Tribune Stories

Minister urged to 'step up' over beach erosion in Bimini

October 18, 2017

BIMINI residents facing substantial land loss due to severe beach erosion are urging Environmental and Housing Minister Romauld Ferreira to "step up, speak up and work," fearing continued inaction could lead to environmental anarchy there.

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Making a splash at Dunkin39 for Boobies

October 18, 2017

RADIO House's fourth annual cancer fundraiser "Dunkin' for Boobies" yesterday raised more than $10,000 as willing participants took the plunge on Shirley Street.

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'I drove her round the Benz'
'I drove her round the Benz'

October 17, 2017

GUY Gentile, the transplant banker left to fish his luxury car from his backyard pool after a breakup, said he must have driven his jilted lover "crazy" just before the deed...

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Disclosure probe: Now delay down to mould

October 17, 2017

MORE than three months after the government's self-imposed deadline to prosecute delinquent public officials under the Public Disclosure Act, the Public Disclosure Commission has yet to conduct any work, leaving the Minnis administration's mandate in limbo...

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Pay row lawyer fears for job

October 17, 2017

A PROSECUTOR in the Office of the Attorney General says her outspoken pursuit of money allegedly owed to her has put her job in jeopardy...

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Not guilty: BAMSI accused cleared

October 17, 2017

DAVE Dion Moxey yesterday thanked Supreme Court jurors for their "honesty" after they found him not guilty for setting fire to a male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) in January of 2015.

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Relief supplies For Dominica

October 17, 2017

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force vessel is tentatively scheduled to leave for Dominica with a cargo of relief supplies on Thursday afternoon.The Bahamas Girls Guide Association, the Bahamas Red Cross and the Dominican-Bahamian Association have provided

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Manslaughter appeal dismissed for man who killed daughter

October 17, 2017

A MAN who killed his three-year-old daughter and hid her dismembered body in 2000 yesterday had his 15-year-late manslaughter appeal dismissed after the appellate president found his petition was connected to "a very bad case".Court of Appeal Preside

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Family of girl who fell to her death on ship want answers

October 17, 2017

THE Bahamian youngster who fell to her death on a cruise ship in Miami was described as a "happy, straight A student" whose family now want answers about how she came to die.Damien Fox, Zion Smith's great uncle, told ABC's Local 10 News the family wa

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Family member 39broke down in tears39 after finding couple39s bodies

October 17, 2017

HERMAN Johnson broke down after seeing the bodies of his murdered brother and sister-in-law at the couple's residence in Deadman's Reef on the morning of September 13, 2015, the Supreme Court heard yesterday. Mr Johnson had received the tragic news

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Ministry taking employment exchange 39to the people39

October 17, 2017

THE MINISTRY of Labour is to take its employment initiative on the road to sign up qualified Bahamians on the Employment Exchange for work.Senator and Labour Minister Dion Foulkes said the initiative would target the low employment areas of New Provi

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Economy 39still struggling from 2008 crisis39

October 17, 2017

THE country's sluggish economy is still struggling to make a turnaround from the Financial Crisis of 2008, according to officials at a recent public forum. Tonya Adderley, Project Manager of the PFM/PMR explained that growth has been sluggish and une

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Immigration Minister, Deputy PM looking at how to fund increased repatriation exercises

October 17, 2017

IMMIGRATION Minister Brent Symonette and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest are looking at how to fund the increased repatriation exercises that will come in response to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' goal of more stringe

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October 16, 2017

DESPITE his Cabinet post, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has been voluntarily performing surgeries at the RAND Memorial hospital in Grand Bahama to assist medical professionals there amid staff vacancies. He confirmed this to The Tribune yesterday a

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Pledge to protect whistleblowers
Pledge to protect whistleblowers

October 16, 2017

THE MINNIS administration is seeking to immediately implement protections for whistleblowers in the Freedom of Information Act, despite not having a date as to when the entire legislation will be revised and fully enacted, according to Attorney General Carl Bethel...

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Roberts accuses Sands of ethics code breach
Roberts accuses Sands of ethics code breach

October 16, 2017

DESPITE his Cabinet post, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has been voluntarily performing surgeries at the RAND Memorial hospital in Grand Bahama to assist medical professionals there amid staff vacancies...

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US targets social media accounts

October 16, 2017

THE Department of Homeland Security will begin monitoring the social media accounts of Caribbean nationals and residents planning to visit the United States this week...

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