Tribune Stories

Three plead not guilty to 24,000 worth of food

February 05, 2016

THREE men were granted $5,000 bail in Magistrates Court on Friday after pleading not guilty to theft of more than $24,000 worth of food from a major distribution company.

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Nottage hopes for parole legislation before end of year

February 05, 2016

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr. Bernard Nottage hopes the government can produce draft legislation before the end of the year that would ultimately make hundreds of incarcerated people eligible for parole.

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Cabinet to review Intelligence Agency legislation next week

February 05, 2016

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage said Cabinet is expected to review the long-awaited National Intelligence Agency legislation next week.

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'No concern' over deadlock at Baha Mar for conference

February 05, 2016

LOCAL officials preparing for an upcoming Inter-American Development Bank conference at Baha Mar said they have no concerns about the resort's ongoing deadlock overshadowing the $6m event which will see 5,000 international delegates enter the country.

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VIDEO: Super Value robbed again by armed raiders

February 05, 2016

POLICE are aggressively pursuing two armed men who robbed Super Value's Portion Control on Robinson Road on Thursday evening.

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VIDEO: Super Value robbed again by armed intruders

February 05, 2016

POLICE are aggressively pursuing two armed men who robbed Super Value's Portion Control on Robinson Road on Thursday evening.

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BIA ready to deal with govt on NHI - but no meeting since December

February 05, 2016

BAHAMAS Insurance Association Chairman Emmanuel Komolafe yesterday suggested that the group is willing to "compromise" on its stance regarding the administration of National Health Insurance, adding that the insurers are not an "enemy".

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Man shot dead on Mount Royal Avenue
Man shot dead on Mount Royal Avenue

February 05, 2016

A MAN was shot dead early on Friday morning while walking on Mount Royal Avenue, police have reported...

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Music emergency call the Jambulance

February 05, 2016

THERE'S a new sound about to hit the streets of the capital complete with EMS personnel - here comes the siren and flashing lights of the 'Jambulance' and its Emergency Musical Services.

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February 05, 2016

President of the Bahamas Press Club 2014, Anthony A. Newbold, addressed the Rotary Club of South East Nassau weekly luncheon meeting on the role of the Press.

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Farewell to a senator - and a dear friend
Farewell to a senator - and a dear friend

February 05, 2016

Dion Foulkes pays tribute to his late friend and former senator, Edwin 'Wykee' Brown, whose state recognised funeral takes place today at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street, at 11am.

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Heart Association to hold Freeport fundraiser

February 05, 2016

WITH heart disease one of the leading causes of death in The Bahamas and worldwide, The Grand Bahama Heart Association is raising awareness by hosting a major fundraising event in Freeport this month.

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Small crowd for NHI meeting at short notice

February 05, 2016

THE first of a series of National Health Insurance town meetings in Grand Bahama was held in Freeport on Wednesday evening, however the lack of sufficient public notice resulted in a small turnout of residents at the Bahamas Union of Teachers Hall.

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Three men, one woman arrested over string of robberies

February 05, 2016

POLICE arrested three men and one woman Wednesday night who they suspect of being responsible for a string of recent robberies in the capital.

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Officer who helped detain triple murder suspect testifies

February 05, 2016

A JURY heard testimony yesterday from a police officer who was a part of a special operation instrumental in the arrest of a suspect wanted for questioning in a triple murder.

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Man jailed for four years for housebreaking

February 05, 2016

A MAN will serve four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to 11 counts of housebreaking in the Freeport Magistrate's Court yesterday.

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Attorney General's office under fire over bail in Sewell case

February 05, 2016

THE Office of the Attorney General came under fire from a magistrate yesterday during a bail hearing when officials sought to argue that a man recently charged with sexual assault should not be granted bail as he had previously been charged with similar crimes.

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Don't litter because . . . Das Nasty

February 05, 2016

THE voice that became the conscience of the country in songs with catchy lines and upbeat rhythm delivering serious messages has hit the airwaves and Youtube again, this time urging people to stop littering and start respecting the beauty of The Bahamas.

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20 arrested as hunt for escaped murderer goes on

February 04, 2016

POLICE arrested nearly 20 people between Wednesday and Thursday for "assisting and providing shelter" for convicted murderer Ormand Leon, according to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Leon Bethel.

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Police still in the dark on NHI

February 04, 2016

DESPITE assurances from the government, the Police Staff Association continues to be concerned about the future of the health insurance scheme for police officers, fearing that it will be diminished as National Health Insurance comes on stream.

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