December 20, 2012
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PRIME Minister Perry Christie has promised to prosecute to the full extent of the law any officer found guilty of abusing Cuban detainees.
WHILE shanty towns continue to be of concern to Bahamians, the government is faced with the challenge of resettling persons who will be displaced following eviction, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday.
Prime Minister Perry Christie called for House of Assembly Speaker Kendal Major to build a “bridge” and allow Parliament to review the recommendations of the Constitutional Commission to determine the way forward.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie wants unity among PLP and FNM MPs on issues of concern as the government prepares for another referendum – this time seeking to amend the Constitution.
The Government has made no decision on possible changes to key policies, with the Bahamas Real Estate Association’s (BREA) president saying yesterday: “We’re all singing from the same hymn book.”
IF environmentalists want to go to court over the construction of a jetty in Bimini for the Resorts World Bimini SuperFast, the government will be “ready to take them on,” Prime Minister Perry Christie said Saturday.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie claims he cannot reveal who donated money to the PLP’s election campaign – and will remain unable to do so until campaign finance reform is finalised.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said developed countries have a moral obligation to give back to the Caribbean, stressing that the region’s success depends heavily on a continued working relationship with countries like the United States and Canada.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie is “late again” according to Shadow Minister of Immigration and Foreign Affairs Hubert Chipman, who criticised the delay in confirming Mr Christie’s diplomatic appointments to the United States.
PRIME MINISTER Perry Christie said yesterday there is a possibility that BTC will retain its telecommunications monopoly beyond March 2014.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday charged that the government will have to take radical action to positively impact the nation’s crime problem.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government is looking to tap into $1 billion earmarked by the Chinese government for the region, to begin a series of infrastructural upgrades throughout the country.
The Christie administration is set to smash the $1 billion borrowing mark for its first two years in office, it was revealed yesterday, with the Bahamas likely to hit a 67 per cent total debt-to-GDP ratio by end-June 2014.
INTERNET users have graded the PLP a resounding ‘F’ after the government’s first year in office since the May 2012 General Election.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie admitted yesterday he is “disappointed” with the way the government’s Mortgage Relief Plan has panned out – with not a single qualified home-owner receiving assistance.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that he was “not at all happy” with the relationship that currently exists between the Government and Boston based I-Group developers, saying that the Mayaguana development project was not moving fast enough.
HITTING out at the FNM for the “dirty” way it practices politics, Prime Minister Perry Christie said he will not allow anyone to “besmirched (his) integrity” as he defended himself against allegations surrounding reported links between the PLP and the Bahamas Petroleum Company.
TO CLOSE down every web-shop ahead of the referendum would take great effort and cost taxpayers a lot of money, Prime Minister Perry Christie insisted yesterday.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said the government will not postpone the referendum on a national lottery and web shop gaming for a second time.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday said the Government would appoint a Task Force to assess the recommendations from a free energy feasibility study by Genting Energy Group, its head noting that some reforms to the sector were needed.