Politics

Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown
Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown

January 18, 2019

US President Donald Trump has postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming trip to Brussels and Afghanistan, asking her to stay to negotiate an end to the partial US government shutdown...

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North Korea's Kim Yong-chol meets Mike Pompeo in Washington
North Korea's Kim Yong-chol meets Mike Pompeo in Washington

January 18, 2019

One of North Korea's top negotiators is in Washington to meet US officials ahead of a possible second summit between the two countries' leaders...

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African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results
African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results

January 18, 2019

The African Union (AU) says there are "serious doubts" about the outcome of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and has called for the final results to be suspended...

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Putin warns West on Balkans as Serbia provides lavish welcome
Putin warns West on Balkans as Serbia provides lavish welcome

January 17, 2019

Russia's Vladimir Putin has arrived in Serbia at the head of powerful delegation, aiming to cement ties with a country seeking to join the EU...

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Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn: Let's talk Brexit
Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn: Let's talk Brexit

January 17, 2019

Theresa May has urged Jeremy Corbyn to discuss his Brexit plans with her, after he said he would not take part in talks until "no deal" was ruled out.

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Campbell apologises for rape remarks
Campbell apologises for rape remarks

January 17, 2019

AFTER he was roundly criticised for his "unbelievable" remarks when questioned about a rise in reported rapes, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell has apologised for his "insensitive" comments...

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William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says
William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says

January 16, 2019

President Donald Trump's nominee to be US attorney general has vowed he will not be bullied by the president...

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El Chapo 'paid 100m bribe to former Mexican President Peña Nieto'
El Chapo 'paid $100m bribe to former Mexican President Peña Nieto'

January 16, 2019

Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted a $100m (£77m) bribe from drug cartel kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, a witness has testified.

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Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets 'zombie government'
Brexit and no-confidence vote: Corbyn targets 'zombie government'

January 16, 2019

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called Theresa May's administration a "zombie government" that "cannot govern" as he called for a general election...

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May and Brexit Face Uncertain After Crushing Defeat in Parliament
May and Brexit Face Uncertain After Crushing Defeat in Parliament

January 15, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday suffered a humiliating defeat over her plan to withdraw Britain from the European Union, thrusting the country further into political chaos with only 10 weeks to go until it is scheduled to leave the bloc...

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Exchange of Congratulatory Messages Between The Foreign Minister of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and The Russian Federation

January 15, 2019

ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BILATERAL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS...The Honourable Darren A. Henfield, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas...

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High School Students Told to Embrace Their Education

January 15, 2019

Senator the Hon. Jamal Moss appealed to C. V. Bethel Senior High School students to cherish their opportunity to receive an education and take it seriously as it is a consequence of Majority Rule...

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Prime Minister Minnis Departs for Brussels

January 14, 2019

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis and delegation are pictured upon their departure for Brussels, Belgium, this morning to hold bilateral talks with high-ranking officials of the European Commission...

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Statement from The Office of the Prime Minister
Statement from The Office of the Prime Minister

January 14, 2019

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis will travel to Brussels, Belgium, on Monday morning to hold bilateral talks with high-ranking officials of the European Commission...

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Cesare Battisti: Ex-militant extradited by Bolivia arrives in Italy
Cesare Battisti: Ex-militant extradited by Bolivia arrives in Italy

January 14, 2019

An Italian former militant communist captured in Bolivia has arrived in Rome, officials have confirmed...

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DPM Turnquest Reflects on the Changes Being Made by the Finance Ministry

January 14, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest reflected on the changes made by the Finance Ministry in 2018, as well as those on the horizon, during a Leadership Symposium...

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Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

January 14, 2019

US President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate Turkey economically" if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops...

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Theresa May urges MPs to back Brexit deal 'for the country's sake'
Theresa May urges MPs to back Brexit deal 'for the country's sake'

January 14, 2019

Theresa May has urged MPs to back her Brexit deal "for the country's sake" as Tuesday's Commons vote looms closer...

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US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall
US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall

January 11, 2019

US President Donald Trump has renewed a threat to declare a national emergency to fund the construction of a wall on the Mexican border.

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Dionisio heads absentee list
Dionisio heads absentee list

January 11, 2019

FREETOWN MP Dionisio D'Aguilar leads his parliamentary colleagues with the most recorded House of Assembly absences since the Free National Movement took office in 2017...

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