SOME factions within the Free National Movement recommended that former FNM Chairman Darron Cash face disciplinary action over his critical public commentary of the party and FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis, The Tribune understands.
A “major cable fault” was the reason for an island-wide blackout that occurred Sunday afternoon, officials from Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said.
A 30-year-old woman wanted by police to help in their investigation into the recent murder of a veteran ZNS radio broadcaster turned herself in for questioning over the weekend.
FORT Charlotte MP Dr Andrew Rollins has said whether Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has what it takes to be prime minister will depend on if he can convince the party that he is the “most fit” to lead at a convention.
POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a 21-year-old Freeport man dead.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday said that the FNM’s parliamentary caucus does not want to resort to petitioning Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling to have Dr Hubert Minnis removed as leader of the Official Opposition, but prefers to reach an “amicable” decision on an earlier convention date.
FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie yesterday alleged that the stark increase of the Office of the Prime Minister’s 2016/2017 budget allocation was proof that the government intends to use public funds as an election tool.
SIX men are in hospital after two separate shooting incidents over the weekend, police said.
A well-known physician said yesterday that Prime Minister Perry Christie’s 2016/2017 budget communication has given very little comfort that his administration would effectively “get the job done” with National Health Insurance (NHI), arguing that the Prime Minister’s communication was “too short” on specifics for the highly touted healthcare initiative.
A former Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) president yesterday praised the government for its decision to effectively offer an incentive to owners of derelict buildings in New Providence who intend to either demolish or renovate them, telling this newspaper: “That’s a big deal”.
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) chief executive Edison Sumner said that the chamber’s proposal to assume responsibility for the management of the business licences register was “still on the table”, adding that the private sector representative was still seeking to have the Government review the entire business licence fee structure.
The National Training Agency’s (NTA) has shot down Opposition criticism that the Christie administration’s revamped $22m apprenticeship program is merely a retread of the Ingraham administration’s 52-week jobs programme, telling Tribune Business: “We have raised the standard.”
Amateur hour continues in the opposition as the two opposition party heads rolled out a harebrained scheme that is long on hot air but painfully short on common sense or realpolitik. The scheme mocked the idea of two heads being better than one.
I had to scratch my head after reading some remarks made by the Prime Minister during the Budget Presentation.
Each week, I struggle through Nicole Burrows somewhat rambling and long-winded commentaries. At the end, however, I am still unclear as to the point she is trying to make.
Re: Miller: Bahamas Power & Light Lacking Compassion.
THE Bahamas would be in “deep trouble” if voters in the upcoming constitutional referendum succumbed to misinformation and fear when casting their ballots, an award winning filmmaker told The Tribune yesterday.
THE government yesterday called on FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to find the courage to publicly support a ‘yes’ vote in the upcoming gender equality referendum as he did in Parliament.
THE Bahamian owner of an eco-tour business in West End claims that he and his wife have been threatened with demands by the foreign owners of Sandy Cay to cancel all their tours at the cay, even though the law permits them access up to the high water mark.
IT’S SAFE to say that if you don’t know how you’re going to vote in the gender equality referendum by now, then you probably don’t have any plans to head to the polls on June 7.