Politics

Moncur threat to Guardian editor in radio rant
Moncur threat to Guardian editor in radio rant

January 19, 2017

FREE National Movement Senator Rodney Moncur levelled another attack at female media professionals yesterday, this time taking aim at The Nassau Guardian's Managing Editor Candia Dames...

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Boundary report delayed amid slow registration
Boundary report delayed amid slow registration

January 19, 2017

THE Constituencies Commission has stalled the release of its boundaries report in the hope that the sluggish voter registration will pick up considerably over the next few weeks...

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Remarks by Minister of Financial Services, Hope Strachan on: Exporters' Meeting on The Trade Information Service Portal

January 18, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this Information Session on The Bahamas’ Trade Information Service Desk and Electronic Portal, aimed specifically at those Bahamian businesses currently exporting and those interested in exporting to international markets.

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Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket
Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket

January 18, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party is expected to ratify several candidates tomorrow night, with party insiders telling The Tribune that well known attorney Wayne Munroe is reportedly among those to be placed on the PLP's ticket to contest the next general election...

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Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today
Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today

January 18, 2017

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to table the delayed Constituencies Commission report in Parliament when it meets today...

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Passing baton not up to PM
Passing baton not up to PM

January 18, 2017

RESPONDING to Prime Minister Perry Christie's assertion that he will "pass the leadership baton when the time is right," Progressive Liberal Party leader hopeful Alfred Sears, QC, said yesterday that decision "is not up" to Mr Christie...

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Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions
Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions

January 18, 2017

THE Free National Movement has gone silent on the status of its tribunal investigation into the dissident seven MPs, although the tribunal is expected to update the party's Central Council on its investigation during its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of each month, according to a source familiar with the matter...

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Smith: An insult to suggest convention won't be fair
Smith: An insult to suggest convention won't be fair

January 18, 2017

FORMER Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday dismissed the suggestion that the Progressive Liberal Party's convention will not facilitate a fair process, saying it is an "insult" to assert that stalwart councillors can be easily persuaded to vote in favour of any candidate...

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AEG Pledged Hurricane Relief Supplies to NEMA

January 17, 2017

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson (second from left) introduced Alan Kates (left) managing director, AEG Bahamas, upon the decision that the company which is affiliated with the Los Angeles Lakers would be making a donation of relief supplies...

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Belgian Ambassador presents Letters of Credence in Courtesy Call at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

January 17, 2017

Ambassador-Designate of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, His Excellency Dirk Wouters presented Letters of Credence to Foreign Service Director-General Sharon Brennen-Haylock...

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Miller blames gutless politicians for crime
Miller blames gutless politicians for crime

January 17, 2017

TALL PINES MP Leslie Miller yesterday blamed "gutless politicians" for the increase in murder and serious crime in the country.

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Neymour upset as FNM choose alternative for Exuma race
Neymour upset as FNM choose alternative for Exuma race

January 16, 2017

PHENTON Neymour, Free National Movement member of Parliament, expressed disappointment on social media over the weekend when he was not chosen as the FNM's candidate to run in Exuma in the upcoming general election..

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PM eager for another term
PM eager for another term

January 16, 2017

AS he gears up for a leadership challenge at the Progressive Liberal Party's first convention since 2009, Prime Minister Perry Christie spoke of his energy and eagerness to serve another term, as he urged party supporters not to "squander" the opportunity to win the general election...

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PM: My colleagues bitch and complain
PM: My colleagues bitch and complain

January 16, 2017

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday spoke about the challenges and responsibilities of his leadership, noting that even as he tries to work in the best interest of Bahamians, he has to deal with his own colleagues who "bitch and complain"...

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PLP to complete ratifications before start of convention
PLP to complete ratifications before start of convention

January 13, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party announced that the party will complete its candidate ratifications next week ahead of the party's national three-day convention slated for later this month, as party officials pledged to accept whatever the outcome of the event may be...

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Minnis: Nothing to celebrate for PLP
Minnis: Nothing to celebrate for PLP

January 13, 2017

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday scoffed at Prime Minister Perry Christie's recent assessment of his administration's term in office, accusing the nation's leader of being "disconnected from reality" in the face of crime, vexing unemployment and "secret" deals negotiated by his government...

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Lincoln Bain runs for DNA as FNM unveils latest candidates
Lincoln Bain runs for DNA as FNM unveils latest candidates

January 12, 2017

THE Free National Movement ratified two candidates in Family Island constituencies for the next general election last night, as the party faced more internal turmoil with the resignation of officers from its Pinewood Association...

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PM: Govt has done outstanding job

January 12, 2017

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday insisted that his government has done an "outstanding job" this term and deserves to be re-elected...

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Bain among nine new candidates named by DNA

January 12, 2017

After being denied the Free National Movement's (FNM) nomination for Pinewood, talk show host Lincoln Bain, who protested outside the FNM's headquarters along with his supporters in November, was last night named among nine candidates rolled out by the Democratic National Alliance (DNA)...

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FNM names candidates for Exuma and MICAL
FNM names candidates for Exuma and MICAL

January 12, 2017

The Free National Movement (FNM) last night ratified Navarro Bowe for Exuma and Ragged Island, and Miriam Reckley-Emmanuel for MICAL...

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