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March 02, 2010

Cabinet Minister in shock resignation
The Ingraham administration suffered a blow yesterday when one of its youngest and most popular Cabinet Ministers - Branville McCartney - resigned from his appointed position, claiming he felt he had been "unable to fully utilise his political potential."

Bahamas Mortgage Corporation denies 'cronyism' behind awarding of contract
The Bahamas Mortgage Corporation's managing director and chairman yesterday denied accusations from the PLP that "cronyism" drove it to award a $152,000 contract to a former FNM political candidate.

Burned body is found in bushes
A badly burned body was discovered in bushes in the West End area of Grand Bahama yesterday afternoon.

Lawyer and activist dies of suspected heart attack
Prominent lawyer and human rights activist Eliezer Regnier died on Saturday of a suspected heart attack while behind the wheel of his car.

Teenage girl found hanged
A young college student was found hanged yesterday afternoon in what police described as an "apparent suicide".

Man dies 'breaking into' building
A man who police believe was trying to break in to the Rodney Bain building on Shirley and Parliament streets was killed after falling from a second floor awning.

News date : 03/02/2010    Category : Tribune Stories

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