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Officer did not see any threat to murder case suspect

CORPORAL Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had disposed of a stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and double murder in Deadman’s Reef.

Attorney says not enough proof in teacher killing case

AN attorney for one of three men on trial for killing Queen’s College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh said Friday the Crown’s evidence against his client is not “sufficient” to meet the “standard of proof” necessary to prove his guilt, despite the Crown having “every burden” to do so.

Five Haitians held after Inagua cocaine find

FIVE Haitian nationals are in police custody in connection with the discovery of a “significant amount of cocaine” on Saturday in Inagua.

Hunt for gunmen after drivethrough robbery

POLICE are searching for two gunmen who held up a man and stole his car as he waited in the drive-through line of a fast food restaurant on Mackey Street on Saturday night.

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Five held after drugs seized on Haitian freighter

Five people are in custody after a drug seizure on a Haitian freighter in Inagua on Saturday.

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Man shot dead on Farrington Road

A man is dead after a shooting on Farrington Road on Friday night.

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Friday, 8th December, 2017.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Friday, 8th December, 2017.

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UPDATED: Youth killed in South Beach crash

A JUVENILE was killed in a fatal crash last night in the South Beach area.

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Police officer says double murder accused not beaten or threatened in her presence

Corporal Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had gotten rid of the stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and murder in Deadman's Reef.

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Minister announces construction of multi-purpose Junkanoo facilities

Construction will begin in 2018 on multi-purpose Junkanoo facilities in The Bahamas, Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Michael Pintard said, having already received commitments of over $700,000 towards the project from private corporate citizens.

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Amnesty calls for action over Jean Rony Jean-Charles

INTERNATIONAL human rights group Amnesty International issued an "urged action" yesterday on behalf of Jean Rony Jean-Charles, a client of attorney Fred Smith whose disappearance has become a subject of concern and attention this week.

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Two more men petition courts over lawfulness of detention

TWO more men are petitioning the courts over the lawfulness of their detention at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.

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Defence claims it 'produced more evidence than Crown' in teacher's murder trial

THE DEFENCE has produced more evidence to prove its client's innocence than the Crown has to prove that individual's guilt, jurors for former Queen's College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh's murder trial heard on Friday.

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Court round-up: Man charged with attempting to murder five people in one day

A MAN was arraigned in a Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he attempted to murder five people in one day earlier this month.

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Minnis blueprint for Over-The-Hill

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and his team unveiled a sweeping programme to revitalise Over-the-Hill communities last night, a plan that ranged from eliminating the use of outside toilets by 2025 to offering tax concessions to businesses and residents by the beginning of the next fiscal year.

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Immigration set deadline on detainee

THE government must produce detainee Jean Rony Jean-Charles and bring evidence to justify his detention on December 19 or be held in contempt of court, according to a ruling in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Crown’s case ‘a movie script’

THE attorney for one of three men accused of the 2015 murder of former Queen’s College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh yesterday likened the Crown’s case against his client to a “movie” in which he was given a “script” by police to say untrue things about his involvement in the crime.

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‘Office of the spouse’

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ wife Patricia is pushing for the establishment of her own office in a bid to raise the profile of women leadership in the country.

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Best-of-the-Best: PM Thunderbird finishes 3rd, 4th

Despite all of the controversy surrounding its transformation from the banned Tanqueray, the PM Thunderbird got off the starting line and finished fourth and third respectively in the first two races of the Best-of-the-Best Regatta.

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