ONE day after urging the Christie administration to table the delayed Constituencies Commission report and moments after having concerns on the matter dismissed by House Speaker Kendal Major in Parliament, Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday accused the government of “breaking the law”.
FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie has condemned Prime Minister Perry Christie’s declaration that he is prepared to serve another term, insisting that the country could not withstand five more years with the Progressive Liberal Party leader at the helm.
THE Progressive Liberal Party is expected to ratify several candidates tomorrow night, with party insiders telling The Tribune that well known attorney Wayne Munroe is reportedly among those to be placed on the PLP’s ticket to contest the next general election.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to table the delayed Constituencies Commission report in Parliament when it meets today.
RESPONDING to Prime Minister Perry Christie’s assertion that he will “pass the leadership baton when the time is right,” Progressive Liberal Party leader hopeful Alfred Sears, QC, said yesterday that decision “is not up” to Mr Christie.
FORMER Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday dismissed the suggestion that the Progressive Liberal Party’s convention will not facilitate a fair process, saying it is an “insult” to assert that stalwart councillors can be easily persuaded to vote in favour of any candidate.
THE Free National Movement has gone silent on the status of its tribunal investigation into the dissident seven MPs, although the tribunal is expected to update the party’s Central Council on its investigation during its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of each month, according to a source familiar with the matter.
GRAND Bahama resident Lewis Astwood Jr is running as an Independent candidate for Central Grand Bahama in the upcoming general election.
FORMER Progressive Liberal Party MP Philip Galanis yesterday suggested that Alfred Sears, who is challenging the party’s leadership post, will not receive a fair shot during the party’s convention later this month.
FORMER Free National Movement Senator Carl Bethel yesterday took aim at the strategy of the party’s seven rebel MPs, claiming that the absence of a coherent message from the group showed that their actions were guided by personal agenda.
TALL PINES MP Leslie Miller yesterday blamed “gutless politicians” for the increase in murder and serious crime in the country.
FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest said his party is poised to address the economic woes that plague Grand Bahama as he took issue with vague and unsubstantiated outlooks forecast by the Christie administration.
THE Torchbearers Youth Association, the youth branch of the Free National Movement, will host its national convention in February.
THE Democratic National Alliance’s Southern Shores candidate, engineer Ethric Bowe, resigned from the party last week citing the ratification of talk show host Lincoln Bain in the Pinewood constituency as a “deal breaker” for his association with the group.
PHENTON Neymour, Free National Movement member of Parliament, expressed disappointment on social media over the weekend when he was not chosen as the FNM’s candidate to run in Exuma in the upcoming general election.