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Witness that testified against Gibson admits to being questioned by police on fraud

A SENIOR engineer at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) who has given testimony harmful to Adrian Gibson and his co-accused admitted police questioned her for suspected fraud last year.

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WSC worker denies being coerced to testify against Gibson

A SENIOR employee at the Water and Sewerage Corporation denied a defence attorney’s suggestion yesterday that she was coerced into giving evidence against Adrian Gibson and his co-accused to avoid being charged in the case.

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DEREK SMITH: The balance anti-money laundering officers strike

In an era where financial crime is as innovative as the technology that battles it, the role of the compliance officer in the anti-money laundering (AML) domain has never been more pivotal or pressured.

NPBA action: Rockets, Regulators in the win column

ON Monday night, the Leno Regulators and Discount Distributors Rockets pulled off wins in division one and two men’s basketball action for the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) at the CI Gibson Gymnasium.

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Man accused of sexually abusing mentally ill woman gets bail

A FORMER corrections officer was granted bail yesterday after he twice  allegedly sexually abused a mentally ill woman this summer.

Help arrives as 18 Ghanaian nurses report for duty to address shortage

EIGHTEEN nurses from the Republic of Ghana have arrived to help with the nurse shortage in the Bahamas.

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Possession of a gram of marijuana leads to $1,300 fine for man

A MAN was fined $1,300 after admitting to having a gram of marijuana last weekend.

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‘42 percent of murder victims were out on bail’

CARLOS Reid, a consultant in the Ministry of National Security, said 42 percent of the people killed this year were on bail.

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HEAD BOY LOCKED UP UNLAWFULLY: $50k damages after student behind bars for 17 hours and missed BGCSE examinations

THE head boy of Westminster College was arrested, forced to sleep on the floor while in custody for 17 hours, and made to miss several BGCSE exams in what a Supreme Court judge ruled was a case of unlawful arrest and false imprisonment, awarding him $50,120 in damages and $12,000 in costs.

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DEADLY OUTCOME WARNING OVER BAIL: ‘If I could turn back time, I wouldn’t let my brother get bail’, Monitor company details alert system for police, Carlos Reid – curfew stipulations not being enforced

IF Carlisa Davis could rewind time, she wouldn’t let her older brother get bail. Elvardo Deveaux was 19 when he allegedly killed a man on Maxwell Lane and 22 when he was fatally shot on Milton Street.

Cases of sex infections reduced over ten years

THE public healthcare system recorded 2,169 sexually transmitted infections in 2022, 61 per cent –– or 1,320 –– of which were syphilis cases.

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Cat Island woman’s murder trial sees testimony focus on victim’s body

A POLICE officer testified that the body of American Janice Kessinger was found nude on a beach in Cat Island in 2017 with gold jewellery on a cord around her neck.

NPBA: High Flyers earn victories

THE Sand Dollar High Flyers division one and two teams added another victory to their win columns after defeating the Island Development Rebels and BIBT Great Whites on Wednesday night at the CI Gibson Gymnasium.

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Bahamas Youth Flag Football League champions crowned

THE 2023 Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) season is now in the books after three champions were crowned over the weekend on the playing fields opposite the original Thomas A Robinson stadium.

Youth Flag Football playoffs all set for Saturday

THE 2023 Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) playoffs and championships are set to begin this Saturday across the various age divisions on the playing fields opposite the original Thomas A Robinson national stadium.

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REGATTA TIME AGAIN: Best-of-the-Best off to great start in Montagu Bay

The sixth Best of the Best Regatta lived up to the hype on day one of the sloop sailing event. Skippers and their crew members were in top form on the waters at Montagu Bay, competing in Class A, B, C and E.

Catholic Primary Schools Basketball Championships all set for Tuesday

THE 2023-24 Catholic Board of Education Primary Schools basketball championships will feature the Xavier’s Lower School Giants boys and girls versus the Sts Francis & Joseph School Shockers on Tuesday at the Loyola Hall.

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Junkanoo groups ready for upcoming Boxing Day and New Year’s parades

AFTER a fire destroyed its shack last year –– consuming dozens of drums, costumes, and materials –– the Prodigal Sons junkanoo group is in “good spirits” now as it prepares to return to Bay Street for the annual parades.

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Halkitis says country’s fiscal position stronger than last year

ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said the country’s fiscal position is stronger than last year.

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Access Accelerator offering $40k grants to agriculture and fishing businesses

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Jomo Campbell applauded the launch of the Access Accelerator food security initiative, which provides $40,000 grants for agricultural and fishing businesses.