ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday blasted the government’s Constitutional Amendment bill, stating that the legislation fell far short of standards other countries in the region have set and essentially preserved the status quo.
TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday insisted it would be impractical to close the door on a national lottery, acknowledging that it was better to tax and heavily regulate web shops than to completely outlaw them.
TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday said the hiring of former Gaming Board Chairman Terah Rahming by Chances Games raises questions over the decisions the former board executive made while carrying out her duties in this post.
IN keeping with its pledge to tackle corruption and introduce a new standard of accountability in the country, the Minnis Administration tabled its highly anticipated Integrity Commission bill yesterday.
PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis praised Health Minister Dr Duane Sands as an “exemplary public servant” yesterday, in response to criticism levelled at him for voluntarily performing surgeries while working in government.
THE Minnis Administration hasn’t set a timeline for tabling legislation to regulate the financial operations of political parties, according to press secretary Anthony Newbold.
IMMIGRATION Minister Brent Symonette and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest are looking at how to fund the increased repatriation exercises that will come in response to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ goal of more stringe
THE MINISTRY of Labour is to take its employment initiative on the road to sign up qualified Bahamians on the Employment Exchange for work.Senator and Labour Minister Dion Foulkes said the initiative would target the low employment areas of New Provi
DESPITE his Cabinet post, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has been voluntarily performing surgeries at the RAND Memorial hospital in Grand Bahama to assist medical professionals there amid staff vacancies. He confirmed this to The Tribune yesterday a
DESPITE his Cabinet post, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has been voluntarily performing surgeries at the RAND Memorial hospital in Grand Bahama to assist medical professionals there amid staff vacancies.
THE MINNIS administration is seeking to immediately implement protections for whistleblowers in the Freedom of Information Act, despite not having a date as to when the entire legislation will be revised and fully enacted, according to Attorney General Carl Bethel.
FORMER Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Fred Mitchell is being drafted to compete in the chairmanship race at the Progressive Liberal Party’s national convention next week, with sources in the party saying it is likely he will be nominated on the flo
THE Minnis Administration will amend its Interception of Communication Bill to ensure the Minister of National Security does not have the power to authorize use of listening devices, Attorney General Carl Bethel announced in the Senate yesterday.
IMMIGRATION Minister Brent Symonette yesterday insisted that the deadline threat for all irregular migrants to leave the country by year-end only sounded “draconian” but will be carried out as “humanely and caring” as possible.
ILLEGAL migrants in the Bahamas must leave the country by December 31, 2017, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis (pictured) declared yesterday, as he warned an aggressive pursuit and deportation will be the fate of anyone who does not comply.