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STB seeks millions for govt’s ‘abuse’

Attorney Fred Smith, QC, yesterday advised the Supreme Court that Save The Bays (STB) will seek punitive damages in the tens of millions of dollars over what he called the executive branch of government’s “abuse of power” when MPs revealed confidential information of STB members in Parliament without their consent, to try to make a case that the environmental group ...

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Mitchell: Injunction is nonsense

As a Supreme Court judge was hearing a constitutional motion from Save The Bays (STB) regarding private emails being read in the House of Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell was in Parliament yesterday, again blasting an injunction issued recently by Justice Indra Charles that prohibits MPs from releasing those emails. Mitchell dismissed the injunction as “nonsense”. ...

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Mitchell: Injunction is nonsense

As a Supreme Court judge was hearing a constitutional motion from Save The Bays (STB) regarding private emails being read in the House of Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell was in Parliament yesterday, again blasting an injunction issued recently by Justice Indra Charles that prohibits MPs from releasing those emails. Mitchell dismissed the injunction as “nonsense”. ...

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Black urges stronger action after son abducted, shot

Assistant Director of Education and former President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Kingsley Black yesterday called on the government to “take crime seriously” after his eldest son was abducted, robbed and shot by a man on Tuesday afternoon. “The government and this country have to accept that we have a serious crime problem and while the expectation is ...

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Black urges stronger action after son abducted, shot

Assistant Director of Education and former President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Kingsley Black yesterday called on the government to “take crime seriously” after his eldest son was abducted, robbed and shot by a man on Tuesday afternoon. “The government and this country have to accept that we have a serious crime problem and while the expectation is ...

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Minnis open to coalition

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that although he was unsure how a coalition with the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) would work, he is open to discussing the possibility. “These are matters that are being discussed and these are matters that will be discussed,” Minnis told reporters in the House of Assembly. “But as far as ...

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Minnis open to coalition

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that although he was unsure how a coalition with the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) would work, he is open to discussing the possibility. “These are matters that are being discussed and these are matters that will be discussed,” Minnis told reporters in the House of Assembly. “But as far as ...

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Teenager gets eight months for indecent assault captured on video

An 18-year-old man who pleaded guilty in relation to the indecent assault of a 19-year-old woman that was recorded and posted on Facebook was yesterday sentenced to eight months in prison. High school dropout Shanton Forbes, 18, of Graham Drive, Yellow Elder Gardens, pleaded guilty to the offenses of voyeurism and indecent assault last week, Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans has deferred ...

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Teenager gets eight months for indecent assault captured on video

An 18-year-old man who pleaded guilty in relation to the indecent assault of a 19-year-old woman that was recorded and posted on Facebook was yesterday sentenced to eight months in prison. High school dropout Shanton Forbes, 18, of Graham Drive, Yellow Elder Gardens, pleaded guilty to the offenses of voyeurism and indecent assault last week, Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans has deferred ...

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Gibson: McCartney a non-factor

Minister of Labour Shane Gibson yesterday shot down Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney’s suggestion that a coalition made up of the DNA and the Free National Movement (FNM) would topple the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). Gibson called McCartney a “fake politician”. “All I know about Mr. McCartney is that he is a wannabe politician,” Gibson said. “Anything else ...

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