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10 Cuban migrants apprehended in southern Bahamas

TEN Cuban migrants have been detained after they were apprehended in the southern Bahamas by a Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) patrol craft on Friday evening.

Bar president comes to the defence of Attorney General

BAHAMAS Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson yesterday defended Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson against critics calling for her resignation over her decision to stop a private prosecution against the Sandals Royal Bahamian resort.

'Don't worry if pay doesn't match up,' Baha Mar staff told

WITH payouts to former Baha Mar workers set to begin tomorrow, Claims Committee Chairman James Smith yesterday advised employees not to worry if payments did not match the amount listed on their redundancy letters.

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Neymour doubtful over Rubis explanation for foul odour

A FORMER Cabinet minister is not convinced that the fumes emanating from a service station on East Bay Street are the result of “rotting vegetation” instead of a gas or diesel leak.

McCartney welcomes challenge to leadership

LESS THAN a week before the Democratic National Alliance convenes its first convention, party Leader Branville McCartney said he welcomes challengers to his position, one that he has held since the organisation was formed in 2011.

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Beach vendor claims rejected by property owner

AS tension over the presence of vendors on Cabbage Beach escalates, one Paradise Island property manager is firing back at claims that he is the one behind efforts to have the group removed and jailed for trespassing.

Govt 'closing in' on deals to bring jobs to Berry Islands

PRIME Minister Perry Christie led a delegation of government ministers and advisers to Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands on Friday, announcing that his administration is closing in on several major initiatives, including a hotel and condominium complex.

PM speaks on good governance

PRIME Minister Perry Christie emphasised on Friday that the responsibility for good governance and quality representation lies at the collective feet of the government and not any one member in isolation.

Liquidator targeting Govt’s $720k oil fee

Some $720,000 in oil exploration license fees that were paid to the Bahamas Government are being targeted by a Cayman-based liquidator, who has written to two Cabinet ministers seeking their assistance in recovering the funds.