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Minister leaps to Rolles defence in McAfee row
Minister leaps to Rolles defence in McAfee row

June 12, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday lauded the integrity of Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle amid corruption claims levied against him by Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee.

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RBDF apprehends more than 1,000 migrants in a year

June 12, 2019

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force has apprehended 1,013 illegal migrants--mostly Haitians--this fiscal year, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday.

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More than 500 cell phones confiscated at prison

June 12, 2019

STAFF of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services confiscated 502 cell phones during the 2018-2019 fiscal period, an increase of 12 percent compared with the previous period when 449 phones were collected, National Security Minister Marvin Dames revealed yesterday.

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Sir Arthur Foulkes heads awards ceremony list

June 12, 2019

FORMER Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes heads a list of some of the country's most outstanding personalities for the 2019 RE Cooper Sr National Meritorious Service Award.

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19-year-old charged with murder

June 12, 2019

A TEENAGER was charged yesterday with murdering a 22-year-old man in the Culmersville area last month. Javano Hall, 19, was charged before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt with murdering Shaquille Rolle on May 30.

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39We are doing all we can to bring the bodies of the two men who died in Italy back39

June 12, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is assuring the families of the two young men who were found dead in Turin, Italy, last week that the government is doing "everything it can" to ensure that their bodies are returned to The Bahamas "as soon as possible".

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McAlpine seen marching arm-in-arm with the PLP

June 12, 2019

A PHOTO circulating on social media of Rev Frederick McAlpine marching arm-in-arm with Progressive Liberal Party Senator Fred Mitchell and other PLP supporters at the Labour Day march in Freeport has created a buzz, with many wondering if the controversial FNM MP has switched sides.

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Dialysis unit joins series of hospital upgrades
Dialysis unit joins series of hospital upgrades

June 12, 2019

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday cheered several recent upgrades to Princess Margaret Hospital's Dialysis Unit, calling the improvements pieces in improving the nation's overall health sector...

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Dames sets background to reality of murders
Dames sets background to reality of murders

June 12, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said murders are down 21 percent while overall crime is down seven percent compared with this time last year, two of many figures he announced during a data-heavy budget speech in the House of Assembly yesterday...

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Holy disorder over Baptist leadership

June 12, 2019

THE leadership of the Bahamas National Baptist Missionary & Educational Convention has come under scrutiny, with some in the body calling for the removal of "the most unprepared" and "unqualified" president the organisation has ever seen...

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Security guard shot dead during robbery

June 12, 2019

A 37-YEAR-old security guard was murdered while on duty early yesterday morning during an armed robbery...

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Gibson wants PM as vital witness
Gibson wants PM as vital witness

June 12, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis may be called upon to give testimony in former Labour and National Insurance Minister Shane Gibson's bribery trial in September, an attorney revealed yesterday.

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Bahamians in Queen39s birthday honours

June 11, 2019

SEVERAL Bahamians were named to the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List for exemplary services to The Bahamas, Government House has announced.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead in Nassau Village

June 11, 2019

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in the Nassau Village community on Sunday night.

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Five big winners in 100JAMZ Secret Sound promotion

June 11, 2019

FIVE lucky winners took home a combined $10,000 in cash prizes in the 100 JAMZ and The Beauty Shack's "Secret Sound" contest powered by Stiletto's Shoe Loft.

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A tragedy remembered: Labour Day Parade participants pay tribute

June 11, 2019

KATHERINE Rodgers says her family has struggled to rewrite life a year after her loving and strong sister was tragically taken in an accident at last year's Randol Fawkes Labour Day Parade.

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Autopsies reveal friends drowned

June 11, 2019

INITIAL reports from the autopsies of Alrae Ramsey and Blair John have added another layer of questions to the mystery of the men's deaths.

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Marijuana: We can39t be left behind

June 11, 2019

MARIJUANA is an "industry that we should not turn our back on", Caribbean Development Bank president Dr William Warren Smith has warned, adding it would be "foolhardy" for countries in the region not to capitalise on the opportunities the plant brings for the medical, agriculture and trade industries.

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Dupuch hits govt with 28m writ over debt

June 11, 2019

A PROMINENT Bahamian publishing company - which is in no way connected with The Tribune and its affiliates - is suing the government for $28.8m with interest to secure payment for the production of more than five million publications promoting and advertising The Bahamas.

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Rolle blasts corruption claims

June 11, 2019

ACTING Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle has threatened to take action against Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee after he unleashed a tweet storm over the last few days, making damaging claims about corruption in the US government and Bahamian officials.

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