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Dame Anita Allen to give Eugene Dupuch Distinguished Lecture

June 10, 2016

DAME Anita Allen, the president of the Court of Appeal, will give the 2016 Eugene Dupuch Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday evening at the British Colonial Hilton.

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Pastors: We diverted the global homosexual agenda

June 10, 2016

THE Save Our Bahamas Committee - the group that successfully opposed Tuesday's gender equality referendum - yesterday likened their efforts to the biblical story of David versus Goliath, contending that God used their small effort to divert the "global homosexual agenda".

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'People are cynical towards politicians'

June 10, 2016

DEPUTY Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis said Bahamians sent a message to politicians of all parties with their overwhelming rejection of the constitutional referendum on Tuesday.

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Call for both Christie and Minnis to step down

June 10, 2016

ATTORNEY Paul Moss and Pastor Glen Rolle took calls for Prime Minister Perry Christie to resign following the failed referendum a step further yesterday, demanding the resignation of Leader of the Official Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis as well.

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LML Maritime Academy hosts Ballast Water Management Convention
LML Maritime Academy hosts Ballast Water Management Convention

June 10, 2016

The LJM Maritime Academy (LJMMA) was the site of a three-day national Pilot Training on the Ballast Water Management Convention from 27 – 29 January 2016.

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Human rights group: Failed vote is a missed opportunity
Human rights group: Failed vote is a missed opportunity

June 10, 2016

HUMAN rights watchdog Amnesty International yesterday called the failed gender equality referendum a "missed opportunity" for reform.

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Local Government's 20th Anniversary Exhibition Tells Story of its Development

June 10, 2016

Minister of Financial Services and Local Government the Hon. Hope Strachan officially opened the 20th Anniversary Exhibition on Local Government, celebrating 20 years since the establishment of Local Government in the Family Islands, on Friday morning, June 10, at The Mall at Marathon.

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11 Cuban migrants apprehended

June 10, 2016

THE WAVE of Cuban migrants through the Bahamas continues to flow as another group was apprehended and brought to Grand Bahama on Thursday.

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Gunman shot dead by the man he tried to rob
Gunman shot dead by the man he tried to rob

June 10, 2016

A GUNMAN was shot and killed early yesterday morning by a man he was intending to rob, police told The Tribune yesterday.

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Final results in - but analysis raises questions over accuracy

June 10, 2016

REFERENDUM results from Fort Charlotte, Fox Hill, Marathon and Sea Breeze - the remaining four undisclosed constituencies from Tuesday's vote - were released to the public yesterday, with all four adhering to result trends already set earlier this week.

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'The people have spoken'

June 10, 2016

The people’s voice sounded in the land, it needs to be respected and honored, and it will be, said the nation’s leader, Prime Minister Perry Christie Wednesday (June 8) morning.

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Friday June 10, 2016 Gas Prices
Friday June 10, 2016 Gas Prices

June 10, 2016

For prices today on gas check out BPSU, AutoServ, Esso and Shell service stations.

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'Referendum result won't affect chances of PLP winning re-election'

June 10, 2016

TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller asserted yesterday that he was not surprised by the overwhelming rejection of the equality referendum, attributing its failure to the electorate's inability to see the constitutional changes as beneficial to their lives.

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Latest Constitutional Referendum Results

June 09, 2016

These results have been prepared by Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall and were released on Thursday. See Friday's Tribune for a full breakdown of each constituency's polling divisions:

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'God spoke through votes of the people'

June 09, 2016

PASTORS Eddie Victor and Greg Bullard of the vote "no" group of religious leaders in Grand Bahama said that God spoke through the votes of the people who overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday's referendum on gender equality.

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Bacon's Attack Doesn't Seem Right

June 09, 2016

‘What hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon is doing just doesn’t seem right,’ is the sentiment of social activist, Vivian Whylly.

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PM does not know how much money Yes Bahamas campaign received

June 09, 2016

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday defended his administration's decision not to give public funds to organised opponents of the constitutional referendum, adding that he could not yet say how much money the government gave to the YES Bahamas campaign until an assessment of the finances has been done.

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The chaos at the count
The chaos at the count

June 09, 2016

Tribune reporter Ricardo Wells was assigned to cover the announcement of referendum results on Tuesday night. This is his account of the chaos that unfolded.

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Shame and scandal in The Bahamas

June 09, 2016

Congratulations, women of The Bahamas! You've thrown the baby (daughter) out with the bath water!

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McWeeney admits lack of trust affected result

June 09, 2016

DISTRUST in the government was a big factor in the failure of Tuesday's referendum, Constitutional Commission Chairman Sean McWeeney said yesterday.

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