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US court to rule today on Carnival 'violations'
US court to rule today on Carnival 'violations'

June 03, 2019

A LOCAL environmentalist is working to be identified as a victim in ongoing pollution proceedings against Carnival Corporation in a US court...

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Ruth Bowe-Darville sworn in as Supreme Court justice - days before reaching retirement age
Ruth Bowe-Darville sworn in as Supreme Court justice - days before reaching retirement age

May 31, 2019

FORMER Bahamas Bar Association President Ruth Bowe-Darville was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice yesterday-- just a few days before she reaches retirement age...

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Ruth Bowe-Darville Sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court

May 30, 2019

Ruth Bowe-Darville was sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court by Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during a Swearing In Ceremony at Government House on Thursday...

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I kept pushing him off, woman tells court
I kept pushing him off, woman tells court

May 29, 2019

A Jamaican woman broke down in tears yesterday as she recounted how a senior immigration officer forced her to have sex with him against her wishes five years ago...

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Govt has not paid out a dollar in damages

May 29, 2019

RIGHTS Bahamas yesterday claimed the government has not paid out a dollar in damages for years despite several court victories for the victims of human rights abuses...

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Newlyweds maximum eight-year sentence for killing wife on honeymoon
Newlyweds maximum eight-year sentence for killing wife on honeymoon

May 29, 2019

A BRITISH man whose wife vanished at sea in waters near Cay Sal two years ago was yesterday given a maximum sentence of eight years by a Miami federal judge after previously pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter...

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Cop faces court on rape of girl, 15
Cop faces court on rape of girl, 15

May 29, 2019

A 27-year-old police constable was arraigned in a Magistrate's Court yesterday over allegations of unlawful sex with a minor...

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Man, 43, faces separate charges of murder and attempted murder
Man, 43, faces separate charges of murder and attempted murder

May 23, 2019

A New Providence man was charged with murder and attempted murder in the Freeport Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with two separate shooting incidents in Grand Bahama...

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Ex-banker charged with unlawful sex with boy, 14, to stand trial in 2020

May 23, 2019

A FORMER banker accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old boy will stand trial in April of next year, a Supreme Court judge has said. Paul Lewis, 37, of Yamacraw Shores, was given the dates of April 6 through 10, 2020, for trial by Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson yesterday...

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Video shows man returning with firearm

May 21, 2019

VIDEO surveillance captured inside and around the Backyard Restaurant, the scene of the 2014 police shooting death of Andrew Stubbs, shows the deceased being led out of the establishment and returning, seemingly armed, roughly 20 minutes later.

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'Lawful killing' in police shooting
'Lawful killing' in police shooting

May 09, 2019

THE shooting death of a 20-year-old at the hands of police officers in the Masons Addition area four years ago was justified in the circumstances, a jury found yesterday...

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Minister for Grand Bahama happy with repairs being carried out at Freeport Court House

May 07, 2019

Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson said Friday that work being carried out at the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre will result in a partially brand new court house. The Minister’s remarks came during a tour of work being carried out at the centre...

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10k fines for killer motorists
10k fines for killer motorists

May 07, 2019

A MAN was fined $10,000 yesterday for hitting and killing a motorcyclist with his truck last month. Ricardo Butler received the fine from Senior Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans after pleading guilty to killing Tito Ferguson on April 1...

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Union president, legal team 'will study the law' after judge39s ruling
Union president, legal team 'will study the law' after judge39s ruling

May 03, 2019

BAHAMAS Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union president Dwayne Woods yesterday told The Tribune he and his legal team would "study the law" after he was told by a Supreme Court judge that legal action over the suspension of his salary was not a union matter...

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Marine due in court on officer's murder
Marine due in court on officer's murder

May 03, 2019

A ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force marine is expected to be arraigned in Magistrate's Court today in connection with the murder of Petty Officer Philip Perpall who was shot multiple times in his upper body at Government House earlier this week...

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'Fears for my men as shots rang out'
'Fears for my men as shots rang out'

May 01, 2019

TESTIMONY in the Coroner's Court inquest into the police shooting death of 20-year-old Deangelo Bodie Wallace continued yesterday, with a jury being told responding officers were greeted at the scene by a "bareback man" running for his life...

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Smith trial witness loses PHA contract
Smith trial witness loses PHA contract

April 26, 2019

THE cleaning contract for the Princess Margaret Hospital and its eye care clinic, previously held by Barbara Hanna's Magic Touch cleaning company, has now been split between two companies...

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Man accused of indecent assault on co-worker
Man accused of indecent assault on co-worker

April 17, 2019

A WOMAN who claimed her Haitian co-worker fondled only did so to avoid the "unnecessary drama" of her police boyfriend finding out she had caught a ride home with the accused and that they had stopped at her former lover's house along the way, an attorney asserted yesterday.

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1,500 fines for overstaying
1,500 fines for overstaying

April 17, 2019

TWO Jamaican cousins were fined over $1,000 each for overstaying in The Bahamas by almost a month, after having secured fake immigration time extension stamps to remain in the country...

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Murphy declares no tolerance on corruption at prison

April 16, 2019

Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that the government is looking at the process of the police investigating the police after a recent Coroner's Court ruling found that a 2016 police-involved shooting was unlawful. On April 9, a five-member jury unanimously ruled that [...]

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