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FREE National Movement deputy leader Peter Turnquest yesterday said the government’s failure to secure a return on the $11.3m spent to hold Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is a “sad indictment” which proves that the Festival Commission “gambled” with taxpayer dollars.
BAHA Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian said yesterday he felt personally attacked by Perry Christie and the government of the Bahamas, adding that if the Prime Minister applied the same pressure on the China Import Export Bank and China Construction America as they did the resort, “there would already be a deal”.
A MAN was yesterday arraigned in Magistrate’s Court accused of murdering another man after a late-night argument three weeks ago.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe yesterday said the Police Staff Association was prepared to act on its Supreme Court ruling mandating police officers be compensated for overtime pay, adding that he was “puzzled” by the lack of official response.
THE $300 million expansion of Freeport Container Port could result in as many as 600 jobs in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Perry Christie has revealed.
THE LAST of the wild horses on Great Abaco has died, prompting caretakers to collect tissue for possible cloning and hopefully bring back a viable population.
COURT of Appeal judges yesterday postponed proceedings into the Crown’s appeal against a judge’s decision to grant bail to Donna Vasyli, who is accused of her husband’s murder.
ADVANCING the Memorandum of Understanding signed in January, officials from the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute and the Ocean University of China yesterday formally signed an agreement of co-operation that will foster the academic links and the development of the north Andros institution.
POLICE have arrested three men and a woman for possession of a large quantity of marijuana, saying they have "dealt a major blow to the drug traffickers in the Bahamas".
POLICE have arrested a man and a woman following a shooting incident on Wednesday that has left five people detained in hospital, including an infant in "serious" condition.