Tribune Stories

Convenience store manager dies after armed robbery shooting

September 18, 2020

THE manager of Grace of God Convenience Store was shot and killed on Thursday night during a robbery of the Miami Street store.

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Government hopeful smaller hotels can jumpstart tourism

September 18, 2020

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said the Minnis administration is hopeful that the re-opening of smaller hotels will help jumpstart the tourism industry.

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NEMA receives 3.84m worth of equipment and supplies from US Embassy

September 18, 2020

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received disaster equipment and relief supplies from the United States Embassy in Nassau on Friday in a move intended to strengthen the country's response to natural disasters.

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Man violated curfew 'to pick up groceries from his brother'

September 18, 2020

A man who claimed he violated the curfew because he left his home to pick up a bag of groceries from his brother was fined $250 on Friday.

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Man fined after shop breaking and stealing

September 18, 2020

A 26-year-old man was placed on two years' probation and ordered to pay a $3,500 fine after he pleaded guilty to shop breaking and stealing in the Magistrate's Court on Friday.

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Pair found with stolen goods get nine months

September 18, 2020

Two men who were found with an assortment of stolen tools and electronics were sentenced to nine months in prison on Friday.

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Ten arrested in Abaco for breach of curfew

September 18, 2020

TEN people were arrested in Abaco for breach of curfew under the Emergency Powers Orders.

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800,000 bill for relocating boarders

September 18, 2020

THE relocation of boarders from Princess Margaret Hospital to several senior citizens homes is expected to cost the government about $800,000.

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'Mountain to climb' in trying to accelerate Club Med reopening

September 18, 2020

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said officials are trying to persuade Club Med to reopen its Columbus Isle Resort earlier than December 2021 but admitted the government has a "difficult mountain to climb".

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Campbell: Ministry looking at rental assistance

September 18, 2020

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday his ministry will respond to all applicants seeking rental assistance.

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Sands: House of Assembly COVID case warrants a full investigation

September 18, 2020

FORMER Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said the potential exposure of dozens of government officials to a House of Assembly staffer who tested positive for COVID-19 warrants a full investigation by public health officials.

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Diabetes link suspected in Goodman's Bay death

September 18, 2020

RELATIVES of a man found dead in a parking lot at Goodman's Bay earlier this week believe his death was the result of complications from diabetes.

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Disaster authority head: no problem with zoning advice

September 18, 2020

KAY Forbes-Smith, head of the Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority, said she has no issue with a new Inter-American Development Bank report that recommends prioritising zoning regulations in Abaco and East Grand Bahama, adding officials are preparing to discuss the issue with residents of those areas.

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Food parcels for struggling taxi drivers

September 18, 2020

SOME 200 struggling taxi-cab drivers received food parcels this week at the Reach Out Community Centre in Freeport during the official renaming of the organisation's feeding programme on Grand Bahama.

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83 Dominican poachers detained

September 18, 2020

MORE than 80 suspected Dominican poachers were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force yesterday.

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Man in hospital after suspected suicide bid

September 18, 2020

A 29-year-old Grand Bahama man is in hospital following an suspected attempted suicide incident at Eight Mile Rock on Thursday.

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Probation for man guilty of vagrancy

September 18, 2020

A MAN was placed on probation for one month after he pleaded guilty to vagrancy.

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Suspect accused of sex with girl, 14

September 18, 2020

A 20-year-old man was remanded to prison accused of having sex with a minor last week.

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Man denies stealing 70k from ATM

September 18, 2020

A 32-year-old man who denied breaking into a local food store and damaging an ATM to steal over $70,000 in cash was denied bail ahead of his trial.

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