Politics

As PM prepares for Trump's Florida meeting: China Embassy blasts US 'lies'
As PM prepares for Trump's Florida meeting: China Embassy blasts US 'lies'

March 21, 2019

CHINESE officials in the Bahamas say they are confident the people and government of the Bahamas will see through the fabrications and “irresponsible accusations” put forth by the United States...

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Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay

March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed...

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PM set to meet Donald Trump on Friday
PM set to meet Donald Trump on Friday

March 20, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and other regional leaders will meet with US President Donald Trump on Friday as the American leader looks to "counter China's predatory economic practices" in the region among other things...

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'New post office - it's months away'
'New post office - it's months away'

March 20, 2019

BAHAMIANS have been "deceived" by the government regarding the relocation of the General Post Office, Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis said yesterday...

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PM's initiative - just 17 apply
PM's initiative - just 17 apply

March 20, 2019

WITH no restroom and an unseemly roof, Trevor Moss' tyre shop in Bain and Grants Town would be an ideal beneficiary of tax concessions under the government's Over-the-Hill programme...

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Minister Henfield attended International Conference on Building Resilience to Natural Disasters, Bucharest, Romania

March 19, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren A. Henfield, upon invitation by the Government of Romania, recently participated in an International Conference on Building Resilience to Natural Disasters in Bucharest, Romania...

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Third Brexit vote must be different-Speaker
Third Brexit vote must be different-Speaker

March 19, 2019

Speaker John Bercow has thrown the UK's Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PM's deal unless MPs are given a new motion.

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Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name
Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

March 19, 2019

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to say the name of the Christchurch mosque gunman.

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Solar Park Opens at National Stadium

March 19, 2019

In keeping with the government’s agenda of pursuing alternative energy resources, a new solar park has been opened. The government of the United Arab Emirates has facilitated the park, which is located at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium...

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Portugal's Ambassador-Designate Presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General

March 19, 2019

Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling received Letters of Credence from His Excellency Domingos Teixeira de Abreu Fezas Vital...

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'Don't be so petty, prime minister'
'Don't be so petty, prime minister'

March 19, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper is firing back at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ recent taunts against him, calling for the prime minister to “resist the temptation to be petty”...

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Prime Minister Opens the 47th Annual Scientific Conference

March 18, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis delivered welcome remarks at the 47h Annual Scientific Conference Medical Association of the Bahamas & Bahamas Dental Association...

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Government Signs Contract to Clean-Up West End's Dump Site

March 18, 2019

Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, along with Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson and Member of Parliament for West End and Bimini...

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Minister Henfield Welcomes Portugal's Ambassador Designate

March 18, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield (right) welcomed His Excellency Domingos Fezas Vital...

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Ministers miss the disclosure deadline
Ministers miss the disclosure deadline

March 18, 2019

THREE Free National Movement parliamentarians - two of them Cabinet ministers - were granted more time to file their public disclosures, The Tribune was told...

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Minister Campbell Assured the Commission on the Status of Women of the Country's Full Cooperation

March 15, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell on Wednesday delivered The Bahamas’ National Statement during the general discussion of the Sixty-Third Session of the Commission...

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Minister Campbell: Bahamas Believes in Holistic Approach to Gender Equality and Empowerment

March 15, 2019

The Bahamas believes in a holistic, inclusive, approach to gender equality and empowerment that takes into account national development needs, through the implementation of Agenda 2030, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development...

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Contract awarded for West End clean-up
Contract awarded for West End clean-up

March 15, 2019

A CONTRACT worth $80,000 was awarded yesterday for the clean-up and removal of massive debris from the temporary dumpsite in West End...

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PM Paid Courtesy Call on the Governor General

March 14, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, paid a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Maguerite Pindling at Government House before heading to the Cabinet Office...

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US State Department report: No campaign finance laws leave country vulnerable to corruption
US State Department report: No campaign finance laws leave country vulnerable to corruption

March 14, 2019

UNREGULATED campaign finance and an opaque procurement process continue to expose the country to potential abuses, according to the US State Department...

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