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11 arrests as police say they crack major crime ring

POLICE cracked a major crime ring at the weekend which led to the arrest of 10 men and a woman for several armed robberies and “at least three” of the country’s latest murders.

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Teenage girl is murdered

POLICE are investigating the homicide of a female, believed to be in her late teens, who was found dead off a dirt road in the Gladstone Road area.

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Mitchell downplays effect of protest after low turnout

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell has downplayed an anti-Bahamas demonstration held in Miami by Florida state representative Daphne Campbell in protest of the country’s immigration restrictions.

Rape allegation is investigated - Senior officer at Immigration put on leave

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell said yesterday that the “chips will fall where they may” as an investigation continues into claims from a Jamaican woman who alleged that she was raped by a senior Immigration officer.

BoB reporting ‘integrity’: 12-month validation sought

The Central Bank was so concerned about the accuracy and “integrity” of Bank of the Bahamas’ regulatory reporting that it demanded Ernst & Young “validate” all materials submitted to it for 12 successive months.

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Kerrie wins title

It was deja vu for Kim Griffith-O’Kelley and Dyphany Mortier as their big rivalry in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association back in the 1980-90s was renewed when their daughters Kerrie Cartwright and Dominique Mortier hooked up in the final of the Giorgio Baldacci Elite Open National Tennis Tournament.

Tribune printing dates for Christmas holiday

The Tribune will be publishing tomorrow and Wednesday as normal before taking a break over Christmas and returning on Monday, December 29.

Anger over eyesore at plaza

THE owner of an East Bay Street Plaza store is refusing to stop operations from what is being described as a “horrendous eyesore” despite requests by property managers and other tenants.

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Team arrive for Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

BOTH the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have arrived in town and have settled in at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in preparation for the initial Popeyes Bahamas Bowl collegiate football game to be played at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium on Wednesday.

Louby Georges: I have not been anti-Bahamian

RADIO personality Louby Georges is pushing back against suggestions that he has been making anti-Bahamian statements on his radio show.