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Officer did not see any threat to murder case suspect

CORPORAL Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had disposed of a stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and double murder in Deadman’s Reef.

Attorney says not enough proof in teacher killing case

AN attorney for one of three men on trial for killing Queen’s College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh said Friday the Crown’s evidence against his client is not “sufficient” to meet the “standard of proof” necessary to prove his guilt, despite the Crown having “every burden” to do so.

Five Haitians held after Inagua cocaine find

FIVE Haitian nationals are in police custody in connection with the discovery of a “significant amount of cocaine” on Saturday in Inagua.

Hunt for gunmen after drivethrough robbery

POLICE are searching for two gunmen who held up a man and stole his car as he waited in the drive-through line of a fast food restaurant on Mackey Street on Saturday night.

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Five held after drugs seized on Haitian freighter

Five people are in custody after a drug seizure on a Haitian freighter in Inagua on Saturday.

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UPDATED: Youth killed in South Beach crash

A JUVENILE was killed in a fatal crash last night in the South Beach area.

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Police officer says double murder accused not beaten or threatened in her presence

Corporal Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had gotten rid of the stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and murder in Deadman's Reef.

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Minister announces construction of multi-purpose Junkanoo facilities

Construction will begin in 2018 on multi-purpose Junkanoo facilities in The Bahamas, Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Michael Pintard said, having already received commitments of over $700,000 towards the project from private corporate citizens.

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Amnesty calls for action over Jean Rony Jean-Charles

INTERNATIONAL human rights group Amnesty International issued an "urged action" yesterday on behalf of Jean Rony Jean-Charles, a client of attorney Fred Smith whose disappearance has become a subject of concern and attention this week.