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Jury empanelled as three accused of teacher's murder
Jury empanelled as three accused of teacher's murder

November 07, 2017

A SUPREME Court jury was empanelled yesterday for the trial of three men accused of murdering and attempting to rob a Queen's College teacher in 2015...

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It's green light for new DPP
It's green light for new DPP

November 03, 2017

THE passage of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017, yesterday in the House of Assembly will result in the creation of the country’s first-ever independent Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)...

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Houses Passes Constitution (Amendment) Bill/Results in First-Ever Independent Office of DPP

November 03, 2017

The passage of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017, Thursday (November 2) in the House of Assembly will result in the creation of the country’s first-ever Independent Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)...

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Activists triumph in Nygard dredging case
Activists triumph in Nygard dredging case

October 26, 2017

A SUPREME Court judge has ordered the Department of Physical Planning be restrained from issuing any further dredging permits to billionaire Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard pending the resolution of three other judicial reviews against the controversial development of his Lyford Cay home...

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Eugene murder suspect charged
Eugene murder suspect charged

October 25, 2017

A 25-year-old man was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with a double shooting last month that led to the death of eight-year-old Eugene Woodside Jr and another man said to be in his twenties...

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Suspects in limbo 16 years to be extradited to US
Suspects in limbo 16 years to be extradited to US

October 24, 2017

THE COURT of Appeal yesterday dismissed the legal challenges of five men wanted for various drug trafficking charges in the United States of America against a Supreme Court judge's refusal last year to issue court orders that would allow them to contest the validity of their imprisonment, and thus prevent their extradition...

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Andrew Forbes Sworn in as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court

October 19, 2017

Andrew Forbes was sworn in as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government...

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Kessinger murder: Islander charged
Kessinger murder: Islander charged

October 05, 2017

A 27-year-old Cat Island native who was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with robbing at knifepoint and murdering an elderly American woman on that island, claimed he was the victim of police brutality while in custody...

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Gibson case heads to Supreme Court
Gibson case heads to Supreme Court

October 04, 2017

THE number of bribery and extortion related charges against former Labour and National Insurance Minister Shane Gibson has decreased to 31, though the amount he is alleged to have solicited from Jonathan Ash remains the same, according to Crown prosecutors...

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Banker charged with BPL fraud
Banker charged with BPL fraud

September 05, 2017

A 34-year-old former bank employee was arraigned Monday in a Magistrate's Court for allegedly defrauding Bahamas Power & Light of just over $1m within a five-month period earlier this year...

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VIDEO: Man accused of baby killing arrives in court
VIDEO: Man accused of baby killing arrives in court

August 30, 2017

ALLEGED baby killer Anthon Anthony Davis-Stevens, 19, arrived at Magistrate's Court moments ago to face charges in connection with the shooting death of an eight-month-old boy that occurred early Monday morning...

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Banker's killer gets 20 years
Banker's killer gets 20 years

August 17, 2017

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday sentenced a man to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a banker he claimed had made a sexual pass at him in late 2015...

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NIB manager denies corruption charges
NIB manager denies corruption charges

August 15, 2017

AN employee of the National Insurance Board was remanded to prison yesterday afternoon after her initial Magistrate's Court appearance on extortion and bribery allegations...

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BREAKING NEWS: NIB employee charged with extortion, bribery
BREAKING NEWS: NIB employee charged with extortion, bribery

August 14, 2017

AN employee of the National Insurance Board (NIB) appeared in Magistrate's Court facing a count each of extortion and bribery on Monday.

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UDPATED: Shane Gibson facing 36 charges
UDPATED: Shane Gibson facing 36 charges

August 03, 2017

FORMER Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson was taken into police custody yesterday afternoon, after voluntarily presenting himself to the Central Detective Unit to assist officers with an ongoing investigation, The Tribune understands...

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VIDEO: Shane Gibson arrives at court
VIDEO: Shane Gibson arrives at court

August 03, 2017

FORMER Minister of Labour and National Insurance Shane Gibson was taken into police custody yesterday afternoon, after voluntarily presenting himself to the Central Detective Unit to assist officers with an ongoing investigation, The Tribune understands...

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Donna Vasyli granted bail
Donna Vasyli granted bail

August 03, 2017

Australian Donna Vasyli has been granted $250K bail ahead of her retrial over the murder of her husband...

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Judge orders retrial for banker's 'hitman'
Judge orders retrial for banker's 'hitman'

August 01, 2017

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial of a man a Supreme Court jury had convicted of the paid execution of a banker...

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18-year-old charged with three murders
18-year-old charged with three murders

August 01, 2017

AN 18-year-old appeared in Magistrate's Court yesterday facing multiple murder charges...

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Family waits again as RBDF legal team not ready for case
Family waits again as RBDF legal team not ready for case

July 27, 2017

GRIEVING family members of Christopher Turnquest, a 25-year-old who was killed in a boating accident involving the Royal Bahamas Defence Force last year, will have to wait until today for the inquest into their loved one's death to begin as the matter was adjourned yesterday because the legal team for the law enforcement agency had not been properly briefed...

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