Environment

Five Cubans escape from Detention Centre

April 11, 2016

FIVE Cuban men escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre on Carmichael Road on Saturday night, it was reported as The Tribune was going to press.

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Escape From The Immigration Detention Centre

April 11, 2016

The Department of Immigration wishes to inform the general public that five (5) Cuban nationals escaped from The Bahamas Immigration Detention Centre, Carmichael Road.

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VIDEO: Hundreds march for the right to breathe

April 11, 2016

HUNDREDS of disgruntled residents, some with their children, marched outside the grounds of the Baha Mar Convention Centre yesterday armed with placards reading "I can't breathe" and "Too Young To Die" in protest of recurring fires at the New Providence landfill.

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Residents of the Marathon Community Team up to Keep Marathon Clean, Green and Pristine

April 11, 2016

Dozens of Marathon residents joined forces this past Saturday to support a community clean up initiative coordinated by Member of Parliament for the area, The Honorable Jerome Fitzgerald.

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Loretta Butler-Turner Discusses the Economic Effects of Gender Equality

April 11, 2016

Shadow Minister of Labour and Social Development, Loretta Butler-Turner addressed Grand Bahamians last week at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce March Business Meeting. In her address, she highlighted the economic importance of gender equality in the Bahamas.

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UPDATED: Five escaped Cuban men taken into custody

April 11, 2016

FIVE Cuban men escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre on Carmichael Road on Saturday night, it was reported as The Tribune was going to press.

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BNT supports Nassau grouper research

April 11, 2016

Nassau grouper is one of the most important fishery species in The Bahamas and wider Caribbean, but due to heavy overexploitation its survival is under threat everywhere.

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Six shot, two dead

April 11, 2016

A senior police officer yesterday called for tougher bail and gun laws after two men were shot and killed and four others injured in separate shootings over the weekend.

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Five Cubans escape from detention center

April 11, 2016

Five Cuban nationals have escaped from the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, according to the Department of Immigration.

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Hundreds protest against dump fires

April 11, 2016

Hundreds of residents who protested peacefully outside the Baha Mar Convention Centre yesterday afternoon said they are in fear for their lives and refuse to accept the possibilities of developing health issues because of continuous fires at the New Providence landfill.

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Nassau Dump Fires Gaining Global Attention

April 11, 2016

After months of national news coverage about the inevitable long-term health epidemic Bahamians will face as the result of Nassau’s noxious dump fires, it took only one brief—yet emotional—plea to finally put a global spotlight on this island-wide crisis.

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Broad coalition needed to secure referendum win

April 11, 2016

The gender referendum date has been announced. On June 7, Bahamians will vote up or down four measures intended to ensure equality between men and women.

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Monday April 11, 2016 Gas Prices
Monday April 11, 2016 Gas Prices

April 11, 2016

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

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

April 10, 2016

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

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

April 08, 2016

Your 28-page Weekend section is now online!

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U.S. Embassy issues warning over landfill protest

April 08, 2016

DESPITE its stated peaceful, non-political aims, the Raising Awareness of the Bahamas Landfill (RABL) demonstration scheduled for Sunday afternoon has raised concerns as the United States Embassy in Nassau has told its citizens to avoid the protest.

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Strategic plan shows government is serious about tackling gender-based violence

April 08, 2016

THE Bahamas' National Strategic Plan on Gender-based Violence has been hailed as demonstrating the government is serious about tackling the issue by the United Nations' Entity for Gender Equality (UN Women) during a high level, multi-sector consultation forum in New Providence this week.

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Nassau grouper under threat from heavy fishing

April 08, 2016

THE NASSAU Grouper, one of the most important fishery species in the Bahamas and wider Caribbean, is under threat of survival because of heavy over-fishing, according to scientists.

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Friday April 8, 2016 Gas Prices
Friday April 8, 2016 Gas Prices

April 08, 2016

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

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Mitchell warns activist could be imprisoned

April 07, 2016

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday slammed Save The Bays Director Fred Smith for threatening to commit certain MPs to prison, warning the outspoken attorney that such actions are grounds for "contempt of Parliament" and that he "could find himself faced with imprisonment."

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