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AG: Baha Mar deal to be made public by April

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday confirmed that the unsealed Baha Mar documents will be released to the public before the phased April opening of the Cable Beach resort. Prime Minister Perry Christie said last week that Maynard-Gibson has been instructed to make the records public at the “earliest opportunity”. Although she did not commit to a specific date, Maynard-Gibson said ...

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AG: Baha Mar deal to be made public by April

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday confirmed that the unsealed Baha Mar documents will be released to the public before the phased April opening of the Cable Beach resort. Prime Minister Perry Christie said last week that Maynard-Gibson has been instructed to make the records public at the “earliest opportunity”. Although she did not commit to a specific date, Maynard-Gibson said ...

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PM on crime: We are moving in right direction

The decrease in overall crime and rise in conviction rates, despite citizens’ fear of crime, prove The Bahamas is moving in the right direction, Prime Minister Perry Christie insisted yesterday. “One of the challenges of our country is that events that involve criminality and the fear of crime by our citizens…influence significantly how we live and the level of comfort ...

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PM on crime: We are moving in right direction

The decrease in overall crime and rise in conviction rates, despite citizens’ fear of crime, prove The Bahamas is moving in the right direction, Prime Minister Perry Christie insisted yesterday. “One of the challenges of our country is that events that involve criminality and the fear of crime by our citizens…influence significantly how we live and the level of comfort ...

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Marine spared jail time in club brawl

A defence force marine was yesterday spared jail time for causing harm to three people during a bar fight in Inagua. Magistrate Samuel McKinney ordered Able Seaman Olishavon Armbrister to pay a total of $4,500 in restitution to Romeo Durham, Geoffrey Knowles and Robert Hanchel over the October 31, 2015 incident. Armbrister also has to attend anger management classes and ...

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Marine spared jail time in club brawl

A defence force marine was yesterday spared jail time for causing harm to three people during a bar fight in Inagua. Magistrate Samuel McKinney ordered Able Seaman Olishavon Armbrister to pay a total of $4,500 in restitution to Romeo Durham, Geoffrey Knowles and Robert Hanchel over the October 31, 2015 incident. Armbrister also has to attend anger management classes and ...

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11 murders in 18 days

With 11 murders recorded already in The Bahamas for 2017, there are widespread concerns about crime, but Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said yesterday that the majority of murder victims are people “involved in a life of crime”, contrary to hearsay that criminals often target innocent people. The 11 murders in the first 18 days of the year compare to ...

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11 murders in 18 days

With 11 murders recorded already in The Bahamas for 2017, there are widespread concerns about crime, but Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said yesterday that the majority of murder victims are people “involved in a life of crime”, contrary to hearsay that criminals often target innocent people. The 11 murders in the first 18 days of the year compare to ...

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CIA considered implications of possible Pindling drug indictment

In declassified documents from nearly 30 years ago, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) thoroughly reviewed the potential fallout on the United States if then Prime Minister the late Sir Lynden Pindling were to be indicted on drug charges. In a May 1988 declassified document, titled “The Bahamas: Likely Reaction to a U.S. Drug Indictment”, the CIA wrote, “A U.S. indictment ...

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CIA considered implications of possible Pindling drug indictment

In declassified documents from nearly 30 years ago, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) thoroughly reviewed the potential fallout on the United States if then Prime Minister the late Sir Lynden Pindling were to be indicted on drug charges. In a May 1988 declassified document, titled “The Bahamas: Likely Reaction to a U.S. Drug Indictment”, the CIA wrote, “A U.S. indictment ...

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