Tribune Stories

Meet the newborns of 2015

January 27, 2015

DOCTORS Hospital's Maternity Department was thrilled to welcome the first baby of 2015 early in the evening of January 1.

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Senior officer confirms retirement

January 27, 2015

DEPUTY Commissioner of Police Quinn McCartney confirmed his retirement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force to take up a post at the Baha Mar resort, saying that after serving the RBPF for more than three decades it was time to make a contribution to other sectors of society.

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No one yet charged as probe into BAMSI blaze continues

January 27, 2015

POLICE are still investigating the arson attack that left a dorm at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute gutted, despite reports last week that a disgruntled employee admitted being the culprit.

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Pintard issues challenge over bank claim

January 27, 2015

FNM Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to reveal publicly whose interest the FNM is reportedly working on behalf of with its continued chiding of the government regarding the handling and operations of the Bank of the Bahamas.

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Second cop faces charges after sex tapes leak

January 27, 2015

A policeman arraigned in Magistrates Court yesterday denied defaming a female acquaintance by posting a nude image of her on Facebook.

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PM gets US Gov't 'guarantee' on BEC bidders' integrity

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON DC - PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday confirmed he wanted to "absolutely guarantee" that the Obama administration could vouch for the integrity of the US firms it was backing in the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) reform process.

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Christian Council denounces Carnival: 'Immodest costumes will lead to sins of the flesh'

January 27, 2015

THE government's inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has drawn more controversy, with the Bahamas Christian Council denouncing the "immodest" costumes for the planned event, saying the scant attire could lead to "fornication, promiscuity, rape incest" and other "sins of the flesh."

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A night of glitz at Cacique Awards

January 27, 2015

AN event of splendour, glamour and majestic performances was held at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort's Independence Ball Room Saturday, as the Ministry of Tourism concluded its 50th anniversary celebrations with the prestigious 16th Cacique Awards.

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FNM deputy: Latest BEC delay is just a smoke screen

January 27, 2015

FNM Deputy leader Peter Turnquest yesterday criticised the government's decision to delay announcing the strategic partner for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's restructuring, calling it a "smoke screen" because of a lack of direction on the initiative.

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Adult stem cell treatments begin at Okyanos clinic

January 27, 2015

OKYANOS has started adult stem cell treatments at its clinic in Freeport, with patients experiencing some "remarkable" benefit from cell therapy, according to CEO Matthew Feshbach.

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No new date yet for Cat Island murder retrial

January 27, 2015

A NEW date is expected to be set for a man awaiting retrial in connection with a Cat Island murder.

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Former commissioner calls on parties to act together to deal with crime

January 27, 2015

FORMER Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Thompson yesterday called for the political parties in the country to "get together" and formulate a "wholesale approach" to dealing with crime in the country.

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200,000 goal for treatment to save life of little Tarique

January 27, 2015

THE FAMILY of six-year-old Tarique Miller has renewed a plea for financial assistance to help cover the cost of potential "life saving" treatment for the child.

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Man suspected of firing on police officers is arrested

January 27, 2015

GRAND Bahama Police arrested a man who reportedly fired on officers in the Coral Gardens area over the weekend.

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Man accused of attempted murder remanded to jail

January 27, 2015

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after being arraigned in connection with a near-fatal incident that happened last November.

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Prison association meets minister to discuss issues

January 27, 2015

OFFICIALS from the Bahamas Prison Officers Association yesterday said that they are "hopeful" a resolution will soon be reached between staff members of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services and the government.

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Hit-and-run drivers urged to do the 'Godly thing' and turn themselves in

January 27, 2015

SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour is appealing to the hit-and-run drivers in two fatal accidents in Grand Bahama to do the "godly thing" and turn themselves in.

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PM hails bright future at new maritime academy

January 26, 2015

PRIME Minister Perry Christie declared that "the future is bright" and insisted that the government has to "reassess" its approach to maritime initiatives after his initial tour of the Lowell J Mortimer (LJM) Maritime Academy on Friday.

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Detained man thanks Florida politician after his release

January 26, 2015

A MAN who spent nearly two months in the Carmichael Road Detention Centre despite being born in the Bahamas said he is grateful to Florida House Representative Daphne Campbell who had lobbied for his immediate release.

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Christie did 'the right thing' by not suspending Rollins

January 26, 2015

BY encouraging the PLP not to suspend Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins, Prime Minister Perry Christie did "the right thing," former PLP cabinet minister George Smith said yesterday.

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