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Prince Charles voted in to lead the Commonwealth, succeeding the Queen

LONDON, England -- The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) wrapped up days of high-level intense sessions and agreed that His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, 69, succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II as head of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Magistrate's Court affected by power outage

A NUMBER of magisterial matters were adjourned and/or affected by a three-hour long power outage at the Magistrate’s Court complex on Friday, The Tribune understands.

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Blackout - explosion hits island's power

MINUTES after Bahamas Power and Light’s CEO Whitney Heastie outlined steps BPL plans to scale down service disruptions in anticipation of the hot summer, New Providence was struck by an island wide power outage.

BPL unveil job cuts

BAHAMAS Power and Light Ltd plans to soon begin a “rightsizing” exercise, which could see nearly 300 of the electricity provider’s 1,050 employees sent home.

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195 bodies in morgue - why fees must go up

ONE hundred and ninety-five dead bodies are being kept at Princess Margaret Hospital’s Morgue as of Wednesday – triple the number the facility was built to maintain, according to Health Minister Dr Duane Sands.

Eastern Road paving complete

EASTERN Road is officially paved, Works Minister Desmond Bannister confirmed to The Tribune yesterday.

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Witness anonymity bill ‘either dumb or dangerous’

CALLING parliamentarians “either very dumb or very dangerous,” attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, said the Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Amendment Bill 2018 will almost certainly be struck down as unconstitutional by the courts.

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Turnquest confident after Southwestern incident

BAHAMASAIR Chairman Tommy Turnquest yesterday expressed full confidence in the airline’s safety and maintenance programme as he moved to temper concerns over the Boeing 737s in its fleet following the recent Southwestern Airlines engine explosion and emergency landing.

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Queen Elizabeth II may have opened her last CHOGM

Queen Elizabeth II is expected to step down as head of the Commonwealth of Nations, but not before urging leaders to secure a more sustainable and prosperous world for future generations.