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Turnquest Urges Party To Get Real DG Jibrilu: Tourism On The Rebound
 

Turnquest Urges Party To Get Real

Closing the 2nd day of the 2016 FNM General Convention was FNM Incumbent Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest who had some very strong words for Long Island MP Loretta Butler- Turner. Mr. Turnquest felt Ms Butler Turner’s speech which preceded his was disrespectful “Courtesies were extended to her. “She had 30 minutes and she still went […]

DG Jibrilu: Tourism On The Rebound

Visitor arrivals to The Bahamas have generally taken an upward turn in the last six months, and Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu said her ministry is hopeful that this trend will continue. Figures released by The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) yesterday revealed that air arrivals for the first quarter of this year hiked by […]

SS Director Calls For Assistance From The Rich

29 July 2016

Senior Deputy Director of Social Services Lillian Quant-Forbes called on the wealthy in the country to do more to contribute to families in need.  Mrs. Quant-Forbes’ comments came as she brought remarks at the official opening ceremony of the Bain and Grants Town community’s new and expanded Social Ministry Office of Mt. Olive Baptist Church […]

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Mitchell says Baha Mar requires patience

29 July 2016

Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said comments made by former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham in connection with the Baha Mar development affects the international reputation of the government. The response comes after Mr. Ingraham told the public that the Christie administration was dead wrong for forcing Baha Mar into provisional liquidation. Mr. Mitchell said his […]

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Minnis Not Sincere, Says Butler-Turner

29 July 2016

Party Leader hopeful Loretta Butler-Turner now has doubts about the sincerity of Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis’ calls for unity within the party. Mrs. Butler-Turner’s remarks came after incumbent Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest gave a speech, which criticized her and others in the party. “I think it’s not sincere at all. They talk […]

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Lightbourn’s Speech Causes Backlash

29 July 2016

So far the 2016 FNM General Convention has been drama filled to say the least. Ranging from delegates being split in support of Dr. Hubert Minnis and Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner to Former FNM Chairman Darren Cash saying that the convention has been “stained” by underhanded dealings by the incumbent leadership However all this […]

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FNMs Weigh In

29 July 2016

With the 2016 FNM General Convention getting into full swing , a few of the notable delegates voiced their opinions on the state of the party. In one of the more well received speeches of the first two nights, FNM Candidate for the Pineridge Constituency Frederick McAlpine emphasized the importance of unification within the party. “We can […]

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Dr. Allen’s Alleged Robbers Charged

29 July 2016

The men police believe to be responsible for the home invasion of renowned psychiatrist Dr. David Allen were charged with numerous counts ranging from armed robbery to intent to commit a felony before Magistrate Constance Delancey yesterday. Leonard O’Brien,19, of Market Street and 20-year-old Wilson Lacroix of Soldier Road walked into the Magistrate’s Court yesterday […]

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Chairman Content With FNM Convention Opening Night

29 July 2016

Free National Movement(FNM) Chairman Sidney Collie said he was unaware of riot rumors following Wednesday night’s convention and was instead very happy with the way the night ended having both FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis and leader hopeful Loretta Butler-Turner shock the naysayers ending the night on stage together portraying unity. During a press briefing […]

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Minnis: I Will Emerge As Leader

28 July 2016

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis during last night’s opening of the Free National Movement’s (FNM) National Convention assured party delegates that he will “emerge as leader” once the convention comes to a close on Friday. Dr. Minnis gave his opening speech last night at the convention, which not only spoke to victory, but also to […]

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Watson: Party Will Mend Itself

28 July 2016

Former Deputy Prime Minister Frank Watson refuted commentary that said the Free National Movement will be unable to mend itself after this year’s general convention. Mr. Watson spoke with The Journal outside of the convention at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort and used the opportunity to reiterate his support for Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner […]

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Roberts: Ingraham Dead Wrong On Baha Mar

28 July 2016

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts said former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is “dead wrong on Baha Mar and his views are dangerous to our sovereignty.” Mr. Ingraham this week told reporters that he warned Prime Minister Perry Christie not to place the beleaguered Cable Beach mega resort into liquidation – advice the nation’s […]

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