Tribune Stories

Co-pilot of crashed plane laid to rest

November 23, 2014

By LAMECH JOHNSON

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Officials 'well on way' to children's registry

November 23, 2014

OFFICIALS at the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development are "well on the way" towards establishing a children's registry.

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Minnis condemned for supporting 'illegal' immigration policies

November 23, 2014

A LEADING human rights advocate has denounced the newly re-elected Free National Movement leader, Dr Hubert Minnis, for condoning "illegal" tactics, betraying core principles and pandering to prejudice in his support for the Government's immigration polices as a bid to attract votes.

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Conchservation scheme given 50,000

November 23, 2014

A BAHAMAS National Trust programme creating a strategy to ensure the long-time survival of the conch population has received a major boost with a donation of $50,000 from the Moore Bahamas Foundation to its Conchservation efforts.

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Prisoner escapes from police officers

November 23, 2014

POLICE have issued a wanted bulletin for an escaped prisoner who ran from officers while he was about to be transferred from Grand Bahama to New Providence.

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Crowds brave weather for Jollification

November 23, 2014

THE crowds turned out in force over the weekend despite the inclement weather - particularly on Saturday - for the Christmas Jollification at the Bahamas National Trust Retreat, Village Road, enjoying some of the country's finest arts and crafts, a variety of food and a tasting of holiday spirits.

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BTVI fair

November 23, 2014

SCORES of Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution students flocked to the recent college fair to gain information on further education and scholarship opportunities.

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

November 22, 2014

Khrisna Virgil reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.

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Police investigate shooting death of 11-year-old

November 22, 2014

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy in Andros.

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MINNIS WINS FNM LEADERSHIP VOTE

November 22, 2014

NEWLY re-elected Free National Movement (FNM) leader Dr Hubert Minnis was ushered into the Holy Trinity Activity Centre last night to boisterous applause after defeating Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in the leadership contest.

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Minnis pays tribute to opponent Loretta

November 22, 2014

IN HIS first speech as the newly re-elected leader of the Free National Movement, Dr Hubert Minnis last night said he looked forward to working with his former second in command Loretta Butler-Turner in the lead up to the 2017 general election.

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New FNM Chairman Pintard sets sights on 'rescuing the country'

November 22, 2014

SENATOR Michael Pintard emerged as the Free National Movement's new chairman at the party's convention last night.

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Deputy Turnquest 'ready to go to work'

November 22, 2014

NEWLY elected Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader K Peter Turnquest said last night he is confident the party's new leadership team will be victorious in the next general election.

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UPDATED - FNM CONVENTION: DR HUBERT MINNIS WINS PARTY LEADERSHIP VOTE

November 21, 2014

The latest results are in from the FNM convention at Holy Trinity's Convention Centre in Stapleton Gardens.

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FNM CONVENTION: DR HUBERT MINNIS WINS PARTY LEADERSHIP VOTE

November 21, 2014

The latest results are in from the FNM convention at Holy Trinity's Convention Centre in Stapleton Gardens.

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FNM CONVENTION: Party contenders calm and composed

November 21, 2014

THE Free National Movement leadership contenders this morning remained calm and composed as delegates began the process of deciding whether Dr Hubert Minnis and Loretta Butler-Turner should be charged with the party's fortunes and direction at the Holy Trinity Convention Centre.

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FNM CONVENTION: Warm welcome for Dr Minnis

November 21, 2014

ARRIVING at the Holy Trinity Convention Centre this morning, the first impression was that it was more a rally for Dr Hubert Minnis than a party convention.

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FNM CONVENTION: Carl Bethel backs Minnis

November 21, 2014

AS delegates and supporters arrived for the Free National Movement party's convention this morning former Attorney General and opposition senator Carl Bethel voiced his support for incumbent Leader Dr Hubert Minnis in the leadership duel with Loretta Butler-Turner.

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Mitchell firm over OAS concern on immigration policy

November 21, 2014

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday said he was "not concerned in the slightest" about Organisation of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza's "concern" about the Bahamas' new immigration policies.

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