PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday called Free National Movement chief Dr Hubert Minnis a “duplicitous” leader in the aftermath of the resignation of Heather Hunt from the Senate.
FNM Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to reveal publicly whose interest the FNM is reportedly working on behalf of with its continued chiding of the government regarding the handling and operations of the Bank of the Bahamas.
WASHINGTON DC - PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday confirmed he wanted to “absolutely guarantee” that the Obama administration could vouch for the integrity of the US firms it was backing in the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) reform process.
FNM Deputy leader Peter Turnquest yesterday criticised the government’s decision to delay announcing the strategic partner for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s restructuring, calling it a “smoke screen” because of a lack of direction on the initiative.
BY encouraging the PLP not to suspend Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins, Prime Minister Perry Christie did “the right thing,” former PLP cabinet minister George Smith said yesterday.
THE PLP should suspend or expel party members who fail to support the four proposed constitutional referendum bills, former PLP Cabinet minister George Smith said yesterday.
THE government has decided to defer the announcement of the strategic partner for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation until after interventions and discussions coming out of an energy security summit in Washington, DC, according to Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis.
MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn expressed disappointment yesterday that Prime Minister Perry Christie had failed to keep a promise to share with opposition leader Dr Hubert Minnis a file relating to the granting of a nolle prosequi by Acting Attorney General Jerome Fitzgerald in 2012.
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell could not say yesterday when a United States ambassador to The Bahamas would be appointed.
TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe yesterday supported calls for a “hate speech ban” following the controversial Ku Klux Klan-themed protest during the New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade.
PRIME Minister and Chairman of CARICOM Perry Christie led a ministerial delegation to Washington, DC, yesterday to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Energy Security Summit. Mr Christie is to deliver the policy position of both CARICOM and the Bahamas at this summit.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday criticised the government for the lengthy delays that stalled the full opening of the Princess Margaret Hospital’s Critical Care Block.
THE Progressive Liberal Party last night voted not to suspend Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins after an intervention by Prime Minister Perry Christie.
FNM Senator Heather Hunt has resigned from the upper chamber effective immediately.
FORMER FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday criticised Prime Minister Perry Christie for his fierce defence of outgoing Bank of the Bahamas Managing Director Paul McWeeney saying it was a “national disgrace”.