Tribune Stories

Portraits draw the crowds to 'Sports Legends Walk'

July 28, 2015

ONE of the highlights of last week's naming ceremony of Mychal Thompson Boulevard was the unveiling of 28 specially commissioned portraits by Jamaal Rolle of Bahamian sporting stars adorning the "Sports Legends Walk" at the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre.

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Man shot by police at Arawak cay dies in hospital

July 28, 2015

POLICE have issued an appeal for witnesses after a man shot by an officer at Arawak Cay died in hospital.

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Miller: I'm glad to get the hell out of BEC

July 28, 2015

TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller said he is "glad to get the hell out" of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation as its executive chairman amid speculation that a new BEC board is to be installed by the end of the week.

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No answers for grieving mother one year after her son's death

July 28, 2015

A MOTHER yesterday lamented the stalled pace of investigations into the death of her son nearly one year after he was murdered just a few feet away from his home.

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Police identify Fox Hill murder victim

July 28, 2015

THE COUNTRY'S latest murder victim, who was shot and killed on Sunday night in Fox Hill, has been identified as Alfred Delancey aka "Donkey".

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Baha Mar blasts 'sham' CCA offer

July 28, 2015

THE bitter war of words between Baha Mar and its general contractor continued yesterday with resort executives calling China Construction America's (CCA) offer to invest $100 million in the stalled project a "sham".

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BREAKING NEWS: Grand Bahama man, 47, stabbed to death

July 28, 2015

A 47-year-old Grand Bahama man has been stabbed to death at a home in the Heritage subdivision, Freeport.

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PM: BTC dropped calls down to 6,000 per day

July 28, 2015

THE rate of dropped calls for the nation's only telecommunications provider is now at 6,000 per day, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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Ruling on police overtime pay 'a game-changer'

July 27, 2015

FRIDAY'S Supreme Court ruling ordering that overtime pay be paid to police officers who have worked 12-hour shifts within the last two years is a game-changer for law enforcement agencies across the board, Police Staff Association President Dwight Smith declared yesterday.

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Contractor offers to invest 100m

July 27, 2015

THE contractor hired to build Baha Mar has offered to invest $100m in the resort as the row over its stalled progress continues.

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Beijing talks off to a rocky start

July 27, 2015

NEGOTIATIONS in Beijing are believed to have got off to a rocky start over the weekend with Baha Mar representatives refusing to attend meetings amid claims that general contractor China Construction America was not operating in good faith.

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Baha Mar wants contractor out
Baha Mar wants contractor out

July 27, 2015

DESPITE the government's return to Beijing, Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian is seeking to strike a deal with its Chinese lender to cut the resort's general contractor, China Construction America, out of negotiations and use Bahamian contractors to complete the project, according to a letter sent to Export-Import Bank of China obtained by The Tribune.

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Man shot at party in Fox Hill dies - armed suspect sought

July 27, 2015

POLICE are have mounted an "intense" search of New Providence for an armed suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man on Sunday night in Fox Hill...

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Coast Guard continues search for missing Florida teens

July 27, 2015

HUNDREDS of family members, friends and classmates took part in a Sunday night prayer vigil for two missing 14-year-olds from South Florida who disappeared while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean...

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Pintard urges responsible comments by government

July 27, 2015

FNM chairman Michael Pintard yesterday called on government members to be more responsible in their public pronouncements about the Baha Mar project.

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UPDATE: US Coast Guard find missing Florida teenage boys' boat capsized

July 26, 2015

THE United States Coast Guard are reporting this afternoon they have found a capsized boat 67 nautical miles off Ponce Inlet, Florida, and confirm it as the one two missing teenage boys, reported overdue after not returning from their fishing trip in the vicinity of Jupiter, Florida, were last seen on.

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Search for missing Florida teenage boys continues

July 26, 2015

COAST Guard search-and-rescue crews were continuing an intense search on Sunday morning for two teenage boys reported overdue after not returning from their fishing trip in the vicinity of Jupiter, Florida, on Saturday.

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Two hunted after shooting man dead in his car on Homestead Street

July 26, 2015

TWO ARMED men responsible for shooting dead a man in his car on Saturday night are being sought by police in New Providence.

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VIDEO: THE TRIBUNE'S TOP 5 - your countdown of the week's big stories

July 26, 2015

Ava Turnquest reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

July 24, 2015

Your 28-page Weekend section is now online!

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