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Woman found dead in Nassau Village

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in the Nassau Village area on Saturday morning.

C I Gibson student dies after fall

C I Gibson Senior High School is mourning the death of a student who died in the hospital after hitting his head on concrete near the school’s entrance on Thursday morning.

Operation Sovereign Bahamas stages protest outside Haitian Embassy

OPERATION Sovereign Bahamas protested outside of the Haitian Embassy on Shirley Street Friday, demanding their officials cooperate with The Bahamas government in dealing with their citizens.

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Man cleared of robbing Domino's employee of car, cash and phone

A MAN has been cleared of allegations that he robbed a Domino's Pizza employee of her car, cash and cellphone while she was making a delivery eight years ago.

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One tests positive for TB at Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium

ONE person at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, a shelter for Hurricane Dorian victims, tested positive for an active case of tuberculosis, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Friday.

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Estimated cost of Rand repairs and renovations around $20m

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands revealed that initial estimates of the total value of repairs and renovations of the Rand Memorial Hospital in Grand Bahama would be in the region of some $20 million.

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Solar power plan for Abaco water

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation, in partnership with several international groups, yesterday launched its Abaco Sunny Waters project, which aims to solarise and transform Abaco’s damaged water systems in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.The $1.2m

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Bills will allow govt to seek damages for 'historic' pollution

THE package of environmental bills passed in the Senate yesterday will give the government the “legal right” to seek damages caused to the country’s eco-systems by historic pollution. The statement came from Attorney General Carl Bethel during debat

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Pintard: We need greater urgency

MARCO City MP Michael Pintard joined his Free National Movement colleagues in praising Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis during Wednesday’s confidence motion debate in the House of Assembly but differed from them in expressing notes of caution to his t

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Lloyd wants probe into 'abuse' of girl

AN investigation has been launched to probe the circumstances surrounding a video in which an older woman is seen hitting a young girl with frying pans, according to Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd. When contacted, Mr Lloyd said the child in the

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Stabbed youth in hospital

A JUVENILE is in hospital after he was stabbed during a fight, police said. Shortly after 10pm on Wednesday, the teen was involved in an argument with a group of men in the area of a park at West End Avenue, Centreville. One of the men, armed with a

113 Haitians deported by Immigration Dept

MORE than 100 Haitian migrants were deported to Haiti yesterday. A press release from the Department of Immigration noted that a joint team of law enforcement officers left the Inagua International Airport at 10.10am yesterday en-route to Port-au-Pri

No labour survey on Abaco and Grand Bahama this year

FOR the first time in recent history, the Department of Statistics will not conduct its annual Labour Force Survey on Abaco and Grand Bahama this year due to Hurricane Dorian.

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Judge’s mercy for fire death mother: Six-year hospital care for setting daughter alight

A schizophrenic woman who killed her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire was ordered yesterday to spend six years at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre as punishment.

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McAlpine needs to say if he’s with FNM or not

ONE day after Golden Isles MP Vaughn Miller resigned from his party, Free National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer said it’s time Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine made up his mind about his own intentions.