Tribune Stories

Four charged over string of break-ins in Freeport
Four charged over string of break-ins in Freeport

August 09, 2019

FOUR young men, including two juveniles, were arraigned in the Freeport Magistrates Court yesterday in connection with a string of stealing incidents and break-ins.

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Keeping Grand Bahama clean

August 09, 2019

NEW signage erected on Coral Road, Freeport, is part of an ongoing campaign to promote cleanliness of the environment in Grand Bahama.

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Contracts issued for school repairs in Grand Bahama and Bimini

August 09, 2019

CONTRACTS for all school repairs have been issued on Grand Bahama and Bimini with work already being carried out in preparation for the new school year, according to State Minister for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson.

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Man, aged 25, denies GBH charge
Man, aged 25, denies GBH charge

August 09, 2019

A man was charged with causing grievous harm in the Freeport Magistrates Court yesterday.

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August 09, 2019

A GROUP of Aquinas College high school students will travel to the World Scholar's Cup Global Round in Sydney, Australia this month to compete in the renowned academic competition. In February, 42 Aquinas College scholars, comprising of 14 teams, pa

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Employees walk out of PMH over AC fault

August 09, 2019

DISGRUNTLED employees of the record's section in Princess Margaret Hospital staged a sit-out yesterday because of no air-conditioning in their department. Bahamas Public Services Union President Kimsley Ferguson said the air-conditioner in that part

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Amnesty issues warning about travelling in US
Amnesty issues warning about travelling in US

August 09, 2019

AMNESTY International has issued a travel advisory for the United States urging people worldwide to use caution while travelling throughout the country amid "ongoing high levels" of gun violence. The human rights watchdog said an emergency contingen

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Motorist dies after accident on West Bay Street

August 09, 2019

A MAN is dead following a traffic accident early Thursday morning on West Bay Street. According to Chief Superintendent Craig Stubbs, around 2.50am four males in a Honda Accord were traveling on West Bay Street near Arawak Cay, when the driver lost

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August 09, 2019

THE University of the Bahamas hasy welcomed nearly 1,600 first-time students for the upcoming fall semester. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of orientation on Wednesday, Dr Rodney Smith, UB president, said about 5,000 students are currently a

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August 08, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday confirmed the contract signing for the implementation of the MARCO Alert system will occur in two weeks. Dr Minnis made this announcement while delivering remarks at the re-opening ceremony of the Rolleville

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I have been doing exactly what I told residents I would do, says McAlpine

August 08, 2019

AMID a call for his resignation by executive members of the Pineridge Constituency Association, Pineridge MP Rev Frederick McAlpine says the chairperson has never reached out to him or invited him to any of their association meetings.

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Six injured in three separate shooting incidents
Six injured in three separate shooting incidents

August 08, 2019

Police are investigating after six people were injured in three separate shooting incidents hours apart...

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26 'sex crimes' on cruise ships
26 'sex crimes' on cruise ships

August 08, 2019

ALLEGED sexual assault remains the most reported criminal activity on board cruise ships, according to international statistics...

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Randy begs: End this nightmare
Randy begs: End this nightmare

August 08, 2019

WITH operational costs mounting and revenue at an all-time low, Sky Bahamas CEO Captain Randy Butler told The Tribune he is fighting an uphill battle in an ongoing standoff with the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority...

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Blackout apology - but no easy fix
Blackout apology - but no easy fix

August 08, 2019

THREE Bahamas Power and Light generators providing nearly 70 megawatts of power to thousands of households in New Providence are offline, with one asset needing at least a month for repairs, The Tribune understands.

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'Assault officers must be punished'
'Assault officers must be punished'

August 08, 2019

Rights Bahamas has called for an independent body to investigate allegations of police brutality and misconduct following the alleged assault of two young women by police in Exuma on Sunday...

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Pathologist's shock at 'staged suicide' evidence: I'm dumbfounded
Pathologist's shock at 'staged suicide' evidence: I'm dumbfounded

August 08, 2019

A LOCAL pathologist yesterday said he was "dumfounded" at a suggestion from his South African counterpart that a woman found hanged in her Atlantis hotel room was embroiled in a "violent struggle"...

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TVs Colin Trotman Jr dies, aged 57
TVs Colin Trotman Jr dies, aged 57

August 08, 2019

TRIBUTES poured in yesterday for veteran producer Colin Trotman Jr who died at 57. Trotman was the assistant general manager of tv production at ZNS. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) also offered condolences to him.

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Officials to boost ebola awareness
Officials to boost ebola awareness

August 08, 2019

THE Ministry of Health is enhancing its Ebola preparedness protocol after the World Health Organisation declared a recent outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern".

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Minnis opens new Exuma police station

August 08, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday celebrated Exuma's "economic expansion" as he delivered remarks at the re-opening ceremony of the Rolleville Police Station, which was renovated to "meet the demands" of the island. Dr Minnis noted renovatio

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