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Rastafarians should wait

Marijuana Commission Co-Chair Bishop Simeon Hall yesterday advised the Rastafarian community to hold off on its lawsuit against the government, asserting they should wait until the commission has completed its study. According to a June 3 letter sent to Attorney General Carl Bethel and Minister of

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Sex offender back behind bars

A recently released sex offender is back behind bars after he was accused of groping a teenager downtown. Sidney Cooper, 42, of Exuma Street, the Grove, was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services after being charged with indecent assault and causing harm. Prosecutors allege that

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Chipman says Bahamians ‘frustrated’

While suggesting that the government is losing public support, Centreville MP Reece Chipman said Bahamians are becoming “more frustrated”. “When the cost of living continues to increase, unemployment rises and crime becomes unpredictable, you get frustrated,” Chipman said during his contribution to the budget debate on Thursday. “Mr. Speaker,

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Woman dies in car accident

A woman was killed during a car crash yesterday morning, police said. Shortly after 4 a.m. a man and woman were headed north on Sir Milo Butler Highway when the driver of a black Honda Civic lost control of the car, according to police. Police said the car crashed into

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