Tribune Stories

Bahamas' advance delegation to CARICOM arrives in Haiti

February 23, 2018

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The Bahamas' advance delegation to the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM heads of government arrived in Haiti Thursday afternoon.

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Foreign nationals charged and fined with overstaying

February 23, 2018

TWO foreign nationals - a Jamaican and Irishman - were charged separately in the Freeport Magistrate's Court with overstaying their time in the Bahamas.

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Adrian Francis to file lawsuit over cancellation of ZNS Radio show

February 23, 2018

AFTER his talk show was cancelled as it aired on ZNS Radio earlier this week, host Adrian Francis said he intends to file a law suit against the station for the manner in which he was handled, insisting this could affect future employment prospects.

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Video of nightclub shooting 39not a new murder39

February 23, 2018

DESPITE recent social media circulation of a video featuring a fatal shooting in a nightclub, police are advising the public that this footage is from a murder that occurred more than two weeks ago.

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Minister of Health opens GB Family Medicine conference

February 23, 2018

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands opened the first Grand Bahama Family Medicine Conference held at the Pelican Bay Resort on Thursday for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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Opposition to cemetery proposal grows

February 23, 2018

A proposal to create a cemetery on Bernard Road is being met with backlash from residents of the surrounding communities.

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BTC outsources 3991639 operator assistance

February 23, 2018

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Company has confirmed the outsourcing of its '916' operator assistance platform to an external partner.

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39Let39s lead the way on medical marijuana39

February 23, 2018

A SENIOR executive at the Public Hospitals Authority and leading pharmacist is urging government and local health officials to set the standard for medical marijuana research in the region. Dr Marvin Smith, who serves as PHA deputy director and chie

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Accused 39admitted being at crime scene39

February 23, 2018

ONE of three men accused of the murder and armed robbery of a Grand Bahama couple admitted to being at the scene of the crime with the other defendants, lead investigator Detective 772 Lorenzo Johnson told the Supreme Court yesterday.

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Killer of child39s mother has appeal rejected

February 23, 2018

THE COURT of Appeal has dismissed the case of a man seeking to contest his 41-year sentence of hard labour for murdering the mother of his child at their workplace on a Family Island almost seven years ago. Appellate Justices Jon Isaacs, Stella Cran

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Oban boss' 650k debt to US taxman
Oban boss' 650k debt to US taxman

February 23, 2018

PETER Krieger, non-executive chairman and the face of Oban Energies, was not only in problems with the Securities Exchange Commission, but also faced a federal tax lien for more than half a million dollars in unpaid taxes...

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Job fair hopefuls 'hired on the day'
Job fair hopefuls 'hired on the day'

February 23, 2018

He said: “We have had… approximately 2,500 persons who have registered in our database as a result of the job fairs…so far...

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Cemetery plan - over our dead bodies
Cemetery plan - over our dead bodies

February 23, 2018

AN online petition has been started to stop the creation of a proposed cemetery on Bernard Road...

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40 years for brutal grandma's murder
40 years for brutal grandma's murder

February 23, 2018

A CARETAKER who had worked for an 86-year-old woman, who he had brutally stabbed to death in her Dannottage Estates home a decade ago, was yesterday sentenced to 40 years in prison by an acting Supreme Court judge...

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A COMIC39S VIEW: Say no man to NOban

February 23, 2018

Once again - to paraphrase the Red Queen from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass - it takes all the running Bahamians can do to keep in the same place.

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Marijuana stash discovered in Bimini

February 23, 2018

BIMINI police discovered a quantity of dangerous drugs on the island this week, a senior police official reported.

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Officials say Krieger just small part of project

February 23, 2018

GOVERNMENT officials yesterday were tightlipped about who the beneficial owners of Oban Energies are, though some quietly described Peter Krieger, the public face of the project so far, as a small player in the grander scheme. Two top officials in t

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Security guard found dead after break-in at shop

February 23, 2018

POLICE are investigating the death of a security guard at a seafood processing centre on Fire Trail Road. Police were called to investigate a shop breaking and stealing complaint at the establishment when they discovered the unconscious man. Police

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PM heads to Haiti for conference

February 23, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will lead a delegation to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday for the 29th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. Dr Minnis will be accompanied by his wife, Patricia

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Activist wary after Oban revelations

February 23, 2018

GRAND Bahama environmental activist Shuffel Hepburn has expressed shock over revelations uncovered about Oban Energies just days after the signing of a heads of agreement with the government for the development of a $5.5 billion oil refinery in East

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