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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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New mass action over rights abuse
New mass action over rights abuse

November 06, 2018

ATTORNEYS for 15 former detainees are suing the government for damages that could cost taxpayers millions...

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Cousins cleared of role in murder
Cousins cleared of role in murder

November 05, 2018

A SUPREME Court jury has acquitted two cousins of the role they were alleged to have played in the slaying of businessman Leo Rahming at the car rental company and carwash he owned in the Marathon area last year...

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700k college clerk thief seeks appeal
700k college clerk thief seeks appeal

November 02, 2018

FORMER College of the Bahamas employee Chimeka Gibbs is seeking to appeal her sentence and conviction for stealing over $700,000 from the tertiary institution over a seven-year period...

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4C's owner and captain given bail
4C's owner and captain given bail

October 31, 2018

FOUR C's Adventures owner Clayton Smith and one of his tour boat captains, Roderick Watson, were charged yesterday with causing the death of an American woman and injuring nine other people due to negligence when the boat they were chartering burst into flames earlier this year...

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4CS IN THE DOCK: Owner and captain face manslaughter over fatal explosion
4CS IN THE DOCK: Owner and captain face manslaughter over fatal explosion

October 31, 2018

FOUR C's Adventures owner Clayton Smith and one of his tour boat captains, Roderick Watson, were charged yesterday with causing the death of an American woman and injuring nine other people due to negligence when the boat they were chartering burst into flames earlier this year...

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The Hon. Justice John Isaacs Sworn in as Acting President of the Court of Appeal

October 23, 2018

The Hon. Mr. Justice Jon Isaacs was sworn in as Acting President of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency...

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49 Dominican men admit taking undersized grouper and crawfish
49 Dominican men admit taking undersized grouper and crawfish

October 19, 2018

CLOSE to 50 Dominican poachers have admitted to illegally taking thousands of pounds of undersized grouper and crawfish from Bahamian waters over the weekend...

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Woman and teen charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into Department of Corrections
Woman and teen charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into Department of Corrections

October 19, 2018

A 24-year-old woman and a teenager were charged in a Magistrate's Court on Friday with attempting to smuggle drugs into the Bahamas Department of Corrections in a plate of food earlier this week.

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US sailors murderers lose fight to go free
US sailors murderers lose fight to go free

October 19, 2018

THE three men convicted of murdering American sailor Kyle Bruner during his attempt to prevent a robbery of two female tourists five years ago will remain behind bars, the Court of Appeal has ruled...

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Jean Rony dealt court setback
Jean Rony dealt court setback

October 18, 2018

COURT of Appeal justices zeroed in on a "glaring defect" in process as they set aside the landmark Supreme Court decision that saw the dramatic return of Bahamas-born deportee Jean Rony Jean-Charles and caused ripple effects to the administration of the country's immigration laws...

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Jury rules dad killed attacker in self-defence
Jury rules dad killed attacker in self-defence

October 18, 2018

SENIOR immigration officer Ruis Gibson - who shot and killed a man who had stabbed his son to death during a beach party in Grand Bahama in April - will not face criminal charges after an inquest found that the shooting was lawful...

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Judges order 'killer' retried
Judges order 'killer' retried

October 17, 2018

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial for a man previously convicted of stabbing another man to death five years ago...

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Nygard racks up new court setback
Nygard racks up new court setback

October 16, 2018

A Florida district judge's decision to dismiss Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's lawsuit against an investigator hired by Save The Bays (STB) was upheld by a federal appeals court...

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Judges order retrial in McCartney killing
Judges order retrial in McCartney killing

October 12, 2018

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial for the man convicted of killing prominent businessman Kurt McCartney while robbing him of his Hummer SUV five years ago...

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