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June 15 Police Reports

American Male Arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate …

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ERLS Accepts BEP Donation

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) sincerely thanks the BEP-Foundation and Charles & Ariane de La Baume for making the very kind donation of $5,000.00, for the second year in a row. While they were at the Lighthouse they met with members of the Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) and …

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Prime Minister and Officials Inspect Abaco for Affordable Homes Project

In accordance with his party’s promise to provide access to affordable housing for Bahamians, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis, visited several sites on Abaco on Friday, May 25, 2018. It was the first Family Island the Prime Minister visited following the passing of the Access to …

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Deadline Looms for Shanty Town Demolitions

As the deadline for residents of shanty towns in the country to move draws near the Bahamas Government seeks to assist those who will be left homeless. Labour Minister and head of the Shanty Town Action Task Force, Dion Foulkes said the government has conducted a study on affordable housing …

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June 1 Police Report

SHOOTING INCIDENT – ABACO By Terecita Pinder, RBPF May 14, 2018 – 8:34:47 AM Abaco, Bahamas – Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with non-life threatening injuries. Reports are that on Sunday 13th May 2018, shortly before 12midnight, police received information of gunshots …

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Former PM Pays Courtesy Call During HTDC Guana Cay Meeting

During the regular monthly meeting of the Hope Town District Council in Great Guana Cay on May 24, the former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, paid a courtesy call and was given a Key to the District. At the start of the meeting the Council took time to …

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Flag Day Celebrations a “Symbol of Pride” for Second Largest Haitian Population in Bahamas

For the past five years, Big Move Productions has been promoting Haitian Flag Day on Abaco, and this year’s event was no exception. Held at the BAIC Park on May 19, Haitian Flag Day drew scores of people to a celebration that featured live music and entertainment by music artists …

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Man Charged for Murder

According to police reports, shortly after 9pm on April 27, police in Abaco were called to the area of Charles Sawyer Highway in Marsh Harbour, where they discovered the lifeless body of a man with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as Perez Dames, was pronounced …

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The Abaco Council for Disability Formed

An Abaco Branch of the Bahamas National Council for the Disabled (BNCD) was established under the name – The Abaco Council for Disability – on April 12. Newly elected President Linda Simms will lead the Abaco council. She explained that the mission for the Abaco Council for Disability is to …

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Drugs Seized

A quantity of suspected marijuana was discovered on a beach in the northern Bahamas in a joint effort by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Police Force. The drugs weighed over (12) lbs. and has a street value of $157,000.00. Shortly after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Police …

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