Politics

Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Chairs CARICOM COFCOR at the UN

September 25, 2018

Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield, pictured centre, chaired the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) meeting of the Council for Foreign...

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D'Aguilar: Right development plan for Grand Lucayan could be catalyst for Grand Bahama Rebirth

September 25, 2018

The redevelopment of the Grand Lucayan property has the capability to change the direction of visitor arrivals into Grand Bahama “with the right development plan,” Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar...

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September 25, 2018

It would be an act of “sheer cruelty and neglect” toward the people of Grand Bahama for the government “to idly stand by and let the Grand Lucayan, a prime hotel property, go the way of the Royal Oasis,” Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar told Parliament...

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Prime Minister addresses the Nelson Mandela Summit at the UN

September 25, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis delivered a statement today at the United Nations, New York, on the Occasion of the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, during which he highlighted the role The Bahamas played to bring about the release in 1990 of Mr. Mandela from long imprisonment under apartheid in South Africa...

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance The Hon. Peter Turnquest Speaks at the Millionaire's Mile Fireside Chat
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance The Hon. Peter Turnquest Speaks at the Millionaire's Mile Fireside Chat

September 21, 2018

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance brought official remarks at the Millionaire’s Mile Fireside Chat, On Wednesday, September 19, an event held at the Performing Arts Centre, University of The Bahamas...

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Grand Lucayan one step closer to full operation; Gov't. aims to restore GB Economy

September 21, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Mininis in his Contribution to the House of Assembly Debate on a Resolution to Guarantee the Purchase of the Grand Lucayan, September 20, 2018 stated...

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Speaker calls for amendment to eliminate supersized Cabinets
Speaker calls for amendment to eliminate supersized Cabinets

September 20, 2018

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie yesterday called for an amendment to the country's Constitution establishing an upper limit for the appointment of ministers to eliminate "supersized" Cabinets...

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Small Business Development Centre SBDC Confirmed Two New Hires
Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) Confirmed Two New Hires

September 18, 2018

Two critical new hires highlight the gathering momentum being generated as the new Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) races toward its official launch on September 20...

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Small Islands Have to Grapple with the Imposition of External Standards Set by Larger Countries

September 18, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said small islands like The Bahamas have to grapple with the imposition of external standards set by the world’s large countries when it comes to the financial sector...

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As International Financial Centre, Bahamas Must Keep Up with Constant Change

September 18, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said The Bahamas operates in an environment of constant change when it comes to the international financial sector, particularly when it comes to international codes of conduct...

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Minnis declares 'War on Crime'
Minnis declares 'War on Crime'

September 17, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday reiterated his plea for the country to unite against criminality as he underscored the psychological toll murders wrought on the nation...

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Caribbean Development Bank Executives pay courtesy call on the Prime Minister

September 13, 2018

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) executives paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest...

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From the Office of The Chairman of the PLP-On the silence over Duane Sands Conduct as a Minister

September 12, 2018

The Minister of Health Duane Sands cannot be allowed to continue in office. Last night Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis at a public meeting in Yamacraw called for his resignation or dismissal. The PLP puts its full weight behind that call...

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Zhivargo Laing, appointed country's Chief Negotiator for WTO Accession

September 11, 2018

The government has appointed Zhivargo Laing to lead the country’s negotiation team for accession to World Trade Organization (WTO) membership. The announcement was made September 9, 2018...

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Russia: Google removes Putin critic's ads from YouTube
Russia: Google removes Putin critic's ads from YouTube

September 11, 2018

Google has taken down YouTube ads by Alexei Navalny, a critic of President Vladimir Putin, ahead of elections for regional governors in Russia.

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Davis demands: What's going on
Davis demands: What's going on

September 11, 2018

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called for an independent probe into Bahamas Power and Light, which has been saddled by controversy in recent weeks...

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Farewell to the Ambassador of Brazil

September 07, 2018

A Farewell Reception was held for His Excellency Carlos Eduardo Sette Câmara da Fonseca Costa, Resident Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas...

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Stadium costs soared to 43m
Stadium costs soared to 43m

September 06, 2018

The Andre Rodgers Baseball Stadium is a waste of taxpayer money that will "never pay for itself", a Cabinet minister admitted yesterday, amid steps taken to prevent a near-tripling of costs...

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'What was Lucayan valued at'
'What was Lucayan valued at'

September 05, 2018

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip "Brave" Davis yesterday demanded the government make public an appraisal done on the Grand Lucayan, telling supporters the Minnis administration may be spending far more than the resort's estimated value...

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Lawyers' departure 'shows chaos in AG's office'
Lawyers' departure 'shows chaos in AG's office'

September 05, 2018

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis said it is "alarming" high profile attorneys severed ties with the Attorney General's Office over the shanty town issue, as he suggested the move could have been prompted by a "rudderless" and "chaotic" state of affairs at the office...

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