April 7, 2014
FNM leader Hubert Minnis
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THE Free National Movement yesterday demanded the immediate resignation of Minister of Works Philip “Brave” Davis after he “misled” Bahamians as the party revealed plans to request a nationally broadcast Public Accounts Committee hearing into matters related to the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday claimed the company reportedly responsible for the insurance of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute’s (BAMSI) fire damaged dormitory “does not exist”.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday criticised the Christie administration saying it did not believe in Bahamians after young medical students were reportedly told the government had no money to employ them upon completing their exams.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis last night said he has been advised that “thousands” of voters’ cards were stolen from a government office recently.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday criticised the Christie administration over the latest national unemployment statistics, which show a 1.4 per cent increase despite slight growth in the labour force in the second half of last year.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday his party will introduce an “annual tax-free day” in August, if his party is elected in the next general election.
AS the government works to fine-tune its new tax, FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said his party is forming a plan to repeal certain categories of value added tax if it wins the next election.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday criticised the government for its inability to open the Critical Care Block at the Princess Margaret Hospital.
WITH just two weeks until the New Year, Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said the government has once again “failed the Bahamian people” by not bringing promised National Intelligence Agency legislation to parliament.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he sees “nothing wrong” with the United States warning its citizens about the prevalence of “rape and armed robbery” in New Providence.
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.
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.
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.
FNM LEADER Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday he is “more than confident” he will be re-elected at the party’s November convention and is “not concerned” about who will challenge him.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said the party’s planned November 21 convention has to be ratified by the FNM’s council adding that he has “no idea” how the information on the event was leaked prematurely.
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.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has raised alarm over a “vexing” problem for motorists who have been unable to register their vehicles due to shortages of license plates at the Department of Road Traffic.
AN INSIDER in the Free National Movement has charged that rivalry between the leaders of the party is hurting the political organisation.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday demanded a fiscal audit of the Bahamas Agricultural and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) after it was revealed that the government has spent nearly $50m on the project.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday renewed calls for the government to increase funding for traditional Junkanoo festivals instead of launching a new commercial cultural product.
FOLLOWING statements from top government officials that the constitutional referendum would not be held if there is not unanimous support for it, FNM leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that the Christie administration must not “to use the FNM” as a scapegoat.
OPPOSITION leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday declared that his party will not rest until Renward Wells, parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Works, is removed from his post.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday demanded that the government fully disclose the details surrounding an agreement with Renew Bahamas, a company contracted to manage the city dump, saying the opposition “does not want any closed door bargaining”.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday raised questions about the government’s reported signing of a letter of intent with a company to build a multi-million dollar waste-to-energy plant at the New Providence landfill.
FNM leader Dr Hubert Minnis refused to tell The Tribune yesterday if his party’s MPs will give up their salaries as part of rejecting the government’s budget.
OPPOSITION leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that FNM parliamentarians will not support the Christie administration’s “deceptive” 2014/2015 budget which seeks to borrow $343 million for the forthcoming fiscal year.
OPPOSITION leader Dr Hubert Minnis is demanding a complete shutdown and full public disclosure of the National Intelligence Agency’s operations in the absence of a legal framework to govern the organisation.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis is encouraging all Bahamians to join them in a rally tonight and prove to the “all for me baby politicians” that the country has had enough of their corruption.
IN his remarks to participants at the 10th Annual Eight Weeks to Wellness Community Programme on Monday, Opposition leader, Dr Hubert Minnis, told the more than 120 graduates that the “FNM will make healthcare a priority and will continue the remaining phases of our health plan”.
FREE National Movement leader Dr Hubert Minnis says he will not apologise for recent comments in which he likened the Christie administration to the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.
OPPOSITION leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday promised to repeal any tax introduced by the Christie administration that causes “pain, suffering and undue stress” to the Bahamian people if the FNM is elected in the next general election. He added that the signs of a suffering nation would show in the complaints and lifestyle changes of residents.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis questioned yesterday whether a “gag order” was put on Prime Minister Perry Christie by the “higher ups” in the Progressive Liberal party for allegedly embarrassing the organization.
FNM LEADER Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday the Bahamas Telecommunications Company cannot outsource Bahamian jobs overseas without the current government’s permission.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday the government left the people of the Berry Islands to battle a massive bush fire alone for three days, before they “even noticed or sent help”.