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Govt 'slow' on Ebola policy

FNM DEPUTY Chairman Dr Duane Sands yesterday accused the government of being “slow” to execute an effective policy to minimise the risk of the Ebola virus reaching our shores.

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Minnis on equality bill: Don't blame delay, just bring the vote

FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis urged the government yesterday to bring the Constitutional Amendment Bills to the House of Assembly for a vote and quit blaming the FNM for delays.

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Hamilton: 'Don't like the PLP? Leave!'

SOUTH Beach MP Cleola Hamilton criticised political “turncoats” yesterday who are attempting to dismantle the Progressive Liberal Party. She urged them to “gather the testicular fortitude” and leave the party.

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Lightbourn quizzes govt on $10m of missing drugs

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn raised concerns over a reported unaccounted $10m in pharmaceutical drugs and supplies from the Public Hospital’s Authority while questioning the government’s ability to responsibly handle public funds as debate continued on a multi-million dollar resolution for COB’s further development.

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MP questions govt diligence while Wells remains silent

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn questioned “how the government does business” after discovering a judgment filed in the Supreme Court against Stellar Waste Management principal owner Dr Fabrizio Zanaboni.

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Cash condemns use of BIS as propaganda arm of the PLP

WITH just over two months until value added tax is officially introduced in the Bahamas, National Insurance Board Director Rowena Bethel said the organisation has identified an internal committee to ensure that the organisation is ready once the tax is implemented.

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DNA leader questions ability to cope if ebola reaches the Bahamas

DNA LEADER Branville McCartney yesterday questioned the government’s ability to deal with an Ebola crisis should the deadly virus reach our shores.

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Ingraham chosen to lead election monitor group

FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has been selected to lead a Commonwealth Observer Group that will monitor the national and provincial elections in Mozambique later this month.

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FNM blamed for new delay in referendum

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage blamed the opposition for the failure of the four Constitutional Bills to move through the House of Assembly, causing another delay to passing the landmark changes in the lower chamber yesterday.

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Mitchell says DNA marchers were paid $25

THE Democratic National Alliance allegedly paid “vulnerable people” $25 to wear DNA T-shirts and to participate in the party’s demonstration last week, Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell claimed.

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Minnis says he hopes that Wells will resign today

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he hopes that Renward Wells will announce in the House of Assembly today that he has resigned from his post as parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Works.

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Rollins facing suspension risk

FORT Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins could be reprimanded, refused a nomination in the 2017 general election or suspended for up to two years by the PLP’s National General Council based on a report from a disciplinary committee formed last week to determine his fate.

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Smith supports delay in PLP convention

FORMER Progressive Liberal Party Cabinet Minister George Smith yesterday welcomed the party’s decision to postpone its national convention until next year because the country is currently faced with many important issues.

PLP convention postponed

THE Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has postponed its highly anticipated November convention to next year out of respect for the expected constitutional referendum.  

PLP committee to ‘determine fate’ of Rollins

THE Progressive Liberal Party has activated its disciplinary committee to “determine the fate” of Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins, according to party Chairman Bradley Roberts.