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Two killed, one injured in Pinewood Gardens shooting

TWO men were killed and another was injured after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

02162018 EDITION

Friday, 16th February, 2018.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Friday, 16th February, 2018.

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Man found dead with 'stab wounds' at Potters Cay

A MAN was found dead with apparent stab wounds in his body on Potters Cay Dock Friday morning.

Video said to show plane wreckage being investigated

THE legitimacy of a video purportedly showing discovered parts of the Piper Aztec plane that crashed in waters off Andros last month is being investigated, the Air Accident Investigation Department’s Chief Accident Investigator, Delvin Major, said Friday.

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Junkanoo season set for expansion

THE 2018-2019 Junkanoo season will be expanded from the “traditional two parades” to more than a week of activities, Youth, Sports, and Culture Minister Michael Pintard said Friday.

Grand Bahama hosts 'Labour On The Blocks' job fair

SOME 21 companies are expected to attend the 'Labour On The Blocks' job fair in Grand Bahama, which opens at 11am at the Susan J Wallace Park in Freeport today.

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Workers fired from Melia

SEVERAL persons were fired from the reservations department at Melia on Friday, the hotel confirmed.

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Rights Bahamas to file suit against govt before international bodies

RIGHTS Bahamas president, attorney Fred Smith yesterday pledged his organization would file a suit against the government before two international human rights bodies, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and the United Nations’ Human Rights Commission, over what he characterized as repeated abuses by the Immigration Department.

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Suspected cocaine found in abandoned building

POLICE discovered a quantity of suspected cocaine in an abandoned building in North Bimini, a senior police official reported.

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Davis forgives Moultrie – but angry at FNM

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said he has “forgiven” House Speaker Halson Moultrie for the personal attacks he launched in the House of Assembly last week, but said he remains appalled by Free National Movement MPs who appeared to justify the Speaker’s behaviour Wednesday.

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Judge grants partial stay of his Jean Rony ruling

SUPREME Court Justice Gregory Hilton granted a partial stay of his landmark ruling in the case of Jean Rony Jean-Charles on Friday, releasing the government from his order to grant the Bahamas-born man status pending its appeal of his judgement.

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Lawful killings: Officers justified in shooting two men dead

THE jury in a coroner’s inquest into the shooting deaths of Jeffrey Smith and John Aristotle found yesterday their deaths were “lawful” and committed in “self-defence”.

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Ferguson: Our focus is fighting crime

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson was yesterday noncommittal about rising concerns of increased fatal shootings by the police, insisting the Royal Bahamas Police Force adheres to its mandate to prevent and detect crime.

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Pintard: Speaker did go too far

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, one of seven parliamentarians who were absent for Wednesday’s vote of confidence in House Speaker Halson Moultrie, said yesterday Mr Moultrie “went too far” in some of his comments last week.

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Credit the room? That’ll do nicely

TWO Canadian exotic dancers were yesterday fined $1,000 by a magistrate for using the room key of a man they met at the Atlantis resort to fraudulently obtain over $4,500 worth of meals, drinks and merchandise from various outlets at the Paradise Island destination.

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US donates ballistic equipment to help the fight against crime

THE United States Embassy in Nassau yesterday handed over more than $245,000 in ballistics equipment to the Royal Bahamas Police Force that is expected to assist in the fight against crime.James Denver Herren, US Embassy chargé d’affaires, said the e

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Cash for gold raid appeal lost

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man seeking to contest his 15-year sentence for the role he played in the fatal armed robbery of a Cash for Gold employee in Grand Bahama five years ago. Former appellate president Dame Anita Allen,

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McAlpine 'free to speak out'

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said the Free National Movement respects the right of Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine to speak his mind, adding he did not feel the latter lashed out against the governing party during his address in the House of

CGI to Host Hurricane Preparedness Exposition

FOR nearly a decade, insurance giant Colonial Group International, a Bermuda-based insurance conglomerate with global operations, has taken the terms disaster preparedness and customer service to a higher level with its temporary, portable, post-disa

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