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Shane Gibson Trial: Officer Admits Changing AshS Witness Statement
Shane Gibson Trial: Officer Admits Changing Ash’S Witness Statement

November 13, 2019

THE lead investigator in former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson's bribery trial admitted on Wednesday to altering the original statement she took from a local businessman by adding in a pivotal allegation against the former parliamentarian some three months after it was taken and signed...

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I never asked Ash for money. He wanted to give to PLP
I never asked Ash for money. He wanted to give to PLP

November 13, 2019

FORMER Cabinet minister Shane Gibson denied soliciting thousands of dollars in bribes from a local businessman while under police interrogation, and instead asserted that their conversations were about the alleged bribe payer wanting to make campaign donations...

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56 Haitian National Convicted in Magistrate's Court
56 Haitian National Convicted in Magistrate's Court

November 12, 2019

On November 11, 2019 (50) Males and (6) Females appeared in Magistrate’s Court #2 before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux and were convicted of Illegal Landing. They all pled guilty as charged...

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Woman facing fake cheques charges remanded to prison
Woman facing fake cheques charges remanded to prison

November 08, 2019

A 21-year-old woman was ordered to be remanded to prison on Friday accused of being caught with over $8,000 worth of fake bank cheques drawn on a local cable provider's account...

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We DidnT Murder Breanna, Thea Did: Alleged Killers Blame Friend For Fatal Attack
‘We Didn’T Murder Breanna, Thea Did’: Alleged Killers Blame Friend For Fatal Attack

November 07, 2019

A janitor and her friend both told police they did not know teenage mother Breanna Mackey was being stabbed to death by their other friend until it was too late, jurors heard yesterday...

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Deportation For RenewS Ex-Boss Cox
Deportation For Renew’S Ex-Boss Cox

November 01, 2019

FORMER Renew Bahamas CEO Michael Cox and his uncle Maurice were collectively fined $6,000 yesterday for working at a local scrapyard without valid work permits late last year...

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Show Her Mercy: Family Begs Judge To Help Mother Who Killed Her Girl
Show Her Mercy: Family Begs Judge To Help Mother Who Killed Her Girl

November 01, 2019

THE brother-in-law of a schizophrenic woman who killed her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire yesterday begged a judge not to send her to prison, but to allow her to get “the help she needs”...

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Breanna slipped twice - then they attacked
Breanna slipped twice - then they attacked

October 30, 2019

A 14-year-old boy yesterday testified how a car full of girls nearly ran him over in their haste to ultimately stab and beat to death teenage mother Breanna Mackey over an $80 cell phone last year...

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They Ran Breanna Down Like Animals: Sister Tells Court How Gang Stabbed Teen Over 80 Cellphone
They Ran Breanna Down Like Animals: Sister Tells Court How Gang Stabbed Teen Over $80 Cellphone

October 29, 2019

THE older sister of teenage mother Breanna Mackey tearfully recounted yesterday how five girls who were supposed to be her sister’s friends ran her down “like a dog” in the street and brutally mobbed her over an $80 smartphone last year...

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Atlantis death - suicide or murder
Atlantis death - suicide or murder

October 25, 2019

THE older brother of a South African woman found hanged in a room at the Atlantis resort last year, yesterday urged a jury to find that his sister was murdered...

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Rose McGowan sues Weinstein over silencing attempts
Rose McGowan sues Weinstein over silencing attempts

October 24, 2019

Actress Rose McGowan has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, his ex-lawyers and a private intelligence agency, accusing them of trying to silence her...

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Jail and fines for 15 more migrants
Jail and fines for 15 more migrants

October 24, 2019

A 26-year-old Haitian woman’s two-month prison sentence was increased to a year and coupled with a fine yesterday because she gave immigration officers a false name out of fear when they arrested her last week...

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Deportee's return ends in jail term
Deportee's return ends in jail term

October 23, 2019

A Haitian man who was previously deported was sentenced to a year in prison yesterday for coming back into the country under a fake name and trying to apply for a work permit with a fake letter of approval.

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Harbour Island project 'unlawful'
Harbour Island project 'unlawful'

October 21, 2019

A HARBOUR Island development must make an application to the "appropriate authority" and receive the requisite approvals "in compliance with the law" if work is to ever resume on the project, a Supreme Court judge has ruled...

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Lock Them Up: Judge Warns Jail Terms Needed For Illegal Migrants
Lock Them Up: Judge Warns Jail Terms Needed For Illegal Migrants

October 18, 2019

A JUDGE yesterday lamented that court fines do not seem to be a deterrent to illegal immigration and were “making things worse”, adding undocumented migrants will “go to jail for a longer time” if they keep coming to her court...

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Nygard's contempt ruling - again
Nygard's contempt ruling - again

October 11, 2019

PETER Nygard was convicted of contempt of court yesterday for breaching an injunction preventing him from publishing emails that were stolen from environmental group Save The Bays...

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Ash Claims Pm's Words Sparked Death Threats
Ash Claims Pm's Words Sparked Death Threats

October 10, 2019

BUSINESSMAN Jonathan Ash yesterday claimed that the prime minister's pronouncements about his involvement in the Hurricane Matthew clean-up caused him to receive death threats and warnings to leave the country...

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TribuneS Questions: Ash CanT Remember
Tribune’S Questions: Ash ‘Can’T Remember’

October 09, 2019

BUSINESSMAN Jonathan Ash yesterday claimed he can’t remember telling this newspaper he did not know former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson, despite evidence to the contrary...

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Court hears Ash's bank account was frozen
Court hears Ash's bank account was frozen

October 08, 2019

WITNESS Jonathan Ash was cross-examined again yesterday in the bribery trial of former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson and fought off arguments from Gibson's lead attorney about his honesty and frozen bank account.

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Shane Gibson's Attorney Questions Claim Over Use Of 'Shingles'
Shane Gibson's Attorney Questions Claim Over Use Of 'Shingles'

October 04, 2019

THE lead attorney for former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson on Friday questioned the validity of a businessman's claims that the former parliamentarian used the code name "Shingles" whenever he wanted to receive his alleged $80,000 in bribery payments...

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