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Boundary report delayed amid slow registration
Boundary report delayed amid slow registration

January 19, 2017

THE Constituencies Commission has stalled the release of its boundaries report in the hope that the sluggish voter registration will pick up considerably over the next few weeks...

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16-year-old boy shot dead 'as he went to commit crime'
16-year-old boy shot dead 'as he went to commit crime'

January 19, 2017

A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning, minutes before police suspect the teenager was about to commit a crime...

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'Send home staff who turn voters away over attire'
'Send home staff who turn voters away over attire'

January 19, 2017

STAFF of the Parliamentary Registration Department who deny people the ability to register to vote because of their dress must be sent home, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage said in the House of Assembly yesterday...

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'Surrender or become a target'
'Surrender or become a target'

January 19, 2017

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday called the country's murder count so far this month a "disgrace", but stressed that many of the country's recent killings stem from feuds over drugs and relationships...

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Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket
Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket

January 18, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party is expected to ratify several candidates tomorrow night, with party insiders telling The Tribune that well known attorney Wayne Munroe is reportedly among those to be placed on the PLP's ticket to contest the next general election...

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Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today
Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today

January 18, 2017

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to table the delayed Constituencies Commission report in Parliament when it meets today...

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Number of Baha Mar applicants alarmingly low, warns Lloyd
Number of Baha Mar applicants alarmingly low, warns Lloyd

January 18, 2017

FORMER Baha Mar Leadership Development Institute Executive Director Jeffery Lloyd yesterday called reports that an estimated 1,500 people applied for or inquired about jobs at the once stalled Cable Beach resort on the first day of the process "alarming" and "significantly low".

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Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises
Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises

January 18, 2017

THE murderous start to 2017 in New Providence continued in the early hours of Wednesday with the fatal shooting of a young man on Williams Lane off Kemp Road, the second killing in Nassau in nine hours...

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Pair spared death penalty for roles in Andros double murder
Pair spared death penalty for roles in Andros double murder

January 18, 2017

TWO men were spared the death penalty yesterday in the double murder and kidnapping of a Department of Immigration officer and his girlfriend in Andros...

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Passing baton not up to PM
Passing baton not up to PM

January 18, 2017

RESPONDING to Prime Minister Perry Christie's assertion that he will "pass the leadership baton when the time is right," Progressive Liberal Party leader hopeful Alfred Sears, QC, said yesterday that decision "is not up" to Mr Christie...

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Astwood to stand as independent

January 18, 2017

GRAND Bahama resident Lewis Astwood Jr is running as an Independent candidate for Central Grand Bahama in the upcoming general election.

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Cancer Society in need of new office after hurricane
Cancer Society in need of new office after hurricane

January 18, 2017

THE Cancer Society of Grand Bahama is in need of a new office space or building in order to continue the important role it plays in the fight against the disease and helping sufferers in Grand Bahama...

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Terreve College keeps status after judicial review

January 18, 2017

TERREVE College was successful in its judicial review case against the Department of Public Service, maintaining its status as an approved private tertiary institution on the list of schools recognised by the department...

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Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions
Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions

January 18, 2017

THE Free National Movement has gone silent on the status of its tribunal investigation into the dissident seven MPs, although the tribunal is expected to update the party's Central Council on its investigation during its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of each month, according to a source familiar with the matter...

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Second man accused in cocaine case
Second man accused in cocaine case

January 18, 2017

A SECOND man was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with a $250,000 cocaine seizure that occurred last week in western New Providence...

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44 traffic fatalities recorded in 2016

January 18, 2017

A total of 44 people died as a result of traffic fatalities in 2016, with Bahamians accounting for over 90 per cent of that figure, according to the latest Royal Bahamas Police Force crime statistics...

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Power outage for more than 12 hours
Power outage for more than 12 hours

January 18, 2017

SOME residents in western New Providence were without power for more than 12 hours yesterday, as Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd battled a "substantial" problem at its Windsor Field substation...

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Smith: An insult to suggest convention won't be fair
Smith: An insult to suggest convention won't be fair

January 18, 2017

FORMER Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday dismissed the suggestion that the Progressive Liberal Party's convention will not facilitate a fair process, saying it is an "insult" to assert that stalwart councillors can be easily persuaded to vote in favour of any candidate...

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Meet the first babies born in the new year

January 18, 2017

BABY Landon Blaize Treco is already keeping up with his big sister Layla.

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Workshop aims to help move away from paper health records

January 18, 2017

THE country's public health sector took another step forward toward offering more efficient and integrated healthcare services yesterday with the launch of a workshop on the Integrated Health Information Management System.

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