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October 29, 2010
Police issue Halloween warning

By MEGAN REYNOLDS

Tribune Staff Reporter

mreynolds@tribunemedia.net

HALLOWEEN can turn from fun and games to a frightening reality when criminals use the occasion to pounce on unsuspecting victims, police warn.

Throwing eggs and flour can escalate into the pelting of rocks at people and vehicles, and masked costumes can be used by criminals to gain access to homes or attack residents, Police S...

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October 31, 2010
Spate of armed robberies over weekend

By AVA TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

aturnquest@tribunemedia.net

POLICE are investigating a spate of armed robberies that occurred over the Halloween weekend.

Crime prevention advisories issued last week, which highlighted the criminal opportunity the popular tradition affords, proved ineffective for at least four people and two establishments, which were all robbed at gunpoint.

The crime ...

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November 15, 2010
Prime Minister Statement on Baha Mar - China

Good Afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen of the press. I thank you for coming. And I welcome Bahamians and others around the country and overseas who are listening through various media.

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Event
"Inspiring Change by Raising Voices"

Monday 24th November 2014  8:45 AM

In observation of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women day on November 25th, the United States Embassy Nassau has partnered with Pan-American Development Foundation and RBPF Urban Renewal to host the event:

“Inspiring Change by Raising Voices”

A seminar based on the Resistance and Prevention Program (RAPP).

When: Monday, Monday, November 24, 2014

Where: Tra...


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December 13, 2010
MP holds community forum

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - In an effort to combat crime and help victims of crime in his constituency, Pineridge MP Kwasi Thompson is hosting a community forum on crime prevention.

Mr Thompson said crime has become a serious challenge for Bahamians everywhere.

"It affects the lives of every Bahamian directly or indirectly. Pineridge, unfor...

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December 17, 2010
Solution to crime problem is prevention

Dear Editor,

Our crime has reached the level where even church leaders are calling for the heads of criminals. When it gets to this point, we know we are in serious trouble.
What we need is for society, led by the government and the church, to implement programs that would prevent a person from turning to a life of crime.
Hunger and fear profoundly shape a person's thoughts. When you don't know ...

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December 19, 2010
Grand Bahama Pastors' Forum Meets with Prime Minister Ingraham

Freeport, Bahamas - Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham met with Grand Bahama's
Pastors' Forum at the Office of the Prime Minister, Freeport on
Saturday, December 18, 2010. The Forum, made up of pastors from a cross
section of denominations on Grand Bahama, met with the Prime Minister to
discuss ways local churches can play a more significant role in the
Government's Urban Renewal pro...

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Grand Bahama Pastors' Forum Meets with Prime Minister Ingraham
December 20, 2010
Grand Bahama Pastors' Forum Meets with Prime Minister Ingraham

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham met with Grand Bahama's Pastors' Forum at the Office of the Prime Minister, Freeport on Saturday, December 18, 2010.

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December 19, 2010
Letter: Prevention is solution to crime in Bahamas

EDITOR, The Tribune.

Our crime has reached the level where even church leaders are calling for the heads of criminals. When it gets to this point, we know we are in serious trouble.

What we need is for society, led by the government and the church, to implement programmes that would prevent a person from turning to a life of crime.

Hunger and fear profoundly shape a person's thoughts. Whe...

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December 30, 2010
Police shoot suspect

Scores of children watched as an Augusta Street man was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to the hospital around 1:30 p.m. yesterday, seemingly unfazed by the violence they had just witnessed.
The man, who was wanted by police in connection with several serious crimes, was shot by an officer during a stand-off, police reported.
Director of the Crime Prevention Office Superintendent Stephen Dean ...

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