NEWLY elected Progressive Liberal Party parliamentarians and long-time PLP supporters greeted Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis at the airport Friday morning when he touched down in New Providence.
A FREE National Movement trustee has urged party leader Dr Hubert Minnis to step down from the role to allow the organisation to refocus its efforts and become a viable force in the future.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia “Mother” Pratt questioned “how many times are they going to say I’m dead?” yesterday, after it was reported that she passed away from COVID-19.
TWO men were charged with murder and attempted murder in separate incidents in a Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
A MAN who claimed he was arrested after trying to turn in $20,000 worth of cocaine that he found on a beach was on Friday granted bail ahead of his trial.
THE Court of Appeal has refused an extension of time application of an international oil company that was seeking leave to commence a judicial review of former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest.
The Emergency Powers Order has been amended by Prime Minister Philip Davis to change the curfew time.
GRAND Bahama Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Eight Mile Rock on Thursday evening.
Friday, 17th September, 2021.
The scale of the economic and fiscal challenges facing the new Philip Davis-led administration were laid bare Friday, after Moody’s further downgraded the Bahamas’ sovereign creditworthiness.
Friday, 17th September, 2021.
MINISTRY of Health officials have reported 116 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 virus-related deaths, bringing the nation’s overall tally to 20,030.
IT’S hard to imagine. Just four years ago the FNM swept to power with a huge majority giving it licence to do as it wished for the benefit of the country. All that stood against them was an Opposition of just four MPs – Philip “Brave” Davis and his three colleagues – the only survivors of the electoral rout.
THE chief of the Organisation of American States’ Electoral Observation Mission said he has not noticed any red flags in the voting process as Bahamians cast their votes yesterday.
THE leaders of the country’s top labour unions said they are not surprised by the Progressive Liberal Party’s victory in yesterday’s election and are hopeful that their various grievances can be adequately addressed under the new administration.
FREE National Movement Fox Hill candidate John Pinder claimed his supporters were “harassed” at polling sites yesterday.
VOTERS at various polling stations across New Providence reported a smooth process yesterday, a far cry from the chaotic and overly crowded scenes at last week’s advanced poll.
KWASI Thompson thanked supporters after he was elected as the new member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama.
AFTER a four-year term plagued by devastating hurricanes and a global pandemic, Dr Hubert Minnis was unable to convince the Bahamian people to re-elect him.
THE Democratic National Alliance yesterday congratulated the Progressive Liberal Party on its victory after failing to win any seats at the polls for a third election.