Politics

PM informs House of Assembly of 'Important tone' for Baha Mar

March 22, 2017

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie told House of Assembly members on Wednesday that it gave him great pleasure to inform them that on the day before, March 21, 2017...

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Prime Minister Christie on The Baha Mar Resort Hand Over

March 22, 2017

It gives me great pleasure to inform Parliament that yesterday, March 21st, 2017 an important milestone of progress was realized towards the successful completion and opening of the mega Baha Mar Resort...

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Prime Minister of Antigua to deliver feature address at CANTO 2017

March 21, 2017

Hon. Prime Minister Gaston Browne has served continuously as a legislator for more than 15 years. Prior to his career in politics, he managed a banking group comprising a domestic bank, an offshore bank and a trust company...

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PM hits out at We March Bahamas over plan to stop at his home, office
PM hits out at We March Bahamas over plan to stop at his home, office

March 21, 2017

WITH We March Bahamas now finalising plans for its third protest march, one that will see the group make stops at his home and office, Prime Minister Perry Christie has warned that the organisation's "poor judgment" could "ignite something that they least expect to happen"...

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PM vows 'maximum protection' for investors in public private partnerships
PM vows 'maximum protection' for investors in public private partnerships

March 21, 2017

IF re-elected, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday vowed that his administration will legislate its current model of public-private-partnerships to ensure "maximum protection" for investors seeking to aid the government in future projects...

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Lightbourn: PLP 'luring' unions with changes to labour laws
Lightbourn: PLP 'luring' unions with changes to labour laws

March 21, 2017

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday accused the governing Progressive Liberal Party of attempting to "lure" labour unions and their members into supporting the party with amendments to legislation that governs employee relations weeks ahead of the impending general election...

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Notice from the Parliamentary Registration Department

March 20, 2017

Notice from the Parliamentary Registration Department...

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Baha Mar site handover 'sooner than planned'
Baha Mar site handover 'sooner than planned'

March 20, 2017

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday insisted that not only will Baha Mar open on time but the site will be turned over "sooner than planned" and more jobs will be created "much sooner than anticipated"...

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Greg Moss quits election race and as party leader
Greg Moss quits election race and as party leader

March 17, 2017

MARCO City MP Greg Moss announced last night that he will not be seeking a renomination in the upcoming general elections, and has resigned as leader of the United Democratic Party...

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Christie vows to save country from Minnis
Christie vows to save country from Minnis

March 17, 2017

With the election season intensifying, Prime Minister Perry Christie is pushing his message -- an apparent core theme of his campaign -- that Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis is unfit to lead the country, telling reporters yesterday...

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Greg Moss leaving politics

March 17, 2017

More than a year after announcing his leadership of the newly formed United Democratic Party (UDP), Marco City MP Greg Moss yesterday announced his departure from the UDP and frontline politics.

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At UN Griffinn Declares Key Initiatives to Promote Women's Economic Empowerment and Equality

March 16, 2017

The Government of The Bahamas has undertaken three key initiatives aimed at promoting women’s economic empowerment and equality in the country, particularly at the women in leadership level, Minister of Social Services and Community Development...

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Trump travel ban: Second US judge block new executive order

March 16, 2017

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked US President Donald Trump's new travel ban, which was due to begin after midnight on Thursday...

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Mitchell says thank you - as election clock ticks
Mitchell says thank you - as election clock ticks

March 16, 2017

AN emotional speech by Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell in the House of Assembly yesterday has heightened speculation that the government will "ring the bell" for the general election very soon...

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Bosses withheld Chinese passports

March 16, 2017

DEPUTY Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis yesterday made a startling admission in the House of Assembly, saying Chinese nationals who entered the country to construct the $3.5bn Baha Mar resort had their passports and work permits withheld, adding that this was done as a means to "control" the foreign labourers...

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Symonette defends Minnis from critics over Baha Mar
Symonette defends Minnis from critics over Baha Mar

March 15, 2017

AS fallout continues over that declaration to "execute a real sale" of Baha Mar by Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis, former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette yesterday defended his leader, insisting that "fault" sits with the "untruths and half facts" produced by the Christie administration in recent months...

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Halkitis campaigners clash with FNM group

March 15, 2017

A CAMPAIGN team for Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis, the member of Parliament for Golden Isles, clashed with a group of Free National Movement (FNM) supporters who were canvassing the area...

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Dutch election: Voters go to the polls in key test for populists

March 15, 2017

Voters are going to the polls in the Netherlands in the first of three crucial eurozone elections this year...

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Donald Trump's 2005 tax return leak reveals $38m bill

March 15, 2017

US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Redirection of Evening Voter Registration Centres
PUBLIC NOTICE: Redirection of Evening Voter Registration Centres

March 14, 2017

Redirection of Evening Voter Registration CentresDue to the Redistribution exercise, Evening Voter Registration Centres have been affected, and are now as listed below...

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