Tribune Stories

Teachers union 39to take legal action39 over Carlton Francis, CH Reeves

November 01, 2019

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson said the union will be taking legal action against the Ministry of Education to resolve ongoing issues at Carlton Francis Primary School and CH Reeves Junior High School.

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Decision to discharge pair of criminal charges remains 39undisturbed39

November 01, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has dashed the Crown's hopes of overturning a magistrate's decision to discharge a Haitian woman and her brother of criminal charges.

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Pharmacists granted leave to join colleague39s appeal

November 01, 2019

TWELVE local pharmacists have been granted leave to join their colleague's appeal of a Supreme Court judge's decision to not compel the Bahamas Pharmacy Council to renew her licence.

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Where are our new building materials

November 01, 2019

DISPLACED residents who lost their homes in Hurricane Dorian are frustrated that building materials have not yet been distributed by NEMA to help them start reconstruction in East Grand Bahama.Some residents are staying in accommodations provided by

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Wish Fred Smith dead Mitchell declines to comment

November 01, 2019

FRED Mitchell declined to comment yesterday after a website he previously said "aligns itself with his thinking" wished death on attorney Fred Smith. Editorial writers on the Bahamas Uncensored website hoped for a more harmful outcome for Mr Smith,

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Motorists complain about licence delays

November 01, 2019

IRATE drivers yesterday expressed frustration with Road Traffic Department over the continued delay with the issuing of new drivers' licences. "They run out of plastic (drivers licence) cards some time ago and this is my third week here and they tol

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Dorian ripped out huge pieces of coral

November 01, 2019

PATCHES of coral reef the size of a car were ripped out by Hurricane Dorian when it tore through the northern Bahamas, according to an assessment by experts. The Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) reported the results of its survey, conducted

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Stop Disney group resumes campaign

November 01, 2019

ENVIRONMENTALISTS have relaunched their campaign against the development of the Disney Cruise Lines port at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera - after suspending their protests to focus on the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Dorian and the "climate change

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Clean-up of debris in Abaco has begun, says Ferreira

November 01, 2019

NEARLY two months after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the northwestern Bahamas, the clean-up of debris in Abaco has begun, according to Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira. Mr Ferreira told The Tribune yesterday that the removal of debris is being spea

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Well-known businessman dies in crash

November 01, 2019

A well-known Grand Bahama businessman is dead following a traffic accident in the Lucaya area early yesterday morning. Although police have not released the victim's name, the deceased - believed to be Palal Cooper - was riding a motorcycle when the

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Hats Off To All Our Heroes
Hats Off To All Our Heroes

November 01, 2019

YOUNGSTERS celebrated yesterday after their efforts to improve the environment resulted in them winning awards...

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Deportation For Renew€™S Ex-Boss Cox
Deportation For Renew’S Ex-Boss Cox

November 01, 2019

FORMER Renew Bahamas CEO Michael Cox and his uncle Maurice were collectively fined $6,000 yesterday for working at a local scrapyard without valid work permits late last year...

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Exam Results Table - Depressing Again
Exam Results Table - Depressing Again

November 01, 2019

STUDENTS who took the Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations failed to do any better this year in Maths, English and Science than test takers for the past five years...

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Show Her Mercy: Family Begs Judge To Help Mother Who Killed Her Girl
Show Her Mercy: Family Begs Judge To Help Mother Who Killed Her Girl

November 01, 2019

THE brother-in-law of a schizophrenic woman who killed her two-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire yesterday begged a judge not to send her to prison, but to allow her to get “the help she needs”...

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New Vat Policy To Aid Abaco Grand Bahama
New Vat Policy To Aid Abaco & Grand Bahama

October 31, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced a new VAT policy for Abaco and Grand Bahama yesterday to assist with rebuilding efforts...

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Deputy PM Turnquest says new buildings will need 'pre-approval'

October 31, 2019

Rebuilding in East Grand Bahama will require "pre-approval" of building plans by the Ministry of Works, according to deputy prime minister Peter Turnquest, stressing that the government has an obligation to ensure the building of "resilient homes".

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Three charities benefit from 1,000 grants

October 31, 2019

GRANTS of $1,000 each were distributed to three non-profit organisations yesterday by the Urban Renewal Commission in recognition of their charitable work within their respective communities.

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BFN ready to bake 13,000 meals a week

October 31, 2019

THE Bahamas Feeding Network (BFN) are preparing and distributing over 13,000 meals a week to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Phillip Smith, BFN executive director, told reporters on the sidelines of a Royal Caribbean tour yesterday that usually the BFN would cook and distribute about 5,500 hot meals a week.

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Judge orders new NIB strike vote to be held

October 31, 2019

A NEW strike vote will be held by National Insurance Board workers tomorrow after a Supreme Court judge yesterday overturned Director of Labour John Pinder's decision to invalidate a previous vote.

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