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Former Senator questioned in fraud probe

July 20, 2017

FORMER Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Senator and member of Parliament Frank Smith was taken into police custody and questioned yesterday in connection with an ongoing fraud probe, The Tribune understands.

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UPDATED: Bailed - to be gunned down

July 20, 2017

A MAN out on bail for murder, who was being electronically monitored, was shot multiple times and killed yesterday morning, marking the fourth murder in New Providence in five days.

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PLP: Hospital changes a step in the right direction

July 20, 2017

PLANS by the government to have the "legacy challenges" of the Accident and Emergency Department at Princess Margaret Hospital addressed this term were applauded yesterday by Shadow Minister of Health Dr Michael Darville, who called it "a step in the

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July 20, 2017

AT a recent town meeting held in the constituency of Centreville, the member of Parliament for the area Reece Chipman spoke to more than 200 residents about the economy, finances, job opportunities and how to physically and mentally prepare for hurri

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Pay as you go schemes planned for both water and power supply

July 20, 2017

THE government is moving closer to implementing a "pay as you go" metering and billing system for both the Water and Sewerage Corporation and Bahamas Power and Light, according to Works Minister Desmond Bannister.Expressing concern over the large per

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BahamaHost graduates become tourism ambassadors for nation

July 20, 2017

FOUR hundred BahamaHost graduates received their certification on Tuesday evening and are now official tourism ambassadors for the Bahamas.Travis Robinson, parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, commended the graduates and welcomed them

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Union still waiting on deal to relocate post office

July 20, 2017

THE Bahamas Public Services Union is still waiting for the government to conclude a deal to have the General Post Office moved to the Town Centre Mall in an effort to alleviate the poor working conditions staff suffer at the facility's present locati

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Roberts blames slow government for work being halted at The Pointe

July 20, 2017

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts blasted the Minnis administration yesterday, saying "the pot is boiling over" as Bahamians become increasingly frustrated with the time he thinks is being wasted by the government as he blamed this i

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Man shot dead in Elizabeth Estates

July 19, 2017

A MAN was shot dead in Elizabeth Estates Wednesday morning.

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Triple rapist guilty of attacks on girls

July 19, 2017

A FREEPORT man was found guilty on Tuesday in the Supreme Court of the rape and indecent assault of three underage girls - ages eight, seven and six.

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UPDATED: Man dead after double shooting
UPDATED: Man dead after double shooting

July 19, 2017

POLICE are investigating another homicide after two men were shot shortly before noon Tuesday, leaving one dead...

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The Bahamas lands first medals at Commonwealth Youth Games
The Bahamas lands first medals at Commonwealth Youth Games

July 19, 2017

THE 6th Commonwealth Youth Games kicked off last night in front of a sparse crowd at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, the start of the largest sporting event ever held in The Bahamas...

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Minnis pledges ministers won't line own pockets
Minnis pledges ministers won't line own pockets

July 19, 2017

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis assured Bahamians under his watch no minister of the Cabinet will seek lucrative contracts for themselves because they are "very sensible", as Baha Mar executives eye the completion of another phase of the West Bay Street project...

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Surprise BOB rescue plan weeks away
Surprise BOB rescue plan weeks away

July 19, 2017

The Deputy Prime Minister yesterday pledged that "a comprehensive plan" to rescue Bank of the Bahamas will be unveiled by its August 2 shareholders' meeting, the institution having "abandoned" its legal battle with the Central Bank...

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Baha Mar claims 50 occupancy and 2,100 local staff
Baha Mar claims 50 occupancy and 2,100 local staff

July 19, 2017

THE SLS Lux at Baha Mar is on track for an October or early November opening having met specific markers, according to Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) Bahamas President Graeme Davis yesterday.

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Man accused of break-in at Bahamas Mortgage Corporation

July 19, 2017

A MAN appeared in Magistrate's Court yesterday accused of being the suspect behind a recent break-in of a government agency.Cleophus Smith, 25, stood before Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis facing a charge each of shop breaking and damage, acts that we

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Steps taken to introduce legal intelligence agency

July 19, 2017

DESPITE officially disbanding the National Intelligence Agency last month, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said Tuesday the public could see a revamped version of the controversial agency shortly.Making a clear distinction between the structu

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July 19, 2017

A MAN was remanded to prison after he was arraigned in Magistrate's Court on a sexual assault charge.Nathaniel Julian Ferguson of Mermaid Boulevard appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt on Monday afternoon facing a charge of rape con

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Pair face court over 50,000 boat theft

July 19, 2017

TWO Grand Bahama men, accused of the theft of a $50,000 vessel over the weekend, were charged in the Freeport Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Kingston Saunders and Kirk Haven appeared in court three before Magistrate Rengin Johnson on charges of stea

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STATE-RECOGNISED FUNERAL FOR ADDERLEY

July 19, 2017

THE Cabinet Office announced Tuesday a state-recognised funeral will be held for Cleophas Adderley Jr, OBE on Saturday.The service will be held at 10am at Christ Church Cathedral on George Street.A memorial service will take place on Thursday at 6.30

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