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WORLD VIEW: It’s time the UN Security Council acts to stop the killing in Gaza

THE escalation of violence in Gaza by Israel has prompted a global outcry, marking a rising disgust, particularly among the young, of what is widely regarded as a hugely disproportionate response to the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.

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Man accused of injuring ex-girlfriend OPM staffer, released on bail

A 44-year-old man was granted $1,500 bail on Friday after he allegedly injured his ex-girlfriend last month.

EDITORIAL: Andros fire highlights out islands’ need for resources

WHEN The Tribune spoke to North Andros administrator about a fire that had broken out on the island, we were assured that it was mostly contained.

Jr Davis Cup Qualifiers: Bahamas falls to Canada 3-0

TEAM Bahamas’ trio of Jackson Mactaggart, Jerald Carroll and William McCartney suffered a tough 0-3 loss to Canada yesterday at the World Junior Tennis (WJT) Junior Davis Cup/Junior Billie Jean King Cup North, Central American and Caribbean Final Qualifying Tournament in Orlando, Florida.

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Dior-Rae Scott breaks CARIFTA record at final morning session

St George’s, Grenada: Dior-Rae Scott had a record-breaking performance in the under-17 girls javelin throw event on the final morning session of the 51st CARIFTA Games.

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Woman claims she stabbed former lover with a knife in self-defence

A WOMAN testified yesterday that she stabbed her former lover last year because he tried to force his way into her home.

Minnis and McCartney alliance?

After I saw photos of former Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis with former Democratic National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney in Long Island to promote the former’s book “The Power of Determination”, I told a family member that it looks like Minnis is building an alliance

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BAMSI crops badly hit by Andros fire

THE Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) said 75 per cent of its mangoes, 40 per cent of livestock pastures and 30 bee hives were destroyed when a fire ripped through forests this month.

NIB comes through after long wait

I had filed an appeal at NIB in September 2021. It would appear that for some reason the appeal was “sat on” for about two years.

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Court rejects attempt to block AG’s Office representing Munroe in Murphy case

A SUPREME Court judge rejected an attempt to prevent the Office of the Attorney General from representing National Security Minister Wayne Munroe in a lawsuit concerning the removal of former prison commissioner Charles Murphy.

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NEMA sends fire tanker to assist in Andros fire

A 2,000-GALLON fire tanker is expected to arrive in North Andros today to help contain a forest fire that has kept the community on high alert.

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PM: Bahamas must avoid ‘pitfalls of past’ over FATF

The Bahamas must “avoid stumbling into the pitfalls of the past” by upholding regulatory standards to maintain its perfect rating on anti-financial crime compliance, the Prime Minister says.

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NCAA tourney: ‘Coach Yo’ and Ole Miss Rebels eliminated

IT wasn’t the type of performance that Bahamian head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin expected from her Ole Miss Lady Rebels as they fell short of advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.v

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AJ Storr declares for the NBA Draft

Less than a week removed from an early National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) D1 basketball tournament exit, Wisconsin Badgers guard AJ Storr now has his sights set on the 2024 NBA Draft.

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Tearful mother unable to complete testimony

THE mother of 17-year-old Elron Johnson broke down in tears and could not complete her testimony in the Coroner’s Court yesterday as the inquest into the teen’s police-involved killing after trying to rob the Double Dragon Restaurant on East Bay Street last year continued.

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Police ‘have technology to catch assassins’

POLICE have the technology to determine who is receiving assassination orders from inmates at the Bahamas Department of Corrections and the resources to prove someone is a gang member, National Security Minister Wayne Munroe said yesterday.

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Bill tabled to regulate longevity and regenerative therapies in the country

POLICE have the technology to determine who is receiving assassination orders from inmates at the Bahamas Department of Corrections and the resources to prove someone is a gang member, National Security Minister Wayne Munroe said yesterday.

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GB medical school’s $25m expansion to give 200 jobs

A Grand Bahama medical school says its imminent $25m expansion will create 200 construction jobs as it dismissed a legal battle with its co-founder as “a distraction”.

Code of conduct signed for taxi and public service drivers

TAXI operators and public service drivers will now be governed by an official Code of Conduct following a signing between the Minister of Energy and Transport JoBeth Coleby-Davis and Bahamas Taxi Cab Union (BTCU) President Wesley Ferguson on Friday.

Top KC sounds ‘dark side of Bahamianisation’ alarm

A PROMINENT KC yesterday sounded the alarm over the “dark side of Bahamianisation” for breeding mediocrity based on “a sense of entitlement”.