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Four face court over robbery and firearm

FOUR young men were in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday faced with various charges, including two counts of armed robbery and possession of a firearm and ammunition.

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Minister Bowleg produces comprehensive programme

With a 25 percent increase that pushes their budget allocation to little over $5.8 million, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mario Bowleg produced a comprehensive programme.

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‘Where did church’s Dorian funds go?’

THE Church of God has been asked in an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court to account for $500,000 in Hurricane Dorian contributions it received to aid victims and churches under its umbrella that were ravaged by the Category Five storm in 2019.

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Four accused over firearm

FOUR men were arrested for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition discovered at a residence in Freeport.

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Arrest in connection with housebreaking, stealing

A MAN suspected of housebreaking and stealing was arrested on Wednesday in the Freeport area, a senior police official said.

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$4,500 fine for shotgun owner

A MAN was fined $4,500 in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges related to having an unlicensed shotgun and ammunition.

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Cat Island is suffering

Cat Island is so beautiful, but it has a good reason to sing “O Lord We Got Do Right In" - you see the people of Cat Island had made you honourable for the past 21 years please tell us what have you done for us lately or in the past 21 years?

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Pintard has a hint of Pindling

I was watching a news segment on Our News Bahamas regarding Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Michael Pintard on a point of order in Parliament and was thoroughly impressed with his uncanny ability to speak extemporaneously.

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Judicial propriety

Over a 30-plus year career in law and as a former magistrate, I am pleased to say there has been a steady positive evolution in both our judiciary and our jurisprudence. Unlike in the past, the present complement of our judiciary each possesses the comportment and temperament the esteemed position demands. They are in all respects judicious, something which those of us who are senior attorneys truly appreciate.

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New Providence or New Orleans?

I saw Twitter images of severe flooding throughout parts of New Providence over the weekend. I believe it was a meteorologist who told either The Nassau Guardian or The Tribune that the severe flooding caused by torrential rains was a hurricane drill for New Providence residents. As a resident of Grand Bahama who lived through Hurricanes Francis, Jeanne, Matthew and Dorian, I want Nassau residents to understand that the recent flooding in their communities is nothing compared to the flooding the aforementioned cyclones brought to our island.

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Festival dates are revealed

A SERIES of festival dates have been announced but the Ministry of Tourism - including the return of events such as the Goombay, Junkanoo Summer and Pineapple Festivals.

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Thriving with diabetes

New course provides information and support for those living with condition

SINCE there is still no cure for diabetes, those diagnosed must consider an overhaul in lifestyle practices to ensure proper management and control of the condition.

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Bail granted in firearm case

A MAN was granted bail in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday following an arraignment related to allegations of possessing a weapon and ammunition.

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FRONT PORCH – Celebration and reflection: 50 years of Independence

COUNTRIES, like individuals and institutions, often commemorate silver, golden and diamond jubilees, as well as seminal events, with outstanding and dynamic celebrations which capture and reflect the occasion and moment.

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New NAD fees hailed as ‘lot less onerous’

The private aviation industry yesterday hailed the Nassau Development Company’s (NAD) alterations to the new fees imposed on it as “a lot less onerous” compared to what was originally proposed.

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The impossible made real

HOW many times in your life have you said something like this? “That could never happen. It’s impossible.” “Not in my wildest dreams can I imagine that ever coming true.” “I’ll never get through this. It’s over. This is all there is or ever will be.” “No way. Not now, not ever.”

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Restoring Nassau’s glory days

Every time I drive through downtown Nassau it depresses me.

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One year sentence for firearm related charges

A MAN was sentenced in a Magistrate's Court on Friday to one year in prison for firearm related charges after claiming to have found the loaded gun that was on him when he was arrested.

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My Winn Dixie nostalgia

A prominent Grand Bahamian fisherman informed me today that he saw a 10 pound bag of chicken wings going for $35 minus VAT in a major grocery store.

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Rasta belief

Based on a March 25 Tribune article on Bobo Ashanti members of the Ethiopia Africa Black International Congress (EABIC), I am inclined to believe that these Nassau-based Rastas were unhappy about the visit of the Dutch and Duchess of Cambridge to The Bahamas. It was either on the 26 or 27 of March when Prince William posted on Twitter a moving tribute about the resilience of Abaconians some two-and-a-half years removed from Hurricane Dorian.