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February 22, 2016
Govt plans lockdowns

As part of the government's new crime-fighting strategies, authorities will lock down areas of New Providence by blocking entrance and exit points "in pursuit of evidence or persons", according to Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage.

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August 30, 2017
PM meets with police, AG, after baby's murder

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis met with police and the attorney general to "reinforce the government's zero tolerance approach to crime" following the "shocking" murder of an eight-month-old baby on Monday, Press Secretary Anthony "Ace" Newbold said yesterday.
"Everybody's really shocked by what happened two nights ago and we understand that there is no one solution to crime," said Newbold at a ...

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August 23, 2017
Many of Dames' crime plans rehashed

Though he previously questioned several of the crime fighting measures outlined by the former administration, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames announced many of those same strategies on Saturday, as he responded to concerns about the country's crime problem on the heels of three murders.
Dames said the government plans to introduce a far more focused and aggressive crime fighting strateg...

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August 22, 2017
Minister Dames Announces Crime Fighting Initiatives

During a press conference on the Execution of Crime Fighting Initiatives of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), on August 19, 2017, at the Paul Farquharson Conference Center, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin H. Dames dispatched a stern message to criminals operating in The Bahamas...

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Sterling Global Financial Lauds Forbes Magazine's Bahamas First for Real Estate Investors, Re-affirms Company's belief, Growing Investment in Country
August 21, 2017
Sterling Global Financial Lauds Forbes Magazine's Bahamas First for Real Estate Investors, Re-affirms Company's belief, Growing Investment in Country

Sterling Global Financial, a broad-based real estate and international financial services provider with US$9 billion in assets under administration and management, today applauded Forbes magazine’s ranking The Bahamas as the world’s number one choice for real estate investment...

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August 21, 2017
Murders up 39 percent

Murders in The Bahamas have increased by 39 percent between January 1, 2017 and August 20, 2017, compared to the same period last year.
There have been 89 murders for the year.
As of August 20, 2016, there were 64 murders.
Three killings were recorded last Friday.
A man was found dead on Hospital Lane with gunshot wounds around 8 a.m.
Shortly after the discovery, authorities were called to the sce...

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August 21, 2017
Govt ups efforts to tackle crime

In the wake of a series of murders last week, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames announced on Saturday evening a more focused and aggressive crime-fighting strategy, which includes police increasing their intelligence and operational efforts to identify and disrupt gang activities, and an increased focus on firearms traffickers.
Three murders were reported on New Providence on Friday.
Dame...

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July 27, 2017
Police step up presence in Bains and Grants Town

Kirkford Moxey, a 66-year-old retired teacher and lifelong resident of Bains and Grants Town, said yesterday he spends some nights sleeping on the floor of his bedroom out of fear that the gunshots he hears ringing throughout his neighborhood in the middle of the night will find their way into his home.
"One night they were having a function in the area, I knew they were going to have gunshots, so...

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June 20, 2017
Renowed Harbour Island Restaurant SIP TO Open First Outpost at The Cove

The Cove will Unveil Bahamian Hot Spot Sip Sip
with Beachfront Dining Experience in November 2017...Iconic Harbour Island restaurant Sip Sip will open its first outpost location at the ultra-exclusive The Cove on Paradise Island, Bahamas this November...

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May 30, 2017
Human smuggling alert for Bimini and Grand Bahama

SMUGGLING trends in recent years have pinpointed Bimini and Grand Bahama as hot spots for illegal migration to the United States, according to Immigration Director William Pratt yesterday.

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