Tribune Stories

Minister 'hopeful' for mask-free schools soon

October 04, 2022

EDUCATION Minister Glenys Hanna Martin is "hopeful" that the mask mandate will be lifted in classrooms soon, noting she was aware conditions are not ideal.

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Senior civil servant claims victimisation

October 04, 2022

A SENIOR civil servant believes she is in the waning days of her public service career due to alleged victimisation, having spent the better part of the last several months "staring at the walls every day" without any tasks to carry out.

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Thelma Gibson workers 'have had enough'

October 04, 2022

TENSION between teachers at Thelma Gibson Primary School and the school's principal continued yesterday, with a number of workers allegedly calling in sick or refusing to show up to work.

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UNCLE FEARED FOR LIFE IN AXE ATTACK: Assailant shot by police 'had mental issues and killed close friend'

October 04, 2022

THE uncle of the 31-year-old assailant who was fatally shot by police on Sunday after he killed a man with an axe, said he feared for his life during his nephew's rampage noting "either he would have killed me, or I would have killed him".

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Minister criticised over possibility of bringing theatre festival to Bahamas

October 03, 2022

TOURISM Minister Chester Cooper has drawn criticism from cultural activists over a recent meeting with Broadway producers about possibly bringing a theatre festival to The Bahamas.

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'Deal fairly' with all public officers

October 03, 2022

FORMER Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle yesterday told the Davis administration to "deal fairly" with all public officers amid claims that some in the service were being victimised.

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Certification of teachers union election results put on hold

October 03, 2022

THE certification of the Bahamas Union of Teachers' recent election results has been put on hold after three candidates, including one who contested the presidency, launched disputes regarding the poll.

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US Embassy hosts student visa town hall in Freeport

October 03, 2022

THE United States Embassy hosted a student visa town hall in Freeport for the first time since Hurricane Dorian and the COVID-19 pandemic to provide vital information about the process for students interested in pursuing studies in the US.

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Minnis: FNM's shanty town plans would solve problem

October 03, 2022

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has urged the Davis administration to follow the former government's plan to address the proliferation of shanty towns.

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Human smuggling victims laid to rest

October 03, 2022

A HAITIAN official urged his countrymen not to take dangerous voyages at sea, as nine unidentified women who died in a human smuggling operation were buried on Saturday.

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Friend pays tribute to woman shot dead at Arawak Cay

October 03, 2022

THE best friend of a 19-year-old woman who was shot and killed at Arawak Cay yesterday said the victim was a kind and loving person.

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Axe-wielding killer shot dead by police

October 03, 2022

POLICE fatally shot a man who killed another man with an axe in the street last night.

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Three men in hospital after shooting incident

October 03, 2022

POLICE are aggressively investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that left three men in hospital.

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Attempted suicide at Guana Cay investigated

October 03, 2022

ABACO police are investigating an attempted suicide at Guana Cay.

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Security firms urge using alarm systems in homes and businesses

October 03, 2022

WITH a recent increase in armed robberies in the capital raising concerns, local security firms are urging people to get alarm systems in their homes and businesses.

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Woman shot dead at Arawak Cay

October 02, 2022

Police say they are aggressively searching for a man who shot and killed a woman at Arawak Cay early on Sunday.

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11 Cuban migrants apprehended on Bimini

September 30, 2022

Eleven Cuban migrants were apprehended on Bimini on early Friday morning, police reported.

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'Slight increase' in those seeking uniform assistance from govt

September 30, 2022

WITH the return of students to classrooms last month, Social Services and Community Development Minister Obie Wilchcombe said there was a slight increase in the number of persons who sought school uniform assistance from the government.

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Munroe warns those committing crimes 'police will get you'

September 30, 2022

National Security Minister Wayne Munroe on Friday expressed confidence in the government's crime plan despite the country's murder count surpassing 100 fatalities.

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Ministry seeking to repair 1,000 homes

September 30, 2022

THE Social Services and Urban Development Ministry is seeking to help repair some 1,000 homes over the next several months through its small home repair initiative, State Minister Lisa Rahming announced yesterday.

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