DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney yesterday said his party is ready to restore the Bahamian people’s faith in governance if elected to serve.
ENVIRONMENT Minister Ken Dorsett yesterday denied claims circulating on social media websites that suggest he owns a garbage collection company.
FORMER PLP Chairman Raynard Rigby yesterday described the conflict of interest claims lodged by his own party against Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis as “political nonsense.”
TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe yesterday called for the government to suspend its winding up petition and focus on its role as a mediator in the stalled Baha Mar negotiations.
DNA Leader Branville McCartney yesterday called for an investigation into the assets of all past and present officials elected to public office, including prime ministers.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis told supporters on Saturday at the party’s Red Splash celebration that the country is “ill” and one of the first things he plans to introduce is an anti-corruption bill when the Free National Movement wins the next election.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party trustee Valentine Grimes said the now independent MP Dr Andre Rollins has "little to no chance" of being re-elected in Fort Charlotte, insisting that "the PLP will regain that seat".
TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe described the decision by a major hotel brand to pull out of the stalled Baha Mar project a "big loss" as he called for all parties to stop their "legal wrangling" and work together to open the $3.5bn mega resort.
DOCUMENTS released yesterday by PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts purportedly showing that FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis did not declare his government contract when he registered as a candidate in the 2007 general election.
FNM Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday criticised Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell for showing “continuous disrespect for Bahamian female politicians” after his scathing critique of Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday maintained that he disclosed his interests in a company that received a government contract when he was elected in 2007, but refused to further discuss the matter.
FREE National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday accused Prime Minister Perry Christie of “plausible deniability” as he remains tight-lipped on the government’s position regarding the ongoing impasse at the stalled Baha Mar resort.
IF THE Supreme Court decides to appoint a provisional liquidator today to take over the Baha Mar case, the government will be faced with a “different kind of situation”, Prime Minister Perry Christie said as he recalled his administration’s prior hopes that Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian “would not just allow the resort to go”.
FORMER Progressive Liberal Party Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday alleged that Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis “violated” the Cabinet code of conduct by continuing to accept cheques for his company which had a contract with the Public Hospitals Authority while he was the minister of health.
FOX Hill MP Fred Mitchell yesterday criticised Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner for being “bellicose” and “warlike,” and suggested that the former Free National Movement deputy leader is not “skillful” enough to secure government assistance for her constituency.