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PLP to challenge Bennett Minnis in his own backyard

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party officials will visit Clarence Town, Long Island, after the party’s convention this month, daring Water & Sewerage board director Bennett Minnis to make good on his threat to block them from the area, PLP chairman Fred Mitchell said.

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JURY CONVICTS ‘MAD’ FIRE MUM – Defence vows to appeal and prove she’s ‘ill not evil’

A schizophrenic woman was unanimously convicted yesterday of murdering her one-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her afire.

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Woman’s corpse in trunk of car

A GRUESOME discovery was made early yesterday morning when the body of a woman was found in the trunk of a vehicle at a local car junkyard in Freeport.

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Apology? You can put it in writing

AFTER a harsh rebuke and ridicule over his comments mocking Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and criticising Bahamian workers, Liberty Latin America’s president Balan Nair apologised and explained that his comments were taken out of context.

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In hindsight, I was wrong to be alone with woman

CHIEF Immigration Officer Norman Bastian yesterday maintained that it was not “improper” for him to have had sex with a Jamaican woman he questionably had in his exclusive custody and who has accused him of raping her, though, he said, in hindsight h

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We will review protocols in light of shark attacks, confirms tourism minister

IN the wake of a month marred by several shark attacks - including one fatal encounter - Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday said the government will review protocols to see how it can “mitigate against” these occurrences.He also suggested

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Chipman presents petition over Quieting Titles Act

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman yesterday moved a petition to review the Quieting Titles Act of 1959, which currently outlines the process to claim unused land without holding a legal title. During the request for presentations of petitions yesterday i

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Gaming Bill tabled with fresh tax scales

THE government’s Gaming Amendment Bill 2019 proposes a winnings tax and returns the Gaming Board to a regulatory body with power to shut web shops, search them and seize documents that may prove noncompliance with laws. According to Attorney General

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DNA repeats call for vote of no confidence

THE Democratic National Alliance held a press conference on the steps of the House of Assembly yesterday, again calling for a vote of no confidence to be moved against the Minnis administration.

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Six face summer theft charges

SIX men were brought before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday to face a laundry list of shopbreaking and stealing offences that occurred in the Eight Mile Rock and Freeport areas between June and July.

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American woman believed to have drowned in Abaco

Police in Abaco are investigating an alleged drowning that occurred on Wednesday.

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Suspect dies after officers open fire

POLICE in New Providence are investigating an officer-involved shooting Wednesday that left a man dead.   This incident is the second police involved shooting in as many days.

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McAlpine calls on Minnis to explain his telephone call with Symonette

PINERIDGE MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday called on Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to account for his personal phone call with former Cabinet Minister Brent Symonette regarding the government leasing a portion of Town Centre Mall, insisting the matt

New warning issued over 'aggressive bees'

A WARNING was issued yesterday advising Freeport residents to be aware of “aggressive bees” in the area of Wellington Drive and Ponce de Leon.Police were called to the area around 9am yesterday after a beehive was disturbed by workmen at Sanitation S

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UPDATED: Body of woman found in car in Grand Bahama

Police are investigating after the body of a woman with stab wounds was found in a car in Grand Bahama.