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‘Enough - too many foreign workers’: Minnis warns labour permits must decrease

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday more must be done to decrease the “thousands” of work permits approved annually in the country.

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Minnis has 'absolute' faith in Bannister

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that he “absolutely” still has faith in Public Works Minister Desmond Bannister despite several fires at Bahamas Power and Light Company, triggering power outages in the country.The most recent of these

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Minnis declares ‘War on Crime’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday reiterated his plea for the country to unite against criminality as he underscored the psychological toll murders wrought on the nation.

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‘Where’s the red carpet for Shaunae?’

ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna-Martin last night complained about the lack of fanfare for 400m Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo on her return to The Bahamas last week after an extraordinarily successful season on the track and field circuit.

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PM: I still want probe of BPL after board collapse

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he is still committed to his promised investigation of Bahamas Power and Light and the collapse of its board of directors three weeks ago. He said the terms of reference for the probe had to be complete

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Marital rape bill delayed until next year, says AG

ANY changes to the country’s Sexual Offences Act in consideration of calls to criminalise marital rape are off the table until next year as the government prioritises more pressing legislative matters, Attorney General Carl Bethel told The Tribune ye

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Disclosures delay 'a sign of FNM failures'

THE Minnis administration’s slow pace in the prosecution of those three persons who failed to meet the March 31 public disclosures deadline, is in line with the government’s common practice of deceiving the voting public, claimed Progressive Liberal

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Davis demands: What’s going on?

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called for an independent probe into Bahamas Power and Light, which has been saddled by controversy in recent weeks.

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Finance bills are 'moving closer'

THE government’s bundle of public finance management bills has advanced even closer to the Minnis administration’s intended targets, as the Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre (CARTAC) yesterday launched its introductory session on the dra

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'Inaction to blame for stadium's rising bill'

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis blamed the Minnis administration’s inaction on construction of the controversial Andre Rollins Baseball Stadium for the project’s skyrocketing cost.While he did admit work stopped on the project a

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Davis: Foulkes failing people over The Pointe

WITH the spotlight again shining on the labour force complement at The Pointe, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis accused Labour Minister Dion Foulkes of being “delinquent” in his oversight of the project.Mr Davis said the minister

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Pupils 'at risk' as repairs continue in school term

THE health and safety of thousands of students were put at risk this week when schools still in need of repairs received children, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday.He said this was a face saving move by the governm

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Lawyers’ departure ‘shows chaos in AG’s office’

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said it is “alarming” high profile attorneys severed ties with the Attorney General’s Office over the shanty town issue, as he suggested the move could have been prompted by a “rudderless” and “chaotic” state of affairs at the office.

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‘What was Lucayan valued at?’

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday demanded the government make public an appraisal done on the Grand Lucayan, telling supporters the Minnis administration may be spending far more than the resort’s estimated value.

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AG’s lawyers walk away over strategy

HIGH-profile attorneys on the government’s legal team have severed ties with the Office of the Attorney General due to a difference of legal opinion on which strategy to take in its rebuttal to legal action filed over the removal of shanty towns.

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