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10182019 EDITION

Friday, 18th October, 2018.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Friday, 18th October, 2019.

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Bail for man accused of armed robberies

A YOUNG man allegedly flogged with a cutlass by police while in custody over a litany of armed robbery charges has been granted bail ahead of his trial.

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Jury finds police killing was lawful

A POLICE officer was justified in killing a man who shot him and his partner with a high-powered weapon after leading them on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle two years ago, a jury determined on Friday.

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BPL spends $1.6m on equipment to restore Abaco electricity

BAHAMAS Power and Light has spent just over $1.6m on equipment and materials as teams work to fully restore electricity in Abaco and its cays following Hurricane Dorian.

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Bannister: Construction needs to begin in Ragged Island

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister has admitted that construction needs to begin in Ragged Island.

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Three arrested after drugs found

THREE adult males were arrested after police recovered a quantity of illegal drugs in two separate incidents Thursday.

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Bodies of two missing since Dorian found on Grand Bahama

HUMAN remains of two missing persons were recently recovered in the last two days during post Hurricane Dorian searches conducted by Grand Bahama police, according to a senior police official on Friday, bringing the total number of the dead recovered here on the island to 11.

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Two rescued after cargo plane crashes into sea

Two men were rescued after a cargo plane crashed just off New Providence on Friday afternoon.

EDITORIAL: Migration problem is not going away

ENOUGH was enough today in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans when it comes to illegal immigration.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Fishing for a few good stories

After downing a few cold beers with fellow comedian Frankie Paul, down at Green Parrots, the topic of fishing came up.

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John Bull helps displaced students

JOHN Bull Group of Companies recently made a donation that will go towards uniforms for displaced students who are victims of Hurricane Dorian. Inga Bowleg, director of business development at John Bull Group of Companies, presented Patricia Minnis,

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GB and Abaco homes 'failed building code'

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister said many homes in Abaco and Grand Bahama contravened the country’s building code before Dorian made landfall. “I have seen so many homes in Abaco and in Grand Bahama that did not meet requirements of the code either

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Sorority helps clean up theatre

GRAND Bahama lost its only theatre – The Regency Theatre – which sustained severe flood damage during Hurricane Dorian. The Psi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc is lending a helping hand to clean and restore the 450-seat theat

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Justices: False affidavit by MP's company unacceptable

A FALSE affidavit from Fox Hill MP Shonel Ferguson’s investment company was part of the reason why it was not given another chance to overturn its eviction from a building it never paid real property taxes on since assuming responsibility for it some

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Davis warns of complaints and threats at Straw Market

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday criticised the Bahamas Straw Market Authority for “playing tough, fast and loose with people’s livelihoods”.Mr Davis said his office received complaints about alleged threats by the auth

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Wells LOI battle: 'It's finished now'

A $727.364m damages claim against Renward Wells and others was yesterday branded as “finished” after the firm at the centre of the Letter of Intent (LOI) controversy withdrew its appeal.Gregory Moss, the now-Cabinet minister’s attorney, told Tribune

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'Music to my ears' WTO 95% unlikely

Super Value’s principal yesterday said it was “music to my ears” to hear the government’s WTO chief negotiator state The Bahamas is almost certainly not joining under this administration.Rupert Roberts, who has vehemently opposed becoming a full Worl

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Govt targets 'best in class' over aviation

The government’s aircraft registry ambitions are critical to developing a “best in class aviation sector”, a Cabinet minister telling Tribune Business yesterday: “Now the journey begins.”Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, told Trib

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Appeal justice raises 'judicial activism' fear

A Court of Appeal judge has seemingly cautioned a colleague for straying into “judicial activism” in a case involving the termination of a 14-year veteran John Bull store manager.Appeal justice Stella Crane-Scott said “courts should avoid” straying i

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