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March 14, 2011
Wanted man shot dead by police

A 27-year-old man wanted by police was shot dead by officers in Porgy Bay, Bimini when they attempted to apprehend him early Saturday morning — it was his birthday.
Ricardo Rolle was wanted in connection with an attempted rape on Bimini, an armed robbery in New Providence, assault with a deadly weapon and a number of outstanding warrants, according to police, and had fled to Bimini from New ...

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June 29, 2010
Coke allegedly tried to get to The Bahamas

Before the alleged notorious drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke was apprehended by Jamaican officials last week, he allegedly planned to leave his home country by boat and hide out in The Bahamas, a Jamaican paper has reported.

According to the Jamaica Observer, attempts were made to facilitate Coke's escape out of Jamaica on two separate occasions but both attempts were unsuccessful.

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April 29, 2019
BTVI students sweep mental health speech contest

BTVI students won first, second and third place in the community division of the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre's Occupational Therapy Month speech competition held this week...

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July 12, 2017
Triggering a downgrade

Former Finance Minister Sir William Allen believes both the former administration and the current one are to blame for the Moody's downgrade threat.
"For both sides, there is some blame to go around," Sir William told National Review.
"I think the main blame for this administration is perhaps that they, having put the facts out there -- they had to put it out there; they could not hide the extent ...

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May 09, 2017
Minnis warns of PLP 'trickery'

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said last night many Bahamians are questioning if the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is attempting to "steal the election" after Wednesday's chaotic advance poll.
Minnis said if revelations are made on Election Day about PLP candidates seeking to wrongfully obtain votes or discourage voters, he and his party would see that those responsible ar...

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January 22, 2016
A grave mistake

Dear Editor, I am a sitting member of the FNM's executive committee. I am an FNM of long standing and I do not owe my position to Hubert Minnis. For obvious reasons I have to remain unknown.

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January 18, 2017
God will reveal himself as Lord and king

And it shall come to pass in the last days that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, "Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For ou...

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December 02, 2016
Apathy, antipathy, and action

Recent events in the nation, perhaps most notably the We March protest that took place last week, showed that The Bahamas has begun to shake off the veil of apathy that we have slumbered under for what feels like too long. This year has been a belter for politics and people of all beliefs making their feelings known - for better or for worse. And, as art so often engages with the state of society,...

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May 30, 2016
Battle lines

After dumbing down the Free National Movement (FNM), alienating those who have serious issues with his leadership and failing repeatedly to demonstrate he is ready for prime time, FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis is facing multiple daggers from members of the party's parliamentary caucus who have reached their limit in stomaching the embarrassment caused by his multiple missteps and stunning failure t...

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April 08, 2016
PM says 'The truth will come out' after 'Panama Papers' leak

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday defended the financial practices of the Bahamas as he insisted that the "truth will come out" amid the leak of confidential documents that names this country as a key tax haven for some of the world's wealthiest people who at times seek to launder money, dodge sanctions and evade taxes.

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