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Man dies in Eleuthera traffic accident

Eleuthera police are investing a traffic fatality today after a 19-year-old male of James Cistern died after losing control of his vehicle shortly after midnight.

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NEGOTIATIONS between the government and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) came to a screeching halt yesterday after officials learned that some unions were still withholding their labour as part of a national strike that began on Wednesday.

Cubans attempt to burn down dormitory at Detention Centre

THIRTEEN Cuban nationals were taken to Her Majesty’s Prison after they became disorderly and attempted to burn down a dormitory at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell confirmed yesterday,

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Cybots take 3-1 lead

THE Bamboo Shack Cybots moved one game closer to winning the Bahamas Government Departmental Basketball Association’s 2014 championship title.

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Pinder accuses rival union president of misleading his members

BAHAMAS Public Services Union President John Pinder yesterday criticised Trade Union Congress President Obie Ferguson for “misleading” members of the TUC and said Mr Ferguson’s recent actions were not “in the best interest of workers in the country”.

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TUC files court action to lift strike injunction

THE Trade Union Congress filed an application in the Supreme Court yesterday to have an injunction, which prevents its members from furthering an industrial action, lifted immediately.

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‘Authorities doing nothing’ to find missing turkish men

A RELATIVE of two Turkish men who have been missing for the past two and half years has criticised authorities, accusing them of “doing nothing” to bring closure to a case allegedly connected to a botched human smuggling operation.

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AG's office loses file of former death row inmate

COURT of Appeal judges were told yesterday that the Attorney General’s Office file for a former death row inmate cannot be found.

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Opening date chosen for new Critical Care Block

PUBLIC Hospitals Authority Managing Director Herbert Brown said yesterday that a date has been “identified” for the opening of the Princess Margaret Hospital’s new Critical Care Block. It is only awaiting Cabinet’s approval.

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Cuban officer held at Detention Centre classed as refugee

THE CUBAN military officer being held at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre has been classified as a refugee by the United Nations, according to legal counsel for the detainee yesterday.