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Supermodels ordered to face Fyre grilling
Supermodels ordered to face Fyre grilling

January 30, 2019

SUPERMODELS and social media influencers will be forced to disclose information about the payments they received to promote the ill-fated Fyre Festival...

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Murder witness refuses evidence
Murder witness refuses evidence

January 30, 2019

A relative of one of three men charged in connection with a murder plot executed in 2016 yesterday refused to give evidence against the accused...

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Huawei denies wrongdoing after US criminal charges
Huawei denies wrongdoing after US criminal charges

January 29, 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has denied any wrongdoing after US prosecutors filed a host of criminal charges against the firm...

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NO-SHOW NYGARD RUNS OUT OF LIVES: Judge issues arrest warrant as tycoon misses court - AGAIN
NO-SHOW NYGARD RUNS OUT OF LIVES: Judge issues arrest warrant as tycoon misses court - AGAIN

January 29, 2019

A Supreme Court judge yesterday ordered the "immediate arrest" of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard for failing to appear on three occasions to be sentenced for breaching a court order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his Lyford Cay home...

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Evans set free over Ambrose murder
Evans set free over Ambrose murder

January 25, 2019

CLINTON Evans, who was sentenced to life for murdering Detective Constable Jimmy Ambrose and trying to kill another officer almost 20 years ago along with Stephen "Die" Stubbs and Andrew "Yogi" Davis, was acquitted by majority decision yesterday by the Court of Appeal...

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SARKIS SCORES COURT VICTORY: Chinese told to answer 2.2bn fraud allegation
SARKIS SCORES COURT VICTORY: Chinese told to answer 2.2bn fraud allegation

January 25, 2019

Baha Mar's original developer was yesterday celebrating a major legal victory after a New York court upheld his $2.25bn fraud and breach of contract claim against the project's contractor...

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UK wifebeater 'hiding' in Bahamas
UK wifebeater 'hiding' in Bahamas

January 24, 2019

A BRITISH man who has fled his prison sentence in the United Kingdom may be hiding out in The Bahamas, according to international reports...

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Ex-Nissan boss faces more time in custody as bail denied
Ex-Nissan boss faces more time in custody as bail denied

January 22, 2019

A Tokyo court has rejected Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, despite his promise to wear an electronic tag to secure his release...

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Nygard given final court deadline
Nygard given final court deadline

January 22, 2019

A Supreme Court judge has given fashion mogul Peter Nygard one last chance to explain himself in court over his failure to appear on two occasions to be sentenced for breaching a court order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his Lyford Cay home...

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Labour Day driver - eight new charges
Labour Day driver - eight new charges

January 22, 2019

A voluntary bill of indictment was served on Travis Lamar Sawyer yesterday, the driver of the truck which mowed into a crowd during last year’s Labour Day parade, with some eight counts of causing harm by negligence being added to his list of charges...

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Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying
Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying

January 18, 2019

ONE day after admitting star witness Barbara Hanna made mistakes in her testimony, prosecutors in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial yesterday sought to repair her credibility, while also highlighting case elements they say prove the accused solicited payments for influencing Hanna's receipt of a $500,000 contract...

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'Bad back' Nygard misses day in the dock
'Bad back' Nygard misses day in the dock

January 18, 2019

SUPREME Court Justice Indra Charles yesterday recused herself from Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's contempt of court sentencing...

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Former police officer loses appeal on fatal shooting
Former police officer loses appeal on fatal shooting

January 18, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a former police officer convicted of manslaughter in 2017 after killing a man while on duty...

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'THROW IT OUT - WITNESS LIED': Defence insists evidence shows Smith's innocent
'THROW IT OUT - WITNESS LIED': Defence insists evidence shows Smith's innocent

January 16, 2019

THE lead attorney for former PLP Senator Frank Smith has called on a judge to throw out the case against his client, as he branded the key witness in the matter a liar whose claims cannot be used as evidence that would safely lead to a conviction...

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'Repair the Family and the Home,' Canon Lightbourne Declares at the Opening of 2019 Legal Year in Grand Bahama

January 14, 2019

Members of the Judiciary were told by Rev. Canon Norman Lightbourne, Rector of Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King on Friday, January 11, that until there is repair to the family and the home structure, problems will remain in Bahamian society...

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Opening of the New Legal Year Annual Church Service and Parade

January 09, 2019

The Opening of the 2019 New Legal Year Annual Church Service at Christ Church Cathedral, and Parade, downtown, to the Supreme Court on January 9...

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Two face murder charges
Two face murder charges

January 08, 2019

A 43-year-old man is behind the country's first murder of 2019, police have alleged...

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Family settles over US custody death
Family settles over US custody death

January 08, 2019

THE FAMILY of Bahamian medical school graduate Lashano Gilbert, who died in police custody in Connecticut in 2014, has reached an undisclosed settlement over their $54 million federal civil rights lawsuit...

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Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing
Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing

January 03, 2019

TWO dozen Haitian migrants were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday, charged with illegal landing...

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Sexual assaults the most reported criminal activity on cruise ships making calls to the United States

January 03, 2019

ALLEGATIONS of sexual assault remain the most reported criminal activity on board cruise ships making calls to the United States, according to year-end statistics...

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