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Minister of Social Services Myles Laroda.

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We will investigate dumped fetus, says Laroda

THE Ministry of Social Services will investigate the case of a baby found in a garbage disposal in a bathroom at Rubis Gas Station on Gladstone Road.

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Laroda ‘cannot speak’ to LGBT issues - or diversity programme

SOCIAL Services Minister Myles Laroda said he couldn’t confirm a claim in the United States’ latest human rights reports on The Bahamas that some Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex children were remanded to juvenile correctional facilities after being deemed ‘uncontrollable’ based on their sexual orientation, gender identity.

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Social Services records uptick in child abuse

STATISTICS from The Department of Social Services revealed an increase in child abuse over the past three years, specifically after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Social Services Minister Myles Laroda.

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Govt ‘in process’ of acquiring facility for delayed GB domestic violence shelter

AMID concerns over delays in the creation of a domestic violence shelter, Minister of Social Services Myles Laroda said it is on the government’s agenda and will be completed shortly.

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Laroda: Attack on homeless man ‘disturbing’

SOCIAL Services Minister Myles Laroda said he was appalled by the violent attack on a homeless man captured on video last week and that the state is now housing the victim.

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Laroda confident despite housing shortage

A YEAR after the Chamber of Commerce president in Abaco warned that the housing shortage remains “extremely acute” on the island post-Dorian, Social Services Minister Myles Laroda said he is confident his ministry will provide housing assistance to shanty town residents facing eviction on the island.


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