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Culmer: FNM not disconnected

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer doesn’t believe the party is disconnected from Bahamians.

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Cooper calls for urgent meeting over Scotiabank

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday urged the government to seek immediate meetings with Scotiabank over its decision to end operations on four Family Islands, arguing the move will deal a “serious blow” to their already struggling economies.

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Minnis tweaks emergency rules but high numbers of cases keep up the pressure

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced a slight relaxation in COVID-19 rules yesterday, but warned that Bahamians must get used to cycles that involve tightening and loosening of restrictions because the pandemic will be “with us well into next year”.

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My ambition? Minnis can win it

FORMER Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said he believes the Free National Movement can win the next general election with Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis at the helm of the organisation, though he cautioned that the party faces challenges.

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Davis wants answers on data behind the decisions

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis charged yesterday that the country has become a case study of how not to manage a public health crisis.

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‘OUR COVID TACTICS ARE NOT WORKING’: Sands and Davis united in condemning road map for dealing with crisis

THE government’s approach to tackling COVID-19 is not working - according to both former Health Minister Dr Duane Sands and Opposition leader Philip ‘Brave’ Davis.

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PLP oppose extension to state of emergency

THE Progressive Liberal Party says it will not support another extension of the state of emergency to extend “the sole competent authority’s power to control the lives of the Bahamian people” for another month.

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PM and Cabinet to quarantine after Bannister tests positive for COVID-19

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and all Cabinet ministers are to quarantine after Minister of Works Desmond Bannister tested positive for COVID-19.

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Emergency powers set to continue 'til November 30

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis on Wednesday announced the government's intention to extend the country’s state of emergency until November 30.

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Minnis told Junkanoo funeral - no rushout: Mourners advised ceremony feared to be 'super spreader' had to follow COVID rules

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told Junkanoo members not to hold a rushout that is now at the centre of claims that it contributed to the creation of a COVID-19 cluster.

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Davis: How can WSC disconnect when govt is the biggest debtor?

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis has questioned how officials could consider disconnecting delinquent Water and Sewerage accounts when the government is the corporation’s largest debtor.

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PLP calls for more testing and tracing

THE Progressive Liberal Party wants the government to expand its contact tracing team, provide free COVID-19 testing and create more testing centres, insisting the measures are necessary in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus amid the country’s second wave.

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D’Aguilar - PLP is all criticism, but no plan

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday defended the government’s decision to restart the tourism industry next month against criticisms from the opposition party, saying he has yet to hear a plan from the PLP.

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‘Lockdowns work - but need to find balance’

HEALTH Minister Renward Wells yesterday defended the government’s use of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic saying the tough measures have been proven to work.

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Davis: Govt not living in the real world

AFTER a meeting with Pan American Health Organisation officials yesterday, Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis accused the Minnis administration of not doing enough to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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