Tribune Stories

Davis commits PLP to renegotiating labour commitment

June 07, 2019

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis has committed his party to renegotiating the historic 1977 Memorandum of Understanding on labour.

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Davis: PLP to have 3930 to 40 percent39 women candidates

June 07, 2019

THE Progressive Liberal Party's 2022 slate will be composed of 30 to 40 percent women candidates, according to party leader Philip "Brave" Davis.

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Managers split 4m in Grand Lucayan payout

June 06, 2019

Managers at the Grand Lucayan Resort received in excess of $4million in voluntary separation pay out on Thursday, ending a long and bitter negotiations between the union and the government.

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Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister calls for election of St Vincent and the Grenadines to UN Security Council

June 06, 2019

Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has called on global governments to support the election on June 7 of St Vincent and the Grenadines to the Security Council of the United Nations.

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Protest calls for action against sex abuse

June 06, 2019

ADVOCATES and survivors marched to Rawson Square on Thursday morning to protest against child molestation, incest and sexual abuse in The Bahamas.

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Pintard defends budget increase for BAMSI

June 06, 2019

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard defended the 2019/2020 budget increase for the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) noting the institution's purpose is to conduct research.

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39Anti-hacking39 measures enforced to keep pilots to rules

June 06, 2019

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said several "anti-hacking" measures have been enforced by the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority to ensure pilots follow regulations.

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699m VAT collection lower than expected

June 06, 2019

THE Minnis administration collected $699.3m in value added tax in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, a 21.5 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday.

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Need for more divers to be met by training

June 06, 2019

MINISTER of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard yesterday issued a call for all young Bahamians interested in a diving career to contact his ministry.

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39Outdated price control fails to offer healthy food39

June 06, 2019

PRICE control is a failed and outdated social policy that artificially lowers the cost of select foods while driving up costs on other healthier options, according to AML Foods Vice President Marketing & Communications Renea Bastian.

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Pintard defends extra funding for consultants

June 06, 2019

MINISTER of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard yesterday defended the 2019/2020 budget increase for consultancy agencies, domestic and international travel and the Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC).

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Parliament cell phone ban after protest goes viral

June 06, 2019

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie has ruled that visitors will be prohibited from carrying cell phones into the gallery after videos of a disturbance in Parliament last week went viral on social media.

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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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