Tribune Stories

D'Aguilar: Emergency runway lights 'all operational'

November 20, 2018

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday confirmed emergency lights at all government-owned airport runways are operational.

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Minnis wants solar homes for everyone

November 20, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says his vision for The Bahamas is that every home becomes self-sustaining power stations with the use of solar technology.

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High Bills Spark 'Cut Off' Review
High Bills Spark 'Cut Off' Review

November 20, 2018

BAHAMAS Power and Light's chairman Donovan Moxey yesterday revealed the corporation was considering a review of BPL's disconnection policy in view of the temporary hike in electricity costs...

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Staff Trio Accused of RBC Theft
Staff Trio Accused of RBC Theft

November 20, 2018

A Royal Bank of Canada employee was charged yesterday with stealing just over $170,000 from his employer over a four month period and defrauding the bank of an additional $180,000 within that same period of time...

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November 20, 2018

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar defended the administration's hiring of former National Insurance Board Director Algernon Cargill yesterday, saying the government needs an expert who can help spearhead key aviation initiatives...

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November 20, 2018

A Royal Bank of Canada employee was charged yesterday with stealing just over $170,000 from his employer over a four month period and defrauding the bank of an additional $180,000 within that same period of time.

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LAWFUL KILLING: Jury rules cops right to open fire on gunman
LAWFUL KILLING: Jury rules cops right to open fire on gunman

November 20, 2018

FOUR police officers were justified in executing a Grand Bahama man who shot and killed an innocent bystander near a liquor store seven years ago, a jury has found...

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Urgent call to double the number of radiologists

November 20, 2018

THE new digital imaging network connecting public health care facilities throughout the country has highlighted the need for more radiologists.

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Tax-free scheme launched - but no one can use it yet

November 20, 2018

WHILE the government's Over-The-Hill tax-free scheme has been launched, business and residents will have to wait until the end of the month for details on how to use it.

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Bahamasair suspends flight after Haiti unrest

November 20, 2018

BAHAMASAIR has suspended services to Haiti because of unrest in that country.

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Pair deny swimming away to escape drugs swoop

November 20, 2018

TWO men were charged yesterday over allegations they beached a boat and swam away from officers to avoid being caught red-handed with close to $2m worth of drugs.

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Teenager faces court accused of shooting man

November 20, 2018

A 19-year-old man was charged before the courts yesterday with shooting another man to death last week.

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Reduce time convictions for marijuana stay on records, urges Davis

November 19, 2018

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday expressed support for the advancement of legislation to reduce the length of time that convictions for small amounts of marijuana remain on criminal records.

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Over-the-Hill tax-free zones are already launched, says Minnis

November 19, 2018

OVER-the-Hill constituencies of Bain and Grants Town and Centreville are now tax-free zones, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, who said the government's flagship initiative took effect November 1.

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Fox Hill community centre shut after govt fails to pay staff

November 19, 2018

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell says the Fox Hill Community Centre has been "effectively shuttered" after the government failed to pay staff for five months.

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Man in hospital after hit and run collision

November 19, 2018

TRAFFIC police are investigating the circumstances of a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Nassau Street over the weekend.

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39It39s time to call for anti-corruption laws39

November 19, 2018

THE Organisation for Responsible Governance has urged Bahamians to agitate for planned anti-corruption laws, reiterating concerns over the government's handling of the relocation of the General Post Office to the Town Centre Mall.

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'Slap' officer to face police probe
'Slap' officer to face police probe

November 19, 2018

POLICE are investigating the circumstances behind a video of an officer slapping a man, believed to be a tourist, who was accused of loitering in the downtown area...

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