Politics

Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar on Tourism in Grand Bahama

March 11, 2020

Dionisio D'Aguilar, Minister for Tourism and Aviation appeared on the show, "A CLOSER LOOK," as guest of host Anthony Newbold...

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Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to The Bahamas Paid a Courtesy Call on Minister D'Aguilar

March 10, 2020

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to The Bahamas Her Excellency Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne paid a courtesy call on Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the ministry's offices...

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Christie 'Hopeful' Davis Will Become PM
Christie 'Hopeful' Davis Will Become PM

March 10, 2020

FORMER Prime Minister Perry Christie said he still supports Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis and his quest to be the next prime minister of the country...

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Christie calls 'think again' on PI project
Christie calls 'think again' on PI project

March 10, 2020

FORMER Prime Minister Perry Christie said the Minnis administration would make a "fundamental error" if it leases crown land in the Colonial Beach area of Paradise Island to Royal Caribbean International...

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Davis' comments on RCI 'irresponsible', says D'Aguilar

March 10, 2020

Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday fired back at Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis for making an “irresponsible” promise to cancel a lease for Crown land on Paradise Island that the government is negotiating with Royal Caribbean International (RCI), noting that the project will be “enormously impactful” for The Bahamas.

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'If Perry Christie was running, you would know'

March 10, 2020

Perry Christie.Former Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday denied rumors that he intends to run in the next general election. Christie said his focus is on supporting the current leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP)...

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Christie says RCI PI deal is 'not the right way'

March 10, 2020

Former Prime Minister Perry G. Christie speaks with students celebrating Commonwealth Day yesterday. RACARDO THOMASFormer Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that the lease of land on Paradise Island to Royal Caribbean International (RCI) would be a "fundamental error" by the government...

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High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Paid Courtesy Call on Minister Elsworth Johnson

March 09, 2020

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to The Bahamas Her Excellency Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson, March 6, 2020 at the ministry's offices...

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Govt Not Proactive Enough In Response To Coronavirus
Govt Not Proactive Enough In Response To Coronavirus

March 04, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis believes the government has not been sufficiently proactive in handling the country's COVID-19 preparedness...

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High Commissioner-designate of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Pays Courtesy Call on Foreign Affairs Minister

March 04, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield welcomed Her Excellency Kshenuka Senewiratne, High Commissioner-designate of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to The Bahamas during a Courtesy Call at his office, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

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High Commissioner-designate of Sri Lanka Presented Letters of Commission to the Governor General

March 04, 2020

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith received Letters of Commission from Her Excellency Kshenuka Senewiratne, High Commissioner-designate of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to The Commonwealth of The Bahamas in a brief ceremony at Government House, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

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Allowing democracy to work
Allowing democracy to work

March 04, 2020

In 2013 after the Constitutional Commission, which was chaired by former Attorney General Sean McWeeney, presented its report, Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis supported many of the recommended constitutional changes...

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Pindling daughter loses out in Andros challenge

March 04, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party incumbents have been guaranteed nominations in the 2022 general election, a move that blocks a daughter of Sir Lynden Pindling from challenging South Andros MP Picewell Forbes for the party’s nomination in his constituency...

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Mid-Year Budget Communication by the Minister of Labour

March 03, 2020

Mid-Year Budget Communication by Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion Foulkes...

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International Organization for Migration Regional Coordination Officer Pays Courtesy Call on Minister Johnson

March 02, 2020

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Coordination Officer for the Caribbean and IOM Chief of Mission in Guyana, Robert Natiello made a courtesy call on the Hon. Elsworth Johnson, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the ministry's offices...

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Davis hits back

February 27, 2020

Philip Brave Davis.Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis' attack on the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) during a rally on Tuesday night was nothing but a "sad and painful" distraction from his government's failures, PLP Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday...

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Fernander warns anti-immigrant talk could rile people up
Fernander warns anti-immigrant talk could ‘rile people up’

February 27, 2020

Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Delton Fernander said yesterday that he is concerned over recent anti-immigrant rhetoric from Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. Fernander, who said he could not speak on behalf of the BCC on the matter, said the rhetoric could rile people up unnecessarily...

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'Bahamians first policy just a play for votes'

February 27, 2020

A GRAND Bahama union official believes the ‘Bahamian-first’ mantra is just a political card pulled out around election season by both major political parties. “I have a concern with ministers and politicians speaking these things when it comes close to election time,” Dave Barr, president of the Grand Bahama Workers Union said this week...

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Prime Minister congratulates Sir Michael Barnett as President of Court of Appeal

February 26, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis congratulated Sir Michael Barnett on his appointment as President of the Court of Appeal for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas...

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In urgent need of a reset
In urgent need of a reset

February 26, 2020

In a recent Facebook post, one Bahamian opined, “Arrogance and ignorance will be the downfall of this administration...”

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