Tribune Stories

Rolle confident NIB has enough resources to meet commitments

December 05, 2019

DESPITE mounting pressure on the National Insurance Fund brought on by the passing of Hurricane Dorian, Public Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle said the National Insurance Board has sufficient resources to meet its commitments.

read more »

Recovering businesses can get 500,000 loan

December 05, 2019

RECOVERING businesses on Grand Bahama can access up to $500,000 in credit from commercial banks through a government guarantee programme, according to Davina Blair, executive director of Small Business Development Centre.Ms Blair said the government

read more »

It39s beginning to look a little like Christmas

December 05, 2019

AMID heavy criticism over the national Christmas tree decorations, Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Lanisha Rolle is urging the Bahamian public to hold off on their conclusions of the tree until all decorations have been completed.

read more »

Atlantis hosts launch of ocean pollution prevention initiative

December 05, 2019

ATLANTIS resort yesterday celebrated the launch of the first Seabin installed in The Bahamas, which aims to reduce ocean pollution.

read more »

December 05, 2019

GRAND Bahama health officials are grateful for the donation of two ambulances after the significant loss of emergency vehicles on the island during Hurricane Dorian. Hospital administrator Sharon Williams said all the ambulances at Grand Bahama's em

read more »

Food fever as Paradise Plates heats up again

December 05, 2019

HANDS for Hunger is putting the finishing touches on preparations for the 2019 Paradise Plates. The organisation's signature fundraiser has quickly become known as one of the island's most anticipated charity events of the year, for both foodies and

read more »

Air Safety People Can€™T Afford To Ride The Bus
Air Safety? People Can’T Afford To Ride The Bus

December 05, 2019

GOLDEN Isles MP Vaughn Miller attacked the Minnis administration's legislative agenda yesterday evening, saying in the House of Assembly that many of the bills the administration has passed have no relevance to the major issues facing the country...

read more »

Fire-Death Mother: She Needs Care, Not Prison
Fire-Death Mother: She Needs Care, Not Prison

December 05, 2019

AN attorney is trying to persuade a judge to sentence a schizophrenic woman to just half a decade in the country’s mental health institution for killing her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.

read more »

Davis Presses Button On €˜No Confidence€™ Motion
Davis Presses Button On ‘No Confidence’ Motion

December 05, 2019

OPPOSITION leader Philip "Brave" Davis gave notice in the House of Assembly yesterday of a resolution of no confidence that he intends to move against Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis at the next sitting of the House...

read more »

Muslim takes police fight to Privy Council
Muslim takes police fight to Privy Council

December 04, 2019

A FORMER police constable has vowed to fight the government all the way to the Privy Council to get justice for being fired from the Royal Bahamas Police Force because of his unwillingness to compromise a key component of his Muslim faith...

read more »

Davis: I'D Establish Commission Of Inquiry To Examine Court Cases
Davis: I'D Establish Commission Of Inquiry To Examine Court Cases

December 04, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis says he will establish a commission of inquiry as soon as he gets into office to examine matters relating to the investigations into PLP politicians acquitted this year of bribery...

read more »

Man found not guilty on two murder counts

December 04, 2019

RENALDO Hudson walked out of the Supreme Court a free man yesterday and pledged to lead a "productive life" after a jury found him not guilty of two counts of murder, attempted murder and armed robbery. "First of all, I got to say God is good," said

read more »

Tensions rise as NIB workers continue to take industrial action

December 04, 2019

TENSIONS continue to flare between the National Insurance Board and its employees, who held another demonstration yesterday over failed negotiations for workers' new industrial agreement.

read more »

Protests Continue As Nib Blames Pressure On Fund
Protests Continue As Nib Blames Pressure On Fund

December 04, 2019

THE National Insurance Board cited mounting pressure on its fund due to job losses and business closures brought on by Hurricane Dorian, as the agency said it is trying to work with its staff union to conclude a new labour contract...

read more »

Court reserves decision on nightclub death

December 04, 2019

THE Court of Appeal is currently considering whether to accede to two convicts' claims that they didn't murder another man execution style after beating him up outside of a New Providence nightclub five years ago. Appellate Justices Jon Isaacs, Roy

read more »

Retrial ordered for pastor accused of fondling boy

December 04, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial in the case of a pastor who allegedly gave a teenage boy alcohol and fondled him. Arsenio Butler was initially charged in 2014 with indecent assault and child cruelty, the latter charge he shared with co-acc

read more »

Major conference to help Bahamas recover

December 04, 2019

THE Minnis administration and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom will stage a pledge conference on January 13, 2020 in Nassau to mobilise financial and technic

read more »

Govt wants to improve security on NIB cards

December 04, 2019

AFTER an arraignment of a Haitian man accused of applying for two Bahamian birth certificates with a fake National Insurance Board card, Public Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle said officials are looking at ways to improve the ca

read more »

December 04, 2019

AFTER a recent assessment of Grand Bahama revealed that nearly 50 per cent of the island's residents are unemployed post-storm, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said assisting entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized enterprises to reopen is the

read more »