Tribune Stories

Deputy PM says Bills will pass with or without wells

October 29, 2014

DEPUTY Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday said he believed that the government will still be able to pass constitutional referendum Bills with or without the vote of Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells.

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Man in hospital after attack by bees

October 29, 2014

A SOUTH Bahamia man is recovering in hospital after he was attacked by bees yesterday morning in the area of West Sunrise Highway. Passing motorists watched in horror as the man lay helpless on the ground covered by the swarm.

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FNM Chairman says BTC bonus leaks 'a deflection attempt by PM'

October 29, 2014

FREE National Movement Chairman Darron Cash yesterday labelled the leaked reports of bonus payments at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company following its controversial sale to Cable and Wireless in 2011 a "deflection attempt" by the Prime Minister and the Progressive Liberal Party, adding that the $1.5m payments to executives were "well deserved".

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Shot dead at home defending parents

October 29, 2014

A 44-year-old man was shot and killed early yesterday morning attempting to protect his elderly parents from armed assailants, pretending to be police officers.

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Government considering pedestrianising Bay Street

October 29, 2014

TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe said the government is considering pedestrianising Bay Street as it strategises about revitalising the tourist hotspot and looks to increase visitor arrivals.

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Cash warns Wells: Do not spite Bahamian women to get back at PM

October 29, 2014

FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday warned Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells not to "spite Bahamian women" in a bid to get back at the Prime Minister over the Letter of Intent controversy.

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'Only one service calling at Freeport Container Port comes from South Africa'

October 29, 2014

OF THE 75 to 80 vessels calling monthly at the Freeport Container Port, only one service comes out of South Africa, representatives of international health organisations and the Ebola Task Force were told by port officials during their weekend tour of the transshipment facility to observe safety protocols.

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PM: Security of nation is threatened by Ebola

October 29, 2014

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday warned shipowners of the "deleterious" effect a report or confirmed case of the Ebola virus would have on the country's economy.

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Nottage wants a focus on crime fighting strategies - not differences

October 29, 2014

AFTER two senior law enforcement officials last week gave "contradictory" comments on the status of sexual assault cases in the country, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday said the authorities should focus on crime fighting strategies, rather than "focusing on differences."

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Record-breaking swimmer leaves hospital for a second time

October 29, 2014

AUSTRALIAN ultra-marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel was yesterday discharged from hospital in Nassau for a second time after reportedly being re-admitted at the weekend due to "weeping" wounds resulting from her world record swim from the southern tip of Eleuthera to New Providence last week.

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School boards are expanding to Andros, Abaco, Exuma, Eleuthera

October 29, 2014

EDUCATION officials are increasing the number of school boards around the nation from 49 to 54, expanding the operation to Andros, Abaco, Exuma and Eleuthera.

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Two men in hospital after attacks outside nightclubs

October 29, 2014

TWO MEN are in serious condition in hospital after they were attacked in separate incidents outside local nightclubs on Monday night.

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Man contests conviction, life sentence for murder of fast food restaurant manager
Man contests conviction, life sentence for murder of fast food restaurant manager

October 29, 2014

A MAN is now represented by a Queen's Counsel as he contests a conviction and life sentence for murdering a fast food restaurant manager after seducing and robbing him...

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BREAKING NEWS: Fatal shooting in Fox Hill
BREAKING NEWS: Fatal shooting in Fox Hill

October 28, 2014

Police have confirmed a fatal shooting tonight at Adderley Street, Fox Hill...

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Man shot dead in home invasion
Man shot dead in home invasion

October 28, 2014

A 44-year old man is dead after he was shot multiple times early this morning in a home invasion in Blair Estates...

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Protesters demand stiffer laws to protect children, vulnerable citizens
Protesters demand stiffer laws to protect children, vulnerable citizens

October 28, 2014

CIVIC groups Bahamas Against Sexual Violence & Child Abuse and Rise Bahamas took to Rawson Square yesterday demanding stiffer laws to protect the nation's "children and vulnerable citizens" a week after a man was sentenced to five years in prison for the rape of six-year-old girl...

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Nottage calls for Bahamians to be 'community leaders'

October 28, 2014

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday called for Bahamians to be "community leaders" and to "move our country to the place in which we need to arrive" in the continuing war against crime.

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DR MINNIS 'UNFAZED' BY LORETTA CAMPAIGN
DR MINNIS 'UNFAZED' BY LORETTA CAMPAIGN

October 28, 2014

FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said he was unfazed by the public campaign of contender Loretta Butler-Turner as time draws nearer to the party's convention...

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Four men in custody after 118,000 of marijuana is seized

October 28, 2014

FOUR Bahamian men are in police custody in connection with the seizure of over $118,000 worth of marijuana early yesterday morning...

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