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Supreme Court grants Kenyan man $640,000 for near seven-year detention

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles has awarded Kenyan Douglas Ngumi $641,950 in damages after he was unlawfully... read more »

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Acting Supreme Court justice sworn in

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tara Cooper-Burnside was sworn in as acting justice of the Supreme Court by Governor General Sir Cornelius... read more »

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Man arraigned for assaulting neighbour with a cutlass over noisy party

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday after pulling a cutlass on his neighbours, who... read more »

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COA dismisses appeal of man jailed for killing his grandmother

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man jailed for 40 years for killing his grandmother had his appeal dismissed by the appellate... read more »

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Two brothers arraigned for Nassau Village murder

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Brothers Albert and Albrion Mortimer were arraigned today for the murder of George Alexander Smith on July... read more »

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Prominent attorney charged with obstruction of justice

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Managing Director at Priderock Group of Companies Phillip A. Lundy has been charged in a Magistrate’s Court... read more »

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Supreme Court dismisses Omar Archer’s constitutional motion in libel case

Justice Klein recommends Parliament give serious consideration to criminal libel laws NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Supreme Court judge has dismissed... read more »

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Supreme Court Registries to open by appointment next week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several Supreme Court Registries will reopen to the public by appointment next week. In a public notice... read more »

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Privy Council sends murder case back to appeal court

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Privy Council has sent the kidnapping, armed robbery and murder case of Simeon Bain back to... read more »

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Several men fined for breaking COVID-19 curfew

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Among curfew violators arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday were some who claimed they broke the emergency... read more »

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Retrial ordered in incest case, 25-year sentence quashed

COA says trial judge affected the merits of the case, putting “serious doubts” on safety of verdict NASSAU, BAHAMAS —... read more »

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Vasyli case sent back to Court of Appeal, retrial set aside

Privy Council rules for COA to reconsider whether there should be a retrial NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Privy Council has... read more »

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Employee charged with stealing over $11,000 from shipping company

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A Mr. Ship It employee was charged with stealing more than $11,000 from her job last year.... read more »

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Man, 38, charged with murder

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was charged with the February 16 murder of Roderick Taylor on Thursday. Jean Joseph, 38,... read more »

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Court of Appeal grants ‘stay’ of Nygard’s 90 day prison sentence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Court of Appeal has granted Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard a ‘stay’ of a 90-day prison... read more »

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Trial begins for former officer accused sexual assault of 13-year-old girl

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — the trial of a former police officer who is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a... read more »

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Three deputies charged for assaulting Bahamian teen in South Florida

The Broward State Attorney’s Office announced on Wednesday that Sergeant Gregory LaCerra and Deputies Christopher Krickovich and Ralph Mackey are... read more »

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NY court dismisses CCA’s appeals

BML’s claim for fraud against CCA “adequate”, says court NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme... read more »

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Missick set free over Miller’s murder

COA quashed conviction, citing “insufficient admissible evidence” NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The man jailed for 35 years for the shooting death... read more »

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Suspect arraigned on attempted murder charge in GB

EIGHT MILE ROCK, GRAND BAHAMA – Marco Smith, 32, of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock in Grand Bahama, was arraigned... read more »