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Two men file challenges over detentions at centre

TWO more men are petitioning the courts over the lawfulness of their detention at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.

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Amnesty seeks urgent action on missing detainee

INTERNATIONAL human rights group Amnesty International issued an appeal for “urgent action” on behalf of Jean Rony Jean-Charles, a client of attorney Fred Smith, QC, whose whereabouts became a subject of concern and attention last week.

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Gunned down on a Sunday morning

ONE man is dead and two others are in serious condition after they were shot multiple times while working on a construction site yesterday afternoon.

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'Disappointing' if Jean Rony deported

PEOPLE who are born in the Bahamas to undocumented foreign parents are “not usually” deported, according to Immigration Minister Brent Symonette, who said he would be “disappointed” if this practice was being carried out.

Tourism numbers jump by a third

INTERNATIONAL visitor arrivals to The Bahamas for the month of October have grown over 30 percent compared with the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.

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'Give a little' to feed the 5,000 this Christmas

A LOCAL charitable organisation yesterday urged Bahamians to “give a little of what we have” as it aims to honour a month-long drive to feed 5,000 families for Christmas.

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Boy, 15, dies as car hits wall in crash

A TEENAGER is dead after the vehicle he was in slammed into another car before hitting a wall Thursday night.

Officer did not see any threat to murder case suspect

CORPORAL Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had disposed of a stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and double murder in Deadman’s Reef.

Attorney says not enough proof in teacher killing case

AN attorney for one of three men on trial for killing Queen’s College elementary teacher Joyelle McIntosh said Friday the Crown’s evidence against his client is not “sufficient” to meet the “standard of proof” necessary to prove his guilt, despite the Crown having “every burden” to do so.

Five Haitians held after Inagua cocaine find

FIVE Haitian nationals are in police custody in connection with the discovery of a “significant amount of cocaine” on Saturday in Inagua.

Hunt for gunmen after drivethrough robbery

POLICE are searching for two gunmen who held up a man and stole his car as he waited in the drive-through line of a fast food restaurant on Mackey Street on Saturday night.

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Five held after drugs seized on Haitian freighter

Five people are in custody after a drug seizure on a Haitian freighter in Inagua on Saturday.

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Man shot dead on Farrington Road

A man is dead after a shooting on Farrington Road on Friday night.

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UPDATED: Youth killed in South Beach crash

A JUVENILE was killed in a fatal crash last night in the South Beach area.

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Police officer says double murder accused not beaten or threatened in her presence

Corporal Gayshell Russell testified on Friday that murder accused Paul Belizaire was not beaten or threatened in her presence when he directed police investigators to where he and three others had gotten rid of the stolen truck and a set of keys following an armed robbery and murder in Deadman's Reef.

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