Tribune Stories

Grand Bahama residents left without water

May 25, 2017

A significant interruption in water supply left thousands of customers on Grand Bahama without running water and forced the early dismissal of some schools on Wednesday.

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39I39m still owed 70,000 by organisers39 claims contractor

May 25, 2017

GODFREY Gray Sr, an Exuma contractor, told

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UPDATED: Police kill boy after Seagrape pharmacy armed robbery
UPDATED: Police kill boy after Seagrape pharmacy armed robbery

May 25, 2017

A BRAZEN daytime robbery yesterday ended with police shooting one teenage suspect dead and apprehending two more after the trio, along with another armed man, allegedly tied up an employee, held customers at gunpoint and robbed the QVS Pharmacy in the Seagrape Shopping Plaza...

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May 25, 2017

A CONCERNED citizen shot and severely injured a suspect yesterday morning, moments after the man allegedly stabbed another man on a public bus. The incident took place shortly after 11am on Carmichael Road.

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PLP: FNM IS FOLLOWING IN OUR FOOTSTEPS

May 25, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party tried to brand much of the government's agenda in the Speech from The Throne as a continuation of the previous administration's plans.

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Working with community to fight crime on govt agenda

May 25, 2017

THE newly elected Free National Movement government yesterday promised to "implement modern crime fighting initiatives," collaborate with civic leaders, including the religious community and initiate neighbourhood safety programmes in an effort to "reduce the culture of violence" in The Bahamas.

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Referendum planned on term limits, recall system
Referendum planned on term limits, recall system

May 25, 2017

THE Minnis administration will seek the consent of the electorate by way of a referendum on instituting term limits for the prime minister, a recall system for non-performing members of Parliament and an independent Constituencies Commission and Electoral Commission, the Speech from The Throne revealed yesterday...

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Anti-corruption pledge by FNM
Anti-corruption pledge by FNM

May 25, 2017

IN keeping with its campaign promise to wipe out malfeasance in government and increase transparency, the Free National Movement administration pledged yesterday to create and enforce anti-corruption legislation for parliamentarians and public officers...

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Plans to reduce, not repeal VAT on common goods
Plans to reduce, not repeal VAT on common goods

May 25, 2017

IN yesterday's Speech from The Throne, the new government said it will reduce value added tax on breadbasket items, as the Minnis administration also outlined plans to transform Over-the-Hill communities...

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Woman dies and man wounded after Nassau Village shooting

May 25, 2017

A WOMAN has died and a man is seriously injured in hospital after a shooting incident in Nassau Village early on Thursday.

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39Ministry of Tourism led on Fyre Festival approval39

May 25, 2017

EXUMA Chief Councillor Brian Strachan yesterday denied allegations that its local government office played an integral part in the staging of Fyre Festival. Instead he pointed to the Ministry of Tourism.

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Moultrie, Saunders named to speaker roles and committee posts appointed

May 25, 2017

DURING the official opening of the new Parliament session yesterday, several members of Parliament were appointed to seven committees.

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The Speech from the Throne in full

May 24, 2017

The new government's policies were outlined by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday.

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Today Speech from the Throne in full
Today Speech from the Throne in full

May 24, 2017

The new government's policies were outlined by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday...

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Investigator 'found blood inside car' in Marco Archer case

May 24, 2017

A ROYAL Bahamas Police Force crime scene investigator yesterday testified to having taken swabs of suspected blood samples from multiple parts of the interior of a vehicle allegedly belonging to Kofhe Goodman, the man accused of 11-year-old Marco Archer's murder five and a half years ago.

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Davis has no fears over Urban Renewal review

May 24, 2017

WHILE insisting he has no concerns over anything that may come to light concerning Urban Renewal, Official Opposition Leader Philip "Brave" Davis threatened to "make a story" over the way the government does business, should the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) be impugned unfairly.

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Henfield 'deceptive' in pursuit of selfish interests - Roberts

May 24, 2017

BRADLEY Roberts labelled We March organiser Ranard Henfield "deceptive" yesterday following the activist's appointment to the Senate by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis on Monday.

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Water supply disruption on Grand Bahama forces schools to close early

May 24, 2017

AN island-wide interruption in water supply left residents and businesses without running water and forced the early dismissal of some schools in Grand Bahama on Wednesday...

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Guyanese woman caught with cocaine in her hair weave at airport
Guyanese woman caught with cocaine in her hair weave at airport

May 24, 2017

A WOMAN from Guyana has been arrested at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Bahamas concealed in her hair weave...

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