Tribune Stories

Eco-survey completed by marine team of Walker's Cay

April 21, 2017

RESEARCHERS from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and the Perry Institute for Marine Science have conducted an ecological survey of Walker's Cay National Park.

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Fishing the green way

April 21, 2017

EARTHCARE Eco Kids, a group of Grand Bahama schoolchildren, received an expert lesson in sustainable fisheries earlier this month from a veteran commercial fisherman.

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16 candidates running for BCP

April 21, 2017

THE Bahamas Constitution Party (BC) nominated 16 candidates for the May 10 general election, the fringe party said in a press release yesterday.

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Moncur backs PM - but still won't vote

April 21, 2017

FORMER Senator and controversial radio personality Rodney Moncur yesterday endorsed Prime Minister Perry Christie's candidacy for Centreville, insisting that Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis was "politically dishonest".

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Minnis faces two political newcomers in Killarney

April 21, 2017

SHORTLY after nominating in the Killarney constituency yesterday, Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis likened himself to a soldier in battle as he reflected over the past five years at the helm of the opposition party.

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Munroe says to 'aim low' and 'cuss out' opponents

April 21, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) candidate for Free Town, Wayne Munroe, said last night that he wanted to "cuss" out the government's detractors, as he also went on a tirade against the media, saying The Tribune can go "where the devil and his angels reside".

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Christie says this is his last nomination for Centreville

April 21, 2017

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday declared that his nomination for Centreville marked his final bid for the constituency amidst attacks from opposition candidates, who railed against his record as the area's representative for the past four decades.

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Jerome Fitzgerald responds to Baha Mar contracts story

April 20, 2017

Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald has released a statement this afternoon, in response today's Tribune lead story:

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Roberts: Peet a 'political enemy' for Andros bid
Roberts: Peet a 'political enemy' for Andros bid

April 20, 2017

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts lashed out at his former party colleague Vincent Peet last night, accusing the former North Andros and Berry Islands MP of being a "political enemy" who mounted an independent campaign because he was denied a nomination from the governing party...

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Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre opens at last
Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre opens at last

April 20, 2017

GOVERNMENT officials commissioned the Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre in Abaco yesterday, touting it as a long-awaited boost to the island and the Christie administration's National Health Insurance plans...

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UPDATED: Firefighters battle major new blaze at landfill
UPDATED: Firefighters battle major new blaze at landfill

April 20, 2017

FIREFIGHTERS yesterday battled a large blaze at the New Providence Landfill, nearly three weeks after tackling a massive fire at the city dump that burned for nearly a month...

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Fitzgerald calm amid Baha Mar allegations
Fitzgerald calm amid Baha Mar allegations

April 20, 2017

IN the face of some of the toughest questions of his political career, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald smiled and bore a calm demeanour as he was renominated in the Marathon constituency shortly after 10am on Thursday...

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Man found shot dead in downtown Nassau
Man found shot dead in downtown Nassau

April 20, 2017

A MAN has been shot dead in downtown Nassau on Thursday morning, police are reporting...

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TRIBUNE EXCLUSIVE: Fitzgerald sought millions from Baha Mar
TRIBUNE EXCLUSIVE: Fitzgerald sought millions from Baha Mar

April 20, 2017

EMAILS leaked from a data breach of China Construction America's (CCA) servers show that from as early as 2013, Jerome Fitzgerald was seeking to secure millions of dollars in brokerage, trucking, and limousine contracts at Baha Mar while he sat in Cabinet as the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, The Tribune has learned...

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Nomination Day: As it happened

April 20, 2017

All the news as candidates nominate for their constituencies . . .

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LIVE UPDATES: Nomination Day
LIVE UPDATES: Nomination Day

April 20, 2017

9.30am: Greg Burrows arrived just after 9am in Bamboo Town with about 40 supporters clad in gold shirts. They marched from nearby Gamble Heights...

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'PLP disqualified' from vote over closeness with China'

April 20, 2017

BAHAMAS Constitution Party Leader S Ali McIntosh yesterday suggested that the Christie administration's perceived alignment with the People's Republic of China has disqualified the party and its members from contesting seats in the upcoming general election, citing Article 48 (1) b of the Constitution.

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Fears that lighthouse will not be fit for 200th anniversary

April 20, 2017

FEARS are mounting that because of the continuing neglect of the iconic and historic Nassau lighthouse, the landmark which gives cruise ship visitors their first impression of the capital will not be in a fit state to see its 200th anniversary this year.

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Ministry concerned over video of sex attack

April 20, 2017

THE Ministry of Social Services and Community Development has expressed "grave concern" about the recent circulation of videos on social media of a man apparently engaged in sexual intercourse with an unconscious woman.

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Cut in US funds for HIV relief to have 'no impact'

April 20, 2017

THE termination of American HIV/AIDS relief funding for the country this year will have no impact on local efforts to combat the disease, Minister of Health Dr Perry Gomez insisted yesterday.

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