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Social media commentator remanded
Social media commentator remanded

July 09, 2019

SOCIAL media commentator Gorman Bannister was remanded to prison yesterday over allegations he intentionally defamed ex-Cabinet minister Tennyson Wells in a series of voice notes....

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Turnquest promises to support GB business
Turnquest promises to support GB business

July 09, 2019

DEPUTY Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest said the government is committed to facilitating the ease of doing business in Grand Bahama...

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VIDEO: Flooding on West Bay Street after heavy rain
VIDEO: Flooding on West Bay Street after heavy rain

July 08, 2019

The Bahamas has been drenched by heavy rain over the last few days...

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UPDATED: BPL announces load shedding schedule for Monday
UPDATED: BPL announces load shedding schedule for Monday

July 08, 2019

AS load shedding continues in New Providence, Bahamas Power & Light released a schedule of anticipated power cuts for Monday evening...

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Entrepreneurs hedging their bets with a 2m cannabis investment
Entrepreneurs hedging their bets with a 2m cannabis investment

July 08, 2019

Pioneer Bret "King of Kush" Bogue and former IT director Yorick Brown are hedging their bets on a Bahamian cannabis industry with a $2m investment in a local growing facility...

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BPL announces load shedding schedule for Monday
BPL announces load shedding schedule for Monday

July 08, 2019

AS load shedding continues in New Providence, Bahamas Power & Light released a schedule of anticipated power cuts for Monday evening...

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LGBTI group wants to stage pride parade in 2020

July 08, 2019

THE local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community has set its sights on 2020 to host a pride parade...

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New calls for Minnis to step down over links with Symonette
New calls for Minnis to step down over links with Symonette

July 08, 2019

THE decision to lease the Town Centre Mall to house the General Post Office has come under renewed scrutiny after former Cabinet minister Brent Symonette revealed Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis called him personally to negotiate the deal last year...

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Crash copter's black box found - Wreckage brought to surface and shipped to US lab
Crash copter's black box found - Wreckage brought to surface and shipped to US lab

July 08, 2019

OFFICIALS have successfully located the flight recording device of the helicopter that crashed in waters off Abaco on Thursday, killing all seven people on board including American coal magnate billionaire Chris Cline.

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Man represents himself and has rape conviction quashed
Man represents himself and has rape conviction quashed

July 08, 2019

A MAN has successfully argued his own appeal against a 25-year sentence for raping a woman at gunpoint and robbing her of almost $200 after burglarising her West Bay Street home...

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Seven robbed at gunpoint
Seven robbed at gunpoint

July 08, 2019

SEVEN people were robbed at gunpoint of cash, cellphones and vehicles in separate incidents over the weekend. Of those incidents, four took place on Friday and involved mostly women. The other three incidents took place on Saturday night...

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Third shark attack in two weeks

July 08, 2019

AN American tourist was bitten by a shark while snorkelling in waters off Guana Cay on Thursday, becoming the third reported person attacked by a shark in Bahamian waters in two weeks...

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Armed robbery at food store
Armed robbery at food store

July 08, 2019

POLICE are investigating the armed robbery of a Super Value food store yesterday morning. According to police, the incident took place shortly after 8am at Super Value's East Street and Robinson Road location...

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Load shedding to continue for rest of week
Load shedding to continue for rest of week

July 08, 2019

LOAD SHEDDING will continue this week in New Providence as beleaguered Bahamas Power and Light attempts to get more assets online, according to Executive Director Patrick Rollins.

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UPDATED: Police name seven victims in helicopter crash
UPDATED: Police name seven victims in helicopter crash

July 06, 2019

A Bahamasair jet left Grand Bahama International Airport on Friday afternoon with the bodies of billionaire Chris Cline, his 22-year-old daughter, Kameron, and five other people who were killed in a helicopter crash off Abaco...

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Police report filed over illegal dumping 'that caused blackout'
Police report filed over illegal dumping 'that caused blackout'

July 05, 2019

OFFICIALS at Bahamas Power and Light yesterday confirmed that a police report was filed over the illegal dumping that reportedly caused an island-wide blackout...

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Exciting lineup of Independence events
Exciting lineup of Independence events

July 05, 2019

AN exciting calendar of events has been prepared for this year's independence celebrations...

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Grand Bahama man charged with armed robbery
Grand Bahama man charged with armed robbery

July 05, 2019

A 23-year-old male resident of Grand Bahama was charged with last week's armed robbery of Coca Cola in Freeport...

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Governor General calls for Bahamians to reject divisiveness
Governor General calls for Bahamians to reject divisiveness

July 05, 2019

BAHAMIANS must "reject" the things that stir up division if they want to "preserve" the country's legacy of hospitality, said Governor General Cornelius A Smith...

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34 fishermen deny fishing with prohibited apparatus
34 fishermen deny fishing with prohibited apparatus

July 05, 2019

MORE than 30 Bahamian fisherman have denied allegations they were caught fishing in the Cay Sal Bank area with prohibited fishing apparatus last month...

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