SOPOT, Poland: The Bahamas will be without a lane in the men's 4 x 400 metre final or a competitor in the men's high jump when the IAAF World Indoor Championships comes to a close on Sunday.
FREEPORT – Following the recent resignation of some 15 marine pilots on Grand Bahama amid concerns of safety and training, the Bahamas Oil Refining Company (BORCO) says it is committed to maintaining a safe and efficient work environment for its employees.
SOPOT, Poland: What a way for Team Bahamas to end the first day of competition at the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) 15th World Indoor Championships.
SOPOT, Poland: Chris 'Fireman' Brown and Shaunae Miller both powered their way through the finish line ahead of their rivals in their respective heats to produce the leading and second fastest qualifying times going into tonight's semifinal of the men and women 400 metres.
A FORMER policeman accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a teenage girl was granted a permanent stay in his case yesterday after awaiting trial for ten years.
CONCERNS have been raised that the Bahamas Embassy in Haiti might have been involved in the fraudulent issue of thousands of Bahamian entry visas to Haitian nationals over the past six months, with some visas also having been sold to persons in Haiti.
THE Bahamas Crisis Centre yesterday criticised parliamentarians for making “a mockery of domestic violence” following comments by Leslie Miller in the House of Assembly.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe, who represents six webshops, said yesterday while he is “happy” that the government has finally decided to regulate webshop gaming, his clients would probably be “better off without it”.
SENIOR pastor Lyall Bethel yesterday warned Prime Minister Perry Christie to “stop playing with God” and respect the moral vote made by the Bahamian electorate against web shops.
RANFORD Patterson, Bahamas Christian Council President, says he would not support a gay political candidate amid a discussion as to the direction the country is to go with the rights of the LGBT community.
STATE Minister for Finance Michael Halkitis yesterday confirmed that the government will now consider revisiting all proposals, including Value Added Tax, in the wake of the proposed regularisation and taxation of web shops.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Ranford Patterson says he was disappointed with the government’s decision to push forward with legalising and taxing the numbers industry.
SOPOT, Poland: The Tribune and Bahamas Athletics have joined together to bring you coverage from the 15th IAAF World Indoor Championships.
THE MINISTRY of Social Services yesterday admitted that a staff member “slapped” a teenage boy at the Simpson Penn Centre for Boys, but denied that he was “very badly beaten”.
A SENIOR figure at the College of the Bahamas has challenged Rotarians to invest in the facility.
By US Chargé d’Affaires John Dinkelman
GRAND Bahama Police are investigating a possible arson in connection with a house fire that occurred on Wednesday in the Lucaya area.
The Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas recently held elections of officers and directors for the years 2014-2015.
A well-known businessman yesterday called for a ‘fiscal rule’ where the Government’s debt-to-GDP ratio cannot exceed 65 per cent, arguing that increased revenues had to be accompanied by spending discipline.
Opponents of Bimini’s controversial cruise ship dock have switched tactics, filing a Supreme Court summons seeking permission to drop Resorts World Bimini and its affiliates as defendants in its Judicial Review action.