Tribune Stories

Four years in jail after using fake Visa debit card

June 04, 2019

A 28-year-old man was sentenced to four years in prison for swindling a BTC retail store out of almost $2,500 by using a fake Visa debit card bearing the name of a United States Embassy special agent.

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Baha Mar employee told to repay Super Value swindles

June 04, 2019

A female Baha Mar employee was ordered yesterday to pay back the $1,000 worth of goods and cash she swindled various Super Value supermarkets out of via fake Cable Bahamas cheques.

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Fears of oil spill at Arawak Cay

June 04, 2019

ACTING Port Controller Dr Raymond King called on the maritime industry to immediately advise the Port Department of any oil spills after officials were unable to recover any of the spilled oil found at Arawak Cay yesterday.

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Staff in morgue walkout
Staff in morgue walkout

June 04, 2019

STAFF at Princess Margaret Hospital’s Morgue Department staged a walkout yesterday due to the discovery of mould...

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Death which sparked Bain Town riot ruled lawful
Death which sparked Bain Town riot ruled lawful

June 04, 2019

A TEENAGER'S death at the hands of a police officer that sparked the 2010 Bain Town riot was justified, a Coroner's Court jury ruled yesterday...

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New role begins with an apology
New role begins with an apology

June 04, 2019

FORMER Cabinet minister Cornelius Alvin Smith yesterday issued a public apology for his premature announcement of his appointment as the country's next Governor General...

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Rotarians take the Bahamian message to Germany

June 04, 2019

ROTARY International President Barry Rassin wanted to introduce the world to the sights, sounds and colour of his beloved home country, the Bahamas. Over the past year, he has achieved this as he travelled the globe, never failing to remind his fellow Rotarians of his roots.

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Doctors union chief hits back at health minister

June 03, 2019

BAHAMAS Doctors Union president Dr Melisande Bassett has hit out at Health Minister Dr Duane Sands over an ongoing labour dispute, saying regardless of whether junior doctors are only having their contracts slashed from three years to one year in "isolated incidents", the matter contravenes the union's industrial agreement.

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D39Aguilar: It39s critical that hotel talks are successful

June 03, 2019

THE hotel workers union is maintaining the proposal it received from industry stakeholders outlined a "zero percent" gratuity provision -- despite Atlantis recently stating the industry has "never suggested" eliminating 15 percent gratuity from employees.

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US court to rule today on Carnival 'violations'
US court to rule today on Carnival 'violations'

June 03, 2019

A LOCAL environmentalist is working to be identified as a victim in ongoing pollution proceedings against Carnival Corporation in a US court...

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Wilchcombe wants GB seat in next election
Wilchcombe wants GB seat in next election

June 03, 2019

FORMER Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe has applied for the Progressive Liberal Party's nomination in the West Grand Bahama constituency in the 2022 general election, according to PLP chairman Fred Mitchell...

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CA Smith - our new governor general
CA Smith - our new governor general

June 03, 2019

CORNELIUS Alvin Smith has announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has appointed him as the country's next Governor General, a revelation that some see as a "shocking breach" of protocol...

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39Plastics ban will increase our business costs39

June 03, 2019

LOCAL distributors have expressed fears that the upcoming 2020 ban on single-use plastics and Styrofoam will result in a decline of customers purchasing disposable food packaging items.

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Armed thief steals car

June 03, 2019

POLICE are looking for a car thief who robbed a woman outside a Garden Hills home on Friday night.

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Police quiz school official after beating complaint

June 03, 2019

A SAINT Augustine College school official was questioned and later released by police in connection with a complaint over the beating of a seventh grade student last week.

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Boy 39critical39 in hospital after he39s run over by car

June 03, 2019

A TODDLER was left in critical condition in hospital following a traffic "mishap" in Eleuthera on Friday, police said.

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Man killed in drive-by shooting

June 03, 2019

A MAN is dead after he was wounded during a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

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NEMA urges preparedness for hurricane season

May 31, 2019

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday urged Bahamians to be aware of their level of preparedness as international forecasters officially announced projections for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season.

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Anger after load shedding hits New Providence

May 31, 2019

LOAD shedding struck several parts of New Providence on Friday morning, drawing the anger of many consumers.

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