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Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying
Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying

January 18, 2019

ONE day after admitting star witness Barbara Hanna made mistakes in her testimony, prosecutors in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial yesterday sought to repair her credibility, while also highlighting case elements they say prove the accused solicited payments for influencing Hanna's receipt of a $500,000 contract...

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'Bad back' Nygard misses day in the dock
'Bad back' Nygard misses day in the dock

January 18, 2019

SUPREME Court Justice Indra Charles yesterday recused herself from Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's contempt of court sentencing...

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Former police officer loses appeal on fatal shooting
Former police officer loses appeal on fatal shooting

January 18, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a former police officer convicted of manslaughter in 2017 after killing a man while on duty...

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'THROW IT OUT - WITNESS LIED': Defence insists evidence shows Smith's innocent
'THROW IT OUT - WITNESS LIED': Defence insists evidence shows Smith's innocent

January 16, 2019

THE lead attorney for former PLP Senator Frank Smith has called on a judge to throw out the case against his client, as he branded the key witness in the matter a liar whose claims cannot be used as evidence that would safely lead to a conviction...

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'Repair the Family and the Home,' Canon Lightbourne Declares at the Opening of 2019 Legal Year in Grand Bahama

January 14, 2019

Members of the Judiciary were told by Rev. Canon Norman Lightbourne, Rector of Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King on Friday, January 11, that until there is repair to the family and the home structure, problems will remain in Bahamian society...

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Opening of the New Legal Year Annual Church Service and Parade

January 09, 2019

The Opening of the 2019 New Legal Year Annual Church Service at Christ Church Cathedral, and Parade, downtown, to the Supreme Court on January 9...

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Two face murder charges
Two face murder charges

January 08, 2019

A 43-year-old man is behind the country's first murder of 2019, police have alleged...

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Family settles over US custody death
Family settles over US custody death

January 08, 2019

THE FAMILY of Bahamian medical school graduate Lashano Gilbert, who died in police custody in Connecticut in 2014, has reached an undisclosed settlement over their $54 million federal civil rights lawsuit...

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Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing
Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing

January 03, 2019

TWO dozen Haitian migrants were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday, charged with illegal landing...

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Sexual assaults the most reported criminal activity on cruise ships making calls to the United States

January 03, 2019

ALLEGATIONS of sexual assault remain the most reported criminal activity on board cruise ships making calls to the United States, according to year-end statistics...

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Bethel ready to take web shops to court
Bethel ready to take web shops to court

January 02, 2019

IF webshop operators were to proceed with their legal fight against the government over the sliding scale taxes imposed on the sector last year, Attorney General Carl Bethel said the government's legal team is "ready to go".

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Canadian man charged with possession of dangerous drugs
Canadian man charged with possession of dangerous drugs

December 31, 2018

A CANADIAN man was charged with possession of 9.5 pounds of dangerous drugs in a magistrate's court on Monday...

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116 Haitian migrants charged with illegal landing
116 Haitian migrants charged with illegal landing

December 31, 2018

116 Haitian migrants were charged with illegal landing in a magistrate's court on Monday...

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Man charged with Malcolm Road murder
Man charged with Malcolm Road murder

December 28, 2018

A 29-year-old man was arraigned in the Magistrate's Court Friday in connection with a murder on December 21....

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'Facts don't merit crime alerts'
'Facts don't merit crime alerts'

December 28, 2018

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames rejected Royal Caribbean's warning to its passengers calling Arawak Cay's Fish Fry a concerning crime area, insisting yesterday there is no statistical evidence to support the assertion.

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Double murders: suspect charged

December 24, 2018

A 33-year-old man was charged in a Magistrate's Court on Friday with the murders of a man and a woman who were shot dead outside an apartment in the Joan's Heights area last week.

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Man charged with murder of couple
Man charged with murder of couple

December 21, 2018

A 33-year-old man was charged in a Magistrate's Court yesterday with the murders of a couple who had just pulled up to an apartment in the Joan's Heights area earlier this week.

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Officer told me they took Marvin
Officer told me they took Marvin

December 21, 2018

HUMAN rights group Rights Bahamas filed a writ of habeas corpus in the Supreme Court yesterday seeking to compel the Royal Bahamas Police Force to produce Marvin Pratt, 40, a Gambier Village resident police deny having in custody...

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El Salvador court frees woman jailed anti-abortion laws
El Salvador court frees woman jailed anti-abortion laws

December 18, 2018

A woman who was jailed for attempted murder under El Salvador's strict anti-abortion laws has been freed...

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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

December 12, 2018

Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US relations with China.

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