Tribune Stories

Woman accused of sexual assault of minor to return to court next week

January 13, 2017

A FRENCH-Canadian woman will return to the Magistrate's Court next week for another status hearing concerning her trial in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a minor.

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Investigation into island-wide blackout

January 13, 2017

NEW Providence suffered an island-wide blackout early Friday morning, prompting an investigation by Bahamas Power and Light Ltd (BPL), officials said yesterday.

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Cocaine seizures up by half
Cocaine seizures up by half

January 13, 2017

COCAINE seizures in The Bahamas increased by 56 per cent last year when compared to 2015, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) narcotics statistics...

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13 police officers fired
13 police officers fired

January 13, 2017

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade fired 13 people from the Royal Bahamas Police Force in 2016 for misconduct and betrayal of the public trust...

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PLP to complete ratifications before start of convention
PLP to complete ratifications before start of convention

January 13, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party announced that the party will complete its candidate ratifications next week ahead of the party's national three-day convention slated for later this month, as party officials pledged to accept whatever the outcome of the event may be...

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Save the Bays contradicts Greenslade over claim that complaint was not filed
Save the Bays contradicts Greenslade over claim that complaint was not filed

January 13, 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL advocacy group Save The Bays yesterday denied claims by Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade that the group has not filed an official complaint with the Royal Bahamas Police Force against Lyford Cay resident Peter Nygard for allegedly orchestrating a murderous plot against his billionaire neighbour Louis Bacon and lawyer Fred Smith, QC...

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Road traffic runs out of stickers in Freeport
Road traffic runs out of stickers in Freeport

January 13, 2017

AFTER running short of inspection stickers and decals in Freeport, Acting Deputy Controller of the Road Traffic Department Ken Ferguson revealed that a new digital system will soon be implemented in Grand Bahama to prevent such issues...

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Minnis: Nothing to celebrate for PLP
Minnis: Nothing to celebrate for PLP

January 13, 2017

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday scoffed at Prime Minister Perry Christie's recent assessment of his administration's term in office, accusing the nation's leader of being "disconnected from reality" in the face of crime, vexing unemployment and "secret" deals negotiated by his government...

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES 01132017

January 13, 2017

Cycling Club Bahamas. - Membership fees are due for 2017, $75 for the year. Plans for a new cyclist ID card are in the works. A membership form will be sent by email.

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Tributes paid to Doris Bullard at funeral

January 13, 2017

THE funeral of Doris Bullard, the oldest member of St Joseph's Catholic Church on Boyd Road, took place yesterday, eight days after she died aged 99.

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The Bahamas responds as US ends Cuban wet foot/dry foot policy

January 13, 2017

THE United States government has announced that its "wet foot/dry foot" policy with regards to Cuban immigrants "will come to an end", according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration.

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'Restore magistrate discretion on bail'

January 13, 2017

DISCRETION to consider bail in certain cases should be restored in the Magistrate's Court, the country's top judge has urged.

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Chief Justice: Public defenders to cut delays in judicial system

January 13, 2017

THE touted Public Defender's Office is expected to reduce some of the delays in criminal trials before the judicial system, Chief Justice Sir Hartman Longley said.

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Four men are hunted by police

January 13, 2017

POLICE are seeking the public's help in locating several men they believe can help their investigations into serious crimes.

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Mall ready for next phase of project

January 13, 2017

THE major renovation of the Mall at Marathon continues this month with the next phase of the multi-year, multimillion dollar project.

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US Embassy warns of scam calls

January 13, 2017

THE United States Embassy in Nassau has warned the American public of an apparent "fraudulent call" scheme, in which people were being coerced into transferring sizeable funds under the guise that the money would be used to aid family members travelling in The Bahamas.

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70 years of St John's College

January 13, 2017

ST JOHN'S College yesterday celebrated its 70th anniversary of existence, an occasion various school alumni said highlights the "pivotal role" the Anglican institution played in grooming persons in local positions of authority and enhancing national development.

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PM says his govt has done an outstanding job for Bahamians

January 12, 2017

DESPITE a term in office defined by controversy and criticism, Prime Minister Perry Christie insisted yesterday that his administration has done an "outstanding job" for and on behalf of Bahamians.

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Secrets of comedy at Radio House tonight

January 12, 2017

COMEDY will get intimate this evening as Radio House hosts the inaugural event in the "Up Close and Personal" series, with organisers promising an evening of appreciation of the intricacies of stand-up comedy.

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Conviction rates rise by 4, says Attorney General

January 12, 2017

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday boasted of the success of the reimplementation of Swift Justice, claiming a four per cent increase in conviction rates for 2016 compared to the previous year.

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