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Cops grab 26 in huge Abaco raid

September 25, 2018

BAHAMIAN and American law enforcement officers teamed up for massive, surprise operation in Abaco yesterday, uncovering drugs and illegal weapons while arresting 26 people.

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Talks with physicians after demonstration outside hospital

September 25, 2018

DISCUSSIONS are underway between the Public Hospital Authority and junior physicians following last week's demonstration outside of the Princess Margaret Hospital, according to managing director Catherine Weech.Mrs Weech said officials met with junio

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Disney urged not to kill Eleuthera 39golden goose39

September 25, 2018

One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) CEO Shaun Ingraham characterised Disney's proposal for Lighthouse Point as "killing the golden goose" as he defended the non-governmental organisation's proposal for "responsible development". Mr Ingraham insisted the "

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Chef accused of defrauding 15 people of 8,000 cash

September 25, 2018

A 44-year-old female chef was sentenced to two years and two months in prison yesterday after pleading guilty to defrauding 15 people of over $8,000 in cash within the last month.Latoya Lesha Seymour was sentenced by Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-D

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Cat Island airport's future in balance
Cat Island airport's future in balance

September 25, 2018

THE Minnis administration is reportedly at a "crossroads" over whether it will repair or permanently close the Arthur's Town, Cat Island airport, Tourism and Aviation minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said yesterday...

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Robber shot in botched bank raid
Robber shot in botched bank raid

September 25, 2018

A PRISON officer foiled an attempted robbery when he shot the suspect outside a banking establishment on Prince Charles Drive yesterday afternoon...

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Victim: I pray for Labour Day driver - it was an accident
Victim: I pray for Labour Day driver - it was an accident

September 25, 2018

SIXTY-THREE-year-old Anabel Gibson thought she would die after a truck mowed through a crowd on East Street during the Labour Day parade in June...

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Magistrate in case leads tributes to slain policeman
Magistrate in case leads tributes to slain policeman

September 25, 2018

CHIEF Magistrate Joyann Ferguson Pratt led tributes last night to Inspector Carlis Blatch during a memorial service for the slain former aide-de-camp to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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Couple's killer jailed 60 years
Couple's killer jailed 60 years

September 25, 2018

Devaughn Hall was sentenced to 60 years in prison yesterday for the murders of Deadman's Reef couple Barry and Sheena Johnson who were shot to death during an armed robbery at their home three years ago...

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Tributes paid as Dr Wendy Stuart dies

September 25, 2018

AFTER fighting with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) for more than eight years, beloved former dentist Dr Wendy Stuart passed away on Saturday night.Dr Stuart, mother-of-two and the daughter of the late Bahamian singer Wendell Stuart, was diagnose

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Minnis hails Bahamas39 role in fighting apartheid

September 25, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis flagged the country's historic role in the fight against apartheid yesterday during his remarks at the United Nations' Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in New York.Speaking to world dignitaries, Dr Minnis said amid global w

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FNM to break rule on convention

September 25, 2018

DESPITE its constitutional rule mandating conventions be held every two years, the Free National Movement will not convene a session until mid-2019.Free National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer confirmed this yesterday, adding the approval to put on th

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Hospital team celebrates rehabilitation services

September 25, 2018

THE Public Hospital Authority will put a spotlight on the efforts of rehabilitation professionals as it works to raise public awareness on the diverse nature of rehabilitative services this week.Catherine Weech, managing director, spoke to the invalu

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Union: Govt will get Lucayan money back and more

September 24, 2018

THE union representing Grand Lucayan workers believes the government will recoup all financial expenses used to purchase the resort and more.

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Suspects detained after police seize drug hauls

September 24, 2018

TWO men are in police custody following the seizure of suspected marijuana valued at $15,000 in southwestern New Providence on Saturday.

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Suspect shot dead 'pointed gun at police'
Suspect shot dead 'pointed gun at police'

September 24, 2018

A 22-year-old shot and killed by police in the Nassau Village community two years ago was not the person they were seeking to apprehend, according to police testimony on Friday...

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Longline fishing 'must not be allowed'
Longline fishing 'must not be allowed'

September 24, 2018

THE Bahamas National Trust is strongly opposed to the introduction of longline fishing within the country's economic exclusive zone - a destructive practice it warned that could change the Bahamian way of life forever...

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Legal debts could force Nygard sale
Legal debts could force Nygard sale

September 24, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL activists are seeking a Supreme Court order to have Nygard Cay sold to satisfy the $2.2m debt Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard owes in legal costs from illegal dredging activities...

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UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road
UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road

September 24, 2018

TRAFFIC police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a hit-and-run traffic fatality that occurred on the Tonique Williams-Darling highway...

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Man stable in hospital after shooting

September 24, 2018

A MAN is in hospital following a shooting in the Flamingo Gardens community on Saturday.According to police reports, shortly after 10pm, a man was walking through a track road off Nigeria Drive when he was approached by a man with a firearm.The gunma

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