Tribune Stories

Police hunt suspects after series of armed robberies

June 06, 2019

POLICE on New Providence and Grand Bahama are searching for the suspects behind several armed robberies that occurred on Tuesday.

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Man who killed woman on porch has appeal rejected

June 06, 2019

A MAN has failed at appealing his 15-year sentence for trying to kill a woman as she sat on a porch five years ago.

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Carnival clears land for EIA

June 06, 2019

CARNIVAL Corporation has started initial land clearing work at East Grand Bahama in preparation of conducting an environmental impact assessment study for construction of its proposed $100m cruise port on Grand Bahama.

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Moree to take up post on June 12

June 06, 2019

THE Cabinet Office has announced that Brian Moree, QC, will take his position as the country's newest chief justice on June 12.

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39Don39t be deterred by failures39, Turnquest urges graduates

June 06, 2019

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest told some 60 graduates of the University of The Bahamas North in Grand Bahama not to be deterred or derailed by challenges and failures, but to take control of their destiny and embrace the opportunities in front of them.

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Mother of graduate found in Turin: 'I can't believe it was an accident'
Mother of graduate found in Turin: 'I can't believe it was an accident'

June 06, 2019

AS Italian officials downplay the possibility of foul play in the deaths of two Bahamians, the men’s mothers find it difficult to believe their deaths could have been accidental...

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VAT fuel waiver beat households target
VAT fuel waiver beat households target

June 06, 2019

AN estimated 79,000 households have benefitted from the Minnis administration's concession that eliminates value added tax on Bahamas Power and Light bills under $300...

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Lanisha's ministry: We need to talk
Lanisha's ministry: We need to talk

June 06, 2019

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is committed to taking all necessary steps toward resolving the reported tensions between Minister Lanisha Rolle and the Bahamas Olympic Committee, according to a senior ministry official...

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Briton's death due to heart failure
Briton's death due to heart failure

June 06, 2019

POLICE are still awaiting the results of a toxicology report as rumours persist over the mysterious death of British national Dannie Lea.

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Beloved couple perish in blaze

June 05, 2019

THE badly burned bodies of a husband and wife were discovered among the ruins of a house fire in the upscale canal residential subdivision of Emerald Bay, Grand Bahama early Wednesday morning.

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UPDATED: Body of second Bahamian man found in river

June 05, 2019

5.50pm UPDATE: Officials have confirmed that the body of Blair John was pulled from the river Po on Wednesday morning.

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Man who beat victim to death with cement block for slapping his mother jailed for ten years

June 05, 2019

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for beating a 50-year-old man to death with a cement block because he slapped his mother.

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Social media demand for US visas goes 'too far' - Mitchell

June 05, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman and Senator Fred Mitchell yesterday suggested the US State Department's updated visa requirements "seems to go too far," as he criticised the Minnis administration for failing to speak up for Bahamians.

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Bahamian diplomat's body found in river
Bahamian diplomat's body found in river

June 05, 2019

A BAHAMIAN diplomat has been found dead in an Italian river while police there have begun searching for another Bahamian man reported missing...

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Hospitals need more pharmacists

June 05, 2019

THE PUBLIC Hospitals Authority will need 13 more pharmacists before existing staff can stop working extra shifts, according to Deputy Director Lyrone Burrows.

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Dames: Budget cut but things are getting better

June 05, 2019

WITH respective elected officials set to begin debate today on the Minnis administration's 2019/2020 budget, one Cabinet official says it will be evident that things are "getting better".

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Two years on - and no govt response on threats

June 05, 2019

IT has been two years since Rights Bahamas activists were granted protective measures by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights but to date the government has yet to report on its efforts, the group said.

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Food safety seminar today

June 05, 2019

THE Bahamas Agricultural Food Safety Authority will host a food safety seminar today.

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Teen accused of murder

June 05, 2019

A 19-year-old is responsible for shooting another teenager to death and attempting to kill three other people while they were walking on Raymond Road last week, police have alleged.

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Armed robbery suspect says police beat him with a bat

June 05, 2019

A MAN who was arraigned on an armed robbery charge in Grand Bahama yesterday accused police of beating him with a baseball bat while in custody and coercing him to sign a report.

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