FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday criticised Prime Minister Perry Christie for his “new found empathy” for the public’s fear of crime, reminding the prime minister that he was elected five years ago to “fix the problem, not just comment on it”.
TWENTY-two illegal immigrants were taken into custody by immigration officials in separate arrests on Grand Bahama, officials in Freeport have reported.
POLICE yesterday identified the construction worker who was shot to death at a worksite on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway on Monday as 40-year-old Anthony Neely.
THE granting of a permit to dredge the sea bed near Nygard Cay in contravention of numerous court orders reveals the extent of the incestuous relationship between controversial developer Peter Nygard and the Progressive Liberal Party government, the Supreme Court was told yesterday.
THREE men were remanded to prison without bail yesterday after being arraigned in connection with the recent seizures of more than $420,000 worth of drugs in Bimini.
A WOMAN fought back tears yesterday as she recalled for a jury how an evening, after leaving work with her boyfriend, degenerated into them being held up by a masked gunman and him being shot dead.
FOLLOWING a decorated 47-year career of combined military, public and civilian federal service in the United States, Bahamian Hazel Lenora Darville-Johnson has retired.
FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday dismissed recent suggestions by Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis that the FNM is appealing to the interests of the “Bay Street Boys”.
FIVE years after its launch, the Sandals Corporate University (SCU) is continuing to develop its hard-working employees, offering opportunities to team members across the Caribbean to further their education through high school equivalency, professional certification and degree programmes as well as on the job training.
THE Christie Administration has awarded nearly $800,000 in contracts to two companies to renovate the South Beach Health Centre and the Flamingo Gardens Clinic.
MINISTER of State for Finance Michael Halkitis has defended the government’s decision to enter into several deals “with the Chinese government”, explaining that The Bahamas, like many countries, is just “taking advantage of opportunities” created by Chinese investment.
WITH We March Bahamas now finalising plans for its third protest march, one that will see the group make stops at his home and office, Prime Minister Perry Christie has warned that the organisation’s “poor judgment” could “ignite something that they least expect to happen”.
AUTHORITIES arrested three men over the weekend after drugs valued at more than $420,000 were seized in two separate incidents.
A SOUTH Florida family of four killed in an horrific traffic accident on Sunday morning in Florida has close family connections in Grand Bahama, The Tribune has discovered.
A NEW recusal bid by Canadian fashion-mogul Peter Nygard will not be heard or considered until a formal application is lodged, a judge presiding over judicial reviews concerning the alleged illegal expansion of his western New Providence property said yesterday.