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A COMIC'S VIEW: You have to laugh or else you’ll cry

DESPITE the naysayers, and detractors, the march against VAT was well attended all things considered.

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Shooting of man carrying shotgun was lawful

THE fatal shooting of a 23-year-old mental patient by an assistant commissioner of police and another senior officer two years ago was a lawful killing, jurors decided yesterday.The jury found that Assistant Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan and

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Man arrested as water thrown over Campbell

POLICE yesterday arrested a man after he showered Transport Minister Frankie Campbell with water during a protest against the government’s proposed value added tax hike.Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander, the officer in charge of crim

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'VAT hike will bring a day of reckoning'

THE government’s proposed hike of value added tax will induce a “day of reckoning” sooner than expected, according to Progressive Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper.Speaking to reporters as crowds protested against the government’s proposed V

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Minnis: We're creating a better tomorrow

WHILE hundreds of protesters took over Bay Street yesterday in protest of a value added tax increase and a new sliding tax for web shops, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told The Tribune his government’s fiscal agenda is about creating “a better tomo

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Sands may testify in Smith trial

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands may be called to testify in a Magistrate’s Court hearing into former PLP Senator Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial, it was revealed yesterday.It was also revealed that lawyers for the accused were just served mi

Woman dies as car crashes into barriers on Munnings Rd

A WOMAN was killed yesterday morning when her burgundy 2013 Hyundai Elantra collided into road barriers on Munnings Road.Paramedics pronounced her, Garvanisha Anastasia Carey, dead on scene after attempting to revive her.The death prompted fresh crit

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Grand Bahama 'the gun capital of The Bahamas'

GRAND Bahama, in addition to be being the industrial capital, is being called “the gun capital” of The Bahamas in terms of firearm violence and shootings in the country, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands revealed in the House of Assembly yesterday.Dr S

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Government signs deal to borrow $70m from IDB

THE government signed agreements for two investment loans worth $70m with the Inter-American Development Bank yesterday.The loans will fund an airport infrastructure programme in the Family Islands and a climate resilient coastal infrastructure and m

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Govt to consider CARICOM findings on medical marijuana

THE Minnis administration will consider changes to policy on medicinal marijuana following the completion of a report from a CARICOM task force on the herbal drug, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands told Parliament yesterday.This report, he said, is expe

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Magistrate who ordered Pindling’s arrest dies

JOHN Baily, a former magistrate who famously ordered the arrest of Sir Lynden Pindling, then leader of the Opposition, died in an Irish hospital on May 9.

EDITORIAL: Diplomacy and persuasion the best option

PEOPLE absorbed in their personal pursuits and blissfully unaware of the ebb and flow of international affairs might be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss was about this week in Singapore. Was the summit between the United States President and the leader of a relatively small country in Asia really the most significant such meeting in modern times, as some in the media had been claiming? The hyperbole of the international press showed no bounds in seeking to report the news in the most dramatic terms.

Disabled parking in Downtown

ON June 6, 2018. I ventured downtown to Bay Street to purchase a wedding anniversary gift for my beloved wife of 41 years.

Crime under control?

WHILE the Police were having a special police operation carnage on Jerome Avenue - who said crime is under control?

Feeling unsafe

Re: ‘No reason to feel unsafe’.

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Big names in Bahamas team for FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

The Bahamas Basketball Federation has announced the 24-member preliminary squad for the men’s national team as they prepare for the third window of FIBA World Cup – Americas Qualifiers.

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Bahamas Volleyball team a mixture of youth and experience

EVEN though it’s a very young team selected, the Bahamas Volleyball Federation and its women’s national volleyball team are hoping to make their presence felt when they travel to Suriname to participate in the CAZOVA Senior Championships.

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All together now: the next level for baseball

The Bahamas Baseball Association has reformed into one operation with all of the fragmented bodies now back under its fold.

Junior golfers to face best in the region

The country’s top junior golfers will again face off with the best in the region at the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships.

Isaacs Jr helps Captains defeat the Lugnuts

A pair of Bahamian baseball players once again faced off in the Midwest League, while another increased his team-leading home run total to highlight this week’s action around the minors.

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