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BUT calls for Ministry to establish communicable diseases protocol

March 22, 2019

THE BAHAMAS Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson is calling for the Ministry of Health to establish a protocol relating to tuberculosis, scabies or any communicable diseases.

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Body found in Carmichael Road area 39a homicide39

March 22, 2019

POLICE are currently investigating the discovery of a body at a Lake Grove Road house late Thursday as a homicide, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash has said.

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BUT to present government with letter over industrial agreement

March 22, 2019

THE Bahamas Union of Teachers will present the government with a letter on Monday relating to its new industrial agreement and is calling for the government to respond within seven days, according to president Belinda Wilson.

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Man convicted of home invasion killing seeking to appeal

March 22, 2019

THE man who shot and killed Blair Estates resident Andre Cartwright during a home invasion five years ago is maintaining that he did not commit the crime.

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Negotiations between nurses union, PMH reach impasse

March 22, 2019

NEGOTIATIONS between the Bahamas Nurses Union and Public Hospitals Authority have reached an impasse, BNU President Amancha Williams said Friday, while indicating there could be industrial action at any time if there is no consensus on lingering concerns.

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PM attends multilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump

March 22, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis participated on Friday in a multilateral meeting between Caribbean Heads of State and Government, and United States President Donald J Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida.

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NTC holds second annual general assembly

March 22, 2019

THE National Tripartite Council (NTC) held its 2nd annual general assembly Friday under the theme "Transform, Innovate and Restore".

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Mitchell unhappy with HOA 39arrogance39

March 22, 2019

THE details in the Heads of Agreement between the government and Disney for a cruise facility at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera have raised concerns, Progressive Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday.

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Don39t be alarmed by TB figures, says Sands

March 22, 2019

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands confirmed yesterday that of almost 200 people screened for tuberculosis in two government schools, skin tests for 20 of them have come back from the lab positive. However, he said this is nothing to be alarmed about.

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Jamaican fined 3,000 as he admits impersonating dentist

March 22, 2019

A Jamaican teenager who goes by the nickname "Pumpkin" has been fined $3,000 for admitting to impersonating a local dentist over the last five months.

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Farewell Monsignor

March 22, 2019

DURING his funeral service at St Francis Xavier Cathedral yesterday the late Monsignor Preston Alexander Moss Jr was described as a gifted preacher, great citizen, and "priest of rare gifts and tremendous talents" by Archbishop Patrick Pinder.

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RBDF senior command to relocate - Dames

March 22, 2019

THE government remains committed to the decentralisation of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, National Security Minister Marvin Dames has suggested.

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US Embassy Charg d'Affaires warns: Choose help carefully
US Embassy Charg d'Affaires warns: Choose help carefully

March 22, 2019

US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers said yesterday leaders should choose “high-quality, transparent, and inclusive foreign investment” and ensure they are getting the best deal for their respective citizens in the long-term...

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Robber's killing ruled lawful
Robber's killing ruled lawful

March 22, 2019

A POLICE officer was justified in killing a teenager who was said to have robbed one man and attempted to rob another while armed with a fake gun less than an hour before his death in 2012, a jury has found...

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'Beaten' suspect: Seven cops took part
'Beaten' suspect: Seven cops took part

March 22, 2019

LAWYER whose client was taken from the Central Detective Unit by emergency medical services this week say pictures capture the bruises the man allegedly sustained in custody...

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Five top officers join force exodus
Five top officers join force exodus

March 22, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday pledged "there will be more to come" after five high-ranking Royal Bahamas Police Force officers were retired...

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Robinson feels some heat on social media

March 22, 2019

BAIN and Grants Town MP Travis Robinson received some criticism after he made a Facebook post that appeared to defend a man recently arraigned in court.

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Residents angry about neglected buildings

March 22, 2019

LUCAYAN Towers South - once a premier residential high-rise condominium building in Freeport/Lucaya - is showing serious signs of deterioration and neglect which is causing some concern among many of the condo owners who reside there and say they pay monthly maintenance fees.

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70 inmates graduate after studying gospel

March 22, 2019

THE Bahamas Department of Correctional Services hosted a ceremony for the second group of inmates graduating from the facility's journey programme yesterday.

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Taxi-plate moratorium to be lifted

March 22, 2019

THE Minnis administration is committed to lifting the moratorium on taxi plates in the country, Transport Minister Renward Wells said yesterday.

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