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Dames sets target of fewer than 85 murder in 2019
Dames sets target of fewer than 85 murder in 2019

June 26, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames has his sights set on a murder count that is below 85 by the end of this year...

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Online passports set to come in this year
Online passports set to come in this year

June 26, 2019

BY the end of this year, applications for electronic passports will be processed online, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield yesterday...

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Truck and van collide on Shirley Street
Truck and van collide on Shirley Street

June 26, 2019

Police are investigating a traffic accident that occurred on Shirley Street on Wednesday afternoon...

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Eleuthera bus crash: 'God was with us'
Eleuthera bus crash: 'God was with us'

June 26, 2019

"A GENUINE accident” is how Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar described the tour bus crash in Eleuthera that occurred on Monday, leaving more than a dozen people injured – but with no fatalities...

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Turin two: We've done all we can
Turin two: We've done all we can

June 26, 2019

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Darren Henfield said yesterday the government has done everything "humanly possible" to determine what led to the deaths of Blair John and Alrae Ramsey in Turin, Italy earlier this month...

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Rasta pipedream Lawsuit seeks drug convictions wiped out and damages
Rasta pipedream Lawsuit seeks drug convictions wiped out and damages

June 26, 2019

A GROUP of Rastas is seeking to have all criminal convictions that relate to Rastafari possession, cultivation and supply of Indian hemp since 1963 wiped out...

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Three men charged over store break-in
Three men charged over store break-in

June 26, 2019

THREE Grand Bahama men were charged in the Freeport Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with a break-in at the Solomon's Wholesale store, where over $50,000 was stolen from a bank ATM machine...

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1,600 have found work through job fairs
1,600 have found work through job fairs

June 26, 2019

ABOUT 1,600 job seekers have obtained employment through the government's Labour on the Blocks job fairs, Labour Minister Dion Foulkes said yesterday...

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'Web shops will have a Christmas party but hate to pay their staff a decent salary'
'Web shops will have a Christmas party but hate to pay their staff a decent salary'

June 26, 2019

MORE than 1,000 trade disputes were filed with the Department of Labour in 2018, Labour Minister Dion Foulkes revealed yesterday during his budget contribution in the Senate...

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Urban Renewal Commission to hold free summer camp

June 26, 2019

THE Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development will hold a free one-month summer camp under the leadership of the Urban Renewal Commission...

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97 Haitians guilty of illegal landing
97 Haitians guilty of illegal landing

June 26, 2019

NEARLY 100 Haitian migrants appeared before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux yesterday and were convicted of illegal landing. The 97 migrants were ordered early deportation...

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AG Bethel tells web shops: Pay your taxes and go to court later
AG Bethel tells web shops: Pay your taxes and go to court later

June 25, 2019

AS the legal and regulatory framework for a tax agreement between the government and domestic gaming houses nears its competition, Attorney General Carl Bethel has warned those still fighting the deal to "pay your tax" and go to court later...

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Bpl Urges Customers To Submit Claims
Bpl Urges Customers To Submit Claims

June 25, 2019

BAHAMAS Power and Light executives have urged consumers to submit claims in instances where they believe frequent disruptions might have damaged appliances...

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Police decline to verify crime spikes during power cuts
Police decline to verify crime spikes during power cuts

June 25, 2019

ALTHOUGH Bahamas Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey has proclaimed safety concerns are a reason the power company does not preemptively release load shedding schedules...

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Lucayan purchase 'economic rebirth'
Lucayan purchase 'economic rebirth'

June 25, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel staunchly defended the government's decision to purchase the Grand Lucayan resort, insisting the move will prove to be the foundation for "a full fledged economic rebirth" in Grand Bahama...

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'Don't let public see sex register'

June 25, 2019

THE country's leading counselling and advocacy services provider for abuse victims does not want a sex offender register to be made public...

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Mdeez murder wasn't road rage
Mdeez murder wasn't road rage

June 25, 2019

THE initial police report about how popular singer Devon “Mdeez” Knight died was wrong, Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson confirmed yesterday, three days after the homicide...

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BPL apologises for blackouts and admits: NOT GOOD ENOUGH
BPL apologises for blackouts and admits: NOT GOOD ENOUGH

June 25, 2019

BAHAMAS Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey has blamed this month's adverse weather conditions for the power provider's inability to receive rental generators earlier...

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Two more charged over drive-by shooting
Two more charged over drive-by shooting

June 25, 2019

TWO more men were charged yesterday with murdering a 21-year-old man during a drive-by shooting that was captured on surveillance video two weeks ago...

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Case of RBDF marine charged with murder delayed again
Case of RBDF marine charged with murder delayed again

June 25, 2019

FAMILY and friends of a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine charged with murdering his superior at Government House yesterday prayed for justice after his case was delayed by another month. Able Seaman Jevon Seymour was due to receive a voluntary bill...

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