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Woman accused of stealing over $300 from employer

A WOMAN’s police bail was extended yesterday after she was accused of stealing over $300 while working as a server at a fast food restaurant earlier this month.

DEPP ‘roadblock’ fear over $24m in projects

More than $24m worth of development and construction projects targeted at Hope Town have been placed on hold due to the creation of a “major roadblock” in the approval and permitting process.

Drop ‘old-style politics’ to improve fiscal credibility

The Government must not “hold its cards close to its chest” if it knows it will miss this year’s $131m fiscal deficit target by a significant margin, a senior Bahamian banker warned yesterday.

‘Dirty power’ danger worsens Superwash’s 47.5% cost hike

Superwash’s principal yesterday asserted that the “dirty power” produced in The Bahamas is just as great a threat to business stability as last year’s 47.5 percent increase in electricity costs.

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Prosecutors attack FTX Bahamas chief’s claim to be ‘whistleblower’

US prosecutors have downplayed the whistleblower role performed by FTX’s former Bahamas head in demanding that he be sentenced to up to seven years’ in prison.

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Minnis snubbed by his former Cabinet

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has little public support from the people he led in Cabinet ahead of the FNM’s one-day convention next month, with most people he appointed to executive roles telling The Tribune they support Michael Pintard for leader.

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We’re not there yet’ on recreational marijuana

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said his administration decided now is not the appropriate time for facilitating some recreational use of cannabis, saying the only focus is legalising marijuana for medicinal and religious purposes.

Court finds man guilty on threats to kill PM Davis

CHIEF Magistrate Roberto Reckley ruled yesterday that Isaac Roberts, 21, was guilty of threatening to kill Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis in February 2023.

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Hamilton death ruled suicide by police

A PATHOLOGIST determined that Destiny Hamilton, 27, an influencer, found dead in Abaco with a laceration to her wrist, committed suicide, ending some questions about her death.

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PM promises BPL solution in ‘next two weeks or so’

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis urged residents to be patient after Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) load-shedding exercises left thousands without electricity.

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‘We got nothing, we are forgotten,’ says a survivor of the HMBS Flamingo sinking

YEARS after Cuban military jet fighters attacked the HMBS Flamingo, stirring national unity among Bahamians, some Royal Bahamas Defence Force survivors believe they have not been sufficiently recognised and are disappointed about not being compensated for what happened.

$9,000 missing after police search home, woman claims

AN Ethiopian woman who became a naturalised citizen after marrying a Bahamian claimed that after police mistakenly searched her Marathon Estates home for drugs and firearms last week, $9,000 went missing from her house.

Harbour traffic needs monitoring

Once again I am concerned about the state of the Nassau Harbour.

The FNM needs Doc as leader

The Progressive Liberal Party government is a mess.

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Five students receive AI technology scholarship for KAUST in Saudi Arabia

Five stellar students of the University of The Bahamas were awarded a full scholarship to attend a summer course on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Man charged with stealing car remanded without bail

A MAN was denied bail yesterday after he was accused of stealing a car on Robinson Road over the holiday weekend.

Man accused of causing harm and threatening an officer

A MAN was granted bail yesterday after being accused of injuring another person and threatening an officer over the holiday weekend.

Security firm calls for more protection after two guards shot in armed robbery

PEOPLE who work for security firms have differing views on what the daylight armed robbery in Palmdale on Tuesday means about the adequacy of their protocols and procedures.

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Teams advance in high school soccer nationals

Three teams kept their quest of winning the 2024 Samuel P Haven Jr High School Soccer Nationals alive yesterday at Roscow A L Davies Soccer Field while another trio of teams were eliminated from the tournament.

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BLTA names Davis, Billie Jean King Cup teams

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has named its 2024 Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup (BJKC) teams.