Tribune Stories

Plane crash lands at Exuma airport

July 15, 2019

THE pilot of a charter flight was forced to return to mainland Exuma Monday morning after the aircraft's landing gear failed to open on arrival at Staniel Cay, resulting in a crash landing at the airport in Moss Town.

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BPL blackout - the misery drags on
BPL blackout - the misery drags on

July 15, 2019

Load shedding is expected to continue in parts of New Providence this week as demand for electricity peaks, a Bahamas Power and Light spokesperson confirmed yesterday...

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Union fury over PMH sabotage claim
Union fury over PMH sabotage claim

July 15, 2019

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital has suspended non-emergency surgeries this week while it investigates a suspected sabotage attack...

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21 years for people smuggler
21 years for people smuggler

July 15, 2019

A JAMAICAN man - who claims that he was born in The Bahamas and was being denied entry into the country after being deemed an "undesirable" - has been sentenced to more than two decades in a US prison for running a human smuggling operation.

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Post office deal 'wrapped in lies'
Post office deal 'wrapped in lies'

July 15, 2019

OPPOSITION leader Philip "Brave" Davis has called for Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' resignation insisting his administration's handling of the General Post Office's move to the Town Centre Mall has been overshadowed by falsehoods.

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Freeport man charged with two counts of attempted murder
Freeport man charged with two counts of attempted murder

July 15, 2019

A FREEPORT man on Friday was charged with two counts of attempted murder. Edvardo Evans, 33, of Bruce Avenue, appeared in court before Magistrate Charlton Smith where it alleged that on Sunday, July 7 at Freeport, he, being concerned with others, at

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New Providence hit by three armed robberies
New Providence hit by three armed robberies

July 15, 2019

THREE armed robberies took place within a 12-hour period in New Providence on Saturday, according to police reports. One of the victims was a woman in her late 50s who was robbed while cleaning her house. Another victim was beaten by two men during...

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Day of the Seafarer
Day of the Seafarer

July 15, 2019

AS part of Disney Cruise Line's commitment to inspire the next generation of maritime professionals, Disney Dream shipboard officers hosted a group of students onboard from the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) while the ship was docked in Nassau.

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13 suspected human and drug smugglers caught after joint operation

July 15, 2019

THIRTEEN suspected human and drug smugglers were apprehended on Friday off West End, Grand Bahama in a joint Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Bahamas Immigration Department operation.

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Police investigate armed robbery and homicide on Grand Bahama
Police investigate armed robbery and homicide on Grand Bahama

July 14, 2019

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery and a homicide that happened within half an hour of each other early on Sunday...

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Radio stations to go silent for Mdeez and others lost to violence
Radio stations to go silent for Mdeez and others lost to violence

July 14, 2019

RADIO stations across the country will go silent for 10 to 15 minutes Monday in tribute to slain musical artist Devon "Mdeez" Knight and others who have lost their lives to violence...

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Mother charged with assault, son with causing harm
Mother charged with assault, son with causing harm

July 12, 2019

A MOTHER and her minor son were arraigned on Friday in the Freeport Magistrate's Court - one for assault and the other for causing harm...

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PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage
PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage

July 12, 2019

THE Princess Margaret Hospital is suspending non-emergency surgeries while it investigates possible sabotage at the hospital...

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Creating solutions for plastic pollution
Creating solutions for plastic pollution

July 12, 2019

IN an effort to create solutions for plastic pollution, the Bahamas Plastic Movement (BPM) held its 6th Plastic Pollution Education and Ocean Conservation Camp at the Eleuthera Arts & Cultural Centre from June 22-28th...

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Ministry 'not aware of additional funding requests for water polo team'

July 12, 2019

THE Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture has said it is not aware of any requests for additional funding from the Bahamas Aquatics Federation on behalf of the Bahamas Water Polo team...

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Ricardo Smith likely to challenge Chester Cooper for PLP deputy leader post
Ricardo Smith likely to challenge Chester Cooper for PLP deputy leader post

July 12, 2019

RICARDO Smith is gearing up to challenge Chester Cooper for deputy leader of the Progressive Liberal Party yet again...

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Power outages 'putting care home patients at risk'

July 12, 2019

CARETAKERS throughout New Providence say the constant power outages in the capital are putting the health of their elderly patients at risk...

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Independence Day joy for mothers
Independence Day joy for mothers

July 12, 2019

THE mothers of the first boy and girl born on July 10 were yesterday presented with gifts as part of Princess Margaret Hospital's annual Independence Day donation presentation...

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'Tourists take risks when they go to swim with wild animals'

July 12, 2019

A TOUR boat operator said yesterday tourists and visitors assume risk when they snorkel, adding despite increased shark incidents the industry will survive...

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UPDATED: Mother of child found walking on Haven Road has been located
UPDATED: Mother of child found walking on Haven Road has been located

July 12, 2019

Police are reporting that the mother of this little girl who was found walking on Haven Road on Friday morning has been located...

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