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Crackdown: More police and new cars after wave of violence

IN the face of a spate of murders, National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday announced a series of new crime fighting strategies geared towards the blanket coverage of specific hotspot areas in New Providence.

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Businessman one of three victims killed over weekend

A WEST Bay Street business owner was shot dead just outside his establishment early yesterday morning, marking the 51st murder for the year and the third over the weekend, according to The Tribune’s records.

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‘Vote no to budget and lose your govt post’

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel has warned senators and elected officials who have been appointed to government posts that they must vote for the 2018-2019 budget in its entirety or resign their positions.

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Web shops ‘taking advantage of workers’

THAT Island Luck employees were seemingly threatened with a loss of pay if they failed to attend Thursday’s protest is a “blatant, naked attempt to take advantage of poor people”, Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.

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Two men shot dead in separate incidents

Two men are dead after shootings on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning.

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Freight boat blaze at Bimini dock

Police in Bimini are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire on board the MV Sherice M, a 126 ft. freight boat that was moored at the Alice Town Government Dock.

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Man shot dead on Crooked Island Street

A man died after a shooting on Crooked Island Street early on Saturday morning.

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Dr Sands ‘approved $1.9m contract for Barbara Hanna company’

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands approved a contract estimated at $1.9m for Barbara Hanna's Magic Touch cleaning company, less than three months after criminal charges were brought against former PLP Senator Frank Smith, according to testimony heard in court on Friday.

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Bannister pledges safety measures after Munnings Road death

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister pledged more precautions and safety measures will be implemented on Munnings Road to avoid future fatalities.

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Labour Day crash investigation close to completion

POLICE are close to completing investigations into the Labour Day traffic accident, which killed four women and injured numerous others.

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Minister announces full-time BTVI enrolment will be free

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd, in a speech on Friday, reiterated that full-time enrolment in the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute will be free this September.

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FNM chairman defends VAT increase

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer said his party will not be moved by the possibility of a political alliance between web shops and the Progressive Liberal Party.

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Woman robbed a gunpoint

A WOMAN was robbed at gunpoint after she was forced to stop her car in the Carmichael Road area Thursday night.

Man stabbed in Eight Mile Rock

A 23-year-old man, a resident of West End, is in hospital with serious injuries following a stabbing incident in Eight Mile Rock, police reported.

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Judge delays his URCA case ruling

A Supreme Court judge has reserved his decision on whether the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority was right to find that ZSR Sports Radio’s operator is not the true holder of the 103.5 FM radio licence.The Tribune understands that Justice