Tribune Stories

Dogs the centre of attention at show

March 27, 2015

POTCAKES and pedigrees shared centre stage on Saturday and Sunday as the Bahamas Kennel Club staged its 34th Annual International Dog Show.

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3.1m scheme unveiled to improve Potter's Cay

March 27, 2015

TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday announced the government's multi-million dollar plan to redevelop the Potter's Cay Dock, which includes increased security and the revitalisation of an historic landmark in the area.

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Prosecution closes case against suspect accused of killing drug traffickers' son

March 27, 2015

THE prosecution yesterday closed its case in an abetment to murder trial concerning the fatal stabbing of the teenage son of convicted drug traffickers Dwight and Keva Major.

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Man must pay up 4,000 or serve 4 more years in jail

March 27, 2015

A MAN who "hacked" his ex-girlfriend with a knife when she forbade him from visiting her could serve 14 years in prison if he does not pay $4,000 in damages to the woman by the end of 2015.

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DNA calls for Gray to be sacked

March 27, 2015

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney yesterday called for Prime Minister Perry Christie to fire MICAL MP V Alfred Gray as a Cabinet minister in view of the judicial interference allegations against him and an ongoing police probe.

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Attorney General urges parliamentarians to be cautious in comments on Gray

March 27, 2015

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard Gibson said yesterday that statements by parliamentarians about whether MICAL MP V Alfred Gray allegedly interfered in a court matter could affect the ongoing police investigation, adding that such public statements are highly improper.

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Speaker: I do not fear political fallout

March 27, 2015

SPEAKER of the House Dr Kendal Major said he does not fear any political fallout after he clashed with senior members of the PLP for allowing Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to make a communication about embattled MICAL MP V Alfred Gray.

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Prison Officer Association seeks to meet Bell

March 27, 2015

OFFICIALS from the Bahamas Correctional Officers Association (BCOA) held a press conference yesterday to address the "threatening remarks" made by State Minister of National Security Keith Bell.

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Power disruptions 'hopefully fixed on Friday'
Power disruptions 'hopefully fixed on Friday'

March 26, 2015

RESIDENTS across New Providence suffered through disruptions in power supply Thursday as the Bahamas Electricity Corporation continued load shedding...

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Police 'have weapon used in Old Fort Bay murder'
Police 'have weapon used in Old Fort Bay murder'

March 26, 2015

POLICE yesterday confirmed that they have located what they believe is the weapon used in the murder of the wealthy Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli at one of his Old Fort Bay luxury homes...

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Munroe says administrator must be removed from his role
Munroe says administrator must be removed from his role

March 26, 2015

ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe yesterday called for the removal of Mayaguana administrator Zephania Newbold because he publicly revealed what allegedly took place regarding the release of a man he had earlier convicted...

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Man accused of robbing Deputy Prime Minister is denied bail
Man accused of robbing Deputy Prime Minister is denied bail

March 26, 2015

A MAN accused of playing a role in the armed robbery of Deputy Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis was denied bail yesterday...

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Eight armed robberies in a single night

March 26, 2015

POLICE are on the hunt for 15 men they believe to be responsible for eight separate armed robberies throughout the capital on Tuesday night...

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Brewery opens new retail store
Brewery opens new retail store

March 26, 2015

COMMONWEALTH Brewery has continued its move to modernise its retail business with the opening of a new store on Shirley Street...

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Deputy PM: BEC will remain fully owned by Bahamians
Deputy PM: BEC will remain fully owned by Bahamians

March 26, 2015

MINISTER of Works Philip "Brave" Davis yesterday said the Bahamas Electricity Corporation will remain fully owned by the Bahamian people when the government concludes a deal to restructure the electricity provider...

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Miller warns BEC troubles will bring a long hot summer
Miller warns BEC troubles will bring a long hot summer

March 26, 2015

CHAIRMAN Leslie Miller said Bahamians are in for a "long, hot, rough" summer as the Bahamas Electricity Corporation continues to experience challenges with generators at its two power plants...

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Bus donated to help disability group's work
Bus donated to help disability group's work

March 26, 2015

THE Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled (BAPD) yesterday celebrated the arrival of a new bus, which will enable children to be taken to and from the organisation's Dolphin Drive centre daily...

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Guests vent frustration at delayed opening of Baha Mar
Guests vent frustration at delayed opening of Baha Mar

March 26, 2015

GUESTS eagerly anticipating the grand opening of Baha Mar yesterday expressed frustration that it has been delayed by more than a month and blamed the resort for waiting until the last minute to inform them of its plans...

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Mother 'reached out' to MP for help
Mother 'reached out' to MP for help

March 26, 2015

THE mother of the teenaged accused at the centre of the V Alfred Gray judicial interference allegations has revealed that she reached out to the embattled MICAL MP for assistance because her son was denied medical attention for an injury he allegedly received at the hands of police.

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Convictions upheld for man guilty of robbery and threats

March 26, 2015

THE Court of Appeal has upheld the armed robbery and death threats convictions of a man found guilty at trial despite his gunpoint-carjacking victim's change of heart mid-testimony...

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