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CDC issues alert against Bahamas

The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday issued a level two alert to those traveling to The Bahamas advising that they “practice enhanced precautions”, as two of the four confirmed Zika cases in New Providence were reportedly transmitted locally. “Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection has been reported on the island of New Providence in ...

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CDC issues alert against Bahamas

The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday issued a level two alert to those traveling to The Bahamas advising that they “practice enhanced precautions”, as two of the four confirmed Zika cases in New Providence were reportedly transmitted locally. “Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection has been reported on the island of New Providence in ...

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Minnis: Nobody trusts Christie

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday the Official Opposition and the entire Bahamas would be more than happy to see Baha Mar open because of what the project represents to Bahamians and the country’s economy. But Minnis said his optimism is hinged on whether the government can be trusted, noting that details of the agreement Prime ...

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Minnis: Nobody trusts Christie

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday the Official Opposition and the entire Bahamas would be more than happy to see Baha Mar open because of what the project represents to Bahamians and the country’s economy. But Minnis said his optimism is hinged on whether the government can be trusted, noting that details of the agreement Prime ...

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Residents warned of developing weather system

A “strong tropical wave” a few hundred miles east of the Leeward Islands could result in severe flooding in the next 24 hours for several southeastern islands of The Bahamas, including Long Island, Ragged Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua, according to the Department of Meteorology. Basil Dean, deputy director of the department, said the tropical wave has a ...

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Residents warned of developing weather system

A “strong tropical wave” a few hundred miles east of the Leeward Islands could result in severe flooding in the next 24 hours for several southeastern islands of The Bahamas, including Long Island, Ragged Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua, according to the Department of Meteorology. Basil Dean, deputy director of the department, said the tropical wave has a ...

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Suspected serial rapist charged

A suspected serial rapist is behind bars after he was charged with three sexual assaults that occurred during home invasions. Randy Bain, who is otherwise known as Raymond Rolle, of Sumner Street, Nassau Village, appeared before Magistrate Subu Swain yesterday on charges of rape, burglary, robbery and attempted rape. Prosecutors say that the 36-year-old raped a 56-year-old woman on August ...

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Suspected serial rapist charged

A suspected serial rapist is behind bars after he was charged with three sexual assaults that occurred during home invasions. Randy Bain, who is otherwise known as Raymond Rolle, of Sumner Street, Nassau Village, appeared before Magistrate Subu Swain yesterday on charges of rape, burglary, robbery and attempted rape. Prosecutors say that the 36-year-old raped a 56-year-old woman on August ...

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Attempted murder case against teen begins

Police arrested a teenager accused of attempted murder as he left court, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday. Prosecutors say that the 17-year-old shot Jared Miller multiple times at Eaton Road in Yellow Elder Gardens on April 2, 2015. He has denied the allegation at his trial before Acting Supreme Court Justice Joyann Ferguson-Pratt. Sergeant 2054 Jermaine Moultrie said he was ...

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Attempted murder case against teen begins

Police arrested a teenager accused of attempted murder as he left court, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday. Prosecutors say that the 17-year-old shot Jared Miller multiple times at Eaton Road in Yellow Elder Gardens on April 2, 2015. He has denied the allegation at his trial before Acting Supreme Court Justice Joyann Ferguson-Pratt. Sergeant 2054 Jermaine Moultrie said he was ...

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