Tribune Stories

Baha Mar rejects claim that buyer linked to crime

March 29, 2017

BAHA Mar's president has pushed back at "baseless" and "untrue" allegations contained in an open letter to the Gaming Board, which accused the resort's buyer of being allegedly associated with "international crime" organisations through its link to a Macau gaming group.

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Air quality at college 71 times worse in dump smoke

March 29, 2017

AN initial assessment of air quality around the Aquinas College campus has shown a substantial reduction in air quality on days when smoke is in the area - in some case 71 times worse than on clear days.

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Girl denied insurance as she lay on hospital bed

March 29, 2017

HER nose and mouth covered by a protective face mask, Iyanda Hilton wrapped herself in a warm blanket and rested alongside her mother in the Bone Marrow Centre at the Holtz Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida.

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Butler-Turner: FNM offered seat for election - but not Long Island

March 29, 2017

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Loretta Butler-Turner revealed yesterday that she had an informal "conversation" with someone in the Free National Movement (FNM) but the talks fell apart when she was offered a seat other than Long Island.

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Girl denied insurance as she lay on hospital bed
Girl denied insurance as she lay on hospital bed

March 29, 2017

HER nose and mouth covered by a protective face mask, Iyanda Hilton wrapped herself in a warm blanket and rested alongside her mother in the Bone Marrow Centre at the Holtz Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida...

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Eleuthera man held in probe of voter fraud
Eleuthera man held in probe of voter fraud

March 29, 2017

POLICE arrested a man from Eleuthera and brought him to the capital last night to be questioned in connection with a "voter fraud" investigation, with Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean warning the public that the Royal Bahamas Police Force will take a "no tolerance" approach to such matters...

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US, Caricom to monitor election
US, Caricom to monitor election

March 29, 2017

THE Bahamas government has received confirmation from two of four international organisations invited to send electoral observers for the upcoming general election...

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Court rejects bail bid by sex assault suspect

March 29, 2017

A MAN seeking bail before his trial on a sexual assault charge had his application rejected in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Jury shown video during robbery and murder trial

March 29, 2017

A JURY yesterday was shown an alleged video-recorded inquiry of a man walking police through his involvement in a robbery that turned fatal three years ago.

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Poems and prayers from youngsters for teenage boys murdered in the street

March 29, 2017

MORE than a dozen compassionate sixth grade students at Centreville Primary School gave handwritten poems and prayers to the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) yesterday for the families of the two teenage boys who were brutally murdered ten days ago.

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Minnis: I will be in full charge of my Cabinet

March 29, 2017

FREE National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis last night compared himself to Prime Minister Perry Christie, saying unlike the nation's leader he will be fully in charge of his Cabinet, bringing direction and competence to government.

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Police car damaged in three vehicle collision

March 28, 2017

A POLICE car was severely damaged after being in collision with two other vehicles on East Street, Nassau, yesterday afternoon.

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Mackey: I've paid customs debt in full

March 28, 2017

DAYS after being exposed by Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts for his failure to settle a 15-year tax debt of $9,500 to the Department of Customs, Free National Movement (FNM) North Eleuthera candidate Howard "Rickey" Mackey has followed through on promises to pay the debt yesterday...

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Moore's Island acquisition of land 'not political move'

March 28, 2017

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday denied that the acquisition of more than 400 acres of land for the people of Moore's Island was a "political move", despite the tabling the resolution weeks before the general election...

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Operators reject fears over surrey horse health
Operators reject fears over surrey horse health

March 28, 2017

CARRIAGE operators in New Providence have dismissed concerns raised over the treatment of surrey horses around the country, claiming that improvements in sector regulations have ensured that best practices are adhered to...

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Govt 'on track' over Baha Mar documents
Govt 'on track' over Baha Mar documents

March 28, 2017

THE Christie administration is "fully on track" to honouring its commitment to push for the release of the sealed Supreme Court Baha Mar documents before the scheduled April soft opening of the beleaguered West Bay Street mega resort, Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday...

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PM urges PLP supporters to help us register every vote
PM urges PLP supporters to help us register every vote

March 28, 2017

REGISTER to vote was the consistent message uttered by Prime Minister Perry Christie and incumbent parliamentarians to hundreds of supporters at the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) regional branch meeting last night...

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Hall warns on voter cards
Hall warns on voter cards

March 28, 2017

SEVERAL people have attempted to gain two voter's cards by registering twice at different locations, Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall said yesterday, adding that police officers have been called about at least one case...

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NAD helps schools in anniversary year

March 28, 2017

AS part of its celebrations to mark ten years of operating Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on April 1, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) employees formally presented the Adelaide Primary School and Gambier Pre-School with new, custom-built furniture for their lunch and playground areas.

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Bakery workers say they have been 'discarded like animals'

March 28, 2017

FOUR former employees of Western Bakery in Grand Bahama claim that they were treated with disrespect and "discarded like animals" by the new owner following the sale of the Freeport establishment a week ago.

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