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Craft students urged to use their skills

Craft students urged to use their skills THE Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation, in conjunction with the Bahamas National Craft Association, held a graduation ceremony for participants in a shell craft and painting workshop. BAIC executive c

Pair on remand over fraud charges

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A LATIN American woman and an American man are on remand at Her Majesty's Prison after the former admitted to committing more than $80,000 worth of credit card fraud. Lunaite Paulmerie, 28, of Brazil, was ch

Pair on remand over fraud charges

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A LATIN American woman and an American man are on remand at Her Majesty's Prison after the former admitted to committing more than $80,000 worth of credit card fraud. Lunaite Paulmerie, 28, of Brazil, was ch

Pair on remand over fraud charges

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A LATIN American woman and an American man are on remand at Her Majesty's Prison after the former admitted to committing more than $80,000 worth of credit card fraud. Lunaite Paulmerie, 28, of Brazil, was ch

Pair on remand over fraud charges

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A LATIN American woman and an American man are on remand at Her Majesty's Prison after the former admitted to committing more than $80,000 worth of credit card fraud. Lunaite Paulmerie, 28, of Brazil, was ch

Witnesses to testify over death of police constable

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net WITNESSES are expected to testify in the Supreme Court today in defence of a man charged with the Independence Day murder of a police constable. Defence attorney Calvin Seymour, told Justice Roy Jones in court

Teenager behind bars as he awaits murder trial

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A teenage boy will spend his Christmas and birthday behind bars after he was arraigned on a charge of murder in Magistrate's Court yesterday afternoon. Stephen Russell, 18, of Garden Hills was remanded to Her M

STABBING ACCUSED SAYS HE ACTED IN SELF-DEFENCE

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net THE Supreme Court murder trial of an Abaco resident will end today when the case is summed up and sent to the jury. After Justice Vera Watkins reviews the evidence given during the trial, Raheem McBride will le

TEENAGER CLEARED IN MURDER TRIAL

TEENAGER CLEARED IN MURDER TRIAL By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net THE murder trial of an Abaco teenager came to an end yesterday afternoon when the jury declared him not guilty. Raheem McBride, 19, of Murphy Town was acquitted of the murder o

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MAN ON SEX CHARGES

A 25-year-old man was arraigned in Magistrate's Court on charges of having sex with a minor. Ranfurd Johnson appeared before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez in Court One, Bank Lane. It is alleged that Johnson had sex with a 15-year-old girl between Friday, D

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BAIL DENIED OVER BREACH

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net TWO men on bail, one from the Supreme Court on a murder charge, spent the night behind bars at Her Majesty's Prison accused of breaching bail conditions. The denial of overnight bail and a remand ruling again

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'NO SENSE IN VIOLENCE'

'NO SENSE IN VIOLENCE' By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net CHIEF Magistrate Gomez condemned the high levels of crime during the arraignment of several men charged with crimes committed at the New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade. His comments on the i

DELAY IN EXTORTION RULING

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net THE ruling on the discharge or arraignment of three men suspected in a $500,000 extortion attempt was delayed in Magistrate's Court. Shakatoure Thompson, 23, Robert Smith Jr, 24, and Robert Smith Sr, 61, appea

BURGLARY AND DRUG CHARGES FOR ACCUSED

A PINEWOOD Gardens man was arraigned before two Magistrates yesterday morning on various charges, including housebreaking and possession of drugs with intent to supply. Damal Campbell, 27, first appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Carolita Bethell in

MAN CHARGED OVER RECORD HOMICIDE

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A MAN was remanded to Her Majesty's Prison yesterday after being arraigned on the country's record-breaking 96th homicide of 2011. Andre Wallace, 25, appeared before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez in Court One at

WOMAN ON DRUGS CHARGE

A teenage girl is behind bars at Her Majesty's Prison after being charged in connection with a $45,000 cocaine seizure. Atika McPhee, 18, of Misty Gardens was arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate Carolita Bethell on a charge of possessing three kilos

MITCHELL HITS OUT AT ROLE FOR MOREE

OPPOSITION MP for Fox Hill Fred Mitchell has attacked the appointment of McKinney, Bancroft and Hughes managing partner Brian Moree to the chairmanship of the Public Service Commission. In a statement issued yesterday, Mr Mitchell called the choice of Mr

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Officers accused of $32,000 theft

TWO Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers have denied stealing $32,000 worth of machinery from their agency's base.

Power cuts in island washout

Power cuts in island washout By LAMECH JOHNSON Tribune Staff Reporter ljohnson@tribunemedia.net STRONG winds and rain from a pressure system in the last few days caused power cuts in the Family Islands while delaying work for a number of residents and

Straw Market: The votes

Straw Market: The votes "I'm supporting the FNM because I'm married to a Haitian and Hubert and the FNM has tried to help the Haitians more than the PLP has. "If the PLP gets in power, I would feel sorry for a lot of Haitians and those closely affiliated