Tribune Stories

GB Port Authority to keep supporting children39s home

June 24, 2020

THE Grand Bahama Port Authority has pledged its continued support of the Grand Bahama Children's Home, assuring stakeholders the buildings were fully insured and would be rebuilt at a cost of $850,000. Additionally, surrounding structures are being

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25-year-old accused of murder, attempted murder

June 24, 2020

A 25-year-old was charged yesterday with murdering a man and attempting to murder a police officer earlier this year. Lorenzo Wilson appeared in Magistrate's Court before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes charged with the shooting death of Deano

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Rand set for 20m boost

June 23, 2020

MORE than $20m has been earmarked in the upcoming fiscal year for the phased redevelopment of the Rand Memorial Hospital in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday. Dr Minnis, who is also minister of health, said $9m is allocate

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Measures are not enough, says Davis

June 23, 2020

MINUTES after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis addressed the House of Assembly on further COVID-19 relaxations, PLP leader Philip "Brave" Davis said the measures do not provide enough relief for the "angst" people are experiencing. In his contributio

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Homes for Abaco families

June 23, 2020

FORTY-SIX families will be gifted homes in Central Pines, Abaco, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis. He said the land lease for the development of the homes is being finalised by the Office of the Attorney General and that a subdivision in

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Govt to save 62m in healthcare costs

June 23, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government aims to save $62 million in healthcare costs over the next five years by integrating public healthcare systems, using the National Health Insurance programme as the anchor. He also said the Public H

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Dumping of derelict vehicles causing concern

June 23, 2020

THE illegal and improper dumping of derelict vehicles, particularly in Freeport following the passing of Hurricane Dorian, is causing concern for city officials who have now identified a designated plot of land for their disposal. The Grand Bahama P

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Downtown gets ready to party

June 23, 2020

THE government is launching "Downtown Under the Stars" next month, an event aimed at stimulating the domestic economy. According to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, the event, which will take place over several weeks starting in the latter half of J

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Two men put on probation after confessing to fraud

June 23, 2020

TWO men were yesterday placed on probation and ordered to repay a marketing agency which they defrauded nearly two years ago. Tristian Rolle, 33, and Travado Taylor, 35, appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes, charged with possession of forged doc

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Woman admits assault and then pleads for leniency

June 23, 2020

A 38-year-old woman was ordered to pay $1,300 yesterday after being charged with assault and threats of death. Ventina Turnquest, stood before Kara Turnquest-Deveaux, accused of unlawfully assaulting Sasha Dorsette and threatening her with death on J

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Economic zone to expand

June 23, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday that New Providence's economic empowerment zone will be expanded to now include Englerston and Montel Heights, expanding access for some to tax concessions. "This zone will now extend south past Wu

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Relief as boy, 12, is found safe and well

June 22, 2020

A 12-year-old boy who was reported missing on the weekend has been found and is safe with his family, a close relative told The Tribune yesterday. Kooban Barr was last seen leaving his residence on Farrington Road on Saturday, according to police re

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Don39t get too excited, Andros residents told

June 22, 2020

A CHAMBER of Commerce president is urging Andros residents to wait for more definitive details surrounding the proposed North Andros "free trade zone" project before coming to a conclusion on the potential development, which promises thousands of job

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Ministry highlights protocols required for entry

June 22, 2020

IN preparation for the country's full tourism re-opening on July 1, the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is reminding residents and visitors to ensure that they complete the necessary protocols in order to gain entry into the country.

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Arawak Cay is open for business and obeying all the rules

June 22, 2020

DESPITE "rumours to the contrary", Fish Fry at Arawak Cay was not shut down and remains open for business, the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources said. Vendors said a barricade was placed at Arawak Cay's main entrance on West Bay Street a

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BPL Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 22nd June: Nassau

June 22, 2020

STARTS: 06/22/2020 10:20 AM EDT
EXPIRES: 06/22/2020 11:15 AM EDT

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Beaches in New Providence, Paradise Island, Bimini to reopen June 29, curfew shortened

June 22, 2020

BEACHES and parks in New Providence, Paradise Island, Grand Bahama and Bimini will reopen on Monday, June 29, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced in Parliament.

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