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Haitian nationals charged with overstaying plead guilty

GUILTY PLEA – Immigration officials escorted three Haitian nationals to court on Monday, February 19, where they were charged with overstaying. The trio pleaded guilty, were fined and ordered deported. (PHOTO COURTESY OF BID)

Immigration Department took three Haitian nationals to court Monday (February 19) afternoon charging them with Illegal Landing and Overstaying. Napthali Cooper, Bahamas Immigration Department Grade One Officer told this daily that two females and one male were taken into custody on Sunday (February 18) evening, after officers received information relative to illegal immigrants staying at…
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Hurricane victims to get assistance

hurricane damage assistance —Philanthropist Joe Kohler along with the Rotary Club of Freeport and, pastor Mervin and Loleta Henfield of Heavenly View Ministries and Let’s Jam Youth, Eight Mile Rock plan to assist various persons in the Grand Bahama community that are still coping with damages from Hurricane Matthew. Pictured from left are club president Elsie Knowles; pastor Mervin and Loleta Henfield and Joe Kohler. (PHOTO: SHARELL LOCKHART)

Philanthropist Joe Kohler along with the Rotary Club of Freeport and, pastor Mervin and Loleta Henfield of Heavenly View Ministries and Let’s Jam Youth, Eight Mile Rock plan to assist various persons in the Grand Bahama community that are still coping with damages from Hurricane Matthew. Kohler partnered with the Rotary Club of Freeport to…
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Navigator of the Seas makes inaugural voyage to GB

FUTURE PLANS – The Navigator of the Seas made its inaugural visit to Grand Bahama Island on Sunday, February 18 and the traditional plaque exchange between the cruise ship, the Ministry of Tourism and the Freeport Harbour Company took place aboard the ship to commemorate the occasion. Captain Trond Holm revealed that the ship will return to Grand Bahama next year. Ministry of Tourism, Freeport Habour and ship officials are pictured at the plaque exchange. (PHOTO: TFN)

The Navigator of the Seas made its inaugural visit to Grand Bahama Island on Sunday, February 18 and the traditional plaque exchange between the cruise ship, the Ministry of Tourism and the Freeport Harbour Company took place aboard the ship to commemorate the occasion. Noting that he has visited The Bahamas several times, Captain Trond…
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Illegal firearm discovered, five injured in stabbing incident

Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit in Grand Bahama took another illegal firearm of the streets. On Sunday, February 18, shortly after 3:00 p.m. officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, acting on information, went to an abandoned building on Kennedy Drive, where they discovered a white sock containing a black revolver, with four rounds of…
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