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Hunt for trio after man shot

POLICE are on the hunt for three men who shot and critically injured a man early Sunday morning.

Expert educators to visit the Bahamas next year

THE Alumni Associations of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in The Bahamas has announced that Michael Hemesath, president of Saint John’s University and Mary Hinton, the newly-appointed president of the College of Saint Benedict will visit The Bahamas early next year.

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Abaco MP calls for immigration raids to be carried out humanely

THE government should execute planned immigration raids in shanty towns in Abaco humanely and with consideration for the large number of Bahamian dwellers in these communities, Central and South Abaco MP Edison Key said.

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Concern over 'judge shopping' to secure bail

AMID renewed concern about granting bail to people suspected of committing serious offences, Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday she hopes the judiciary “will do everything to prevent what appears to be judge shopping”.

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Police kill man 'in self-defence'

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade railed against the release of prolific offenders on bail after a man was killed in a confrontation with two police officers.

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Four in hospital after gun attacks

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving three separate weekend shooting incidents – two in Grand Bahama – that left four men in hospital.

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18-year-old victim was out on bail for serious offence

AN 18-year-old youth on bail was killed Saturday after attending the funeral of his brother who was murdered two weeks ago.

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Corruption hindering anti-crime measures

POLICE corruption hinders anti-crime initiatives and efforts to restore confidence in law enforcement, according to Commissioner Ellison Greenslade.

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Cable Bahamas opens doors on its new store at mall

CABLE Bahamas’ new flagship Customer Service and Experience Centre in the Mall at Marathon opens its doors to the public this morning with the company offering its REV brand and core product categories “in one unified space”.

Commissioner hits back at call for guns for off-duty officers

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday warned criminals not to underestimate whether police officers were fully armed on or off duty.

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Wilchcombe to speak to Resorts World over staff fears

TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe said he will speak with officials at Resorts World Bimini after casino staff at the resort recently complained they were in “constant fear” of losing their jobs.

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Smith calls on PM to intervene amid row with Fred Mitchell

GRAND Bahama Human Rights Association President Fred Smith has written an open letter to Prime Minister Perry Christie, asking him to intervene with respect to Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell and his “increasingly drastic and extremist utterances”.

Christmas lunch for veterans

VETERANS of the Nassau Branch of the British Legion recently enjoyed a Christmas luncheon in St Agnes Church Hall, where they were presented with Super Value food certificates donated by members of the Royal Society of St George.

Family's pride in killed Samaritan

THE devasted family of Lamorn Moxey yesterday spoke of their pride in knowing that he died helping someone in distress.

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Rolle: I will serve as the Prime Minister requests

MINISTER of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle said yesterday that he was unaware of being a possible replacement for Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder, who resigned this week, but would “serve whatever the prime minister requests me to serve”.