Tribune Stories

Relief as hunting trip trio found

May 18, 2020

THE FAMILIES of three North Andros residents can breathe a sigh of relief after they were found almost two days after getting lost on a hunting trip.

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PLP criticises Minnis for island selection

May 18, 2020

MEMBERS of the Progressive Liberal Party chastised Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for not allowing Exuma, Eleuthera and San Salvador to resume normal commercial activity like many other Family Islands without COVID-19 cases.

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Repatriation flights to resume this week

May 18, 2020

A WEEK after the government suspended the repatriation flights of Bahamians stuck abroad, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday that those flights will resume this week, allowing Bahamians to return home.

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BPL SkyGUARD Heavy Rain Warning (4PM-5.20PM)

May 18, 2020

STARTS: 05/18/2020 02.40 PM EDT

EXPIRES: 05/18/2020 7:00 PM EDT

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OPENING UP: PM sets target date of July 1 to reopen borders

May 18, 2020

GOVERNMENT officials are considering resuming commercial travel in the country "on or before" July 1, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday as he revealed the government's long-awaited plans to "gradually" resume domestic travel.

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Fears as Bimini gets ready for lockdown

May 18, 2020

RESIDENTS of Bimini said while they have prepared "as best they could" for the two-week lockdown which begins today but fear provisions may not be enough for some households struggling to make ends meet. Pertrisa Saunders from Bailey Town, Bimini, s

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Court dismisses attempted murder appeal

May 18, 2020

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed a man's attempt to have his convictions for attempted murder, armed robbery and burglary overturned. Omar Miller had appealed his convictions which stemmed from a trial before Justice Estelle Gray-Evans in Freeport,

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DOUGLASS NAMED FOR US AMBASSADOR

May 18, 2020

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate entrepreneur and philanthropist William A Douglass as US ambassador to The Bahamas.

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PM's address: No new COVID-19 cases for fourth consecutive day

May 17, 2020

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minis said we are continuing to make progress in containing the spread of COVID-19, with no new cases for the fourth day in a row.

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BPL Skyguard Thunderstorm Warning (May 16th)

May 16, 2020

VALID LOCATIONS: Freeport

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Son of former MP Neko Grant dies

May 16, 2020

Neko Grant Jr, the only son of former Free National Movement MP and cabinet minister Neko Grant, has died.

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UPDATES: South Beach COVID-19 Urgent Care and Referral Centre, Flamingo Gardens Clinic

May 15, 2020

The Ministry of Health wishes to remind the general public that the South Beach COVID-19 Urgent Care and Referral Centre is open and only accessible to COVID-19 related cases.

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Ministry 39satisfied39 Grand Bahama passenger did not pose risk

May 15, 2020

MINISTRY of Health officials say they feel "satisfied" that the Grand Bahama passenger who initially tested positive for COVID-19 and has now tested negative for the virus did not present a risk to other passengers aboard the government's repatriation flight.

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39I have never felt so sick in my life39: Bahamian living in US describes COVID-19 nightmare

May 15, 2020

A BAHAMIAN living in the US who is recovering from COVID-19 said the virus was a nightmare that she thought would take her life.

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App to monitor those in self-isolation

May 15, 2020

THE Ministry of Health has signed a contract for a web and mobile app which will provide a 24-hour monitoring service for those in self-isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Man accused of murder

May 15, 2020

A 23-year-old man faced court on Friday accused of murder.

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Prison inspector accused of drug possession

May 15, 2020

A PRISON inspector faced court on Friday accused of possession of dangerous drugs.

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Woman killed in traffic accident named

May 15, 2020

THE woman fatally injured in a traffic accident in Grand Bahama this week has been identified as 77-year-old Ednamae Emmanuel, of Barnette Avenue, Holmes Rock.

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Family Islands with no COVID-19 could see relaxation of restrictions

May 15, 2020

THERE could be a further relaxation of restrictions on more Family Islands with no COVID-19 cases, according to consultant to the Office of the Prime Minister Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis.

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BPL Skyguard Heavy Rain, Wind Warning (May 14th-May 16th)

May 15, 2020

Periods of rain and thunderstorms will impact the area through Saturday morning as a broad area of low pressure develops over the area. Rainfall totals through Saturday morning will average 2-4 inches and can result in some flooding.

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