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Roberts hits back at Greg Moss over referendum

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party (PLP) chairman Bradley Roberts hit out at Marco City MP Greg Moss on Friday, suggesting that he has issues with his sexuality that are causing him to speak out against the contentious fourth bill of the constitutional referendum on gender equality in the Bahamas.

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DNA: Miller talk of corruption just way PLP does business

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney said a recent reaction by Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller to the United States’ claims of corruption in government illustrates “the way the PLP has done business” for the last 40 years.

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Roberts tells FNM chairman to stay quiet over corruption

PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts said FNM Chairman Sidney Collie should just “sit in a corner and be quiet” until FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis “comes clean” about his involvement with alleged gangsters Livingston “Toggie” Bullard and Wisler “Bobo” Davilma.

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MPs ordered not to disclose more confidential information

SAVE THE Bays has been granted an interlocutory injunction against Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald and Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson, restraining them from further disclosing the group’s confidential information in Parliament.

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Sears and Griffin named as first PLP election candidates

THE National General Council of the Progressive Liberal Party last night announced the ratification of two longstanding party members to contest seats in the upcoming general election.

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Miller calls on PM to demand Baha Mar talks

PRIME Minister Perry Christie must demand “face to face” talks with the president of China and “pressure” that country to find a resolution to the ongoing Baha Mar impasse as The Bahamas is set to face “critical” times because the resort remains closed, Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday.

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Moss warns of hidden agenda on equality vote

SOME parliamentarians are pushing the passage of the constitutional referendum’s fourth bill because of their homosexual identity, Marco City MP Greg Moss suggested to a group of pastors yesterday.

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Govt funds for YES campaign is confirmed

SENATE President Sharon Wilson confirmed to The Tribune yesterday that the government is funding the YES Bahamas referendum campaign.

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Davis dismisses U.S. criticism over contracts

DEPUTY Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis suggested yesterday that the United States only criticised the contract procurement methods of the Bahamas because they differ from its own practices.

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Voters registered for 2012 election already eligible for referendum

ALL Bahamians who registered to vote for the 2012 general election are eligible to participate in the upcoming gender equality vote, which is expected to take place in about six weeks, according to Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlin Hall yesterday.

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PLP chairman hits out at opponents to bill

PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts said the Save Our Bahamas group did not have any evidence to support its opposition of the fourth Constitutional Amendment Bill.

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Minnis calls on MPs to reveal BOB loans

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday called for all parliamentarians to immediately disclose whether they received any loans from the Bank of the Bahamas (BOB).

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FNM secretary: Number of non-voters in chairman race overstated

FREE National Movement Secretary General Michael Foulkes has said the party is “disappointed” over the “wrong” public impression that the party’s recent chairman election failed to attract the majority of its eligible council voters.

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Bahamians divided over funding for referendum campaigns

THE question of whether public funds should be used to fund constitutional referendum campaigns is dividing Bahamians, with former parliamentarian George Smith saying the government should spare no resource to ensure Bahamians vote “yes” to the amendments.

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Keith Bell: Crime plan has not failed

DESPITE the fact that nearly 500 homicides have been recorded during the Christie administration’s term, Minister of State for National Security Keith Bell does not believe the government’s crime-fighting strategies have failed.