DWIGHT Coleby is off to an impressive start with his new club - Heroes de Falcon - in the Venezuelan SuperLiga. The veteran frontcourt player is averaging 9.4 points and a team high 7.8 rebounds per game. He also leads the team in blocks at 1.6 per game, while shooting 53 percent from the field in 25 minutes per game.
AFTER voting in the Killarney constituency, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis responded to criticism that the early election was ill-timed as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
THE Office of the Spouse will reach out to victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse and partner with organisations in the coming weeks in its continued and committed fight against these issues.
BAHAMAS Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson said the safety of teachers at public schools in the country continues to be a concern, insisting teachers everyday witness violence on campuses and at times have suffered physical harm.
HEALTH and safety protocols have to be clear before any final decision is made regarding the reopening of schools for face-to-face instruction, according to comments sent by Bahamas Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson.
ALTHOUGH we’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club was quite pleased with the turnout for their virtual running of the 125th Boston Marathon.
THE Free National Movement elected Michael Pintard as its new leader Saturday evening, entrusting the Marco City MP with rebuilding and re-energising the organisation after its demoralising general election defeat.
KEVIN King, the Kingdom Government Movement’s leader who is vying for the East Grand Bahama seat, yesterday evaded questions to clarify his declared net worth of $53,129,820.
FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham also gave condolences in the wake of Sir Sidney Poitier’s death.
THE newly formed Island Tennis, headed by professional players Philip ‘PJ’ Major Jr and Kevin ‘KJ’ Major, are teaming up with Baha Mar to stage a tennis tournament for aspiring young players next weekend.
THE government has officially launched phase one of the public private partnership to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain several airports throughout The Bahamas.
AN alarm was sounded several months ago that not only was the Ministry of Education’s virtual platform inoperable, but that schools were in a dire need for repair, according to Bahamas Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson yesterday.
HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday officials are hoping to receive paediatric doses of the Pfizer vaccine for five to 11-year-olds as soon as possible to assist with the successful opening of schools for face-to-face learning.
THREE men were killed in separate incidents less than 24 hours apart, pushing the country’s murder count to 69 for the year.
ABOUT 120 leaders came together in Glasgow yesterday at the start of COP26, launching two weeks of global negotiations to help determine whether humanity can drive forward the urgent action needed to avoid catastrophic climate change.
A massive blaze broke out at a car junkyard yesterday in the commercial industrial area of Queen’s Highway, Freeport.
FREEPORT businessman Darren Cooper believes Ian Rolle, president of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, is not “a good fit for the City of Freeport” and should resign.
If The Tribune had a quote of the week, certainly that attributed to MP Kwasi Thompson, MP for East Grand Bahama when he said…paraphrase…we only need to state what we wish to –we don’t state in financial statements everything.
POLICE are investigating two separate shootings which left a woman and a man wounded on Sunday.
The largest-ever donation received by the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has been branded by its president as a “game changer” in narrowing this nation’s skills gap.