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VIDEO: Texas dentist describes Abaco shark attack

A 62-year-old dentist from Texas was attacked by a 6-foot bull shark while free diving in waters near Green Turtle Cay, Abaco early Saturday morning.

Resort worker killed in crash

A MAN killed in a traffic accident in Freeport on Saturday has been identified as 37-year-old Gregory Cartwright, of Pioneer’s Loop, Freeport.

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Call to change approach to more accurately record long-term employment

FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday urged officials at the Department of Statistics to adjust the line of questioning used in its biannual unemployment survey “accordingly,” claiming the survey does not differentiate between temporary and long-term employment status.

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Butler-Turner optimistic about leadership race

DESPITE failing to reach a portion of the party’s 410 delegates, Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner insisted that she won’t give up and will remain optimistic “until the last minute” about emerging the Free National Movement’s new leader following the FNM convention later this week.

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Video hails Minnis as having a ‘soldier’s heart’

DESPITE a leadership term defined by infighting and party division, the “Roc Wit Doc” campaign yesterday debuted a video celebrating Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis as a man admired by party supporters who fuelled unity and growth within the organisation since taking control of it in 2012.

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Waltiea Rolle: ‘This government has done absolutely nothing for me’

WHILE the country celebrated the achievements of many of its sporting legends, one historic icon took to social media to express her displeasure at a lack of recognition by the Bahamian government.

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Bahamianisation ‘more a curse than a blessing’

A well-known QC has backed calls to liberalise the Bar, telling Tribune Business: “Bahamianisation has been more of a curse than a blessing.”

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A ‘red carpet’ welcome home for Jonquel Jones

HOLMES Rock, Grand Bahama — Jonquel Jones hails from a little settlement that reads on its sign: Welcome to Holmes Rock, the home of Togetherness. It’s an unique community that sits in between Eight Mile Rock and West End and now is popularised by the second Bahamian to play in the Women’s National Basketball Association.

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Fort Charlotte campaingers angered by Rollins criticism

FORT Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins has enraged several of his former campaign generals with his recent criticism of Prime Minister Perry Christie and his refusal to accept responsibility for his “poor” performance as a representative.