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Mitchell dismisses FNM MP's call for apology
October 17, 2013
Mitchell dismisses FNM MP's call for apology

Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday dismissed a call for him to apologize for accusations he leveled at the Free National Movement (FNM) in relation to Cuban abuse claims...

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September 10, 2013
Brutality has no place in The Bahamas

In August, The Nassau Guardian revealed that Cuban detainees were severely beaten at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre in May. Most alarmingly this was merely one incident in a growing list of physical abuse charges by detainees against officers of our police and defence forces. We should all unite in the position that brutality in custody has no place in The Bahamas...

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August 30, 2013
Fred Mitchell, Frankenstein and the Cuban detainees

There are several striking similarities between Mary Shelley's main character in her classic novel horror "Frankenstein", Victor (Frankenstein), and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell...

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August 26, 2013
FNM stands by abuse claims

The Free National Movement (FNM) over the weekend stood by its allegations that Cuban detainees were abused in The Bahamas in May and again called on the government to immediately publicize the findings of its investigation into the incident.
The FNM's latest statement came in response to Prime Minister Perry Christie, who blasted Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for making "irresponsible and r...

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August 23, 2013
Sands: Were any deportees witnesses

FNM Deputy Chairman Dr Duane Sands has questioned whether any of the recent Cuban nationals who have been repatriated to their home country were either witnesses to, or victims themselves of the reported physical abuse at the Detention Centre that took place on May 20...

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FNM: Cubans were abused
August 22, 2013
FNM: Cubans were abused

At least five Cuban detainees who were held at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre were "physically abused", Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis claimed yesterday.

However, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell blasted Minnis and the FNM for "siding with the enemies of The Bahamas against Bahamians"...

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FNM says minister should sacked
August 22, 2013
FNM says minister should sacked

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell last night shot down calls for his termination from the Cabinet of the Bahamas, denying any alleged cover-up of physical abuse to Cuban detainees at the Detention Centre earlier this year...

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Crisis Centre lines remain down
July 23, 2019
Crisis Centre lines remain down

The Bahamas Crisis Centre is regrettably advising that its:
24-Hour Hotline: 242-328 -0922 and Main line: 242-322- 4999 are currently out of service...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Bahamas Crisis Centre telephone lines are down
July 18, 2019
PUBLIC NOTICE: Bahamas Crisis Centre telephone lines are down

24-Hour Hotline: 242-328 -0922 and Main line: 242-322- 4999 are currently out of service. Calls can be made to 242- 359-0223 until further notice. Sorry for any unconvinced caused...

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