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FNM Chairman defends Minnis over video claim

FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday urged party supporters “not to read too much” into party leader Dr Hubert Minnis’ assertion that he held the FNM together in the aftermath of defeat in the 2012 general election.

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Dr Minnis: I held FNM together after defeat

FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has defended his record as party chief, saying that it was he who held the "deflated" party together after its "greatest defeat" in the 2012 general election.

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Call for overhaul of BOB directors

FNM chairman Darron Cash called yesterday for a complete overhaul of the board of directors at the Bank of the Bahamas and criticised Central Bank governor Wendy Craig for agreeing with the government's decision to establish a company that will absorb $100 million of BOB's toxic commercial loan debts.

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PLP Chairman expects Rollins report at party’s next general meeting

PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts expects to get a report from a disciplinary committee appointed to look into the actions of Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins on November 18 at the next PLP general council meeting.

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Bran commends govt clampdown on illegal immigration

FORMER State Minister for Immigration Branville McCartney yesterday commended the government for “finally taking seriously its responsibility to protect our borders” by clamping down on illegal migration and imposing new immigration restrictions.

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Minnis: Name the politicians with delinquent Bank of Bahamas debts

THE FNM yesterday demanded that the government reveal the names of all politicians whose delinquent debts may have contributed to the government’s proposed $100 million bail out of the Bank of The Bahamas (BOB), a move the party dubbed as nothing more than continued political cronyism.

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Chipman: Enforce immigration policies in a humane way

ENFORCEMENT of immigration policies should be done in a humane way, Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Hubert Chipman said yesterday.

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PM hits back at Symonette over sale of Hilton to Chinese firm

PRIME Minister Perry Christie defended the recent sale of the British Colonial Hilton to a Chinese state owned company yesterday and suggested FNM members like former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette have been hypocritical in their criticism.

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PM: Govt willling to disclose BTC sale details

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that while his government is willing to disclose details to the public about the 2011 sale of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company that took place under the former Ingraham administration, it must also consider its relationship with Cable and Wireless Communications, the company that took over BTC.

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Minnis: I won’t lie to nation on crime

FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said crime is “out of control” as he urged the government to disclose what impact, if any, its highly-touted Urban Renewal initiative has had on the problem.

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FNM MPs criticise Dr Nottage over comments on crime

TWO FNM MPs who represent areas that have seen murders this week criticised National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage for his “seemingly dismissive” comments on crime.

FNM Chairman says BTC bonus leaks ‘a deflection attempt by PM’

FREE National Movement Chairman Darron Cash yesterday labelled the leaked reports of bonus payments at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company following its controversial sale to Cable and Wireless in 2011 a “deflection attempt” by the Prime Minister and the Progressive Liberal Party, adding that the $1.5m payments to executives were “well deserved”.

Cash warns Wells: Do not spite Bahamian women to get back at PM

FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday warned Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells not to “spite Bahamian women” in a bid to get back at the Prime Minister over the Letter of Intent controversy.

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PLP disciplinary hearing on Rollins held

THE Progressive Liberal Party disciplinary committee established to decide the fate of controversial Fort Charlotte MP Andre Rollins last night concluded their hearings and will begin deliberating. 

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Deputy PM says Bills will pass with or without wells

DEPUTY Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday said he believed that the government will still be able to pass constitutional referendum Bills with or without the vote of Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells.