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Five top officers join force exodus

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday pledged “there will be more to come” after five high-ranking Royal Bahamas Police Force officers were retired.

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‘Beaten’ suspect: Seven cops took part

A LAWYER whose client was taken from the Central Detective Unit by emergency medical services this week say pictures capture the bruises the man allegedly sustained in custody.

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Robber’s killing ruled lawful

A POLICE officer was justified in killing a teenager who was said to have robbed one man and attempted to rob another while armed with a fake gun less than an hour before his death in 2012, a jury has found.

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US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires warns: Choose help carefully

US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers said yesterday leaders should choose “high-quality, transparent, and inclusive foreign investment” and ensure they are getting the best deal for their respective citizens in the long-term.

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Video footage of two shootings goes viral

VIDEO footage depicting Sunday’s two fatal shootings has gone viral on social media, sparking outrage at the level of brazen, violent crime in the country.

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Pair face murder charge

TWO Grand Bahama men accused of attempted murder were arraigned in the Eight Mile Rock Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Woman denies swindling her employer of $200,000

A 54-year-old woman was charged with 76 counts of fraud yesterday over allegations she swindled her employer out of more than $200,000 over the last year, then used some of the money to pay for real estate.

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Bowe: Too early to judge Over-the-Hill initiative

DECLARING the Over-the-Hill programme noble and well-intentioned, Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants president Gowon Bowe said yesterday the verdict is out on whether its tax concessions component will prove “fit for purpose”.

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Campbell defends size of United Nations delegation

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday 70 people in a delegation that recently travelled to a women’s rights conference in New York either paid for their own expenses or were assisted by private sector donors.

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‘What we see is a repeat, or worse, of Castaway Cay’

ACTIVISTS slammed the heads of agreement tabled in Parliament yesterday between Disney Cruise Lines and the government as a realisation of “our worst environmental, economic and societal fears.”

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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