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Given information that has recently surfaced about the leasing of the Town Centre Mall for the housing of the General Post Office, former Attorney General Alfred Sears suggested yesterday that there could be legal grounds to declare null and void the government’s resolution to enter into that lease, and to

Wilchcombe mulling PLP chairmanship run

Former Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday he is waiting to hear the “voice of the people” before he decides whether he will vie for a

LGBT pride week will fit local ‘culture and climate’

A pride week set for June 2020 will not feature members of the LGBTI community parading throughout the streets of New Providence, said human rights

Police probing alleged suicide

Police were last night investigating an alleged suicide involving a teenage boy, officers reported after 9 p.m. According to police, shortly before 5 p.m., “Officers responded

Report: Over 800 criminal deportees from U.S. in 10 years

There were 861 Bahamians with criminal records who were deported from the United States between 2008 and 2017, according to a report released by the

Man shot to death in Grand Bahama

A man died after being shot shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday in the West Atlantic Drive area of Grand Bahama, according to police. Police said they found the

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13 apprehended in human and drug smuggling bust

One Bahamian and 12 foreigners were apprehended for suspected human trafficking and drug smuggling around 5 p.m. Friday in waters near West

Moultrie: Lack of independence of speaker can cause bias

Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie said the lack of independence of the role of speaker of the

‘Sabotage’ fears hit PMH

All non-emergency surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have been suspended as authorities investigate the “possible sabotage” of the hospital’s chiller system, the Public

AG fires back at speaker

Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday that he is unaware of any circumstance in recent years where a large Cabinet

Pregnant marine jailed for one year

A pregnant Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine, who resorted to fraud to reportedly get money to care for her 11-year-old

Wells: Bahamas should remove queen as head of state 

The Bahamas should remove the queen as its head of state and move towards becoming a republic, Minister of Transport