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Ingraham Says No To FNM Crucial Week For FNMs
 

Ingraham Says No To FNM

Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham says he will not accept a nomination for any office within the Free National Movement (FNM) and will remains retired, shooting down all speculations the he would during the party’s convention. Mr. Ingraham’s statement was in a letter sent to FNM Chairman Sidney Collie. Yesterday, rumors filled the airwaves following […]

Crucial Week For FNMs

The Free National Movement (FNM) heads into a crucial week as the party readies itself for a leadership battle that pits the incumbent against his former deputy. FNM chief Dr. Hubert Minnis and his deputy, East Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest are hoping to retain the two top spots as they go head to head […]

Bahamians Are Losing Out Big Time Due To Foolish Outrage

26 July 2016

By P.J. Malone Selfish and politically motivated individuals have spoken out against stem cell research in the Bahamas to our own detriment. Thousands of Bahamians who may suffer from cancer could lose out on the treatment options stem cell research could bring because its opponents are seeking to achieve their own personal agendas. Here was […]

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Wells: Ingraham Will Be Embarrassed If He Comes Back

26 July 2016

Former FNM Member Tennyson Wells one of the latest to offer his thoughts on the possible return of Hubert Ingraham to frontline politics. In an interview with The Journal, Wells said that he is very pessimistic about the prospects for Ingraham’s return and added that if he does he will be unsuccessful in his bid […]

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Turnquest: Ingraham Is Staying Retired

26 July 2016

With rumors running rampant of a possible return of former Prime Minister and FNM Leader Hubert Ingraham to frontline politics, current FNM Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest weighed in on the possibility and said he takes the man for his word. In an interview with The Journal, Turnquest said that he feels that Ingraham will remain […]

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PM Christie Speaks to Regional Parliamentary Gender Equality, Modernization

26 July 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said the issue of gender equality in the halls of parliament is “rightly accorded prominence” in the discussions about deepening democracy, at the 41st Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), The Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region.”While meetings of this kind are reminders […]

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Minnis Calls For Parliamentary Reform

26 July 2016

Leader of the Oppostion Dr. Hubert Minnis called for reform in Parliament in regards to campaign funding; a cap on expenses for MP’s travelling expenses, and boundary manipulation along with proportional representation.  His comments came at the 41st regional Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association of the Caribbean, The Americas and the Atlantic region.  “The […]

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Minnis: FNM Will Be Unified

26 July 2016

With the ongoing infighting and calls for the return of former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham , leader of the Free National Movement Dr. Hubert Minnis reiterated the need for unification within the party. Minnis spoke with reporters outside the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Convention at the Atlantis Resort and said the party’s ultimate goal is singular. […]

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McCartney: PM Should Know When To Leave

26 July 2016

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney weighed in on recent comments made by Prime Minister Perry Christie, asserting that he should “know when to walk away, know when to run.” Mr. Christie during a local talk show said that he is the reason as to why the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) remains stable, and […]

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Bostwick: “No Sense of Direction in the Country”

26 July 2016

Former Attorney General and Free National Movement Member of Parliament for Yamacraw Janet Bostwick on Sunday said there is no clear sense of direction in the country. She asserted that the paradise once had after Majority Rule in 1967, and Independence in 1973, has in a short space of time vanished. Mrs. Bostwick’s comments came […]

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Andros Adventures and Sandyport Beaches for Bahamas National Trust Campers

26 July 2016

Forty high school students got the chance to explore the natural environment and ecosystems of the country this summer with the Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) Eco-Camp. With the support of Sandyport Beaches Resort, who provided the camp with free accommodations for its family-island campers, the annual BNT youth programme expanded attendees horizons under its leadership […]

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57 Students Awarded Scholarships

26 July 2016

The dream of 57 Bahamian students yesterday became a reality, after being awarded scholarships to tertiary institutions throughout the United States and Canada. The scholarship awards came as a result of a partnership between the Ministry of Education Science and Technology and universities throughout the United States and Canada. During the ceremony held at the […]

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