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Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Free National Movement supporters joined their leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday during a protest in Rawson Square, where they reiterated their calls for the resignation of Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray. Dr. Minnis and his team, who were under heavy police supervision in front of the House of Assembly, said the [...]

Tragedy at Baha Mar

Tragedy at Baha Mar

An accident on the construction site at Baha Mar has claimed the life of a Bahamian male employee. Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police received reports yesterday of a fatal incident at Baha Mar around 11:30 a.m. “We cannot classify this incident as yet so we are interviewing persons. We are working hand- [...]

“Thank the Auditor General,” Says Cash

16 April 2015

Instead of complaining about the auditor general’s report, Urban Renewal officials should have thanked the auditor general for pointing out their errors and admit to do better, according to former Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash. In a statement Cash said, “The political leaders of Urban Renewal decided to duck, cover and launch a vicious [...]

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Auditor General’s Report Under Investigation

16 April 2015

Investigations into the auditor general’s controversial report are underway, according to Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Hubert Chipman. Mr. Chipman said he was shocked at the personal attack issued against the Auditor General Terrance Bastian because Mr. Bastian was simply carrying out an audit request made by the PAC. “We actually requested it [...]

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Dr. Minnis Ready for PM’s Lawsuit–“We Will Sing and Dance in the Court”

16 April 2015

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis called Prime Minister Perry Christie’s recent announcement of a lawsuit against FNM Chairman Michael Pintard “a deflection,” which is geared towards silencing the public. “That’s a deflection and the prime minister’s way of suppressing democracy. He knows it’s an old political trick. You bring suits or issues to trial so [...]

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Miller Wants Capital Punishment Reintroduced

16 April 2015

Member of Parliament for Tall Pines Leslie Miller called for the reintroduction of capital punishment because he believes justice should be served and criminals need to be taught a lesson. During his contribution to the debate on the Juries Amendment and Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill 2015 in the House of Assembly yesterday, Miller, whose son [...]

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Grant: PLP Responsible for Crime

Grant: PLP Responsible for Crime

16 April 2015

The country’s current crime situation is a result of the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) bad governance over the last three years, according to Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama Neko Grant. During his contribution to the debate on Juror’s Amendment Bill in the House of Assembly yesterday, Mr. Grant said the PLP administration for [...]

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New Gov’t Thrust Launched

16 April 2015

With a vision for a more accountable and results-oriented government, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced the launch of a process called “transformative governance.” The prime minister’s announcement came during his address at the second annual Conclave of Chambers of Commerce at the Meliá Resort yesterday. Christie explained that the process of “transformative governance” encompasses the [...]

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PM’s Approval Needed for Public Hearing on BAMSI

16 April 2015

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Hubert Chipman yesterday gave an update on his call for a public hearing concerning the construction of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI). Mr. Chipman called for the public hearing nearly a month ago and he has since written to Speaker of the House of Assembly Kendal [...]

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AGAINST ALL ODDS

16 April 2015

“I did not develop ideas for innovation because I had choices. I developed them because I had no choice,” said President of Bahamas Striping Group of Companies, Atario Mitchell in kicking off his speech to the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Conclave held under the theme, “Ideas and Innovation: Making The Bahamas A More Competitive Region.” [...]

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Auditor’s Report Called “Sloppy”

Auditor’s Report Called “Sloppy”

15 April 2015

Urban Renewal officials disputed claims of fraud made by the auditor general concerning its Small Homes Repair Programme yesterday. At a press conference held at Urban Renewal’s headquarters, Co-chair of Urban Renewal Algernon Allen challenged the report’s call for “transparency and due diligence,” stating that the audit report holds “erroneous statements.” Mr. Allen said “despite [...]

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QC Agrees With PM’s Statement on Immigration

15 April 2015

President of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA) Fred Smith, QC, said an effective immigration policy must start at a country’s border therefore, he agrees with Prime Minister Perry Christie’s statement on immigration, given at the recent Summit of the Americas in Panama. “We are in total agreement with Mr. Christie’s assessment that human [...]

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