Politics

Emergency orders to run beyond tourism reopening until end of October
Emergency orders to run beyond tourism reopening until end of October

September 17, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis pleaded with Bahamians to comply with COVID-19 protocols for at least three more weeks as he gave notice that the country's state of emergency will extend until October 31...

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Deep Cleaning and Sanitization of the House of Assembly Senate
Deep Cleaning and Sanitization of the House of Assembly & Senate

September 16, 2020

The Cabinet Office wishes to advise for general information that the House of Assembly and Senate will be deep cleaned and sanitized today, Tuesday 15th September 2020...

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UPDATED: Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19
UPDATED: Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19

September 16, 2020

A STAFF member of Parliament who interacted with elected officials during a House of Assembly sitting last week has tested positive for COVID-19...

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House of Parliament Speaker Halson Moultrie Test Positive for Covid-19
House of Parliament Speaker Halson Moultrie Test Positive for Covid-19

September 15, 2020

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie said the confirmation came early this morning by a doctor. The Speaker recommends that Senators and Members of Parliament are tested...

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Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19
Parliament worker tests positive for COVID-19

September 15, 2020

A STAFF member of Parliament who likely interacted with elected officials during a House of Assembly sitting last week has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the cancellation of Senate proceedings on Monday.

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Government Enforcing the Planned Cut in Non-Essential Expenditure Allocations

September 10, 2020

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest explained how the Government is going to implement its fiscal and economic plan in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, September 9, 2020...

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US Embassy puts China equipment off limits
US Embassy puts China equipment off limits

September 10, 2020

A NEW United States regulation prohibits its embassy in Nassau from doing business with local companies that utilise equipment manufactured by certain Chinese manufacturers...

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'An election Weve got lots to do before that'
'An election? Weve got lots to do before that'

September 07, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has said he is not considering a snap election, stressing his government is focused on saving lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Senator Mitchell responds to allegations he did not 39immediately39 quarantine on Grand Bahama arrival

September 04, 2020

OPPOSITION Senator Fred Mitchell was on the defensive yesterday in the face of criticisms of "bad judgement" due to allegations he did not "immediately" quarantine upon arrival in Grand Bahama following a trip to the United States...

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Cooper calls for deeper insight on state finances
Cooper calls for deeper insight on state finances

September 01, 2020

WHILE castigating the Minnis administration for its lack of a plan to mitigate economic fall out due to COVID-19, the Progressive Liberal Party is urging the government to disclose more specifics about the country's financial footing...

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Philip 'Brave' Davis discharged from hospital
Philip 'Brave' Davis discharged from hospital

August 28, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip Brave Davis was discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Thursday...

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Minister of the Public Service National Insurance Pays Respects to Late Former Senator Johnlee Ferguson
Minister of the Public Service & National Insurance Pays Respects to Late Former Senator Johnlee Ferguson

August 27, 2020

Minister of the Public Service and National Insurance the Hon. Brensil Rolle pays respects to late Former Senator Johnlee Ferguson during the Lying-in-State...

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Financial Services Minister Elsworth Johnson Pays Respect to Late Former Senator JohnLee Ferguson
Financial Services Minister Elsworth Johnson Pays Respect to Late Former Senator JohnLee Ferguson

August 27, 2020

Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson pays respects to late Former Senator Johnlee Ferguson during...

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‘Integrity of the public treasury remains intact’

August 27, 2020

I note the request submitted yesterday by the shadow Minister of Finance I. Chester Cooper, requesting to “examine the state of the Treasury”...

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Cooper calls on govt to detail state of treasury
Cooper calls on govt to detail state of treasury

August 27, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper yesterday called on the government to provide a report on the current state of the Public Treasury and all loan agreements approved for this year...

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TRAVEL BAN TO STAY TWO MORE MONTHS Tourism pressure remains as foreign flights may be off until end of October
TRAVEL BAN TO STAY TWO MORE MONTHS Tourism pressure remains as foreign flights may be off until end of October

August 26, 2020

DESPITE most businesses in New Providence being set to re-open on Monday, Finance Minister Peter Turnquest said he anticipates it will still take several weeks until the government fully re-opens the country's borders allowing for the resumption of domestic and international travel in all islands...

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Grand Bahama Food Distribution-Statement by Senator The Hon. Kawasi Thompson
Grand Bahama Food Distribution-Statement by Senator The Hon. Kawasi Thompson

August 21, 2020

In keeping with the Government’s mandate to provide emergency food assistance for vulnerable Bahamians and residents impacted by COVID 19 pandemic, The Grand Bahama Food Task Force through Feed Grand Bahama...

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Culmer insists no division in Cabinet
Culmer insists no division in Cabinet

August 21, 2020

FREE National Movement chairman Carl Culmer dismissed speculation of friction in Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' Cabinet due to the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Davis flies to States for COVID treatment
Davis flies to States for COVID treatment

August 21, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis was airlifted to the United States for COVID-19 treatment yesterday...

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BREAKING NEWS Davis to be airlifted to the U.S.

August 20, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis is set to be airlifted to the United States for treatment after he tested positive for COVID-19 several days ago, according to reports...

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