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Zns Staff In Freeport Protest Over Unsafe Working Conditions
Zns Staff In Freeport Protest Over Unsafe Working Conditions

November 15, 2019

ZNS employees in Freeport staged a sick-out yesterday to protest "unsafe" working conditions at the office in the Harold DeGregory Complex, which was flooded during Hurricane Dorian...

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Dpp African Lawyers Can€™T Work In Courts
Dpp African Lawyers Can’T Work In Courts

November 15, 2019

TWO Africans hired to top positions at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions have been denied admission to the Bahamian Bar, preventing them from arguing cases in court...

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Nygard - 'jail him for nine months'
Nygard - 'jail him for nine months'

November 15, 2019

A SAVE the Bays lawyer argued yesterday that Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard should spend nine months in prison for his latest contempt of court conviction. Justice Ruth Bowe Darville is expected to rule on that today...

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Credit Card Used After Italy Deaths
Credit Card Used After Italy Deaths

November 15, 2019

THE father of one of two Bahamian men who died under mysterious circumstances while on a trip to Italy said relatives still have unanswered questions, claiming the credit card of one victim was still in use after his death.

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Gibson Detective - We Made Mistakes
Gibson Detective - We Made Mistakes

November 14, 2019

THE lead investigator in former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson's bribery case admitted on Thursday she was wrong to have jointly interviewed a local businessman and a woman to "synchronise" their claims against the former parliamentarian...

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Govt to enforce law on subleasing license plates

November 14, 2019

TAXI drivers want the government to stop saying it is illegal to sublease licence plates because doing so prompts panicky plate owners to retrieve their plates from lessees. Transport Minister Renward Wells said on Tuesday that the Minnis administra

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Embassy will help develop links with EU, says Minnis

November 14, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis officially opened The Bahamas Embassy and Mission to the European Union (EU) yesterday, hailing the move as a way to deepen relations with the EU and strengthen the country's position in the global economy.The opening

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Teachers turned away as they try to return to work

November 14, 2019

ATTORNEY for the Bahamas Union of Teachers, Kahlil Parker is calling the Ministry of Education's redeployment of several Carlton Francis Primary School teachers unlawful. While the Bahamas Union of Teachers was vindicated on Tuesday with a Supreme C

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Family give Miracle a new home

November 14, 2019

MIRACLE, the dog who was trapped for weeks under hurricane debris in Abaco, has finally found a new home with a family in Florida.

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Lewis: Farm Road Residents Are Posing Us A Challenge
Lewis: Farm Road Residents Are Posing Us A Challenge

November 14, 2019

THE Farm Road shanty town in Abaco remains occupied, hindering clean-up efforts in that area, according to Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis. He made the statement when updating reporters outside C

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Marco Archer murder appeal set for March

November 14, 2019

KOFHE Goodman, convicted of the murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer, will have his appeal against that conviction heard on March 18, 2020. The date was set during a status hearing at the Court of Appeal yesterday. Last month, the prosecution withdre

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Dominican fishermen arrested for poaching

November 14, 2019

SEVENTEEN Dominican fishermen were apprehended yesterday by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the US Coast Guard for poaching violations in waters near Ragged Island. In a press statement released yesterday, RBDF officials noted that the 76-ft Dom

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100 Haitians found hiding in bushes

November 14, 2019

NEARLY 100 Haitian migrants were apprehended on Tuesday after they were found in bushes along the coastline on Inagua, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force said yesterday. Shortly after 9pm on Tuesday, an Operations Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) helicopter, w

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Flooding problems at Fishing Hole Road

November 14, 2019

THE new bridge causeway at Fishing Hole Road in Grand Bahama was opened to motorists last weekend after flooding during spring tide brought traffic to a standstill for several hours on Saturday. Water at Hawksbill Creek overflowed on to the road pre

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Royal Caribbean putting 100,000 into Junkanoo39s Music Makers

November 14, 2019

Royal Caribbean International has become the title sponsor for the Music Makers Junkanoo group with a donation of $100,000 recently presented to the group.Royal Caribbean President and CEO Michael Bayley delivered the news during the opening of the B

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PHA helps out baseball kids with first aid

November 14, 2019

LOCAL juvenile baseball leagues received donations of first aid supplies from the Public Hospitals Authority. Presentations were made to the Freedom Farm Baseball League and the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) on Saturday November 2 by PHA e

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Sorrow for Mother Pratt as son, 55, dies

November 14, 2019

BAHAMIAN icon Cynthia "Mother" Pratt and her family are mourning the death of her second son. Don Pratt, 55, died on Tuesday morning after developing the flu while on dialysis. Mother Pratt, former deputy prime minister, described him yesterday as

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Plp €˜Nothing To Hide€™ On Boats Probe
Plp ‘Nothing To Hide’ On Boats Probe

November 14, 2019

THE Progressive Liberal Party emphasised yesterday that no one from the party has been connected to a Netherlands’ probe examining the acquisition of nine Royal Bahamas Defence Force vessels in 2014...

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Nygard: I€™M Victim Of Massive Conspiracy
Nygard: I’M Victim Of Massive Conspiracy

November 14, 2019

FASHION billionaire Peter Nygard has alleged a massive international conspiracy carried out by his rival Louis Bacon which involves huge criminal activities including bribing women to make false claims about his private life...

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Shane Gibson Trial: Officer Admits Changing Ash€™S Witness Statement
Shane Gibson Trial: Officer Admits Changing Ash’S Witness Statement

November 13, 2019

THE lead investigator in former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson's bribery trial admitted on Wednesday to altering the original statement she took from a local businessman by adding in a pivotal allegation against the former parliamentarian some three months after it was taken and signed...

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