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Christabelle nails a career in carpentry

Carpentry is usually not a profession associated with women, but Christabelle Izevbizua has been interested in woodwork and building things since she was in junior high school. And now, she has taken that years-long passion and created her own business platform, inclusive of workshops for aspiring young carpenters.

McAlpine courage

Frederick McAlpine must have struck several nerves in the Free National Movement. Surrogates are “coming out the woodwork, just like worm”.

Long Island Chamber chief hails ‘incredible’ cruise visit

Long Island’s Chamber of Commerce president has hailed the impact of Crystal Cruises’ first-ever visit to the island as “incredible”.

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Nine homeless after blaze

NINE people including a child are “homeless” after a fire ripped through four structures on Minnie Street last night, police said.

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Operators reject fears over surrey horse health

CARRIAGE operators in New Providence have dismissed concerns raised over the treatment of surrey horses around the country, claiming that improvements in sector regulations have ensured that best practices are adhered to.

Graycliff eyes 2013 for 'Heritage Village' start


Keeping the wood crafting dream alive

The widow of Bahamas Woodcrafters’ founder is working with company staff to keep his 22-year dream alive by making it the leading business in the industry.Alexander Baxter opened the creative wood crafting business in the Soldier Road Industrial Park

Huff and puff at court

A LOT of huff and puff held over from last week and the drama of the shame walk - what difference would it have made if Mr Gibson had used his crutches to security? For millions, the Ingraham Government built these new courts - I recall that in the design there is a secure side entrance where all accused were supposed to be taken and from where they securely were taken to cells in the building.

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Former Gov't 'took away vital lifeline' from manufacturers

The five-year investment incentive limits previously placed on Bahamian manufacturers “took away a lifeline” when they needed it most, a government minister telling Tribune Business the move failed to increase the Public Treasury’s revenues.

Government members unnerved by US investment report

THE US government’s 2014 Investment Climate Statement on The Bahamas has certainly shaken the establishment as one by one PLP ministers come out of the woodwork, dragging their red herrings behind them, to discredit the statement.

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$7.2m to repair nine schools

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd said yesterday nine schools are in need of critical repair at a cost of $7.2m. With about six weeks until administrators and teachers are expected to report to work, Mr Lloyd said school repairs have already begun. “We

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Award for Tribune writer

TRIBUNE Features editor Noelle Nicolls was among a select group of Bahamians awarded grants for their community-based programmes engaging at-risk youth.

Fake polls and reality

We the people gave Minnis and the then opposition FNM a massive victory in May, 2017. We were allured by the many, now bogus, promises made by them plus we were dead tired of brother Christie. Since being elected it is to be admitted that back-to-back events, the hurricanes and now the ongoing pandemic created grave difficulties for the incoming government. It is how it reacted to and dealt with the effects that has now turned many Bahamians off with the PM and his halting administration.

PLP using Trump’s playbook

It is quite depressing to reflect on the journey that the Republican Party has taken since the days of the American Civil War. It was once the party of Abraham Lincoln that ended slavery in the United States. Today it is the party of Donald Trump and uses anger, fear, conspiracy theories and fake news to whip up the emotions of a section of society that is shrinking and getting more desperate by the day.

Summer camp creations to go on show

CREATIVE art pieces, decorative home accessories, useful goods, and treats - all created by Bahamian children who participated in summer camps sponsored by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture - will be on display at Superclubs Breezes tomorrow morning.

BFSB chief defendsBahamas' position

THE Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) chief executive says a recent report showing the US was among world leaders for incorporating ‘untraceable shell’ companies “unequivocally disabuses the view that small international financial centres are loosely regulated”.


By PAUL LOGOTHETIS AP Sports Writer MADRID (AP) -- Barcelona got the better of archrival Real Madrid again Wednesday as Eric Abidal scored a rare goal to give his team a 2-1 win in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Abidal chested down Lione

PLP failed to deliver in its frame

PLP failed to deliver in its frame EDITOR, The Tribune. I have heard many refer to election time as "silly season". But I only thought it was because the level of propaganda would escalate to extreme proportions. I have seen easily verifiable facts mis

Lighthouse Point and Disney deal

I am an environmental proponent but I am also of the opinion that where there appears to be a conflict between protecting the environment at the expenses of creating sustainable jobs/employment opportunities for real people that the latter should take precedent.

EDITORIAL: Why it's time we took tackling climate change seriously

How serious are we about tackling climate change here in The Bahamas? We ask because the rest of the world seems to be leaving us in their wake.