Tribune Stories

Tributes paid to woman killed in Andros traffic accident

January 24, 2020

THE family of the woman who lost her life in a traffic fatality in Central Andros on Thursday say they are shocked by her unexpected death and believe she was taken too soon.

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39No reported cases of coronavirus39 in Bahamian students in Wuhan, China

January 24, 2020

THERE have been no reported cases of the coronavirus found among Bahamian students living in Wuhan, China, following its deadly outbreak in the province, foreign affairs officials have said.

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Bahamian accused of killing friend in Florida

January 24, 2020

A BAHAMIAN man is accused of kicking his friend to death in Florida after a surveillance video emerged showing the victim being kicked for an hour and 19 minutes.

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Environment minister: Climate change is a real threat

January 24, 2020

ENVIRONMENT Minister Romauld Ferreira said the country must face the fact that climate change is a real threat, stating scientific data proves the Earth is getting warmer.

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Murder victim described as loving, caring and good-hearted

January 24, 2020

RELATIVES of the man shot dead on Thursday night in Flamingo Gardens have identified him as 25-year-old Jahkil Armbrister.

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Man dies after being hit by vehicle in hospital compound

January 24, 2020

THE Public Hospitals Authority is warning the general public about the speed limit at Princess Margaret Hospital after an elderly man died when he was struck by a vehicle in the hospital compound Friday morning.

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Minister meets with US Secretary of State at CARICOM event

January 24, 2020

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Darren Henfield met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his two-day working visit in Jamaica with CARICOM leaders this week.

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Davis: Creation of ministry, Disaster Relief Authority delayed pace of hurricane recovery

January 24, 2020

PLP Opposition Leader Philip "Brave" Davis believes that the government's creation of a Ministry for Disaster Relief and now a Disaster Relief Authority further delayed the pace of hurricane recovery for Grand Bahama and Abaco.

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DNA Chairman criticises government over marijuana issue

January 24, 2020

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Chairman Omar Smith accused the government of using marijuana to deflect from the administration's failures.

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Ministry coalition launches initiative to tackle childhood obesity

January 24, 2020

THE Ministry of Health's Healthy Bahamas Coalition launched their Let's Move Initiative: Reducing Childhood Obesity project at Stephen Dillet Primary School on Friday.

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Shark attacks decrease around the world in 2019

January 24, 2020

UNPROVOKED shark attacks around the world decreased last year, although they rose in the United States, according to researchers.

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Killarney's FNM Constituency Association meeting

January 24, 2020

KILLARNEY'S FNM Constituency Association's general monthly meeting will he held on Tuesday at 7pm in the Community Centre on Blake Road.

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39We will solve issues at Fishing Hole Road39

January 24, 2020

THE government is committed to fixing the structural issues at Fishing Hole Road in Freeport, according to a Minnis administration official. Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson made the comments at a press conference on Wednesday, after

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39My mother was killed like a dog in the street39

January 24, 2020

THE son of the female pedestrian who lost her life after being hit by a car wants the person responsible for his mother's death to be jailed.Deangelo Bain, 29, told The Tribune he is "deeply saddened" to know that his mother, 46-year-old Geneva Gibso

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Culmer: Still time for recall system

January 24, 2020

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer has said the governing party has more than two years remaining to fulfil goals set in its 2017 manifesto, suggesting yesterday a non-performing MP recall system could still be possible. Mr Culmer's optimis

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39FNM paid for meeting to launch re-election39

January 24, 2020

THE event billed as a town-hall meeting that launched the Free National Movement's 2022 re-election campaign on Wednesday night was funded by the party, Chairman Carl Culmer told The Tribune . The event was criticised by Progressive Liberal Party Le

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Pinder defends proposals to revoke work permits

January 24, 2020

DIRECTOR of Labour John Pinder further defended the department's understudy/apprenticeship programme yesterday, days after saying he wanted employers' work permits revoked if they failed to appoint and properly train apprentices. "...It has nothing

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BTVI survey aims to close the skills gap

January 24, 2020

A RECENT skills gap survey completed by the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute has revealed that 46 percent of employers surveyed say they are unable to recruit local employees to meet their needs.The survey also revealed that 65 percent of i

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Lawyer accuses police of 39fakery39 over car in shooting

January 24, 2020

A DEFENCE attorney yesterday accused a crime scene investigator of engaging in "pretty, childish fakery" to convince jurors that the car he processed was the one three men used to execute the 2013 Fox Hill mass shooting. Geoffrey Farquharson accused

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Man shot dead in his Flamingo Gardens home
Man shot dead in his Flamingo Gardens home

January 24, 2020

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Flamingo Gardens on Thursday night...

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