Politics

McAlpine: Don't be so petty, Dr Minnis
McAlpine: Don't be so petty, Dr Minnis

February 26, 2019

PINERIDGE MP Frederick McAlpine hit out at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday, likening the nation's leader to a coach keeping a "good player" on the bench due to "personal or petty" reasons...

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PM breaks ground in Grand Bahama for country’s first Solar Plant, representing over $2 million in direct investment

February 25, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis says that one of his administration’s key priorities is that 30 percent of the country’s total electricity matrix should be comprised of renewable sources by 2030...

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Prime Minister Minnis to attend CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts
Prime Minister Minnis to attend CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts

February 25, 2019

The Cabinet Office announces that Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis will travel to St. Kitts on Monday, February 25, 2019 for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government Meeting...

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Blacklisting and regional political unrest concerns, as Bahamas goes to 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional
Blacklisting and regional political unrest concerns, as Bahamas goes to 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional

February 25, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis will lead a delegation to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in St Kitts, February 26-27, 2019...

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Venezuela crisis: Defectors fear for families under Maduro
Venezuela crisis: Defectors fear for families under Maduro

February 25, 2019

Venezuelan soldiers who defected into Colombia on Saturday say they fear for the safety of their families under President Nicolás Maduro's government...

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Advanced Team to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting at CARICOM Arrive in St. Kitts & Nevis

February 25, 2019

The Advance Team to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM arrive in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, Sunday, February 24, 2019, led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield...

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Trump: North Korea 'could be great power' without nuclear weapons
Trump: North Korea 'could be great power' without nuclear weapons

February 25, 2019

North Korea could become one of the world's "great economic powers" if it relinquishes its nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump has said...

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The Government of The Bahamas, via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed a $12 million bilateral agreement with the Government of The People's Republic of China

February 22, 2019

The Government of The Bahamas, via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed a $12 million bilateral agreement with the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The Signing Ceremony took place on Thursday, February 21, 2019...

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GB Residents Urged to Take Advantage of the Opportunities of the Opportunities

February 22, 2019

Grand Bahama’s economic season is changing, said Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson, on Thursday, February 21 at the official opening of the Grand Bahama Business Outlook...

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Venzuela crisis: Maduro closes border with Brazil
Venzuela crisis: Maduro closes border with Brazil

February 22, 2019

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has closed the border with Brazil amid a row over humanitarian aid.

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Ex-PMs to be offered honours - again
Ex-PMs to be offered honours - again

February 22, 2019

FORMER Prime Ministers Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie will be invited this year to accept the government's Order of Nation award, the same honour they rejected last year, according to Mark Humes, chairman of the advisory committee for national honours...

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Hoda Muthana: Trump says IS woman barred from US return

February 21, 2019

US President Donald Trump says a woman who left the US to become a propagandist for the Islamic State (IS) group will not be allowed to return...

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Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district
Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

February 21, 2019

A fast-moving fire swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, killing at least 78 people, officials say...

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FINALLY - FIX IT OR FACE 10K FINES: Getting tough on utilities for holes in road
FINALLY - FIX IT OR FACE 10K FINES: Getting tough on utilities for holes in road

February 21, 2019

THE government yesterday passed amendments to the Road Act giving it teeth to clamp down on utility companies that have been lax in restoring public roads to an acceptable standard...

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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia
House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

February 20, 2019

The US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report...

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Shamima Begum case: I have one citizenship, says IS bride
Shamima Begum case: I have one citizenship, says IS bride

February 20, 2019

Shamima Begum - the teenager who fled London to join Islamic State - has said she only has "one citizenship" and it was wrong for the UK to revoke it without speaking to her first.

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Now 'computer glitch' stalls Oban
Now 'computer glitch' stalls Oban

February 20, 2019

ONE year since the controversial deal with "missteps" was inked, officials are still struggling to set a date with Oban Energies to renegotiate the Heads of Agreement for its proposed $5.5 billion oil refinery and storage terminal on Grand Bahama...

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The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

February 19, 2019

The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company, in an exclusive interview with the BBC...

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Mexico border wall: US states sue over emergency declaration

February 19, 2019

A coalition of 16 US states led by California is suing President Donald Trump's administration over his decision to declare an emergency to raise funds for a Mexican border wall...

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Ingraham condemns Chief Justice delay
Ingraham condemns Chief Justice delay

February 19, 2019

FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is “disappointed and distressed” at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ lengthy delay in filling the post of Chief Justice...

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