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Environment minister: Climate change is a real threat

ENVIRONMENT Minister Romauld Ferreira said the country must face the fact that climate change is a real threat, stating scientific data proves the Earth is getting warmer.

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Davis: Creation of ministry, Disaster Relief Authority delayed pace of hurricane recovery

PLP Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis believes that the government’s creation of a Ministry for Disaster Relief and now a Disaster Relief Authority further delayed the pace of hurricane recovery for Grand Bahama and Abaco.

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Culmer: Still time for recall system

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer has said the governing party has more than two years remaining to fulfil goals set in its 2017 manifesto, suggesting yesterday a non-performing MP recall system could still be possible. Mr Culmer’s optimis

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'FNM paid for meeting to launch re-election'

THE event billed as a town-hall meeting that launched the Free National Movement’s 2022 re-election campaign on Wednesday night was funded by the party, Chairman Carl Culmer told The Tribune . The event was criticised by Progressive Liberal Party Le

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Branville’s unsure on ‘22 election

BRANVILLE McCartney’s return to front line politics for the 2022 general election is still “up in the air”.

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Minnis on marijuana 'a publicity stunt' - PLP

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis downplayed the potential impact of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ declaration that he supports prison release of those convicted for having small amounts of marijuana. Calling it a publicity st

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‘VICTORY TRAIN’: Minnis sets sights on winning next election in 2022

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis laid the foundation for the Free National Movement’s re-election campaign during a rally last night.

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‘LAUGHABLE’: Davis blasts govt over explanation on Pointe permits

THE government's disappointment in the ratio of foreign workers to Bahamian labour at The Pointe is "laughable," according to Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis.

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‘PLP did nothing to support drug reform’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday hit back at the Official Opposition over its criticisms of government’s handling of research geared toward the decriminalisation of marijuana.

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SET THEM FREE: Minnis backs jail release for ‘small’ marijuana users

DECLARING that Bahamian marijuana users should not be considered criminals, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he supports releasing from prison those convicted for having small amounts of the drug once the proper reforms and legal mechanisms are enacted.

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NIB rate may rise to cover deficits

THE government has not yet made a decision on whether National Insurance Board contribution rates will increase, Public Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle said yesterday.

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BPL has no coherent plan, says PLP leader

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis demanded the Minnis administration “come clean” on what it plans to do with Bahamas Power and Light. He spoke after BPL Chairman Dr Donovan Moxey said last week the company intends to sell Stations A and D at t

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Hanna Martin calls for 'dignified' removal of hurricane victims' bodies

MP for Englerston, Glenys Hanna Martin is calling for the “dignified and respectful” removal of bodies which were stored after Hurricane Dorian.

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‘Silly, confused and uninformed’ – Minnis turns on critics over statements made after pledge conference

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis accused critics yesterday of making “silly, confused and uniformed statements” about Monday’s pledge conference for Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

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I'm pleased but we could do better, says Turnquest

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest is generally pleased with relief distribution in Grand Bahama but admits that a “better job can be done” concerning the dispersal of building materials to residents in East End.“It is taking longer than we are li

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