Palacious speaks on Sir Roland honour, says son’s election to public office telling

The fall out continued Thursday over Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ decision to select Sir Roland Symonette as a National Hero during the country’s first national honours. Anglican Archdeacon James Palacious went on the record yesterday and said, while he opposes the selection, the recent election of Brent Symonette to public office sends a strong message as well.

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Jet ski operators under microscope for recent stabbing

Jet ski operators are on the defence after it was rumored that one of their own nearly stabbed a man to death on Rose Island last week. However, while authorities said they are still on the hunt for the men responsible, the Port Department said in a statement yesterday that the culprits are believed to be jet ski operators. […]

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Woman convicted in murder plot, sentencing soon

Karen Moss, 27, was convicted Thursday of plotting to murder a witness. According to court documents, Moss between April 30 and May 1 of 2016, conspired to kill O’Neill Marshall, who was in the witness protection programme. Police discovered Marshall’s bullet-riddled body in a vehicle while patrolling the parking lot of the old City Market […]

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DPM addresses lawsuit against govt.

With a pending $70 million lawsuit against the government for damages and failure to honour a lease agreement with former Member of Parliament (MP) Leslie Miller, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest reasoned Wednesday that the government will only proceed with contracts that benefit the country in the long term – even if that means the government will have […]

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PM addresses UN

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis addressed delegates at a high-level political forum on sustainable development at the United Nations (UN) in New York Wednesday. Dr. Minnis highlighted the government’s Over-the-Hill redevelopment programme, as member states work toward transforming communities into more sustainable and resilient societies. The prime minister noted that the plan is a long-term goal to improve […]

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Second man charged with Homestead murder

Another male was charged Wednesday in connection with the murder of Shanindore Neely on Homestead Street. Keith Allen, 21, appeared before magistrate Soubusola Swain.  Prosecutors allege that Neely was standing on homestead street, when a Ford vehicle pulled up next to him, opened fire and sped off. Allen along with Walter Johnson, who was charged on […]

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