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Motorcyclist dies in accident

A motorcyclist in New Providence was killed in traffic accident on Wednesday night. Police reported the incident happened shortly after 11pm at West Bay Street and St Alban’s Drive involving a motorcycle and a white 2013 Ford E-350 van. The motorcy

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Apparent suicide in Grand Bahama investigated

POLICE are investigating an apparent suicide that happened in Grand Bahama on Friday.

Sands happy to welcome signing of industrial agreement with CPSA

AFTER several years of negotiations, the Consultant Physicians Staff Association officially signed its first industrial agreement with the Public Hospitals Authority yesterday. Noting the move was a long one in the making, Health Minister Dr Duane S

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Prison officers threaten revolt

CORRECTIONAL officers are threatening to “revolt” over long standing issues and victimisation they allege has come from the actions of Commissioner Charles Murphy.

LETTER: Be A Hero campaign is a different initiative

I write concerning the Insight column published in The Tribune, Monday, January 13, 2020 titled “Well-intentioned but poorly executed and once again the public takes the hit.”

Firms warned over failure to comply on plastics

THE Ministry of Environment has found a few businesses not compliant with the law requiring customers to be charged a fee for single-use plastic bags.

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Ayton shines as Suns pound Knicks 121-98

NEW YORK (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 26 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns pounded the New York Knicks 121-98 last night.

Shell: Bahamas 'front runner' on clean energies

A Shell executive yesterday said The Bahamas can be “a real front runner” in adopting cheaper, more environmentally-friendly fuels through New Providence’s proposed new multi-fuel power plant.Markus Hector, Shell LNG marketing and trading’s general m

Sex register set to come in this year

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday the government is preparing to establish a sex offender registry sometime this year.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Another timely lesson from the US on marijuana

AS our National Commission on the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana is now operating at a breakneck pace, to legalise and decriminalise marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally, on the heels of Prime Minister Minnis’ endorsing the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana in the Bahamas.

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Plastic ban - there's no going back

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he would rather risk an election than the future of the country, telling the media the government fully informed the public on the plastic ban and does not intend to reverse the decision.

‘How many more must’ die’ before we reform?

A marine group yesterday said its plan to overhaul watercraft regulation will save lives, generate millions for the government and deter crime, its president asking: “How many more have to die?”

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‘Young Lion’ Amron Sands in training camp with Wilder

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Amron Sands had the opportunity of a lifetime - to work closely and learn from the most dominant heavyweight in boxing today. Sands participated in training camp alongside WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder as the latter prepares for his upcoming title defense next month against Tyson Fury.

26-year-old dies while waiting in courtroom

A 26-year-old man previously accused of being caught with $100,000 worth of ecstasy pills died suddenly yesterday morning while waiting to be arraigned on new drug charges.

Prosecutor accuses pair of attacking him

A CROWN prosecutor yesterday claimed a young man ordered someone to shoot him last year because of his role in having one of the man’s friends convicted of a crime.

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Darville adds his voice to oppose charging shoppers for plastic bags

SAVE the Bays Chairman Joseph Darville has joined the chorus of people calling on the government to abandon the 25 cents to $1 fee merchants are mandated to charge customers for single-use plastic bags. The environmentalist said while he supports th

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Hield and the Kings suffer third straight loss

FRUSTRATION continues to mount within the Sacramento Kings locker room and with fans at the Golden 1 Center as the team continues to descend deeper into the basement of the Western Conference standings. Buddy Hield scored 25 points but shot just 3-1

Minister ‘shocked’ at NAD outlook cut

A Cabinet minister is “a little shocked” that a top rating agency slashed its Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) outlook to “negative” despite the premier gateway enjoying a “record” 2019.

Davis: Over-the-Hill initiative has failed

THE Progressive Liberal Party has said the Minnis administration’s Over-the-Hill initiative has failed, falling flat on benefits for businesses and residents.

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Well-intentioned but poorly executed and once again the public takes the hit

ONE would have had to be living under a rock not to sense the aggravation over the ban on single-use plastics. While no one can doubt the good intentions, the early results show a disjointed rollout of the initiative.