All results / Stories

Tease photo

Grand Lucayan conclusion ‘soon’

OFFICIALS are hoping to soon bring a conclusion to the Grand Lucayan deal, according to Tourism, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper yesterday.

Tease photo

Wilson hoping for better communication with new minister

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson said her union hopes for better communication, clearer COVID-19 safety guidelines and a conclusion to negotiations over an industrial agreement with the new administration.

Tease photo

Buddy Hield excited about the coming season at the Pacers

Buddy Hield had a strong conclusion to the 2021-22 season for the Indiana Pacers and he is looking forward to his future with the third franchise of his NBA career thus far.

Tease photo

‘The competition was fierce because we had a good show from many of our top junior veterans’

AFTER two exciting weekends of action during the Christmas break, the Southwest Tennis Club Holiday Tournament came to a resounding conclusion on Monday at the Flamingo Gardens Community Centre tennis court.

EDITORIAL: Let the court decide on shanty towns

THE plans for free COVID tests are coming soon. The solution to the Cabbage Beach access row is coming soon. Plans for a “workable” wage are coming soon. The Grand Lucayan conclusion is coming soon.

Tease photo

Man found shot dead in his car

POLICE are investigating after a man was fatally shot in his car on Milton Street yesterday afternoon.

Tease photo

‘Get vaccinated’ urges govt press secretary

PRESS Secretary Clint Watson issued another appeal for Bahamians to get vaccinated yesterday, saying unvaccinated residents must not come to the false conclusion that the pandemic is over now that cases are declining.

Tease photo

INSIGHT: Why hasn’t this project which could transform our country been put on the fast track Dr Minnis planned?

BAHAMAS Aviation, Climate & Severe Weather Network (BACSWN) is delighted to announce that following its recent designation as ‘Meteorological Weather Authority’ for International Civil Aviation; alongside, instructions contained in the Cabinet Conclusion — provided by Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar to Eileen Dupuch-Carron, CMG, LLb, on February 14, 2020 — it has commenced the process of filing notice with the FAA, ICAO and IATA of its intention to stand-up, fund and staff our nation’s first ‘Meteorological Watch Office’ with “the necessary technical and operational expertise to maintain a continuous 24/7/365 real-time watch over the weather conditions affecting any flight or vessel operations within the 183,00 sq miles The Bahamas’ sovereign archipelagic baselines, territorial seas, contiguous and exclusive economic zone (EEZ).”

Tease photo

BCAA basketball seasons wind down

THE NCAA Division II season is near its conclusion and several Bahamian student athletes look to close out the regular seasons on a strong note as their teams prepare for the postseason.

BIG3 championship set

THE BIG3 had a successful launch playing its playoff rounds internationally for the first time and next week’s championship matchup is all set as the league’s fourth season is gearing up for an exciting conclusion.

Romad Dean ends season in OSBA final four

ROMAD Dean and the Crestwood Lions finished the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association season as one of the top prep programmes in all of Canada.

A ‘poisoning of the well’ on COVID food initiative

The Opposition’s leader yesterday accused the Prime Minister of committing a “poisoning of the well” by “drip feeding” Bahamians assertions about the COVID food assistance initiative that were not yet supported by evidence.

EDITORIAL: Snub the rumours, and let courts do their work

THE accusations surrounding Adrian Gibson MP have landed in a courtroom.

How accurate have the financial statements been?

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.

Tease photo

Attempted murder conviction quashed, sentence set aside, new trial ordered

THE Court of Appeal yesterday set aside the 35-year sentence of a man who was convicted of attempting to murder three men at a cemetery in East Grand Bahama over three years ago.

Sandilands staff frustrated over delay in payments

A NUMBER of Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre employees gathered outside the facility yesterday in frustration over outstanding honorarium payments, according to Bahamas Public Service Union President Kimsley Ferguson.

Stress in our society

I have never held myself out to be a psychiatrist or anything of the sort. My common and every day experiences along with interpersonal relationships have led me to the conclusion that a large number of Bahamians are suffering from assorted forms of mental illnesses. I further submit that we are good at denying and hiding the symptoms from ourselves. We hardly ever confide in others or talk about our internal demons because we risk being called crazy or worse.

$820,000 a year spent on Town Centre Mall rent

MORE than two years after the Minnis administration entered into an agreement to rent the Town Centre Mall to house the General Post Office, the lease outlining the terms and conditions of the $820,000 a year rental was laid on the table of the House of Assembly yesterday.

Tease photo

UPDATED: Leon Griffin, husband of Melanie Griffin, shot dead in suspected robbery

LEON Griffin, the husband of former Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin, died last night after being shot in the head in a suspected robbery outside the family’s home.

Tease photo

Remaining honorariums paid next week

A PUBLIC Hospitals Authority official confirmed that the remainder of honorarium payments for COVID-19 front line workers will be made to qualifying employees next week.