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Brothers' spat ends with one stabbed, one arrested in Freeport

AN ALTERCATION between two brothers late on Friday night ended with one being stabbed and requiring hospital treatment and the other arrested and taken into police custody.

Haitian man pleads guilty in US migrant smuggling case

FORT PIERCE (AP) - A Haitian man is facing imprisonment in the United States after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from The Bahamas.

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VIDEO: THE TRIBUNE'S TOP 5 - your countdown of the week's big stories

Ava Turnquest reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.

June hearing date for BAMSI dormitory fire case

A JUDGE has scheduled a hearing for arguments over a procedural dispute concerning the case of a man charged with setting fire to a dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI).

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Keod Smith given more time in contempt case

A JUDGE has stayed contempt proceedings against a lawyer who had accused her of bias pending the outcome of his application before the Court of Appeal.

Grand Bahama launches volunteer drive to help tourists

IN AN effort to improve visitors’ experience in Grand Bahama, the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is searching for Bahamians interested in volunteering for its 'People-to-People Ambassador' programme.

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College’s 20 years of educating Bahamians

SIXTY-eight students were added to the roll of graduates from Atlantic College in Grant’s Town, Nassau, last night as the school celebrated 20 years of offering quality education to all Bahamians in a ceremony at Evangelistic Temple on Collins Avenue.

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Accused deny murders of women in separate cases

TWO high profile murder suspects denied committing murder when they appeared in Supreme Court on Friday.

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Man, 21, dies in late-night shooting on Bias Street

A MAN was shot dead while he was walking along Bias Street, off Baillou Hill Road, late on Thursday night, police have reported.

State-recognised funeral for Mizpah Tertullien

FORMER Senator Mizpah Tertullien is to be given a state-recognised funeral next week, the Cabinet Office has announced. The funeral will be held on Friday May 29 at 10am at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Street, Nassau.

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Freetown Fire Half Food and Heritage Festival this weekend

IN AN effort to promote more cultural festivals, the Ministry of Tourism is partnering with the residents and descendants of Old Freetown Heritage Association in hosting the second annual Freetown Fire Half Food and Heritage Festival over the holiday weekend.

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Men deny shoot-out charges

TWO men were denied bail yesterday after being charged in connection with an early morning shoot-out with police officers in an inner-city community.

Neely in tears as he awaits sentence

SENTENCING proceedings began yesterday for a man convicted of aiding the fatal stabbing of the teenage son of convicted drug traffickers Dwight and Keva Major.

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Tribute paid to donor for support of The Bahamas

LOCAL psychiatrist Dr David Allen yesterday credited the John Templeton Foundation for its assistance in the growth and development of his practice.

Atlantis launches summer season with double bill of shows

THE Atlantis resort will host two unique events this weekend marking the launch of the resort’s “summer in Atlantis” series.