Voters in The Tribune poll have backed BEC chairman Leslie Miller in the row over benefits.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday said that he took the International Monetary Fund to task twice over pressure to implement Value Added Tax, pointing out the descent of other governments in the region.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner has condemned the Dominican poachers who continue to threaten the livelihood of many of her constituents.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie, also the Minister of Finance, yesterday said he is not aware of how much taxpayer’s money was spent on his trip to Sri Lanka and Europe.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie has suggested that the 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) rate is not set in stone, but is dependant on the state of the Bahamas’ economy.
THE government’s plan to implement the Valued Added Tax regime instead of collecting millions of dollars in outstanding taxes owed to the treasury was called into question by the Free National Movement.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday declined to answer questions about the ongoing strife between BEC and its union, the unrest among teachers, the “double dipping” benefits controversy and other pressing matters.
THE Bahamas today could benefit from a “good dose” of family planning at every level of society, Minister of National Security, Bernard Nottage said.
A FORMER cabinet minister accused Prime Minister Perry Christie of evading his responsibility to account for the use of public funds during his European visit and the CHOGM meeting in Sri Lanka.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government is moving forward with plans to implement Value Added Tax next year.
UNILATERAL changes to policy regarding sick leave benefits at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation will be in breach of labour laws, according to Minister of Labour Shane Gibson.
A QUESTIONNAIRE on the thoughts of Bahamians on Value Added Tax (VAT) continues to show that a large number of Killarney constituents do not agree with the government’s move to implement the plan.
DEPUTY FNM leader Loretta Butler-Turner is demanding full disclosure of the costs associated with Prime Minister Perry Christie’s trip to Sri Lanka, London and the Vatican.
“HOW can someone just get a nolle?” is the question Free National Movement deputy leader Loretta Butler-Turner put to parliamentarians yesterday.
INTRODUCING Marco’s Law for debate in parliament before the end of the year will depend on the completion of the current bills being debated, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage told The Tribune yesterday.