Politics

Trump blasts House Democrats' 'fishing expedition'
Trump blasts House Democrats' 'fishing expedition'

March 05, 2019

President Donald Trump has accused Democrats in the US House of Representatives of launching a "fishing expedition in search of a crime".

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Trump targets India and Turkey in trade crackdown
Trump targets India and Turkey in trade crackdown

March 05, 2019

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The US plans to end preferential trade status for India, under a scheme which allows certain products to enter the US duty-free.

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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó 'on way back home'
Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó 'on way back home'

March 04, 2019

Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó says he is on his way back to Venezuela despite the risk of being arrested upon arrival...

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Trump-Kim summit: North Korea says country seeks partial relief
Trump-Kim summit: North Korea says country seeks partial relief

March 01, 2019

North Korea has denied US President Donald Trump's claim that the country demanded total sanctions relief during a failed summit in Hanoi...

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MPs rush to meet filing deadline
MPs rush to meet filing deadline

March 01, 2019

PUBLIC disclosures from parliamentarians were flying in like "hotcakes", according to Public Disclosure Commission Chairman Myles Laroda yesterday...

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Dames: I didn't lose my temper
Dames: I didn't lose my temper

March 01, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames has suggested reports on his clash with Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine in the House of Assembly on Wednesday were overblown as he brushed off opposition calls for him to enroll in an anger management programme...

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Bin Laden: US offers reward for Osama's son Hamza
Bin Laden: US offers reward for Osama's son Hamza

March 01, 2019

The United States is offering a reward of up to $1m (£750,000) for information about one of the sons of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden...

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The Bahamas' Economy Benefited from the Completion of Foreign Direct Investment Projects

February 28, 2019

Acting Prime Minister the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said the Bahamas’ economy benefited from the completion of a number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects last year...

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Stronger U.S. Economy Helped The Bahamas' Economic Growth Pace Maintain its Momentum

February 28, 2019

Acting Prime Minister the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest explained that a stronger U.S. economy was the pillar on which the country’s domestic economic growth pace maintained its momentum in 2018...

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Mid Year Budget 2018/2019 Presented to The House of Assembly by The Hon. Peter Turnquest
Mid Year Budget 2018/2019 Presented to The House of Assembly by The Hon. Peter Turnquest

February 27, 2019

It is my honour to present the 2018/19 mid-year budget statement, as mandated by the Financial Administration and Audit Act, as well as the Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2018...

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PM Minnis: Digital transformation to improve government services and attract investment
PM Minnis: Digital transformation to improve government services and attract investment

February 27, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis believes The Bahamas can replicate the success experienced by the Republic of Estonia, which has effectively used technology to transform its government services and attract international investment...

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Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari re-elected as President
Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari re-elected as President

February 27, 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says...

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House votes to block Trump border wall national emergency
House votes to block Trump border wall national emergency

February 27, 2019

The US House of Representatives has voted to revoke President Donald Trump's emergency declaration over building a US-Mexico border wall...

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At CARICOM, Prime Minister Meets with President of Estonia

February 26, 2019

Bahamas Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis convened a CARICOM bilateral meeting, February 26, 2019 with the President of Estonia, H.E. Mrs. Kersti Kaljulaid to discuss enhancing cooperation...

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PM & Foreign Affairs Minister at the Opening of the 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (seated right) and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield confer at the opening of the 30th Inter-Sessional...

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PM Minnis Chats with Jamaica's PM Holness Upon Arrival in St. Kitts for CARICOM

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, along with Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, today, for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting...

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Malta's High Commissioner-Designate Presented Credentials to The Governor General

February 26, 2019

His Excellency Keith Azzopardi, High Commissioner-Designate of the Republic of Malta to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, presented Letters of Credence...

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Foreign Ministers meets ahead of CARICOM Inter-Sessional Opening
Foreign Ministers meets ahead of CARICOM Inter-Sessional Opening

February 26, 2019

Caribbean foreign ministers met ahead of the official start of the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government on Monday, February 25, 2019 in a special meeting of the Community Council of Ministers...

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CARICOM Leaders at Dinner Meeting with UNCTAD Secretary General

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (fourth left) and Foreign Affairs Minister, the Hon. Darren Henfield attended a dinner meeting today with United Nations Conference...

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Venezuela crisis: Univision team 'briefly detained' after Maduro interview
Venezuela crisis: Univision team 'briefly detained' after Maduro interview

February 26, 2019

US broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Nicolás Maduro...

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