Politics

Subscribe

Tease photo

‘We must do better for young doctors’

AS some junior doctors express concern for their future, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands admitted yesterday officials must do a better job at developing young doctors.

Tease photo

McAlpine quiet in face of criticism from fellow FNM party members

PINERIDGE MP Fredrick McAlpine yesterday backed away from the opportunity to respond to fellow party members who have scolded him for his public remarks concerning the Free National Movement and its policies. Mr McAlpine yesterday told The Tribune h

Tease photo

Minnis: We've laid a foundation

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis last night took on his critics who say his administration has got off to a slow start, expressing confidence it has accomplished much already and is laying a foundation for future progress.He said those who say the gov

Tease photo

One step closer to two-term PM

PUBLIC consultation on bills establishing term limits for prime ministers and fixed dates for election will begin before the end of the year, Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday.

Tease photo

‘McAlpine needs to make his mind up’

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer suggested yesterday Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine should seriously consider his future with the FNM following repeated disparaging remarks about the work of the government over the past year.

Tease photo

INSIGHT - THE FIRST YEAR: Slow to start, but now building momentum

In the first year of his FNM administration, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has been slow off the ground in announcing new business ventures. Of course, it’s not the function of Government to create commercial entities, but rather to set a business-

Tease photo

Cooper blasts govt Ragged response

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday criticised the Minnis administration for its failure to rebuild the segments of his constituency rendered “unliveable” in the wake of Hurricane Irma last September.

Tease photo

Dames: We have more work to do

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames forecast the Minnis administration has a “hell of a lot of work ahead” as the government marks its first year.“We have a lot of work to do,” he said, “we have a lot of work ahead of us. We may have accomplished

Tease photo

INSIGHT – THE FIRST YEAR: Economy at the heart of Grand Bahama concerns

THE reopening of the Grand Lucayan Resort, the state of the International Bazaar, attracting new investors, and the high cost of living are major issues that are of concern to residents on Grand Bahama.After one year in office, there have been mixed

Tease photo

INSIGHT – THE FIRST YEAR: Unemployment up as public service jobs go

TREVOR Bodie was happy working in the United States when, a week after the 2017 general election, he was fired from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Finding a job and taking care of his young family have since been herculean tasks.He told The Tribune:

Tease photo

'Neutral to poor' rating for govt on healthcare

THE Minnis administration’s performance after a year in power has been “neutral to poor,” according to one local physician, who said nothing has changed in the country’s healthcare system since it assumed office last year. Dr Sy Pierre, president of

Tease photo

Lloyd admits poor use of words over sackings

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd said on Monday that he used a “very poor choice of words” when previously telling the press he was “happy to report” dozens of contract workers had been disciplined and terminated for non-performance.

Tease photo

Brave’s ‘U’ for FNM first year

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday gave the Minnis administration a “U” mark in his assessment of the government’s performance during its first year at the helm.

Tease photo

Dames: We'll tackle abuses by police

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday the police force is committed to tackling the incidence of alleged abuses by boosting training as well as increasing transparency of police investigations into complaints. His comment came after

Tease photo

Henfield seeks greater integration at CARICOM event

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Darren Henfield yesterday flagged a robust agenda strengthening regional integration as Caribbean foreign ministers and other stakeholders began a two-day forum in the capital. Mr Henfield said the Council for Foreign and Co