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'Facts don't merit crime alerts'
'Facts don't merit crime alerts'

December 28, 2018

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames rejected Royal Caribbean's warning to its passengers calling Arawak Cay's Fish Fry a concerning crime area, insisting yesterday there is no statistical evidence to support the assertion.

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Double murders: suspect charged

December 24, 2018

A 33-year-old man was charged in a Magistrate's Court on Friday with the murders of a man and a woman who were shot dead outside an apartment in the Joan's Heights area last week.

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Man charged with murder of couple
Man charged with murder of couple

December 21, 2018

A 33-year-old man was charged in a Magistrate's Court yesterday with the murders of a couple who had just pulled up to an apartment in the Joan's Heights area earlier this week.

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Officer told me they took Marvin
Officer told me they took Marvin

December 21, 2018

HUMAN rights group Rights Bahamas filed a writ of habeas corpus in the Supreme Court yesterday seeking to compel the Royal Bahamas Police Force to produce Marvin Pratt, 40, a Gambier Village resident police deny having in custody...

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El Salvador court frees woman jailed anti-abortion laws
El Salvador court frees woman jailed anti-abortion laws

December 18, 2018

A woman who was jailed for attempted murder under El Salvador's strict anti-abortion laws has been freed...

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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

December 12, 2018

Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US relations with China.

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Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison
Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

December 12, 2018

REAKING: Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison...

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Poachers' jail terms cut in half
Poachers' jail terms cut in half

December 12, 2018

MORE than 40 convicted Dominican poachers have had their one-year prison sentences reduced by half on appeal...

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Govt fails to halt Jean Rony case
Govt fails to halt Jean Rony case

December 05, 2018

THE Court of Appeal has granted Bahamas-born deportee Jean Rony Jean-Charles leave to appeal its revocation of a Supreme Court judge's landmark decision concerning his controversial detention and removal from The Bahamas to the Privy Council, despite stern opposition from the Crown...

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Sandals couple - we'll see you in court
Sandals couple - we'll see you in court

December 04, 2018

THE lawyer representing the couple in a $30m Sandals resort sexual assault lawsuit yesterday defended the couple’s decision to wait for two years after the alleged incident occurred to file a case, saying the couple had...

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'Renew boss cost me 600k'
'Renew boss cost me 600k'

December 04, 2018

MICHAEL Cox, the former Renew Bahamas CEO fighting allegations in court of working without a work permit, is facing a new court action alleging he defrauded a Bahamian contractor with whom he went into business in 2016...

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Foreste free after closed-door hearing
Foreste free after closed-door hearing

December 03, 2018

SUPREME Court Justice Andrew Forbes has dismissed the habeas corpus application of Louisbin Foreste, who was deported in violation of a Supreme Court order...

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American couple suing Sandals for 30m, alleging butler molested bride
American couple suing Sandals for 30m, alleging butler molested bride

November 29, 2018

AN American couple are suing Sandals Resorts for $30 million, alleging the butler assigned to them as part of their “dream wedding” package in the Bahamas molested the bride as she slept...

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Killer escapes death penalty
Killer escapes death penalty

November 23, 2018

A MAN has been spared the death penalty for murdering another man in his Family Island home during the course of an armed robbery four years ago...

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Staff Trio Accused of RBC Theft
Staff Trio Accused of RBC Theft

November 20, 2018

A Royal Bank of Canada employee was charged yesterday with stealing just over $170,000 from his employer over a four month period and defrauding the bank of an additional $180,000 within that same period of time...

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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design
Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design

November 16, 2018

The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet's design.

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Smith corruption cop grilled over inquiry
Smith corruption cop grilled over inquiry

November 16, 2018

IT was revealed in court yesterday that the cleaning contract at the centre of former PLP senator Frank Smith's bribery and extortion trial was issued before the date the complainant told police she first met the accused...

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Too much hot air delays Frank Smith hearing
Too much hot air delays Frank Smith hearing

November 14, 2018

FORMER PLP Senator Frank Smith's bribery and extortion trial had to be relocated yesterday due to a three-week long air conditioning failure at the Magistrate's Court complex...

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Pair's conviction thrown out over man's death in bar brawl
Pair's conviction thrown out over man's death in bar brawl

November 09, 2018

THE Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction for a woman and her child’s father previously sentenced to over a decade in prison each for killing a man in the course of a brawl at a bar on Carmichael Road six years ago.

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Visa fraud suspect is out on bail
Visa fraud suspect is out on bail

November 08, 2018

THE Haitian-Bahamian justice of the peace at the centre of an FBI probe into visa fraud in the Bahamas has pleaded not guilty to charges in the United States, The Tribune was told...

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