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'Pay drugs fine or risk jail'
'Pay drugs fine or risk jail'

November 27, 2020

A 33-year-old man was ordered to pay $1,500 or risk spending six months in prison yesterday after he was found last week with marijuana...

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Tara Cooper-Burnside Sworn in as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court

November 23, 2020

Tara Cooper-Burnside was sworn in as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court by the Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith...

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'Die' Stubbs can fight sentence
'Die' Stubbs can fight sentence

November 04, 2020

THE Privy Council recently advised the Court of Appeal to give Stephen "Die" Stubbs permission to appeal the 45-year sentence imposed on him for the murder of a police officer and the attempted murder of another man over two decades ago...

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Triple killer verdict overturned
Triple killer verdict overturned

November 03, 2020

THE Court of Appeal yesterday quashed the 18-year sentence of a man who was accused of killing three people in 2011, after he argued the trial judge erred when he rejected the no case submission and allowed the case to go to the jury...

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Man faces court accused of harbouring fugitive
Man faces court accused of harbouring fugitive

October 28, 2020

A 42-year-old man was charged with harbouring a fugitive wanted in connection with the John Bull robbery in Grand Bahama several years ago...

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Donna Vasyli Trial Reporting Restrictions

October 23, 2020

Please be advised that on the 2 March 2020 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council made the following Order...

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Probation for punching father unconscious

October 23, 2020

A 20-year-old, who punched his father unconscious last month during a domestic dispute, was put on probation for six months...

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2,000 fine for four ounces of marijuana

October 23, 2020

A man found with over four ounces of marijuana was yesterday fined $2,000...

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Man fined and told to pay damages for smashing woman's windshield

October 23, 2020

A MAN who threw a rock at a woman and damaged her car's windshield was fined $200 and ordered to pay for the damage he had caused...

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Man who dragged ex-girlfriend onto road during row fined 500

October 23, 2020

A 30-year-old man, accused of dragging his former girlfriend on the road during an argument earlier this month, was yesterday fined $500...

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Residents sue over insurance after destruction of Dorian
Residents sue over insurance after destruction of Dorian

October 21, 2020

GRAND Bahama homeowners whose residential properties were destroyed a year ago during Hurricane Dorian are taking legal action in the Supreme Court against a major bank and insurance companies for allegedly failing to pay premiums on their insurance policies...

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Dominicans detained after vessel sinks
Dominicans detained after vessel sinks

October 14, 2020

THREE Dominicans were detained by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in Inagua after they were rescued by a United States Coast Guard helicopter stationed in Matthew Town, after their vessel is reported to have sunk.

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Accused of killing mother and daughter
Accused of killing mother and daughter

October 06, 2020

A 36-year-old man was brought to court yesterday to face charges connected to the murder of a woman and her young daughter late last month...

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Opening of New Premises of the Industrial Tribunal -- New Providence and Northern Region

October 05, 2020

In what was called a ‘red-letter day,’ newly renovated state-of-the-art premises now house the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal in both New Providence...

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Suspects face new controls in Bail Act
Suspects face new controls in Bail Act

October 01, 2020

THE Minnis administration is seeking to make changes to the Bail Act by introducing a bail management system that ensures accountability while eliminating loopholes that allow impropriety...

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NIB manager denies fraud charges
NIB manager denies fraud charges

September 29, 2020

THE manager of the National Insurance Board's Andros branch who yesterday denied defrauding the organisation of tens of thousands of dollars was denied bail ahead of his trial...

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Police shooting victim wants 2m
Police shooting victim wants 2m

September 23, 2020

A 20-year-old man will seek $2m in damages after police shot him "without justification" in January and caused him injuries and "emotional distress"...

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Govt must hand over papers on shanty town demolitions
Govt must hand over papers on shanty town demolitions

September 22, 2020

SUPREME Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson yesterday gave attorneys representing the government in a judicial review centred on shanty town demolition 21 days to hand over all documents relating to the plans to eradicate the communities...

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Mitchell demand over judicial review
Mitchell demand over judicial review

September 21, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell has said it is not acceptable that the court has failed to allow the applicant of a judicial review to be heard...

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Headknowles partners face new court battle
Headknowles partners face new court battle

September 17, 2020

THE dispute between the founders of the HeadKnowles organisation has taken a new twist with Lia Head-Rigby countersuing her former friend Gina Knowles...

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