Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020
A policemen watch as a vehicle burns as protesters demonstrate Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Thousands of people converged on downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and some demonstrators set fire to a police car and threw eggs and wrote graffiti on a police station. AP

Bahamas consulate advises residents in U.S. to exercise caution

As violent protests continue across some parts of the United States, the Bahamas Consulate General in New York has cautioned Bahamians against getting involved. “We wish to advise Bahamians traveling throughout, temporarily and permanently living within the U.S. but especially those cities affected, to exercise appropriate

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Protesters attempt to extinguish car fires on East Lake Street, Friday, May 29, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. AP

Bahamian in Minneapolis fearful as city burns

While cars, buildings and dumpsters were set on fire in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last night as protestors demonstrated for a fourth consecutive night, Perry Forbes, a 27-year-old Bahamian living in the city for nearly a decade, was safely tucked away at home with his family. Residents protested

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Mr. Benjamin Curtis

  Funeral Service for Mr. Benjamin Curtis, age 73 years, a resident of #4 Peter Avenue, Gleniston Gardens,  and formerly of Peats, Mangrove Cay, Andros, will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday May 29th, 2020, at Zion South Beach Baptist Church, Zion Boulevard. Officiating will

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Miochi Shonnell Barrett

Private Funeral Service for Miochi Shonnell Barrett age 41 of Windsor Lane East who died on May 5, 2020 will be held on Friday May 29, 2020 at the Graveside in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road. Officiating will be Bishop Charles Gardiner.   Due to Government Covid19 Emergency

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Lavon Gerrad Williams

  A Private Funeral Service for the late Lavon Gerrad Williams, aged 23 years, of Howard Street, Chippingham will be held on Friday May 29th, 2020, at St. Mary The Virgin Anglican Church, Virginia Street. Officiating will be Rev’d. Fr. Dwight Bowe assisted by other ministers

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