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Passport to a better future?

The spectre of Loftus Roker looms all too large for migrants over the government’s contentious policy, says Ava Turnquest, Tribune Chief Reporter.

Homes given out without mortgages by PLP ministry

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net TWELVE homes in six government subdivisions are being occupied without mortgages, The Tribune has learned. According to Tribune sources close to the matter, the homes are located in Suns

EXCLUSIVE: HOMES GIVEN OUT WITHOUT MORTGAGES BY PLP MINISTRY

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net TWELVE homes in six government subdivisions are being occupied without mortgages, The Tribune has learned. According to Tribune sources close to the matter, the homes are located in Suns

EXCLUSIVE: HOMES GIVEN OUT WITHOUT MORTGAGES BY PLP MINISTRY

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net TWELVE homes in six government subdivisions are being occupied without mortgages, The Tribune has learned. According to Tribune sources close to the matter, the homes are located in Suns

EXCLUSIVE: HOMES GIVEN OUT WITHOUT MORTGAGES BY PLP MINISTRY

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net TWELVE homes in six government subdivisions are being occupied without mortgages, The Tribune has learned. According to Tribune sources close to the matter, the homes are located in Suns

EXCLUSIVE: HOMES GIVEN OUT WITHOUT MORTGAGES BY PLP MINISTRY

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net TWELVE homes in six government subdivisions are being occupied without mortgages, The Tribune has learned. According to Tribune sources close to the matter, the homes are located in Suns

Sentencing for credit fraud

By LAMECH JOHNSON ljohnson@tribunemedia.net A SOUTH American woman who pleaded guilty to more than two dozen credit fraud charges will return to Magistrate's Court tomorrow for sentencing. Lunaite Paulmerie, 28, will be sentenced in Court 10, Nassau Stre

Master of Japanese flute to perform

GRAND Bahama will host world-reknowned traditional Japanese flutist Elizabeth Reian Bennett at the Garden of the Groves on Boxing Day. Reian Bennett is the first woman to play professionally as a Grand Master of the shakuhachi, a vertical bamboo flute, an

RUSSELL DENIES ELECTION CLAIMS

By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT - High Rock MP Kenneth Russell said that he does not recall Deputy Leader Brent Symonette speaking to him about not running in the next general election. Mr Russell was respo

DOMINICAN FISHERMEN CAUGHT

THIRTEEN Dominican fisherman were apprehended on fisheries violations by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force this weekend. The foreign group are suspected of illegally fishing in the Ragged Island chain after they were discovered by RBDF patrol vessel HMBS Na

Union leaders hit out at government over lack of debate

By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net UNION leaders yesterday hit out at the government's failure to engage in social dialogue with all stakeholders before passing legislation. Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas pre

CRIME BRIEFS

SIX people are recovering in hospital after three separate weekend shootings. A 28-year-old resident of Amos Ferguson Street became the first shooting victim after he was gunned down at Union Village, off Wulff Road, sometime around 1am Saturday. The vict

BOY HIT BY CAR AS HE CROSSED ROAD

POLICE yesterday urged all road users to be aware of their surroundings after a boy was struck by a car this weekend. The child was hit while attempting to cross the street near the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre on Saturday. The incident happened near to

PRESSURE DROP

LOW water pressure experienced in northern New Providence was last night said to be the result of a major water main rupture. Water and Sewerage Corporation officials explained that water supply to the area had to be decreased to allow repairs at a trans

Six more in homes probe

Six more in homes probe By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net AT LEAST six more people were expected to face charges as a result of the police investigation into allegations of corruption at the Ministry of Housing, The Tri

Govt 'interfering' in homes probe

Govt 'interfering' in homes probe By AVA TURNQUEST Tribune Staff Reporter aturnquest@tribunemedia.net POLICE recommended an independent audit of all ministry accounts, and a review of all line staff and contractors at the close of initial investigations

AIRPORT HIT BY DELAYS

AIR traffic at the Lynden Pindling International Airport was hit by widespread delays yesterday, one of the busiest and most profitable days in the industry. Last night, carriers lamented costly delays in excess of two hours with a much broader impact on

2012's first murder victim

2012's first murder victim By KHRISNA VIRGIL kvirgil@triibunemedia.net POLICE are investigating the first recorded murder of the year which claimed the life of a man in his late 30s. And last night, officers also discovered human skeletal remains at Mar

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POLICE HAVE 'SIGNIFICANT' LEADS INTO MAN'S MURDER

By KHRISNA VIRGIL kvirgil@tribunemedia.net POLICE say they are following significant leads into the murder of a 27-year-old man who was shot dead on Fire Trail Road two days before the new year. Three me

TRIBUTES TO FNM CAMPAIGN CHIEF

BY DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT: LOVED ones yesterday mourned the death of Free National Movement campaign general Stephen Cartwright. Mr Cartwright, 58, of Arden Forest, was killed and another man seriousl