Tribune Stories

Garbage cleared after tribune highlighted lack of collections

September 03, 2015

COMPLAINTS from residents over rubbish piling up in dumpsters and bins and being left to rot on the ground in Englerston have been answered after photographs and a report in The Tribune last week.

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Man shot while going out for a walk

September 03, 2015

A MAN was shot on Tuesday as he was walking on Beaumontia Avenue in the Gardens Hills subdivision, police said.

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Ruling due on friday for manslaughter sentence

September 03, 2015

A JUDGE said he would give a ruling on Friday concerning the resentencing of a man whose murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter on appeal.

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Child protection amendment now in operation, says Griffin

September 03, 2015

THE Child Protection Amendment Act 2014 is now officially in operation, according to Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin yesterday.

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Clarification - Livingston Forbes and Staniel Cay Airport

September 03, 2015

LIVINGSTON Forbes, chief architect at the Ministry of Works, was quoted in an article in The Tribune on August 28 as saying repairs to the Staniel Cay airstrip would take 12 months to complete.

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Court quashes convictions for man in drugs plot case

September 03, 2015

THE Court of Appeal yesterday quashed all convictions for one of three men found guilty of a plot to smuggle $850,000 worth of marijuana into the country.

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Union files dispute over BEC contract

September 03, 2015

THE Bahamas Electrical Utility Managerial Union has filed a trade dispute against the government over an unratified industrial agreement, with the union's president yesterday warning that "time is running out" for officials to sign off on the contract.

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Mothers stand united in protest calling for peace

September 03, 2015

ORGANISERS of the anti-crime group, Mothers United for Peace, staged a seven-hour protest in Rawson Square yesterday, advocating a return to Christian principles, law and order.

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PLP chairman laughs off Rigby bid for leadership
PLP chairman laughs off Rigby bid for leadership

September 02, 2015

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday said Raynard Rigby "was not serious" when he suggested he might run for the position of party leader during the party's convention in November. Mr Rigby is a former chairman of the PLP...

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Davis: Airstrip repairs to take 12 weeks - not 12 months
Davis: Airstrip repairs to take 12 weeks - not 12 months

September 02, 2015

REPAIRS of the airstrip at Staniel Cay, Exuma, will take roughly 12 weeks to complete and not a year as previously suggested by a Ministry of Works official, Deputy Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis said yesterday...

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'Baha Mar should rethink removing contractor'
'Baha Mar should rethink removing contractor'

September 02, 2015

BAHA Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian should rethink his proposed plan to remove China Construction America (CCA) as the general contractor for the mega resort, a prominent analyst has suggested.

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Nottage says he didn't blame FNM for crime
Nottage says he didn't blame FNM for crime

September 02, 2015

MINISTER of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday defended himself from criticism that his recent national address on crime lacked innovative ideas, saying his detractors do not understand the root of the vexing problem.

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'Police left our relative to die'
'Police left our relative to die'

September 02, 2015

THE family of a man who was shot dead by police last month want "justice" and alleged the 25-year-old man was wounded by officers "after he surrendered"...

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Tropical Storm Fred weakening in the Atlantic

September 02, 2015

TROPICAL Storm Fred is weakening far out in the Atlantic Ocean and is forecast to become a tropical depression on Wednesday and degenerate to a remnant low on Thursday.

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Time to make Muzik

September 02, 2015

THE biggest names in Caribbean music will be performing in Nassau next month when the Caribbean Muzik Festival, a popular fixture on the Bahamas calendar in the 1990s, returns to the capital.

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Nine months at sea - with her cockapoo

September 02, 2015

FOR nine months, 19-year-old Sally Gardiner-Smith sailed alone with only her cockapoo for company. She would go four or five days without speaking to another human.

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The Family project starts training on September 12

September 02, 2015

THE Family: People Helping People project is now in its third year of operation and begins a new training phase on September 12 for counsellors wanting tips on human development and functioning.

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The family project starts training for 12 counsellors

September 02, 2015

THE Family: People Helping People project is now in its third year of operation and begins a new training phase on September 12 for counsellors wanting tips on human development and functioning.

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NEMA tests new flag alert system

September 02, 2015

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) tested a new emergency warning system to better prepare and inform the public about an impending disaster for the first time as Tropical Storm Erika approached at the weekend.

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Constitutional rights in contention in appeal in murder case

September 02, 2015

A LAWYER for a man convicted of his girlfriend's fatal stabbing argued in the Court of Appeal yesterday that a judge was wrong in law to allow prejudicial material to be entered in evidence at his client's trial.

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