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Police 'calm tensions' after fatal stabbing

Police 'calm tensions' after fatal stabbing By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter POLICE in Abaco have moved quickly to "calm tensions" after a Bahamian man was allegedly stabbed to death by a man of Haitian descent on Satu

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By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter BAMBOO Town MP Branville McCartney appointed himself leader of the DNA despite suggestions that he was elected internally, former party member Whitney Bastian has claimed. In an interview

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By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter IT TOOK firefighters more than eight hours to extinguish a huge fire that spread to across more than an entire acre at its height. Director of Fire Services Assistant Superintendent Walter

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PLP boycotted stadium opening

PLP officials confirmed they boycotted the opening of the National Stadium on Saturday, claiming it was an "obscene ceremony geared toward getting votes for

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Autopsy results due for mother and daughters

THE autopsy results of the woman and two children who were pulled from the sea off the Montagu ramp on Sunday night are expected to be released today, according to officer-in-charge of the Central Detective Unit Chief Superintendent Paul Rolle.

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PLP: Supercop visit was political stunt

THE PLP criticised the visit of former New York police commissioner William Bratton in an effort to gain "political points and votes", Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest said yesterday.

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MINISTER CALLS FOR MORE CCTV By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter NATIONAL Security Minister Tommy Turnquest yesterday confirmed the appointment of two new Assistant Commissioners of Police. Mr Turnquest also revealed the s

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Family of girl killed by bus takes legal advice

Family of girl killed by bus takes legal advice THE family of the 4-year-old girl who was accidentally struck and killed by a bus last week is seeking legal advice, The Tribune has learned. This comes after it was confirmed by police that the man driving

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By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter MONTAGU MP Loretta Butler-Turner has been nominated as the FNM candidate for Long Island, replacing current MP Larry Cartwright, The Tribune has been unofficially informed. Sources suggest

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Fire started by candle destroys home with no electricity

A FAMILY of seven is now homeless after a fire gutted their home Monday morning destroying everything they owned.

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CANDIDATE HITS OUT AT 'SUBSERVIENT' MPS By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter FORMER Member of Parliament for South Andros Whitney Bastian hit out at the "subservient nature" of sitting members of Parliament yesterday. Mr Ba

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Defence Forces could join police on the streets

DEFENCE Force officers could join or replace police officers on street patrols and other operations, Minister of State for National Security Keith Bell said yesterday.

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Murdered teen was victim in rape case

THE young girl who was found dead in Blue Water Cay has been identified as 17-year-old Candice Major, who police sources say was the alleged victim in a rape case before the courts. The sources say before her body was dumped in a rocky area of Fox Hill on

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Christie expects early election

By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter PLP LEADER Perry Christie said if media reports regarding the resignation of two FNM MP's are true, he expects there to be an early election. Speaking with The Tribune, Mr Christie said if

Break-in at government building

POLICE still have no idea who broke into and ransacked a government building in Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama. Police say that at about 7:40am Wednesday, an employee reported to work and discovered the office was broken into and ransacked. The Environment

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SCHOOL RENAMED AFTER EDUCATOR BELOVED Andros educator Reverend Bertram Newton was the first to be honoured in the month-long renaming schedule for several public schools in the country. Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham traveled to Andros on Friday, to offi


By SANCHESKA BROWNTribune Staff Reportersbrown@tribunemedia.netMASKED men broke into a branch of Scotiabank early yesterday morning, started a small fire and destroyed an automated cash machine before leaving empty handed.The would-be thieves broke i