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BAHAMAS – Firefighters battle large blaze at landfill again

BAHAMAS – Firefighters battle large blaze at landfill again

NASSAU – Firefighters are battling a “large blaze” at the New Providence Landfill on Wednesday, nearly three weeks after tackling a massive fire at the city dump that burned for nearly a month. Officer in Charge of Fire Services, Chief Superintendent Walter Evans, said the current fire is “not connected” in any way to the […]

BAHAMAS –– PM: PLP govt is not perfect

BAHAMAS –– PM: PLP govt is not perfect

NASSAU – Making it clear that his administration “never claimed to be perfect,” Prime Minister Perry Christie is confident that voters across the country will look past unflagging issues of high unemployment and crime to return the Progressive Liberal Party to office. Christie told crowds of supporters at a mini-rally in Marathon on Saturday that […]

BAHAMAS – Firefighters battle blaze without breathing gear

BAHAMAS – Firefighters battle blaze without breathing gear

NASSAU – As toxic smoke continues to billow from the New Providence Landfill, Bahamians have been shocked by the sight of firefighters confronting the unruly blaze without the aid of protective gear. Pictures of the men without masks battling through the conditions as ash settled on their bare heads were published by The Tribune last […]

BAHAMAS – Fed up with fires

BAHAMAS – Fed up with fires

NASSAU – Angry home owners in Jubilee Gardens yesterday expressed disgust and concern that neither the Progressive Liberal Party nor the Free National Movement have done enough to prevent the frequent fires at the New Providence Landfill that have caused some of them to develop respiratory issues. Their comments came as a massive fire was […]

BAHAMAS – Landfill burns

BAHAMAS – Landfill burns

NASSAU – An immediate evacuation has been ordered after a massive fire broke out at the city dump in The Bahamas’ capital, Nassau, in the island of New Providence yesterday and continues burning. The order to leave the area immediately, applied to residents living in the surrounding area of Jubilee Gardens who have been advised […]

BAHAMAS Swimming pigs found dead in Exuma

BAHAMAS Swimming pigs found dead in Exuma

NASSAU – Investigations are underway to determine what killed a number of swimming pigs in the Exumas, according to officials at the Bahamas Humane Society (BHS) on Sunday. Reports surfaced over the weekend about the deaths of more than half a dozen pigs, which have become known around the world as one of the Bahamas’ […]

BAHAMAS – Bloody weekend

BAHAMAS  – Bloody weekend

NASSAU –– Two men are dead and five others are in serious condition in hospital after a series of shooting incidents over the weekend. The two killings pushed the country’s murder count to 19 for the year, according to The Tribune records, and marked five homicides in four days this month. The latest shooting death, […]

BAHAMAS – Six juveniles arrested after school stabbing

BAHAMAS – Six juveniles arrested after school stabbing

NASSAU – Two juveniles were remanded to the Simpson Penn Centre for Boys yesterday after they were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court in connection with a recent stabbing incident at Government High School. Four other juveniles were also charged with fighting related offences in relation to the same incident. The first of two 17-year-olds, whose names […]

BAHAMAS – School stabbing

BAHAMAS – School stabbing

NASSAU – A teenage boy is in critical condition in hospital after he was stabbed multiple times during a brawl at Government High School yesterday morning which left two other students injured. The fight took place shortly after 11 a.m. on the school’s Yellow Elder Gardens campus. The three teens were injured during the argument […]

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