Politics

It's time for the police to stop investigating the police - Davis

May 23, 2019

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis has said the killing of three people by police on Friday and the competing narratives about what led to it are "troubling"...

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War of words between China and US not our business
War of words between China and US not our business

May 22, 2019

ARGUMENTS raised in an ongoing war of words between United States and Chinese officials are "not our business", Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield said yesterday...

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Prime Minister MINNIS' 3rd National Report

May 21, 2019

Prime Minister MINNIS 3rd National Report

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Mitchell: We should stay out of US-China relations

May 21, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday asserted there is "no evidence" China has any "hegemonic desires" on The Bahamas or any military desire against the United States. In a press conference held yesterday, the former minister of foreign affairs said all of the investments from China in The Bahamas are simply commercial investments, as he implored Bahamians to avoid "dog-whistles and racism and xenophobia"...

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Minnis holds talks with US investment group
Minnis holds talks with US investment group

May 21, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis held "productive discussions" with senior officials of the United States' Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the US Embassy at the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday...

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Prime Minister Minnis discusses energy and entrepreneurship with US investment corporation
Prime Minister Minnis discusses energy and entrepreneurship with US investment corporation

May 20, 2019

Prime Minister the Most. Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis held productive discussions with senior officials of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the United States Embassy at the Office of the Prime Minister on Monday, 20 May.

The visit by OPIC is a follow through to a meeting between United States President Donald J. Trump and a group of Caribbean leaders in March 2019, when a greater role for OPIC in the region was discussed, and the President committed to foster economic growth and strengthen security cooperation in the Caribbean.

“We are encouraged by these talks and the possible opportunities it may present for The Bahamas, particularly in the areas of energy and entrepreneurship,” said Prime Minister Minnis.

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Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments on the WTO
Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments on the WTO

May 20, 2019

What is WTO? It is the World Trade Organization comprised of some very large countries and organizations controlling the economies of smaller countries. Is that not colonization? They flatter us by telling us that we would be able to negotiate various positions which would be good for our country. Are they kidding? That's like an ant crawling up an elephants leg with the intention of rape!!!

They don't ask you what to do, they tell you what you must do. Today the Government is overspending as did Government's before them.

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Prime Minister to deliver third National Report for 2019
Prime Minister to deliver third National Report for 2019

May 20, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis will deliver his third report to the nation on Monday 20 May, at 8pm. The prime-time address will be carried on television and radio and is the final in a series of reports of this kind for 2019. The reports are aimed at providing important updates and information to the people of The Bahamas on a range of issues.

In his third report, Prime Minister Minnis will update the public on matters related to land reform, the environment, energy reform, general infrastructure and digital transformation and modernization.

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Remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield Today at COFCOR
Remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield Today at COFCOR

May 14, 2019

Opening Ceremony Remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield at the 22nd meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) in Grenada, May 13, 2019.

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Prime Minister Minnis attends Mothers Day Church Service in Long Island
Prime Minister Minnis attends Mother’s Day Church Service in Long Island

May 13, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis attended Mother’s Day church service at the St. Athanasius Anglican Church in Deadman’s Cay, Long Island, on Sunday 12 May.
Prime Minister Minnis told residents that to mark Mother’s Day this year he wanted to do something different to show his appreciation for mothers across The Bahamas.

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The Situation in Venezuela
The Situation in Venezuela

May 09, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is monitoring the deteriorating situation in Venezuela with concern. The government of The Bahamas calls upon the Venezuelan Authorities...

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Davis declares: Make weed legal - And PLP leader wants criminal records erased
Davis declares: Make weed legal - And PLP leader wants criminal records erased

May 09, 2019

OPPOSITION leader Philip Davis has confirmed his support for the decriminalisation of recreational marijuana as well as the immediate expunction of the records of those who have been convicted of possessing small amounts of the drug...

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Pulpit for preaching not politics
Pulpit for preaching not politics

May 08, 2019

OPPOSITION Leader Philip 'Brave' Davis yesterday levied a litany of critiques against Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, including describing his recent speech in a church as "inappropriate" and dubbing Dr Minnis' claims that the PLP "politicised the police force" as "ludicrous"...

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'Two years in and no major errors'
'Two years in and no major errors'

May 07, 2019

AS the Minnis administration celebrates two years in office, a senior Cabinet minister insisted yesterday the term so far has been one free of fundamental errors...

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TAKING CONTROL: McAlpine shouts 'coup' as party dissolves council
TAKING CONTROL: McAlpine shouts 'coup' as party dissolves council

May 07, 2019

PINERIDGE MP Frederick McAlpine's outspoken stance in the capital has proved damaging back home as the executive council of his constituency association is up for re-election.

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Minnis - PLP are the party of corruption
Minnis - PLP are the party of corruption

May 06, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis painted the Progressive Liberal Party as a corrupt group that believes it "owns" this country, as he urged members of the Free National Movement not to take the public's support for granted...

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Venezuela crisis: Spain vows to protect opposition figure at embassy
Venezuela crisis: Spain vows to protect opposition figure at embassy

May 03, 2019

Spain has said it will not allow Venezuelan authorities to enter its embassy in Caracas and arrest a leading opposition figure, Leopoldo López...

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Communication to the House of Assembly Dr. The Hon. Duane Sands, Minister of Health-Death of US national Alain Perez

May 02, 2019

The community of Bimini was shocked and deeply saddened by the unfortunate death of Bimini resident and US national Mr. Alain Perez, on Sunday 28th April...

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Venezuela crisis: Dozens injured in clashes in Caracas
Venezuela crisis: Dozens injured in clashes in Caracas

May 02, 2019

A woman was shot dead and dozens injured in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Wednesday, in clashes between opposition supporters and pro-government forces...

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Attorney General refuses House testimony on Mueller report
Attorney General refuses House testimony on Mueller report

May 02, 2019

US Attorney General William Barr has refused to testify to the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee on his handling of the Russia inquiry...

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