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PM in Washington, DC for climate change forum

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and a delegation arrived in Washington, DC yesterday to attend a climate change forum organised by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

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‘March a total failure - just like PLP’

THE Free National Movement has dismissed Wednesday’s protest march as a Progressive Liberal Party event, calling it disorganised and small.

Govt denies Haitian man was sent back to Bahamas

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday refuted social media claims that a deported Haitian man was denied entry to Haiti and sent back to the Bahamas.

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Dames: Law Enforcement agencies working together to fight crime

WITH a sharp decline in homicides compared to last year, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said all law enforcement agencies are working collectively to keep the crime rate down.

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PM: People should be allowed to protest

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he was not worried about angry protestors who marched downtown yesterday, incensed by rising electricity costs and some of the government’s decisions.

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Company lined up to probe rising electricity prices, says PM Minnis

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that a company was selected to probe the rising cost of electricity, but the details could not be made public because the matter had not yet gone before Cabinet.

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Dormant accounts – they'll do nicely

THE government is proposing to utilise $41.3m from dormant bank accounts to establish a disaster relief fund, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday.

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PEOPLE'S PROTEST: Minnis faces first major revolt over policies and prices

HUNDREDS of Bahamians stormed Bay Street yesterday to protest against the Minnis administration, high unemployment and rising electricity bills.

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'Enough is Enough': Protest against government in Rawson Square

HUNDREDS of Bahamians stormed Bay Street Wednesday to protest against the Minnis administration, high unemployment and rising electricity bills.

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Dames hits out at ‘off base’ AG

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames slammed criticisms levelled by Attorney General Carl Bethel over the Defence Force’s handling of a recent plane crash as “absolutely off-base”.

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MINISTERS AT ODDS ‘SERVES NOBODY’

PRESS Secretary Anthony Newbold said it “serves nobody” when Cabinet ministers contradict themselves publicly as National Security Minister Marvin Dames and Attorney General Carl Bethel have done over the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s response to the Byron Ferguson plane crash.

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Dames: We don't want an 'us against them' society

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday law enforcement was open to considering a policy to place officers involved in shooting deaths on administrative leave or “desk duty” until matters are investigated.

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Govt legislative agenda ‘has not hit dull patch’

THE government’s legislative agenda has not hit a dull patch, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold says.

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D’Aguilar: Emergency runway lights ‘all operational’

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday confirmed emergency lights at all government-owned airport runways are operational.

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D’Aguilar defends Cargill’s new role

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar defended the administration's hiring of former National Insurance Board Director Algernon Cargill yesterday, saying the government needs an expert who can help spearhead key aviation initiatives.