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Shark savages woman's foot

A SHARK attack has left a woman from Switzerland nursing severe wounds in hospital, police reported yesterday.

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‘Politicians can’t get rich leaving the poor behind’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said last night it is “unfair and unjust” for politicians to accumulate considerable wealth from corruption, while the citizens of a country, especially the poor, are left behind.

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Minnister of Pain: PM swings axe to turn round economy

MAKING good on his promise to slash government expenses in an effort to balance the country’s books, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis last night announced a variety of conservative fiscal measures, including a ten per cent cut in spending in all government ministries and no new public sector hiring.

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PM says it’s no go for more NPO

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said his “mouth is on lockdown” as he sought to contextualise his use of the medical term “NPO” on Tuesday in response to questions over whether he would meet with Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis following the latter’s strongly worded letter to him regarding PLP arrests.

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Long Island swoop stops over 100 Haitian migrants

TWO days after some 60 migrants were apprehended on Little Inagua, Royal Bahamas Defence Force patrols on Tuesday apprehended more than 100 Haitian migrants near Long Island.

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Bail hearing next week for murder accused

A SUSPECT awaiting trial on a murder charge will have his bail application heard next week.Shawn McPhee and his lawyer Calvin Seymour appeared before Senior Justice Stephen Isaacs seeking pre-trial release for McPhee before his October 10 trial befor

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Audit to be launched for Gaming Board

NEWLY-appointed Gaming Board Chairman Kenyatta Gibson yesterday told The Tribune an audit of the board’s finances and a status review of the gaming house industry are first on the new panel’s agenda.

Sandals chief: Bahamas 'can't afford' discount war

Sandals Royal Bahamian’s top executive yesterday revealed that the all-inclusive chain shares Atlantis’s Baha Mar fears, arguing that the Bahamas “can’t afford” a rate discounting war.Gary Williams, the resort’s general manager, told Tribune Business