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Jailed over gun he took from fighting neighbours

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for a year for possession of a gun he said he took from his fighting neighbours last week.

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EDITORIAL: The size of our climate fight

WHEN our leaders talk about the impact our nation has suffered from the impacts of major storms, it can sometimes be hard to get an idea of the scale of the blows we have suffered.

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Pro boxer Carl Hield looking for his fifth straight victory

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield is currently undefeated and will look to keep that feat alive this Saturday against Colombia’s Emilio Julio in Santa Marta, Colombia.

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EDITORIAL: Now that celebrations are over, what’s next?

The celebrations are done. The nation is 50. The road to 50 has at times seemed as if it has been long. The flag has been carried from island to island. Our anthem has been sung – though never too often. We have certainly worn our laurels this golden jubilee year, now we must make sure we do not rest on them.

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Caribbean ‘must be united’ in climate change fight

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis renewed calls for Caribbean leaders to unite and secure tangible gains from developed nations in the fight against climate change.

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Lawyer: ‘We’re going to fight’ as OAG pulls settlement

ROMONA Farquharson Seymour said the Office of the Attorney General has rescinded its offer to settle Corrections Commissioner Charles Murphy’s lawsuit against the government, declaring: “We’re gonna fight.”

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Hotel union protests in wage fight with Atlantis

BAHAMAS Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union’s (BHCAWU) president Darrin Woods said union members who receive tips are tired of fighting for a pay increase, declaring: “Enough is enough.”

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PM: I’ll fight for Bahamians

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis reflected on his administration’s second anniversary yesterday and pledged to fight for Bahamians.

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Munroe issues warning after video of police fight with man

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe issued a stern warning yesterday to people attempting to engage with law enforcement.

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Gun was taken from fighting neighbours

A 20-YEAR-OLD man was sent to the department of correctional services yesterday to await sentencing after admitting to having a gun that he says he took from his fighting neighbours earlier this week.

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PM appeals for support in the fight against climate change

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis appealed for support in the fight against climate change yesterday while addressing a roundtable hosted by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) in the United Kingdom.

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Rashield wins by TKO in 1st round

BIRTHDAY boy Rashield Williams, preparing for a possible title shot in November, wasted little time in disposing of Jorge Luis Munguia of Honduras on Saturday at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa, Florida.

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Pro boxer Carl Hield: ‘It feels good to be 5-0-0 with five knockouts’

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield stepped into the ring for a fifth straight bout in the professional ranks and was successful once again to remain undefeated.

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Funds for a women’s shelter for domestic violence victims will be allocated in new budget, PM says

THE government will build a shelter for women to strengthen support for domestic violence victims, according to Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis.

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Woman granted $4k bail after allegedly stabbing boyfriend

A WOMAN was granted $4,000 bail yesterday after she was accused of stabbing her boyfriend during a fight last weekend on Carmichael Road.

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Man charged with murder of Lashawn Higgs

A MAN was yesterday charged with the murder of Lashawn Higgs after a fight outside a bar on January 12 on Carmichael Road yesterday and sent to prison until his trial starts.

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Three teenagers charged with causing harm

THREE teenage males were granted $4,000 bail after they allegedly injured a man in a fight in Acklins last month.

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Woman charged with attempted murder

A WOMAN is behind bars accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the neck during a fight last weekend.

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Global hike

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The Bank of England, the UK central bank, is raising interest rates to 5 percent in the fight against inflation.

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Mingoes hold on for BFA season-opening win

THE University of The Bahamas men’s soccer team had to fight to pull off a win to open the team’s season in the Bahamas Football Association.