FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has pledged that his party will “engage and execute a real sale” of the Baha Mar resort “to a qualified and respectable purchaser who believes in Bahamians,” should the opposition party win the next general election.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said that relocating residents in Pinder’s Point is not something that government will consider as no such recommendation has been made to it.
FREE National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis on Friday agreed with Dame Joan Sawyer, who earlier this week suggested that there were no legal grounds to seal the new deal to open Baha Mar announced by Prime Minister Perry Christie last year.
FORMER Cabinet minister Tennyson Wells yesterday said Democratic National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney’s ego has been to the detriment of his party, as he predicted an abysmal performance by the DNA in the upcoming general election.
FOLLOWING his discussions yesterday with the prospective buyer for the Grand Lucayan Resort, Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed that there is an interest of increasing the initial investment to involve four well known brands in the hotel and casino operations in Grand Bahama.
DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney yesterday denied Dr Hubert Minnis’ recent claims that the third party wanted 16 uncontested seats and an agreement to have the final say on the makeup of the government, including who would be named prime minister.
OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday responded to speculation over the motive behind her part in ousting Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis as opposition leader in the House of Assembly, saying women in this country are always criticised for “wanting more”.
ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe, QC, has been selected as the Progressive Liberal Party’s candidate for the newly named Free Town constituency, The Tribune understands.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday called on Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to investigate the “apparent waste” of $33.5m earmarked for a solid waste management programme in New Providence.
DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney yesterday said a writ has been filed in the Supreme Court against Omar Archer Sr for allegations made against him.
A JUDGE yesterday determined that there were no reasonable prospects for success of Prime Minister Perry Christie’s appeal to the country’s second highest court concerning a recusal application she rejected which asked for her to step aside in hearing an ongoing judicial review.
MINISTER of Agriculture V Alfred Gray yesterday said his ministry will await the results of tests ordered on a batch of feed from the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation’s (BAIC) Feed Mill as he pushed back against “speculation” that recent livestock deaths were linked to contaminated feed.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis last night revealed that negotiations for a coalition between the FNM and the Democratic National Alliance failed because DNA Leader Branville McCartney wanted 16 seats uncontested and an agreement for his party to have the final say on the makeup of the government, including who would be named prime minister.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis questioned the “wasted money” paid to Renew Bahamas, the company previously contracted to manage the New Providence Landfill, insisting that this and other expenditure under the Christie administration will be investigated should the FNM be elected to office.
FORMER Exuma member of Parliament George Smith has dismissed an accusation from Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts, who accused the former Cabinet minister of leaking information to The Nassau Guardian.