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BREAKING NEWS: Police investigate fatal shooting in The Grove

POLICE are reporting they are on the scene of a fatal shooting in The Grove on Tuesday night.

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BPL struggles to restore power to western New Providence

RESIDENTS in western New Providence have been without power for more than 12 hours on Tuesday as Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) battles a “substantial” problem at its Windsor Field substation.

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Groundbreaking as MSC aims to bring passengers to Bimini

THE expansion of the MSC Bahamas brand continued yesterday as the world-renowned cruise and shipping company broke ground on its multi-million dollar Ocean Cay development, which is expected to bring in 369,000 stop-over cruise passengers to the Bimini chain annually.

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Galanis worried Sears will not get a fair shot

FORMER Progressive Liberal Party MP Philip Galanis yesterday suggested that Alfred Sears, who is challenging the party’s leadership post, will not receive a fair shot during the party’s convention later this month.

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Claim of sex attack on nine-year-old

A MAN will stand trial in two months in Magistrate’s Court concerning the alleged sexual assault of a minor more than 30 years his junior.

$100m NHI budget ‘isn’t much money’

The $100 million budget for National Health Insurance’s (NHI) primary care phase “isn’t much money”, the Medical Association of the Bahamas (MAB) president says, as he warned the Government it must “compromise” with the private sector.

1,000 resumes on first recruitment day for Baha Mar

Baha Mar yesterday received “in excess of 1,000” resumes from job seekers as the first wave of hiring kicked-off for the previously stalled $3.5 billion resort.

BISX-listed fund: 10% pt rental rise is ‘dividend trick’

The administrator for the BISX-listed Bahamas Property Fund yesterday said a 10 percentage point increase in average occupancy rates would “be the trick” to unlocking long-awaited dividend payments.

Waste plant ‘makes no economic sense’

A Bahamian waste provider consortium yesterday said Stellar Energy’s $400 million proposal for the New Providence landfill “makes no economic sense”, and warned against this nation being used as “a testing ground for unproven technology”.