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UPDATE: POLICE MAKE FOUR ARRESTS

LATORE Mackey, Deputy Director of Bahamas Information Services and Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, was shot in the neck and killed early yesterday morning.

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‘Women Talk on the Beach’

WOMEN are mothers, nurturers, the providers of emotional support. But in trying to tend to the needs of everyone around them, they sometimes forget their own needs.

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Rugby 7s: Winless finish for Team Bahamas

IT WAS a winless finish for the Bahamas Rugby Sevens team as they faced the top programmes in the region in international competition.

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Burglars knock holes in walls during raid

THIEVES broke into Home Furniture Company Limited in Palmdale and attempted to steal a safe before making off with electronics and two company vehicles, according to store Credit Manager James Roberts.

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$500,000 drug haul seized

POLICE on Exuma confiscated a quantity of what is suspected to be marijuana during a seizure in Williams Town.

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Constitutional referendum vote delayed

THE anticipated House of Assembly vote on the Christie administration’s proposed constitutional referendum Bills was postponed yesterday.

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Miller defends role at BEC amid rumours he won't be reappointed

BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday defended his tenure at the power provider against rumours that he will not be reappointed next month.

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Rollins 'has no plans to leave PLP'

FORT Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins said yesterday he has no plans to leave the PLP despite the strong position he has taken against Prime Minister Perry Christie and his administration.

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Special meetings to be held following latest spate of murders

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government will hold several “special meetings” this week with the Police Commissioner and National Security Minister to decide what

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PM defends trip to Vegas instead of voting on VAT

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday his presence was not needed to pass the controversial Value Added Tax Bill, therefore he made the “judgement call” to leave the country for business purposes.

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New measures planned to tackle illegal immigration

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell expects to soon announce new measures the government will take to help clamp down on illegal immigration to this country.

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Jury to return after legal debate in trial

A JURY is expected to return to court today for the continuation of a murder trial in which two brothers are accused of a fatal shooting in Masons Addition.

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Charge queried in case of sex attack on 15-year-old

A MAN previously listed on the police’s wanted list appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday facing a charge of rape.

Chargé D'Affaires meets director of National Trust

ON August 22, Portia Sweeting, director of education at the Bahamas National Trust, met with US Charg� d’Affaires Lisa Johnson to discuss her recent participation in a US State Department sponsored exchange in the United States focused on “Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the US”.

Woman badly injured as car hits building

A WOMAN was seriously injured in a traffic accident in Eight Mile Rock on Monday afternoon, police reported.

Verdict expected today in murder of businessman

A SUPREME Court jury is expected to return a verdict today in the murder trial of Dudley Seide Jr and Corderold Wallace – the two men accused of robbing and shooting businessman Leslie Maycock at the Hawksbill Mini Mart five years ago.

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Bright ideas from bright young minds

Young college students recently developed creative solutions to community challenges and presented them to an audience of parents, guardians and benefactors.

Gov't has 'waited long enough' on South Ocean

The Government yesterday said it had “waited long enough” for the owner of New Providence’s still-closed South Ocean resort to find a buyer, amid reports that negotiations with the preferred purchaser had broken down.

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Dreshanae just shy of bronze in 400 hurdles

Dreshanae Rolle fell just shy of winning the second medal in athletics and the third for the Bahamas at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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