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Immigration stepping up apprehension efforts

his past Friday and Saturday (August 18 and 19) local Immigration officers took 11 male Haitian nationals into custody. The group was processed and is expected to be transported to New Providence to the Detention Center. (PHOTO COURTESY OF BID)

The Bahamas Immigration Department has intensified its efforts in ridding the country of all illegal immigrants. This past Friday and Saturday (August 18 and 19) local Immigration officers took 11 male Haitian nationals into custody. Napthali Cooper, Bahamas Immigration Department Grade One Officer told The Freeport News that the men were taken into custody, because…
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MP tours schools

Member of Parliament for Pineridge, Rev. Frederick McAlpine checked on the progress of repairs that are currently underway at the Jack Hayward Junior High School and Hugh Campbell Primary, during a tour of the schools in his constituency, Monday (August 21) morning. At right McAlpine speaks with the contractors carrying out the repairs at both schools. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Finalization of back-to-school preparations has swung into full gear inclusive of maintenance repairs at Hugh W. Campbell Primary School and Jack Hayward Junior High School, which Rev. Frederick McAlpine Member of Parliament for Pineridge had an opportunity to assess firsthand on Monday, August 21, 2017. Less than two weeks remain before students and teachers alike…
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DosSantos’ Indecent Assault case dismissed

Former educator Michael DosSontos (left) is pictured with his lawyer Paul Wallace-Whitfield (right) outside the courthouse on Monday, August 21 after charges of Indecent Assault against him were dismissed by the courts. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Indecent Assault case against Michael DosSantos was dismissed Monday, August 21. The teacher and girls’ soccer coach spoke to The Freeport News about this matter after it’s dismissal at the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre. Back in April last year, a team member had accused the then auto-mechanic teacher of St. Georges’ High School and…
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Smith’s Point residents get first options for jobs

East Grand Bahama Member of Parliament and Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest has informed of plans for the seawall project in Smith’s Point to be expanded to provide vendor opportunities. PHOTO BY JENNEVA RUSSELL.

It has been emphasized that Smith’s Point residents will be first on the list for additional employment for the community sea wall. On Friday past, the Government of The Bahamas gave details of the continuation of the sea wall project under a new company and informed also that jobs will be available for residents of…
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