Disputes

Singer and activist slams govt actions against Save the Bays

April 01, 2016

SINGER turned activist Kirkland "KB" Bodie yesterday called the government's actions against the Save The Bays (STB) organisation in Parliament hypocritical and disgusting.

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'KB' calls Fitzgerald 'a coward'

April 01, 2016

Bahamian artist and Save the Bays (STB) member Kirkland "KB" Bodie yesterday accused Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald of being a "coward", and charged that Fitzgerald's accusations against the environmental advocacy organization are "asinine".

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Stuart: Minnis should resign

April 01, 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Bamboo Town candidate Cassius Stuart yesterday called on Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis to resign immediately and said over the past week he has been "disgusted and disheartened" with the direction Minnis has taken the FNM.

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"Fake" Furor Over E-mail Revelation is Rank Hypocrisy

March 31, 2016

I note with amusement the lame attempts by the usual suspects to demonize the Minister of Education the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald in the wake of his recent e-mail revelations in Parliament.

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Doctor raises concerns over landfill fires

March 31, 2016

A LOCAL doctor has expressed concern over recurrent fires at the New Providence landfill and the health problems subsequent smoke can have on area residents.

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FNM govt 'did nothing to improve landfill fire issue'

March 31, 2016

ENVIRONMENT Minister Kenred Dorsett hit back at the FNM over its criticisms of the government's response to the persistent problem of fires at the Harrold Road Landfill, saying that the FNM did nothing to improve the situation when it was in power.

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Michael Pintard: Nygard suit 'baseless and without merit'

March 31, 2016

FORMER FNM Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday dismissed the suit filed against him by Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard as "baseless and without merit."

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Carnival band owners 'frustrated'

March 31, 2016

Bahamas Carnival Band Owners Association (BCBOA) President Dario Terrelli said band owners are "concerned and frustrated" over the lack of organization surrounding the second annual Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival and suggested yesterday that the commission charged with organizing the event is doing a "lousy" job.

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Symonette: DPM should step down

March 31, 2016

Former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday that former Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard did the honorable thing when he resigned last week, and charged that Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis should follow suit.

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Roberts: Email uproar a fake furor

March 31, 2016

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts has labelled the concern over how Marathon MP and Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald got access to the private emails of members of the Save the Bays organization a "fake furor" and suggested those uncomfortable with the idea of leaked information entering the public domain "get over it".

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Lawyers probe email 'leak'

March 31, 2016

The attorney representing Zack Bacon, the brother of billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon, and Fred Smith, QC, wrote Data Protection Commissioner Sharmie Farrington-Austin yesterday advising that his firm is conducting an examination of the "unauthorized disclosure" of their clients' personal emails.

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Police arrest 'Toggie', 'Bobo'

March 31, 2016

Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade announced last night that police arrested Livingston "Toggie" Bullard and Wisler "Bobo" Davilma, the two men named in court documents as being involved in an alleged murder plot targeting wealthy hedge fund manager Louis Bacon, Fred Smith, QC, and others.

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Smith: Time to move on from Nygard debate

March 30, 2016

FORMER Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday called on politicians to "move aside" if they are not ready to adequately serve the electorate.

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Smith challenges Mitchell on Cubans

March 30, 2016

Attorney Fred Smith yesterday challenged Prime Minister Perry Christie and Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell to substantiate their claims that two Cubans who the government deemed national security risks were denied entry to Cuba, Panama and the United States.

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FNM: No conflict with Pintard

March 30, 2016

As speculation surrounds the involvement of Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis and former Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard with two "gang members" at the center of an alleged murder-for-hire plot, the Free National Movement (FNM) yesterday refuted any suggestion that it is in financial conflict with Pintard.

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FNM founder backs Minnis

March 30, 2016

MAURICE Moore, considered one of the FNM's founding fathers, yesterday defended FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis as "an honest man", saying he saw no reason for the Killarney MP to resign over his admission that he met three times with "gang member" Livingston "Toggie" Bullard.

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Nygard sues The Tribune, FNM members and more

March 30, 2016

LYFORD Cay resident Peter Nygard has sued The Tribune, Save the Bays, as well as Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis and the party's former Chairman Michael Pintard, and others, for "libel" as well as "abuse" of the Supreme Court and Parliament.

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FNM funding battle claims 'not true'

March 30, 2016

ACTING FNM Chairman Brensil Rolle yesterday denied that party Leader Dr Hubert Minnis and former Chairman Michael Pintard are locked in a bitter battle over party donations, branding the allegation as "not true" and "damaging" to both men.

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Minnis named in court action

March 30, 2016

Lyford Cay resident Peter Nygard is seeking a declaration from the Supreme Court that Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis abused his office as leader of the official opposition and the processes of Parliament to injure his (Nygard's) economic interests and his reputation.

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FNM 'stands by' party leader

March 29, 2016

THE Free National Movement released a statement on Thursday saying the party stands by its leader, Dr Hubert Minnis, amid questions over his decision to meet with one of the men at the centre of an alleged murder for hire plot involving Peter Nygard.

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