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Deported - but Haiti sent me back to Nassau

A 28-year-old Bahamas-born man is claiming he was deported to Haiti by immigration officials but sent back, only to spend months in detention.

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Chipman: One rule for all, please

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman suggested yesterday two Cabinet ministers should face consequences for their involvement in events leading up to Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial.

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Driver’s apology for fatal accident

A MAGISTRATE ordered that a 38-year-old architectural draftsman pay the “maximum fine possible” of $10,000 or face six months in prison for killing a man in the course of dangerous driving last November.

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Lloyd denies ‘Derek billions’ role

MINISTER of Education Jeff Lloyd yesterday denied “scurrilous lies” he had any proof of Derek Rolle-Kelly’s purported inheritance due to his brief stint representing his estate in the probate of his will.

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Fatal shooting of young man, 18, by police sergeant in 2013 was lawful killing, jury rules

THE fatal shooting of an 18-year-old boy by a police sergeant nearly six years ago was a lawful killing, a Coroner’s Court jury ruled yesterday.

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PLP boycotts House

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday the opposition will boycott the House of Assembly in protest of “tyrannical attitudes” in government determined to use prosecutorial powers of the Crown to target PLPs.

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Target the boat owners

We need to go after the beneficial owners of vessels used in criminal enterprises, says Pintard

THE government is developing a new plan to combat poaching –– going after the beneficial owners of vessels used in the criminal enterprise.

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Reckley denies $1.2m fraud

FORMER Urban Renewal Deputy Director Michelle Reckley was charged yesterday with defrauding the government of $1,255,637.83 via the Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair programme in Grand Bahama.

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Marine protected areas to expand

MORE than 10 years ago, the government committed to protecting and effectively managing 20 percent of our marine environment by 2020 to ensure a healthy marine environment and sustain livelihoods in fisheries and tourism.

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Murder victims named

POLICE have officially identified three of the country’s recent homicide victims.

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Woman robbed while walking

A WOMAN was robbed while walking in the Kemp Road area on Tuesday, police said.

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Treat us all the same way, urges MP Miller

GOLDEN Isles MP Vaughn Miller urged government to treat certain members of Parliament the same way that he and two others were treated according to the Westminster system when they were fired for voting against the value added tax increase last year.

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New Central Bank moves a step closer as Minnis makes case for a new parliament

AS HE moved a resolution yesterday for government land to be sold for $10 to the Central Bank for a new facility, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made a case for a new Parliament building in the future.

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Residents fail to reverse eviction decision

THREE former Millennium Gardens residents whose homes were repossessed last year by the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation were unsuccessful in petitioning the court for a reversal.

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Freeport man accused of 12 counts of housebreaking

A 28-year-old Freeport man accused of a string of housebreaking and stealing incidents in the Freeport and Lucaya areas was arraigned in Grand Bahama yesterday.

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