Tribune Stories

Lower budget this year for independence celebrations

June 28, 2016

THIS country's 43rd independence anniversary celebrations will be executed within a budget that is less than last year's total cost, Independence Committee officials said yesterday.

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Witness tells how her full of life cousin bled to death in the street

June 28, 2016

A WOMAN told a Supreme Court jury yesterday that her young cousin appeared to be "full of life" just moments before she saw him bleeding to death in the middle of the street.

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Police summer camp an opportunity for youngsters

June 28, 2016

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force yesterday launched its 23rd annual Youth Summer Camp under the theme: "Children are gifts from God, so let's guard our heritage."

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Importance of freedom of information stressed during radio show

June 28, 2016

LEADING authorities on Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation were guests on radio talk show 'Voice of the Bays' last week to stress the role the law plays in the democratic process as the clock winds down to the July 15 deadline for public consultation.

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College of The Bahamas links up with museum corporation

June 28, 2016

THE College of the Bahamas signed a memorandum of understanding with the Antiques, Monuments and Museum Corporation of the Bahamas yesterday to exchange various training opportunities and foster greater academic collaboration between the two entities.

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Eleuthera delegate backing for Minnis over Butler-Turner

June 28, 2016

A Free National Movement insider said he recently polled Eleuthera's delegates and found that all seven said they would support Killarney MP Dr. Hubert Minnis over Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in a leadership battle.

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PLP chairman hints Ingraham behind campaign against Minnis

June 28, 2016

PLP CHAIRMAN Bradley Roberts has questioned whether former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham "orchestrated" the coup against Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis in a bid to return to front line politics.

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Kidz Radio Club to give glimpse inside industry

June 28, 2016

THE Ministry of Education will launch its second annual Kidz Radio Club on Mackey and Madeira Street on July 4.

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Bimini man shot in leg

June 28, 2016

A MAN was taken to a clinic in Bimini yesterday after he was shot in the leg.

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Probe into Grand Bahama shooting

June 28, 2016

GRAND Bahama police are continuing their investigations into an incident that resulted in a man being shot and hospitalised over the weekend.

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Ramon Selva escapes from custody to spark police hunt

June 27, 2016

POLICE have launched an island-wide manhunt in New Providence for 20-year-old Ramon Selva, who escaped from custody on Sunday.

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Bimini shooting leaves man in hospital with leg wound
Bimini shooting leaves man in hospital with leg wound

June 27, 2016

POLICE in Bimini are investigating a shooting incident that has left a man in hospital.

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Symonette urges 'Don't block Gang of Six'

June 27, 2016

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday that it would be a mistake for FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis to block the nomination of the "gang of six" MPs if he successfully defends his post at next month's convention.

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Mayaguana councillor found dead during visit to Nassau

June 27, 2016

POLICE are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a local government official from Mayaguana who was found dead in a home in eastern New Providence on Saturday.

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Sands amazed by delay in appointment to Senate post

June 27, 2016

FREE National Movement (FNM) Senator Dr. Duane Sands said the delay to appoint him to the upper chamber, despite countless calls by "respected persons" within the party, shows that the organisation's current leadership is not focused on putting the "best effort forward".

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BNT warn not to harm shark but fate remains unknown

June 27, 2016

THERE is still no clarity on whether a large Great Hammerhead shark spotted over the weekend has been speared, harmed or even killed in an effort to drive it away from the eastern New Providence coastline.

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Father of two shot dead outside nightclub

June 27, 2016

POLICE have taken seven people into custody in connection with the apparent shooting death of a father of two outside a nightclub on Elizabeth Avenue early on Saturday morning.

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A Bahamian abroad shines at MTSU

June 27, 2016

WHEN he graduated from Highbury High School (now R. M. Bailey Senior High) in Nassau in 1973, Sidney McPhee had a deep love for music and his career goal at the time was to be a high school band instructor.

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FNM chairman: Nottage doesn't care how people feel about crime

June 27, 2016

FREE National Movement (FNM) Chairman Sidney Collie has accused Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage of not caring how unsafe Bahamians feel, noting that five people were killed since the Bain and Grants Town MP proclaimed overall crime had dropped by 29 per cent.

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DNA leader seeks unity after killers of brother jailed

June 27, 2016

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney issued an emotional appeal yesterday for a collective effort to break the cycle of violence following the sentencing of his brother Kurt's killers.

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