THE Minnis administration’s popularity is waning, with fewer than 50 per cent of Bahamians generally satisfied with its performance, according to a new poll from marketing and research firm Public Domain.
DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest yesterday accused Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis of calling into question the integrity and reputations of key institutions in the country by making what he called “unfounded” and “unfortu
OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday the Public Accounts Committee will investigate the fact that the government has reportedly spent more than $1 billion in the first six months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year and is also summonin
THE hearing into former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson’s application for constitutional relief was adjourned by more than a month yesterday due to the “medical indisposition” of a key applicant in the matter.Yesterday was marked for the continuation o
THE government has decided to move with “expedition” on the preparation of a formal white paper on the urgent need for land reform in the Bahamas to address issues that have been “thorny” when it comes to the provision of issues like good titles amon
ANY structure within shanty towns across the country that does not adhere to building codes will be “demolished”, Labour Minister Dion Foulkes said yesterday as he announced a new date for the start of the government’s census of residents living in these illegal residential areas.
LABOUR Minister Dion Foulkes said yesterday his department does not have any evidence China Construction America (CCA) has broken the agreed workforce ratio outlined in the Heads of Agreement with the government for The Pointe development in downtown Nassau.
THE progress of the $5.5 billion Oban Energies project has not been halted by the disappearance of a file from the Bahamas Environment Science Technology Commission, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday.
IN observance of World Health Month, a number of activities have been planned in Freeport to sensitise the public about health initiatives and challenges with global implications.The Grand Bahama Health Services World Health Committee has announced t
IF THE Bahamas is successful in being removed from the European Union’s ‘blacklist,’ the government will have until December to make changes in the financial services sector to steer clear of being yet again deemed a non-compliant jurisdiction, a sen
ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel revealed upcoming amendments to the country’s immigration laws which will strengthen the detention powers of the Department of Immigration and “make it clear” the minister of immigration has the right to order the deportation of “illegal aliens” without first obtaining a court order.
ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel sought to allay fears of “ordinary Bahamians” concerning due diligence involving the controversial $5.5bn Oban Energies deal, saying if the government decides the project cannot be done in an environmentally safe way, additional safeguards can be proposed.
WHILE the government’s proposed overhaul of the national breadbasket list is expected to negatively impact revenue intake for retailers, it is a move welcomed by grocers, Philip Beneby Sr, president of the Bahamas Retailers Association told The Tribu
THE prospect of oil production was thrust back into the spotlight by Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday during his contribution to the mid-year budget debate, with him telling parliamentarians the country only had another two decades to consider
FORMER Cabinet minister Tennyson Wells yesterday theorised the only credible threat to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ leadership was the country’s economic stability, not another party coup.