Disputes

Routine traffic stop leaves Bahamian young women bloodied and bruised
Routine traffic stop leaves Bahamian young women bloodied and bruised

August 04, 2019

A routine traffic stop in the capital over the weekend left two young ladies bloodied and bruised. According to reports a vehicle of young adults was stopped by police for an out headlight. Upon approaching the vehicle one officer asked the driver if there were any other occupants to which the young male driver responded "Yes".

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INF Nuclear Treaty: US Pulls Out of Cold War-Era Pact With Russia

August 02, 2019

The US has formally withdrawn from a key nuclear treaty with Russia, raising fears of a new arms race...

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Trump Escalates Trade War With More China Tariffs

August 02, 2019

US President Donald Trump has said he will impose a fresh 10% tariff on another $300bn (£247bn) of Chinese goods, in a sharp escalation of a trade war between the two countries.

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Fishermen reject closed season
Fishermen reject closed season

August 02, 2019

GRAND Bahama fishermen and vendors yesterday rejected arguments for a closed conch season, telling The Tribune such a move would seriously impact their livelihood...

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Govt to carry out survey on views about closed conch season
Govt to carry out survey on views about closed conch season

August 01, 2019

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard said a national survey is being conducted among stakeholders about a closed conch season which would protect stocks...

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Hamza Bin Laden 'Killed in Air Strike'

August 01, 2019

Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, died in an air strike, US media outlets report, citing intelligence officials.

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North Korea Fires Two Ballistic Missiles in Second Missile Launch in a Week

July 31, 2019

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, according to South Korea's military, the second such launch in a week.

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Rights Group Loses Mass Surveillance Appeal in High Court

July 30, 2019

Human rights group Liberty has lost its High Court challenge against the government's Investigatory Powers Act...

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BPL eyes a before Christmas deadline for new plant

July 30, 2019

GENERATION shortfalls continue at Bahamas Power and Light Company as the electricity provider eyes a "before Christmas" deadline for the commissioning of its new plant.

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Hong Kong Protests: Police Fire Tear Gas Near China's Liaison Office

July 29, 2019

Hong Kong has seen a second day of violent clashes between police and pro-democracy demonstrators who are also angry at alleged police brutality.

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Illegal dumping remains an 'unnecessary' challenge
Illegal dumping remains an 'unnecessary' challenge

July 27, 2019

While the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is unable to indicate whether illegal dumping has increased throughout the country, SallyAnn Chisolm, DEHS chief health inspector, said yesterday that the matter continues to be an "unnecessary" challenge for the organization. Recently, residents in the South [...]

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North Korea Missile Launch 'A Warning to South Korean Warmongers'

July 26, 2019

North Korea has called the test of two new missiles on Thursday a "solemn warning" against what it described as "South Korean warmongers"...

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BCPOU files trade dispute against BTC
BCPOU files trade dispute against BTC

July 24, 2019

Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) President Dino Rolle said yesterday that the union has filed a trade dispute with the Ministry of Labour against the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) over its proposed voluntary separation packages (VSEPs)...

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BTC’s CEO is Deliberately Misleading the Public

July 23, 2019

“The truth is a foreign concept to BTC’s CEO, Gary Sinclair”, expressed Mr. Dino Rolle, President of the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) after filing a Trade Dispute on Monday, July 22 against BTC...

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Maynard tells BTC boss: go back to Jamaica - now
Maynard tells BTC boss: go back to Jamaica - now

July 23, 2019

Bahamas Electrical Workers Union president Paul Maynard wants BTC’s Chief Executive Officer Garry Sinclair to do one thing: to go back to Jamaica...

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BTC on the brink
BTC on the brink

July 22, 2019

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) Chief Executive Officer Garfield Sinclair said that infighting among the company and its unions could be fatal to all involved...

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Putting things into perspective
Putting things into perspective

July 20, 2019

Can we take a minute to reflect, to return to moments in childhood of being unjustly vilified by adults all in the name of superiority because adults "can never be wrong?" Compare that feeling you felt to those of whom may work in service-based industries [...]

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Protest unsuccessful Team Bahamas remains out of semis
Protest unsuccessful Team Bahamas remains out of semis

July 19, 2019

Team Bahamas’ last hope for a semifinal spot at the Little League Caribbean and Latin American Championships currently ongoing in Willemstad, Curaçao...

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Union boss joins in rebuke of Liberty CEO
Union boss joins in rebuke of Liberty CEO

July 19, 2019

The Bahamas Communications and Public Managers Union (BCPMU) yesterday joined the rebuke of Liberty Latin America Chief Executive Officer Balan Nair's recent comments about the workers at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) and Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, adding that its members are "livid" and [...]

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Davis: Table Town Centre Mall lease
Davis: Table Town Centre Mall lease

July 19, 2019

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on the government to table the five-year lease agreement it signed for the relocation of the General Post Office to the Town Centre Mall...

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