DESPITE assurances legislation to establish mandatory evacuation procedures would be tabled this week, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told Parliament yesterday the government has decided against this and will instead undertake public consultations on the proposed bill.
TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar suggested yesterday the industry could take a hit in the wake of Hurricane Irma if it can’t shake the “destruction in the Caribbean” image being presented to various North American markets.
STATE Minister for Legal Affairs Elsworth Johnson said yesterday he is optimistic the Minnis administration would carry out the promises it gave to the judiciary prior to the general election.Responding to questions by the press outside of Cabinet on
BRENSIL Rolle, state minister for Public Service and National Insurance, has assured public servants that there will be no "mass firings" by the Free National Movement administration as officials prepare to move into the second phase of the public service verification exercise.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis and Exuma MP I Chester Cooper toured Family Islands on the weekend, courting delegates for support as an apparent team ahead of the organisation’s October convention. In a recent post on Mr Davis
PRIME Minister Hubert Minnis travelled to Atlanta, Georgia, on the weekend, where he urged Bahamians overseas and other potential investors at a special reception to invest in this country, saying his administration is cutting the red tape and long w
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe is considering running for chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party when it holds its October convention.
ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday admitted that the Progressive Liberal Party is no longer “dynamic or relevant” however she said with her as leader, the party can win the hearts of the people once again.
OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis is uninspiring to Bahamians, some Progressive Liberal Party stalwart councillors said yesterday as they prepare to vote for Englerston MP Glenys Hanna Martin at October’s convention.
EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd toured schools on Grand Bahama and delivered a powerful and inspirational address to hundreds of teachers as they prepare to return to their classrooms next Monday.
PLP Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said he is concerned about the “lack of transparency, clarity and consistency” in the Minnis administration’s strategy for rejuvenating Grand Bahama’s economy.
HOURS after an eight-month-old baby was shot dead in his home, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis met with the attorney general and Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officials to reinforce the government’s “zero tolerance” approach to crime, stressing his commitment to provide the support police need to fight crime, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts said he expects “several more persons” to run for the leader of the party during its October convention, adding that the “competition” will only make the PLP stronger.
ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin launched her bid to become leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) yesterday as she called for transformation in education, a renewed fight against poverty and efforts to combat the deteriorating health of Bahamians, an issue she said was nearly a crisis.
ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin is expected to announce her intention to run for leader of the Progressive Liberal Party at a press conference today.