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FNM ‘encouraged’ by poll

Given that the Free National Movement (FNM) has yet to begin its substantive campaign for the 2017 general election, Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said the party is encouraged by the results of a recent poll that show the FNM edging out the competition, albeit by a miniscule margin. Fourteen percent of those polled by market research firm Public Domain in ...

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Police kill man on bail after ‘shots fired at officers’

Police shot and killed a man on bail for serious crimes after a group of men opened fire on officers in Yellow Elder Gardens around 5:30 p.m. yesterday, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean. Dean said the group was standing on Majors Road near Melvern Road in possession of firearms. Officers on routine patrol spotted the men. As ...

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Police kill man on bail after ‘shots fired at officers’

Police shot and killed a man on bail for serious crimes after a group of men opened fire on officers in Yellow Elder Gardens around 5:30 p.m. yesterday, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean. Dean said the group was standing on Majors Road near Melvern Road in possession of firearms. Officers on routine patrol spotted the men. As ...

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McCartney: Poll shows DNA a formidable option

That the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) was able to poll “neck and neck” with the more established Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and Free National Movement (FNM) shows that it is now a formidable option for government, according to DNA Leader Branville McCartney. After the results of a Public Domain poll showed that 15 percent of participants would vote for the ...

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McCartney: Poll shows DNA a formidable option

That the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) was able to poll “neck and neck” with the more established Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and Free National Movement (FNM) shows that it is now a formidable option for government, according to DNA Leader Branville McCartney. After the results of a Public Domain poll showed that 15 percent of participants would vote for the ...

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PM: Bahamas focused on positive migration benefits

Noting that large-scale migration has reached an “unprecedented level of complexity and challenge”, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday highlighted The Bahamas’ commitment to focus on the possible contributions migration can make to the country. While speaking at United Nations’ (UN) High Level Meeting to address large movements of refugees and immigrants in New York City, New York, the prime minister ...

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PM: Bahamas focused on positive migration benefits

Noting that large-scale migration has reached an “unprecedented level of complexity and challenge”, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday highlighted The Bahamas’ commitment to focus on the possible contributions migration can make to the country. While speaking at United Nations’ (UN) High Level Meeting to address large movements of refugees and immigrants in New York City, New York, the prime minister ...

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Two charged with recent double murder

A suspect in a double murder and attempted murder has concerns for his safety in prison, according to his lawyer. Bernard Ferguson raised the security concerns on behalf of Quentino Carey during his initial court appearance yesterday before Acting Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes. Police believe that Carey, 24, of Frazier Allotment, and Jakota Johnson, 19, of Union Village Road, are ...

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Two charged with recent double murder

A suspect in a double murder and attempted murder has concerns for his safety in prison, according to his lawyer. Bernard Ferguson raised the security concerns on behalf of Quentino Carey during his initial court appearance yesterday before Acting Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes. Police believe that Carey, 24, of Frazier Allotment, and Jakota Johnson, 19, of Union Village Road, are ...

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Man, 30, charged with teacher’s murder

A 30-year-old man was yesterday charged with the recent murder of a school teacher. Alister Williams, who is accused of the murder of Marisha Bowen, appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes. Williams, of Garden Hills Number 2, is accused of killing the 38-year-old Guyanese woman in her apartment in Nassau Village on September 9. Williams reportedly had no connection to ...

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