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STATESIDE: Polls showing young and black voters may abandon Democrats

“OH my God!” a veteran pundit exclaimed. “Look at this!” She pointed to a recent copy of the New York Times with the following headline: “Why Biden’s weakness among young voters should be taken seriously.”

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FRONT PORCH: A fitting memorial for the Jubilee?

BUILDINGS and monuments are more than physical structures. They may also serve as memorials, as extensions of the soul, as commemorative landscapes recalling certain events and histories, summoning new generations to inscribe their stories on a living tradition or history.

EDITORIAL: Concerning that Davis was shocked by IMF report

WHEN Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis declared himself in yesterday’s Tribune to be “shocked” by a conclusion from the International Monetary Fund over the country’s deficit, it needs to be considered in light of how government actually works.

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Bahamas Bar supports Johnson amid magistrate dispute

THE Bahamas Bar Association president came out in support of former Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson after concerns Mr Johnson wrote to Chief Justice Ian Winder about a senior magistrate were leaked, allegedly prompting the judge to complain to the police.

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Hanna Martin: We’re trying very hard to make schools a safe environment

AFTER a student stabbed another student on Tuesday, Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said officials are working “very hard to” create a “harmonious, synergistic environment for young people”.

Amendments to Anti-Doping in Sports Act to match international standards

REGULATIONS for athletes who want to use prohibited substances for therapeutic reasons are being tightened under a new amendment to the Anti-Doping in Sports Act.

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Gas retailers: ‘This is the time’ for margin increase

Bahamian petroleum retailers yesterday urged “this is the time” to grant a margin increase following last week’s 64-cent price drop with many said to be on the brink of “throwing away the keys”.

Economic output beats pre-COVID by $295m

Bahamian economic output for the 2023 first-half was last night said to have beaten pre-COVID comparisons by $295m in a signal that this nation is now moving beyond post-pandemic reflation.

Quarterly inspections of prisons outlined in newly tabled Detention Regulation bill

UNDER detention regulations tabled in the House of Assembly yesterday, a review committee would visit detention facilities quarterly to inspect premises, administrative procedures and the treatment of detainees, including food served, complaints made and requests.

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House passes bills that look to improve the judicial system

THE House of Assembly passed a group of bills to improve the judicial system.

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Funeral chief’s partial win in stolen auto loan battle

A funeral home principal has won a partial victory in her legal appeal over a case where Bank of The Bahamas extended a combined $74,000 in auto loans despite knowing one vehicle was stolen.

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Nygard scuttled $10m Bay Street wharf sale

Peter Nygard scuttled the $10m sale of a prominent Bay Street property that could play a vital role in downtown Nassau’s rebirth, a Supreme Court judge has revealed.

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DEADLY OUTCOME WARNING OVER BAIL: ‘If I could turn back time, I wouldn’t let my brother get bail’, Monitor company details alert system for police, Carlos Reid – curfew stipulations not being enforced

IF Carlisa Davis could rewind time, she wouldn’t let her older brother get bail. Elvardo Deveaux was 19 when he allegedly killed a man on Maxwell Lane and 22 when he was fatally shot on Milton Street.

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BAHAMAS SUFFERS 2-1 LOSS TO USVI: The US Virgin Islands earn their first win

The Bahamas senior women’s national soccer team wrapped up their Road to CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup experience with a 2-1 loss to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) in a home game at the Roscow AL Davies Soccer Field yesterday.

Youth Flag Football playoffs all set for Saturday

THE 2023 Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) playoffs and championships are set to begin this Saturday across the various age divisions on the playing fields opposite the original Thomas A Robinson national stadium.

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Bahamas Waste celebrates nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club

BAHAMAS Waste continues to celebrate its nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club, through a renewed commitment to ensuring the organisation’s sanitation needs are met year-round.

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PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Tatyana Madu performs well to earn award for November

GRAND Bahama native Tatyana Madu has turned in top performances in November to make her the Tribune Sports Player of the Month. The newest Tribune Sports section segment recognises the collective showings of athletes (male and female) across all sporting disciplines for each month.

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Judge to summon employer to court after claim that juror would be made to use vacation time during Gibson trial

A SUPREME Court Judge has summoned a major employer to court for reportedly telling their employee, a sitting juror in Adrian Gibson’s corruption trial, that their time off for jury duty will count as vacation leave.

‘Mother’ Pratt expected to return from leave soon as Darling fills in

Government House has announced that Governor-General Cynthia “Mother” Pratt is on leave and is expected to return to her duty soon.

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Man ordered to drug counselling after guilty plea to stealing from heart centre

A MAN was ordered to attend drug counselling for six months after admitting to stealing a car battery outside the Bahamas Heart Centre last week.