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Minnis still in favour of term limits . . . next time around

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he still plans to institute term limits, suggesting this would be on the agenda if he is re-elected for a second term.

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Minnis: I’d call early election - but it’s not just up to me

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday that if it were up to him alone, he would call an early election but said he is being guided by his team.

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Capital punishment

On the books, legal BUT….since the last hanging 2000 - David Mitchell, when there was a double hanging under the Ingraham Government, the Crown has not been able to win– if you have to use a descriptive word – a Privy Council approval to carry out hanging – 21 years.

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‘We’ll listen to valuable ideas’

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells says while his ministry considers all recommendations made by medical experts to help strengthen the country’s fight against the COVID-19, it will only follow those that are “salient” and “valuable”.

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Marijuana legislation promised ‘by end of budget year’

MARIJUANA legislation, once approved by Cabinet, will be introduced to Parliament before the end of the budget year, Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday.

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Marine guilty of pulling gun on his ex-girlfriend

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force officer was convicted of pulling a gun on his former girlfriend and her new lover yesterday and has been ordered to pay $5,000 to avoid spending 18 months behind bars.

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Marine guilty of pulling gun on his ex-girlfriend

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force officer was convicted of pulling a gun on his former girlfriend and her new lover yesterday and has been ordered to pay $5,000 to avoid spending 18 months behind bars.

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Quarantined will be allowed to cast vote

MINISTER of Health Renward Wells has confirmed the government will not prevent people in quarantine from voting in next week’s general election, suggesting that doing so could result in several legal issues for the Minnis administration.

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Man waved cutlass

A MAN was ordered to attend counselling after he was charged yesterday with unlawfully carrying arms and brandishing a weapon.

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Markle for president?

We are living in serious times. But what makes it worse is that certain persons who are in positions to influence public opinion are making a joke of our predicament – particularly in the United States, where it is now being suggested that Meghan Markle, who could not adapt to palace life in the UK, is now interested in running for president of the United States!

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Police hunt for identity of stabbing victim

MAN was found dead with injuries consistent with stab wounds Monday morning off Prince Charles Drive.

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Man ‘stabbed his landlord in neck’

A TENANT stabbed his landlord in the neck multiple times during a confrontation last month, a court was told yesterday.

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Game of Thrones or a spectacle?

In a few short weeks the rump FNM will be meeting in convention to decide on the leadership going forward.

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‘Officer’s murder was nothing to do with me’

ABLE Seaman Jevon Seymour denied threatening to shoot Petty Officer Percival Perpall after the marine refused to let him use the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s satellite phone to call his girlfriend while they were deployed on Ragged Island.

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‘We can’t become a nation for sale’

A prominent realtor yesterday voiced fears The Bahamas will become “a nation for sale” unless it quickly gets its $10.4bn national debt and associated economic and fiscal crises under control.

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PM says supporters socially distanced during canvassing of St Anne’s constituency

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and Free National Movement supporters canvassed St Anne’s on Saturday, days after Chief Medical Officer Dr Pearl McMillan suggested political gatherings and large social events should not be happening amid the pandemic.

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No theft at children’s hostel

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell yesterday shot down rumours of theft at the Children’s Emergency Hostel, insisting officials have not received any complaints despite widely circulated reports saying otherwise.

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Top tourism official urges travel interruption cover

A senior Ministry of Tourism official yesterday suggested introducing trip interruption insurance to give Bahamians and residents confidence they will not suffer financial loss if impacted by COVID issues.

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We have the right to refuse

Anyone who does not wish to receive the COVID vaccine has a right to refuse it. Government officials and all those who are writing articles and letters in the paper are confused.

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The FNM and our money

Debate on Supplementary Budget through May, 2022… yet again input of so many of the MPs, clearly shows their personal lack of information and facts and really reality.