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Policeman in uniform filmed as he buys beer

A ROYAL Bahamas Police Force officer is under investigation after he was caught on video purchasing alcohol while in uniform, Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean confirmed yesterday.

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BPL manager vows to fight sacking

ANOTHER senior manager at Bahamas Power and Light has been terminated, The Tribune can confirm.

Bahamas urged: 'Clean up' $184m unverified accounts

A Caribbean regulatory body has urged Bahamian banks to show “more dedication and urgency” in cleaning up 20,000 ‘unverified’ accounts that collectively hold almost $184 million.The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), in its July 2017 repo

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INSIGHT: Better safe than sorry

THE 2017 Hurricane season was projected to be an active one by many of the top meteorological minds. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association predicted this hurricane season would be an “above average” year with 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes – two of which being major ones. However, no one would have anticipated that three quarters of the way through the season there would have been this much devastation and loss at the hands of Category, 3, 4 and 5 storms.

Landfill tender release before 2017 year-end

The Government hopes to finish and issue the New Providence landfill management tender before year-end, a Cabinet Minister yesterday saying: “All options are on the table.”Romauld Ferreira, minister of the environment and housing, told Tribune Busine

Central Bank to unveil new money laundering sanctions

The Central Bank plans to create a new sanctions regime for anti-money laundering deficiencies, as it bids to move the Bahamas from a ‘high risk’ to “at least medium risk” jurisdiction.John Rolle, the regulator’s governor, responding to the Caribbean

Police 'lacking capacity to pursue' money launderers

The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) “lacks the capacity to effectively pursue” money laundering offenders due to inadequate skills, training and resources.The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), in its July 2017 assessment of the Bahamas

Chamber chief: BPL contracts ‘certainly curious’

The Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive has described as “certainly curious” revelations that Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) awarded multi-million dollar contracts to entities that were not the best bidder.