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Father of ten jailed in 1.4m drugs case
Father of ten jailed in 1.4m drugs case

May 19, 2017

A JAMAICAN father of 10 children was sentenced to four years in prison yesterday after he admitted to trafficking more than $1.4m worth of drugs into the country...

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Voter fraud charge is withdrawn
Voter fraud charge is withdrawn

May 05, 2017

MORE than a month after he was hauled before a magistrate in handcuffs on allegations of voter fraud, an Eleuthera native had the charge withdrawn against him yesterday...

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Statement issued on behalf of Retired Justice, Supreme Court, The Hon. K. Neville Adderley

May 04, 2017

Hon. Mr. Justice K. Neville Adderley JA (Ret)...Dame Joan is Incorrect on Baha Mar Deal:
Both proceedings and judgment were in public, not sealed...

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Man accused of sex attack on two teenage girls
Man accused of sex attack on two teenage girls

April 19, 2017

A MAN was remanded to prison without bail yesterday after being charged with the sexual assault of two teenage girls...

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Constitutional bid by Omar Archer
Constitutional bid by Omar Archer

April 13, 2017

LAWYERS for outspoken social media commentator Omar Archer have filed a constitutional challenge against The Bahamas' criminal libel laws, arguing that they violate citizens' fundamental right to freedom of expression...

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Omar Archer convicted over threats
Omar Archer convicted over threats

April 12, 2017

OMAR Archer Sr was yesterday convicted of threatening to harm a senior police officer through a post to his social media page nearly two years ago...

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UPDATED: Omar Archer denied bail in criminal libel case
UPDATED: Omar Archer denied bail in criminal libel case

April 05, 2017

OMAR Archer Sr's apology yesterday to a magistrate for failing to appear in court four months ago for his criminal libel case was not sufficient to spare him being remanded to prison...

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Omar Archer in custody over missed libel case defence
Omar Archer in custody over missed libel case defence

April 04, 2017

OMAR Archer Sr was remanded into custody until April 11 concerning an outstanding international libel case before Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning.

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Court rejects PM recusal appeal
Court rejects PM recusal appeal

March 17, 2017

PRIME Minister Perry Christie suffered another legal defeat yesterday in his case against Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Bain when the Court of Appeal unanimously rejected his application for leave to begin appellate proceedings into the judge's decision not to recuse herself from judicial review cases involving construction works at Nygard Cay...

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Trump travel ban: Second US judge block new executive order

March 16, 2017

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked US President Donald Trump's new travel ban, which was due to begin after midnight on Thursday...

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PM ordered to pay legal costs for Save The Bays
PM ordered to pay legal costs for Save The Bays

March 15, 2017

PRIME Minister Christie has been ordered to pay the full legal costs incurred by Save The Bays (STB) after his recusal application was rejected by the Supreme Court...

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Suspect faces court accused of three murder charges
Suspect faces court accused of three murder charges

March 10, 2017

A MAN wanted by police for questioning in a number of shootings in the capital found himself in Magistrate's Court yesterday facing three murder charges...

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South Korea President Park Geun-hye ousted by court

March 10, 2017

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office..

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UPDATED: Manslaughter verdict for killing of banker
UPDATED: Manslaughter verdict for killing of banker

March 09, 2017

LAMAR Albury cursed in the Supreme Court yesterday within moments of a jury returning a 10-2 guilty verdict for manslaughter by provocation concerning the 33 stab wounds he inflicted on a banker he claimed had made a sexual pass at him...

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UPDATED: Peter Nygard guilty of contempt and fined 50,000 in illegal dredging case
UPDATED: Peter Nygard guilty of contempt and fined 50,000 in illegal dredging case

March 08, 2017

CANADIAN fashion mogul Peter Nygard was convicted of contempt of court and fined $50,000 by a judge yesterday for breach of the Supreme Court's order concerning illegal dredging near his property in Lyford Cay...

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BREAKING NEWS: Peter Nygard guilty of contempt and fined 50,000 in illegal dredging case
BREAKING NEWS: Peter Nygard guilty of contempt and fined 50,000 in illegal dredging case

March 07, 2017

CANADIAN fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been found guilty of contempt of court by Justice Rhonda Bain and fined $50,000 for breach of the Supreme Court's order concerning illegal dredging near his property in Lyford Cay...

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Court hears banker was 'stabbed 33 times'
Court hears banker was 'stabbed 33 times'

March 02, 2017

A MAN on trial in the Supreme Court for murder will have an opportunity to speak to what led him to inflict more than two dozen stab wounds on a banker...

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Alleged sexual assault of senior citizen case discontinued
Alleged sexual assault of senior citizen case discontinued

March 01, 2017

PROCEEDINGS have been discontinued against a man who was awaiting trial concerning the alleged sexual assault of a senior citizen in 2001 on a Family Island...

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Detective denies scene of banker's fatal stabbing was contaminated
Detective denies scene of banker's fatal stabbing was contaminated

March 01, 2017

A DETECTIVE who had a role in investigating the fatal stabbing of a banker denied yesterday that there was a possibility the scene of the alleged murder was contaminated...

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Nygard to find out contempt of court fate on Friday
Nygard to find out contempt of court fate on Friday

February 28, 2017

CONTROVERSIAL fashion mogul Peter Nygard is set to learn on Friday whether he will face prison for contempt of court...

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