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GB youth leaders seek end to 'senseless' killings

Grand Bahama youth leaders are seeking to unite to stop the "senseless" killings in Grand Bahama, where they say young men are being gunned down in the streets as a result of gang violence.

Men charged in Grand Bahama

Five men were arraigned on Friday in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court in connection with a number of serious offenses, including possession dangerous drugs, unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

NIB Family Island offices stay closed amid unrest

THE National Insurance Board’s (NIB) Family Island offices resumed operations on Friday after days of unrest over a new industrial agreement.

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No more tickets for buses stopping - because there aren't enough stops

BUS drivers will no longer pay tickets for bus stop infractions due to “inadequate” stops, says Frederick Farrington, president of the Bahamas Unified Bus Drivers Union.

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Bus programme coming soon - but minister says it's a study, not a pilot

TRANSPORT and Local Government Minister Renward Wells said he is looking to launch the pilot programme for the unified bus transportation system by the end of the month.

Man accused of killing one, trying to kill four more; second man also in court

A 22-year-old Haitian man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court on Friday over allegations he murdered one man and attempted to murder four others in an incident that occurred earlier this month.

Two accused over sex attacks

A 21-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of assault with attempt to rape.

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Mitchell: FNM govt corrupt to the core

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell insisted the government was corrupt to its core as he blasted National Security Minister Marvin Dames on Friday.

NCIA Bill 'dangerous and unconstitutional' - Davis

ALTHOUGH passed in the House of Assembly Wednesday, the National Crime Intelligence Agency Bill contains elements that are “dangerous” and “unconstitutional”, Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis has insisted.

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We must work together to sort out issues, urges Wilson

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson yesterday called on the Ministry of Education to “truly partner” with the BUT in an effort to discontinue “ongoing issues in education”.

Bahamas Carnival Experience highlights

Highlights from the weekend's Bahamas Carnival Experience – which featured top international acts like DJ ...

DPM a victim of robbery

Pictures show the scene after the Deputy Prime Minister was a victim of robbery.

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