Tribune Stories

British man shot dead after armed robbers board his sailboat
British man shot dead after armed robbers board his sailboat

May 02, 2015

A BRITISH man has been shot dead after two armed men boarded his sailboat near Stuart Cove's diving centre in western New Providence on Friday night and demanded cash...

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BAPD boosted by 100,000 donation from Mark Holowesko
BAPD boosted by 100,000 donation from Mark Holowesko

May 02, 2015

SIR Durward Knowles was presented with a cheque for $100,000 by Mark Holowesko on Friday at the headquarters of the Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled (BAPD) to support "Our Real Darlings"...

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Court of Appeal justice Scott-Crane sworn in

May 02, 2015

THE Court of Appeal yesterday welcomed a new justice following the appointment of Guyanese attorney Stella Maureen Crane-Scott during a brief ceremony at Government House...

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BEC: Union expects layoffs with new management but will negotiate to 'benefit' public
BEC: Union expects layoffs with new management but will negotiate to 'benefit' public

May 02, 2015

LAYOFFS at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) are likely as incoming management intends to lower electricity costs dramatically, according to a union chief yesterday...

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Donna Vasyli denied bail again as judge explains his reasons
Donna Vasyli denied bail again as judge explains his reasons

May 02, 2015

DONNA Vasyli's initial assurance to relatives that she would "be out soon" proved wishful on Friday as a judge, who was ordered by the Court of Appeal to reconsider his initial refusal of bail a month ago, denied bail a second time to the woman accused of her husband's murder...

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Melia injunction remains in place after adjournment in gratuities row
Melia injunction remains in place after adjournment in gratuities row

May 02, 2015

A SUPREME Court injunction barring the hotel union from engaging in industrial action over a gratuity dispute with the Melia Beach Nassau Beach resort remains in effect following an adjournment of legal proceedings on the matter yesterday...

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Injured container port worker hits out at 'unfair treatment'

May 02, 2015

HARRISON Moultrie, a former Freeport Container Port worker who was seriously injured on the job in a 2010 tornado, has criticised the company over alleged "unfair treatment" to him and other workers...

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

May 01, 2015

Your 28-page Weekend section is now online!

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Customs staff fear health risks from mould

May 01, 2015

UNION executives are claiming that lack of proper maintenance and poor construction at several government complexes are putting the health and safety of civil servants and the public at risk in Grand Bahama...

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HMBS Rolly Gray commissioned in Exuma
HMBS Rolly Gray commissioned in Exuma

May 01, 2015

THE fourth of nine patrol vessels acquired for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force has been named after legendary Bahamian sailor, Rolly Gray, and been commissioned during an official ceremony at the Marina at Emerald Bay, Exuma, on Thursday...

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Donna Vasyli denied bail for a second time
Donna Vasyli denied bail for a second time

May 01, 2015

DONNA Vasyli, the wife of murdered millionaire podiatrist, Phillip Vasyli, was denied bail a second time by Senior Justice Stephen Isaacs today...

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Police hunt for suspects as two men are shot dead
Police hunt for suspects as two men are shot dead

May 01, 2015

POLICE have launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspects responsible for two separate shooting incidents that left two men dead late last night...

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Pintard: Vote shows absence of transparency
Pintard: Vote shows absence of transparency

May 01, 2015

AFTER the majority of members of Parliament rejected a motion to appoint a select committee to probe the 2012 Rubis gas leak in Marathon, Free National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard said it is evident the government will not end its "cover up" of this "crisis" to ensure transparency...

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PLP 'lacks a leader' to succeed Christie
PLP 'lacks a leader' to succeed Christie

May 01, 2015

FORMER Immigration Minister Loftus Roker expressed concern yesterday about the Progressive Liberal Party's future, saying that it lacks a leader who could successfully succeed Prime Minister Perry Christie...

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MPs: Why we voted no to Rubis probe

May 01, 2015

STATE Legal Affairs Minister Damian Gomez yesterday said much of the speculation surrounding the 2012 Rubis fuel leak in Marathon is "incorrect" as he defended voting against the formation of a select committee to look into the matter, insisting that the government took a "text book approach" to the environmental concern...

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Deal is expected to cut bills
Deal is expected to cut bills

May 01, 2015

THE GOVERNMENT has selected American company PowerSecure International as the new management company for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation, giving it a five-year contract to oversee generation and transmission/distribution...

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES 05012015

May 01, 2015

Tomorrow: Grand Bahama Dog Days Half Marathon/5K/and one-mile fun run to benefit the Humane Society of Grand Bahama. https://www.facebook.com/events/441489632680270/.

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No bail for Fox Hill shooting accused

May 01, 2015

A JUDGE yesterday denied bail to one of three men awaiting trial in connection with the fatal Freedom Park, Fox Hill, drive-by shooting that killed four people and injured seven others.

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Cash warns of dangers of timebomb of poverty

May 01, 2015

FORMER FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday criticised the government for failing to deal with poverty in the country. He said it's "only a matter of time" before Bahamian communities "explode" from the pressures of bad governance demonstrated by the Progressive Liberal Party...

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Marathon residents are kept waiting by Ministry of Health
Marathon residents are kept waiting by Ministry of Health

May 01, 2015

MARATHON residents will have to wait a little longer before a comprehensive statement is released by the Ministry of Health on the 2012 Rubis gas spill, Chief Medical Officer Glen Beneby confirmed yesterday...

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