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INSIGHT: FNM must learn from its mistakes when choosing a new leader

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will not be the leader of the Free National Movement after convention day on November 27.

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Bimini Bay’s developer overturns $600k award

Bimini Bay’s original developer yesterday overturned an almost-$600,000 damages award against it for negligence relating to the theft of a boat from its marina more than 13 years ago.

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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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Man in land fraud case

A MAN was granted $7,000 bail yesterday for alleged fraudulent distribution of Crown Land acquisition letters to two churches for five acres of land.

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Ann Marie Davis urges victims - speak out

THE Office of the Spouse will reach out to victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse and partner with organisations in the coming weeks in its continued and committed fight against these issues.

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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.

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Man charged with possession of firearm, ammunition

A MAN was granted $7,000 bail in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday on firearm and ammunition charges.

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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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Three accused over firearms

THREE Freeport men accused of importing firearms into the Bahamas were charged in a Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

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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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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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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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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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Man jailed for 18 months over weapons charges

A NEW father was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday over weapons charges.

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Bahamian teacher finds strength to face man who sexually abused her as child

New book details her journey to forgiveness

IT WAS through a letter written to her mother when she was 16 years old that Markel Williams finally unburdened herself of the terrible secret she had been carrying for over a decade.

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‘Second class citizens’ in the financial system

A Bahamian crowdfunding platform was yesterday moving aggressively to solve the challenges faced by small retail investors “cut out of the financial system”, adding: “We’ve treated these people like second class citizens.”

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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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Flat on our face over good service

There is a science for providing service unfortunately we talk a lot about being ‘Better and Better’ but we fall flat on our face many times when suggesting you are offering the general public a reasonable level of service.

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Regattas may return this summer

MARINE Resources and Family Island Affairs Minister Clay Sweeting says he expects several Family Island regattas and festivals will be held this summer once COVID-19 cases remain low in the country.

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