Tribune Stories

UPDATED: Swimmer's record challenge

October 21, 2014

ARMED with only goggles, a swim cap and swim suit, Chloe McCardel yesterday morning set out on her world record-breaking attempt to swim the 80 miles from the southern tip of Eleuthera to New Providence...

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Two held after 1 drugs find

October 21, 2014

TWO men are in custody after police caught them yesterday with more than 1,000lbs of marijuana worth an estimated street value of $1m.

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Auditor says hospital is trying to discredit him

October 21, 2014

ACCOUNTANT John Bain yesterday dismissed the Public Hospital Authority and Bahamas National Drug Agency's attempts to "discredit" his firm's forensic audit of PHA's supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical supplies, accusing officials of raising a red herring and "attacking the messenger."

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Bell: Repeat offenders may be to blame for rise in rapes

October 21, 2014

STATE Minister of National Security Keith Bell yesterday said investigations into recent rapes reveal there is "a very strong possibility" that repeat sexual offenders are to blame for the spate of rapes in New Providence.

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COB STUDY: 58 of boys believe men should discipline their female partners

October 21, 2014

FIFTY-eight per cent of high school boys and 37 per cent of high school girls participating in a recent academic survey believe men should discipline their female partners, according to a new College of the Bahamas study.

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Prime Minister meets Ebola taskforce

October 21, 2014

A TASK force on the deadly Ebola virus, comprised of several government ministers and key personnel from various government departments, met yesterday at the Office of the Prime Minister, the government said.

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Two murders in six hours

October 21, 2014

TWO men were killed in separate shootings yesterday which occurred less than six hours apart.

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Call to stop dredging plan for Coral Harbour

October 21, 2014

AN ENVIRONMENTAL activist branded the Christie administration's plans for the Sandy Bottom Project, which will dredge the Royal Bahamas Defence Force's harbour to accommodate large vessels, as "disrespectful and absolutely disgusting."

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Women honoured as Girl Guides celebrate

October 20, 2014

SIX women, who have made "stellar contributions" to the Bahamas Girl Guides Association, were honoured as the organisation opened its centenary celebrations with a rally at Government House on Saturday night.

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Man wanted in connection with armed robbery

October 20, 2014

By DENISE MAYCOCK

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Man convicted of receiving stolen property

October 20, 2014

By DENISE MAYCOCK

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Robberies investigated

October 20, 2014

By DENISE MAYCOCK

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Gospel concert funds to help officer's cancer fight

October 20, 2014

GRAND Bahama Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour yesterday presented funds raised from a gospel concert to a police reservist who is suffering from cancer to assist with his mounting medical expenses.

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Time to celebrate our first Olympic heroes
Time to celebrate our first Olympic heroes

October 20, 2014

THIS week the country will officially commemorate the greatest achievement in Bahamian sports - the historic winning of the first Olympic gold medal...

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Man dies while snorkelling

October 20, 2014

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a European man while on a snorkelling trip to Rose Island yesterday...

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