Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

BPL eyes rate hike

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) CEO Pamela Hill intends to raise electricity rates, Guardian Business has learned, although Prime Minister Perry Christie is said to have veto power over the decision. Some sources say the rates could go up by as much as 12 to 15 percent, and

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Rollins: No UBP agenda

Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins yesterday shot back at critics for attempting to label him and five other Free National Movement (FNM) MPs as “elitists promoting a UBP (United Bahamian Party) agenda”, for threatening FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis with removal as opposition leader in

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Man accused of raping teenage boy

A 33-year-old man accused of raping a teenage boy was yesterday remanded into custody. Chancey Brown, of Pinedale, appeared before Acting Deputy Chief Magistrate Constance Delancy on a single count of rape. Prosecutors allege that Brown had sex with the 17-year-old between April and May 2016. Brown was not required

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Two charged with murder

The suspects in two recent murders made their first court appearances yesterday. Michael Preval, 29, appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Constance Delancy charged with the murder of Craig Davis, who was awaiting trial for murder. Preval, who is represented by attorney Ian Cargill, was not required to

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