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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DNA LEADER Branville McCartney yesterday questioned the government’s ability to deal with an Ebola crisis should the deadly virus reach our shores.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has postponed its highly anticipated November convention to next year out of respect for the expected constitutional referendum.
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.