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Wilchcombe may still run for PLP chairman

FORMER Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday he continues to consult with the people, adding it is they who will have the final say, as he mulls over a possible run for Progressive Liberal Party chairman. He told The Tribune he would make

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Mitchell’s plea: Keep same team in charge

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday made an appeal to party delegates to re-elect the PLP’s leadership team at its upcoming convention as executives craft a 10-year plan for the organisation.

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Mitchell: Davis asked Wilchcombe not to run for party chairman

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis has personally asked Obie Wilchcombe not to run for party chairman at the upcoming convention, Fred Mitchell said on Thursday.

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'Tremendous progress' in reduction of HIV/AIDS cases

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said while the country has seen “tremendous progress” in the reduction of HIV/AIDS cases annually, there is still much more work to be done before both viruses can be completely “eliminated”.

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PLP, DNA: Ruling to ban Town Centre Mall discussions in Parliament unjustified

THE Progressive Liberal Party and the Democratic National Alliance say the ruling to ban discussions related to the lease of Town Centre Mall during parliamentary proceedings is unjustified.

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FNM officials tight-lipped on remarks by Bennett Minnis

OFFICIALS were tight-lipped yesterday on whether the Minnis administration will address the viral homophobic rant levelled against Progressive Liberal Party leaders by a public official. Bennett Minnis, a Water and Sewerage Corporation board directo

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FNM attacks PLP over lease deal to minister’s family

THE Christie administration entered into a ten-year, multi-million-dollar lease agreement with relatives of a sitting Cabinet member, Grand Bahama Minister Dr Michael Darville, and its decision not to publicly disclose the agreements has drawn accusations of hypocrisy from Public Services Minister Brensil Rolle who now has responsibility for leases.

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Speaker closes down Mall debate

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie ruled yesterday that Members of Parliament will not be allowed to raise matters related to the Town Centre Mall during proceedings.

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‘Pay up or we’ll shut you down’

DESPITE admitting the government’s first rates of taxation for number houses were “probably overly ambitious”, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar has warned non-compliant operators behind on taxes face losing their licences.

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PLP to challenge Bennett Minnis in his own backyard

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party officials will visit Clarence Town, Long Island, after the party’s convention this month, daring Water & Sewerage board director Bennett Minnis to make good on his threat to block them from the area, PLP chairman Fred Mitchell said.

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Chipman presents petition over Quieting Titles Act

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman yesterday moved a petition to review the Quieting Titles Act of 1959, which currently outlines the process to claim unused land without holding a legal title. During the request for presentations of petitions yesterday i

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Gaming Bill tabled with fresh tax scales

THE government’s Gaming Amendment Bill 2019 proposes a winnings tax and returns the Gaming Board to a regulatory body with power to shut web shops, search them and seize documents that may prove noncompliance with laws. According to Attorney General

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DNA repeats call for vote of no confidence

THE Democratic National Alliance held a press conference on the steps of the House of Assembly yesterday, again calling for a vote of no confidence to be moved against the Minnis administration.

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McAlpine calls on Minnis to explain his telephone call with Symonette

PINERIDGE MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday called on Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to account for his personal phone call with former Cabinet Minister Brent Symonette regarding the government leasing a portion of Town Centre Mall, insisting the matt

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DNA calls for vote of no confidence over post office relocation

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance leader Arinthia Komolafe has called on the Official Opposition to put forward a motion for a vote of no confidence in the government over recent revelations regarding the General Post Office’s relocation to Town Centre Ma

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