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One man dead, one injured in Wulff Road shooting

One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in the Wulff Road area early on Saturday morning

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Legal discussions delay jury's return in murder and armed robbery trial

LEGAL discussions between Crown and defence counsel in a murder and armed robbery trial has delayed a jury’s return to the court.

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Tearful tribute to murdered teen

TEACHERS, classmates and loved ones gathered on Friday for a tear-filled tribute to murdered 13-year-old Keishon Williams, who was remembered as a friendly and positive student leader.

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PLP chairman pays tribute to late Bishop Samuel Green

Progressive Liberal Party chairman Bradley Roberts has paid tribute to former head of the Bahamas Christian Council Bishop Samuel Green, who passed away this week.

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Dion Smith's former chauffeur to run against him in Nassau Village

THE former chauffeur of governing Progressive Liberal Party MP Dion Smith yesterday said the PLP does “not care” about Bahamians as he announced his candidacy with the Democratic National Alliance where he will go head-to-head with his former boss.

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Friday, 24th March, 2017.

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Exporters urged to register for Bahamas Trade Information Portal

The highly anticipated Bahamas Trade Information Portal will officially be launched online April 6, and is expected to facilitate trade exports from the Bahamas to potential international buyers.

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Friday, 24th March, 2017.

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Police issue wanted bulletin for political activist Omar Archer Sr

POLICE have issued a wanted bulletin for political activist Omar Archer Sr for questioning in reference to the possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Brazil officials urge caution over alert on meat imports

BRAZILIAN officials in The Bahamas yesterday urged caution as international concern mounts over the quality of meat imports from that country and sought to downplay fears that prompted several bans.

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Minnis defiant over Baha Mar

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday rebuked recent claims by Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald that he is “pulling and rooting against the Bahamian people” with his continued scepticism over the future of the $3.5bn Baha Mar resort.

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Smoke affecting New Providence from landfill and bush fire, says minister

THE thick white smoke that blanketed communities in western and southern New Providence yesterday morning came from a combination of fires including the New Providence Landfill and a large bush fire on Carmichael Road, according to Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett.

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PM questions FNM leader over resort criticisms

PRIME Minister Perry Christie criticise Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday for his recent comments on Baha Mar, questioning whether the Killarney MP understands the developments underway at the resort.

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Symonette: I’m no threat to Minnis’ leadership

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette last evening indicated that he has no interest in usurping Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis if the party is victorious at the polls in the upcoming election.

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Father of seven says family lost everything in shanty town blaze

A FATHER of seven spent much of yesterday combing through the charred remains of his home at a shantytown off Cowpen Road, searching for anything that may have survived the blaze that tore through the area Wednesday night.

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Pastors' plea to US on gay rights

SEVERAL local pastors have petitioned United States President Donald Trump to revoke any US executive orders and policies that enable the promotion of same-sex marriages in the Caribbean region as part of its foreign policy.

Aliv targets January 2018 for ‘break even’

The Bahamas’ new mobile operator yesterday said it expects to “break even” around January 2018, having gained 50,000 subscribers to-date despite not penetrating 45 per cent of the potential market.

New operator: ‘Big questions’ if further mobile porting miss

The Bahamas’ new mobile operator yesterday said there would be “big questions” if the sector failed to meet the latest deadline for number portability’s launch.

MAB chief: Top doctors are not signing to NHI

The Medical Association of the Bahamas (MAB) president yesterday said this nation’s best doctors are not signing up for the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, with the Government’s efforts to woo and pressure them seemingly failing.

Bishop warns Govt: ‘Don’t make serious mistake’ on CLICO

An outspoken CLICO (Bahamas) policyholder yesterday warned the Government it will “make a serious mistake” if it allows the imminent general election to interfere with fulfilling its compensation pledges to Bahamians.


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