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Court quashes Voluntary Bill of Indictment against man accused of BAMSI fire

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday quashed a Voluntary Bill of Indictment against the man allegedly behind the fire at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) citing inconsistencies contained in the Bill, and remitted the matter to the Magistrates Court to have the errors corrected. 

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Baha Mar workers march in support of project developer Sarkis Izmirlian

HUNDREDS of Baha Mar employees yesterday took to the streets to proclaim their support for the man that gave them a chance in a dismal job market.

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Morley continues campaign for union recognition at container port

TRADE union activist Lionel Morley led a small protest yesterday near the traffic circle on Warren Levarity Highway leading to the Freeport Container Port (FCP) in his continuing campaign for workers to form a union there.

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PLP Chairman slams Minnis for refusing to meet PM over Baha Mar

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has blasted Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis for refusing to meet with Prime Minister Perry Christie over the government’s approach in the aftermath of Baha Mar’s chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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This week's Obituaries Section now online

The Tribune's online obituaries are updated every week.

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Masked raiders take cash in Treasure Cay armed robbery

TWO masked armed men robbed a business establishment in Treasure Cay, Abaco, of cash on Thursday night.

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Baha Mar employees in 'stand by Sarkis' march

SCORES of Baha Mar employees marched from Goodman's Bay to the mega-resort's parking lot in support of the $3.5bn project's developer Sarkis Izmirlian on Friday morning.

Panthers set to host Independence volleyball tournament

IN an effort to provide an opportunity for the local players to get ready for the New Providence Volleyball Association season, the Central Gas Lady Panthers Club is scheduled to host its first Independence Volleyball Tournament.

Bahamas hurricane shelters for 2015 storm season

WHERE to seek refuge during the 2015 tropical storm and hurricane season in the Bahamas - list provided by the Department of Social Services.

Businesswoman infuriated at poor Immigration service

CEVA Seymour, operator of Regions, is so fed up and frustrated with the inefficient, slow and poor service concerning the processing of applications for naturalisation and citizenship at the Department of Immigration that she has stopped accepting further applications.

Career politicians

I agree with Former Minister of Education Desmond Bannister and former Member of Parliament for Carmichael, who was quoted in the newspaper recently saying that, “it is time to say goodbye to career politicians, to people who can’t seem to get enough of being in public office”.

Gay marriage

With the recent ruling in the United States Supreme Court about gay marriage, we are on the verge of a paradigm shift in our nation with gay advocacy groups pushing for equality.

Same-sex marriage a misnomer

Radical elements within the  LGBTQ community scored a major victory when the United States Supreme Court finally acquiesced to their unreasonable demands by striking down prohibitions against same-sex marriage in all 50 states in the Obergefell v Hodges case. The court ruled five to four.

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Grand Bahama stabbings leave three in hospital

THREE people are in hospital following separate stabbings in Grand Bahama on Thursday, police have reported.

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UPDATED: Grand Bahama ‘car crash’ death now a murder - man, 18, arrested

GRAND Bahama police have arrested a Caravel Beach teenager in connection with the stabbing death of a man on Thursday which had been reported initially as a traffic accident.

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Chipman warns of major impact as US moves to open Cuban embassy

THE United States’ recent decision to open an embassy in Cuba will have a “major impact” on the Bahamas from a tourism standpoint, according to St Anne’s MP Hubert Chipman, who added that the Bahamas will now have to “do better with our services in order to attract more people into this country”.

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Gomez and Chinese bank argue against Chapter 11 ruling

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday dashed Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian’s hope for an immediate approval of his motion to uphold, in the Bahamas, a recent ruling in Baha Mar’s ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.

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Baha Mar says govt objection could lead to staff reductions

BAHA MAR warned yesterday that the Bahamian government’s objection in the Supreme Court to advancing its US Chapter 11 bankruptcy process could result in the resort making “drastic and regrettable steps, including substantial staff reductions”.

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Govt to pay salary of Baha Mar staff

Attorney General fears implications for sovereignty

THE government will foot the estimated $7.5 million bill to pay the salaries of Baha Mar workers this month in a bid to block them from being used as “pawns” in the resort’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy claim, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday.


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