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Sands' message to PLP: Sit small and shut up

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday called for members of the Official Opposition to “sit small and shut up” instead of criticising the management of the Public Hospitals Authority’s funds. Dr Sands added the Progressive Liberal Party committed

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Davis: Health minister must take role seriously

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday the country’s healthcare sector could improve if Health Minister Dr Duane Sands took his role and responsibilities more seriously.Mr Davis made the observation yesterday during the

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Parking in a disabled bay - you’ll be fined

UNAUTHORISED use of disabled parking spaces will soon result in cash fines as a measure to deter the practise, Social Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday.

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Sands: Driving revenue key to solving crisis

THE lack of available funding at the Princess Margaret Hospital has sparked an ongoing crisis in its Dialysis Unit and officials think the solution to satisfying the deficit is in creating a business centre that centralises payments and fees, according to Health Minister Dr Duane Sands.

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Archer right for job? Someone thought so

PRESS Secretary Anthony Newbold said he does not know what makes Omar Archer qualified to be the registrar of the Ministry of Works even as he insisted yesterday the controversial figure must have met the standards of the ministry. 

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Davis wants answers over Sands and Osborne posts

THE Minnis administration “must come clean” over the circumstances which led to the resignations of both Leonard Sands and Darnell Osborne, said Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis.Addressing the surprising resignation of Mr Sands f

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PLP announces convention to be held next month

THE Progressive Liberal Party will hold its next convention from November 14 to 16.

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'Stop drinking and texting while driving'

TRANSPORT Minister Renward Wells yesterday said the decision to amend the Road Traffic Act to make it illegal to drive or operate a vehicle while using a cell phone, or with an open alcoholic beverage is related to the “increase” in traffic fatalitie

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Everyone had a duty on UN trip, says Wells

TRANSPORT and Local Government Minister Renward Wells yesterday defended the size of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ nearly 20-member delegation to the United Nations’ 73rd General Assembly, emphasising that “every Christ soul” that attended had a “

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Minnis to step in on doctors dispute

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he will meet senior doctors in the public healthcare system this week to consider their concerns, hoping to stave off actions that could cripple the healthcare system.

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Campbell: Everything in place for unified bus system this year

FORMER Transport and Local Government Minister Frankie Campbell yesterday said plans left in place by his team could culminate in a completed unified bus system this year.Mr Campbell, who now serves as the minister of social services and urban develo

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PM rejects PLP call for accounts committee move

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested on Saturday his administration will not provide the opposition-led Public Accounts Committee with information it has requested.During a press conference following his trip to New York last week, Dr Minnis sai

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PLP demands: Why call trial witness a whistleblower?

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel’s “whistleblower” characterisation of Jonathan Ash has raised questions about his level of willingness to participate as the key witness in the Crown’s criminal trials against two former Cabinet ministers, Progressive Lib

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Glenys: Cat Island airport handling unacceptable

FORMER Transport Minister Glenys Hanna Martin described the Minnis Administration’s treatment of the Arthur’s Town, Cat Island airport as “unacceptable” in a statement released yesterday. She was responding to comments by Tourism and Aviation Minist

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FNM to break rule on convention

DESPITE its constitutional rule mandating conventions be held every two years, the Free National Movement will not convene a session until mid-2019.Free National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer confirmed this yesterday, adding the approval to put on th