris and Rupert Taylor Cressel Clarke and Treg Rolle

Numerous Cousins: Verlene, Vannae, Barbara, Betty, Sheeva, Pamela, Lavern, Magdalene, Natasha, Anishae, Clevonicia, Lakeisha, Rochelle, Portia, Leanor, Elmertis, Rose, Roberta, Mebra, Rheeda, Yvonne, Madelyn, Nursing Officer Ellamae Blyden, Karen Knowles, Willarine and Marie Rodgers; Carla, Kendra and Cleo Rodgers, Linda, Monique Clarke and Bridgeann Burrows; Laverne Forbes, Paulette Curry; Pamela, Jourdana, and Nadia Rodgers; Tenisha and Mavis Forbes, Brenda Rolle, Barbara Goodman and Kendra Johnson; Shantel Rodgers, Lakhia Watson, Shenika, Ginger Minnis, Nicola, Tysheka and Kachara Rodgers,  Rufus, Samuel, Fred, Boston, Charles, Phillip, Cecil, Solomon, Fitzgerald, Bruno, Montez, Henry Jr., Curtis, Giodanno, George Jr, Marvin, Const. 1857 Prince Rodgers, Insp. Warren 'Buck' Rodgers, Michael, Gary, Jason and Lamont Clarke, George Jr., Henry, Phillip, Clement, Clyde, Randy, Dwayne Forbes, Oscar, Darwin, Leonardo, Kevin , Kendrick, PC 3116 Kieron, Kyle, Samuel Jr., David and Sean Rodgers, Andrew & Tremayne Rolle, Godwin Blyden, Van Knowles, Alfredo Burrows, Floyd Curry, Kevin Rolle, Pedro Goodman, Teran Armbrister, Jason Minnis and Gregory Johnson.

Grand Uncle: Bursil Rolle of South Andros.

Grand Aunts: Leah Moss, Dotlyn Rodgers, Evelyn Hepburn Of Clearwater, Florida, Masalena Rolle and Edna Rolle of South Andros, Mary and Lucille Rolle.

Other relatives and friends: Andrew, Deborah, Romero, Rokeno, Roan and Roante' Dorsette, Melanie Delancy, Albertha Rodgers, Joy Reckley, François Williamson, Brain Hanna, Donalton Hanna, Hosea Wallace, Caroline Lightbourn, Alex Tasha, Teranie, Terrol Cash, Justin McDonald, Alcott Forbes, Andrew and Sherry Pinder and Family, Mary Clarke and Family, Claudette Young and Family, Marilyn Wilson and Family, Lavane Brown and Family, Tony Spencer, Glen Major, Alex and Keisha Carey, Allen and Linda Wallace and Family, Patricia Mortimer, Denton and Nicola Richards, Pat Roberts and Family, Leo, Sidney, Don, Terry, Michael, Jackie, Ginger, Jillian and Gina Rodgers, Edmund Rahming, Rose Strachan, Mazella Rahming, Elfloy Newery, Betty Rolle, Yvonne Adderley, Coralee Munroe, Eldridge, Cpl. Rueben, Kenneth and Roscoe Rolle, Elizabeth Smith, Gary, Vernita Moss, Jennifer, Jeff, Lesile, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Timothy, Joshua, Elizabeth and Esther Rolle, Nursing Officer Patsy Taylor of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Ralph and Donnie Rolle, George and Carolyn Rodgers, Linda Roker, Pat Bethel, Rose Richardson, Phillippa, Rosemarie Kerr, Michelle, Marva, Marcia, Monique and Rosemary, Apostle Amos Rahming, Rebecca Fife, James Bodie, Leroy Stubbs, Kenwood Kerr, Helen Johnson, Hannah Johnson of Smith's Hill South Andros, Joann Johnson, Lawrence Ash,  Ellen Williams, Thomas Forbes of Fort Pierce, Florida and Stella Hopkins of Freeport Grand Bahamas.  C. V. Bethel Class 2002, Air-condition Workshop, Ministry of Public Works, Staff of Antiquities Monument and Museum, Staff of Olde Town Marina Sandy Port, Rev. Ranford Patterson and Cousin McPhee Cathedral Family, Rev. Ellison Greenslade and Bible Truth Ministries, Apostle J. Rodney Roberts and Five Porches of Deliverance Centre and a host of other relatives and friends to numerous to mention.

Friends may pay their respect at Demeritte's Funeral home on Friday from 10am to 6pm and on Saturday at the church  from 1 pm until service time.
 

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August 25, 2011
Greatel Maud Watson, 73

Funeral Service for Mrs. Greatel Maud Watson age 73 years of Alexander Drive formerly of St. Anne's Parish Jamaica will be held on Saturday August 27th at Evangelistic Pentecostal Church, Garden Hills at  11am. Officiating will be Bishop Simeon C. Wallace and internment will follow in the Southern Cemetery.
Those who mourn with hope are those who loved Greatel and stand in God's shadow waiting for His return: Her husband of 28 years: Solomon Watson. Her children: Ionie Simpson of Orlando, Florida, Loretta Braynen, Eloinise Burrows, Angella Witter of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Junior Lee Bryan of Kingston, Jamaica. Her step-children: Stephanie and Jerry Buder, Jestina Watson, and Lloyd Bryan. Her children-in-law: Peter Simpson of Orlando, Florida, Cephas Burrows and Courtney Lyle Sr. Her brothers: Alonzo Watson and Neville Allen, both of Jamaica. Her grandchildren: Marlon, Glen, Keena, Carsheira, Kevin, Abigale, Leon, Garvin, Arrissa, Vanessa, Shawn B., Omar, Crystal, Christina, Courtney, Corey, Seion, Mickel, Gonij, Brittany, Rochelle.justin, Christopher, Shawn, Shanalle and Maurice. Her great-grandchildren: GlenJr., LaCrista, Omar Jr., Clendeena, Angel, Andrey, Maira, Seina,

Other friends and relatives include: Marva Thompson, Isabella Burrows, Gerone Clark,
Robertson Dieudonne, Veronica Gibson, Lauramae Ennis, Gloria Pitter, Thomas Small, Indian, Daphne and Myers Burrell, Latoya Burrows, and Andrew Allen.

Friends may pay their respect at Demeritte's Funeral Home on Friday from 10am to 6pm and on Saturday at the church from 10 am until service time.

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