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Island Luck boss denies PLP has asked him to run in North Andros

ISLAND Luck CEO Sebas Bastian yesterday said it is “100 per cent false” that he has requested Prime Minister Perry Christie to nominate him as the Progressive Liberal Party’s candidate for North Andros, maintaining that he can be a “greater benefit” to the Bahamas by “remaining in the private sector”.

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‘Disappointment’ behind Key criticism of FNM leader

THE Central and South Abaco Free National Movement Constituency Association yesterday attributed area MP Edison Key’s criticism of FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to “disappointment” that he will not be the party’s candidate for the 2017 general election.

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Damage to rooms at El Greco hotel as fire breaks out

THREE “high end” rooms at the El Greco Hotel were damaged after a fire reportedly broke out in the attic of the West Bay Street hotel in the early hours of Monday, according to senior hotel employees.

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Two years on and family has no answers over man shot by police

THE family of a man shot and killed two years ago by police officers in Grand Bahama is frustrated over the lack of co-operation from police concerning the matter, which has yet to be brought before the Coroner’s Court.

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Rise in registered voters - but still behind same point in 2011

OFFICIALS from the Parliamentary Registration Department have reported that nearly 10,000 eligible voters have registered for the upcoming general election over the last month, suggesting a sharp rise in those “frightening” low voter registration numbers reported in November.

Police hunting for man on suspicion of drug possession

GRAND Bahama police are searching for man who they believe can help in an ongoing investigation into possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

37-year-old man faces court in Freeport accused of rape

A 37-year-old man was charged with rape in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Court’s new ‘wake-up call’ on Customs abuse

The Supreme Court has delivered another “wake-up call to the Government that they cannot ride roughshod” over the rights of 3,500 Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) licensees, a well-known QC blasted yesterday.