Tribune Stories

Man killed in shootout with police officers
Man killed in shootout with police officers

December 01, 2016

POLICE fatally shot a man during an altercation in the Price Street area of Nassau Village yesterday, as officers attempted to take a "prolific offender" into custody.

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Damaged cable caused blackout

December 01, 2016

IRATE residents across New Providence were left in darkness on Tuesday night after a "damaged underground cable" caused an island-wide power outage, according to Bahamas Power and Light.

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Woman dies, girl wounded in family shooting on Poitier Avenue
Woman dies, girl wounded in family shooting on Poitier Avenue

December 01, 2016

THE bloodiest month of the year ended with another murder on Wednesday night, the 14th in November, when one woman died and four others - including a young girl - were injured in a multiple shooting of a family on Poitier Avenue.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after Toote Shop Corner shooting

December 01, 2016

POLICE are reporting that they are on the scene of a fatal shooting at Toote Shop Corner, off East Street, on Thursday night.

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Customers continue to criticise BPL over high bills

December 01, 2016

ANGRY Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. consumers yesterday criticised the electricity provider and dismissed BPL’s explanation over higher-than-normal billing following Hurricane Matthew.

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Project aims to explore Lucayan past

November 30, 2016

AN excavation project for the discovery of additional ancient Lucayan remains in Long Island is set to begin today, with local and international archaeological experts yesterday touting the excavation project as a big step towards the redefinition and subsequent better understanding of recorded Bahamian history.

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Grouper season closes tomorrow

November 30, 2016

THE fishing season for the Nassau Grouper will close tomorrow, the Department of Marine Resources has advised.

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Minnis: March has made me a changed leader

November 30, 2016

OPPOSITION Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said last Friday's "We March Bahamas" protest has "opened" his eyes and he is now a "different, changed" leader.

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Man accused of assault on police

November 30, 2016

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned on aggravated assault charges.

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Lightbourn doubts there will ever be a report on BTC sale

November 30, 2016

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday expressed doubt that the newly formed select committee to probe the controversial sale of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd will ever produce a report.

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NHI talks to be held next week

November 30, 2016

THE National Health Insurance Secretariat will next week begin a crucial round of talks with medical providers concerning compensation and the primary healthcare benefits package, according to a statement from the secretariat yesterday.

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Residents protest over health fears from industry

November 30, 2016

A GROUP of concerned residents staged a protest in the Freeport Industrial Park area on Tuesday over the alleged ongoing industrial pollution that they feel affects the nearby communities in which they live.

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Anger at lack of 'real gov't plan' on murders

November 30, 2016

FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday lamented the recent spate of murders in the past few days, as he called on the Christie administration to "bring forth a real plan" to address crime.

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$4m suspected cocaine seized in Grand Bahama

November 30, 2016

BAHAMIAN and US authorities made a $4m drug seizure and arrested one of four suspects yesterday in East Grand Bahama.

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Ho ho hum Christmas decorations get the thumbs down - as former minister gets the contract

November 30, 2016

A COMPANY owned by former Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Neville Wisdom has been given a contract to erect Christmas decorations in downtown Nassau and Arawak Cay, as the ministry prepares to launch a series of holiday themed events to attract Bahamians and tourists to the area.

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Man accused of role in killing Via Caffe owner
Man accused of role in killing Via Caffe owner

November 30, 2016

A MAN accused of having a role in the recent fatal shooting of a restaurant owner and other serious offences, including rape, was arraigned twice in Magistrate's Court yesterday after the initial arraignment was brought to a halt by the chief magistrate.

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BPL denies rise in price of electricity after storm

November 30, 2016

BAHAMAS Power & Light (BPL) denied yesterday that the company is shortchanging Bahamians by spiking electricity prices - while last night many residents were affected by a widespread power outage.

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Deputy PM raid case is dropped

November 30, 2016

THE two remaining defendants who were awaiting trial in connection with the gunpoint robbery of Deputy Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis at his home have had the case against them withdrawn in the Supreme Court.

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Two Haitians detained in Grand Bahama

November 29, 2016

TWO Haitians who had entered the country illegally this year were taken into custody over the weekend at McLean's Town, East Grand Bahama, after arriving by ferry from Abaco.

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Minnis again calls on PM to release Baha Mar deal details

November 29, 2016

FREE National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis has again demanded that Prime Minister Perry Christie release the details surrounding the deal to remobilise the beleaguered Baha Mar resort.

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