June 18, 2015
V Alfred Gray, Minister of Marine Resources.
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DESPITE evident neglect and infrastructural needs throughout their community, voters in Acklins appear apprehensive about a potential future without incumbent MP V Alfred Gray.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday defended the controversial decision by Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival officials to postpone this year’s festivities, claiming that the delay was the “best possible solution” given the circumstances and that festival organisers “acted in the best interest” of Bahamians.
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.
THE reconstruction of the fire-damaged dorm at the Bahamas Agricultural and Marine Sciences Institute will likely be fully completed by September, Agriculture Minister V Alfred Gray has said.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday defended Prime Minister Perry Christie from criticism over the latter’s controversial flashing of his middle finger at a recent community meeting, charging that the obscene gesture is proof that Mr Christie has “had enough” of people launching unwarranted attacks on his wife and children.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday questioned why Prime Minister Perry Christie has not “fired” Agriculture and Fisheries Minister V Alfred Gray for his alleged endorsement of the $2.1bn agri-fisheries venture with Chinese investors.
THE Bahamas National Trust has spoken out against a $2.1 billion proposed agriculture and fisheries partnership with China, saying it has previously expressed its reservations for such an initiative to government officials.
IF Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries V Alfred Gray had “a shred of honour left” he would resign from his Cabinet post immediately, Free National Movement MICAL candidate Walt Saunders said yesterday.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday continued his defence of the Potter’s Cay redevelopment plans, contending that the $9m proposed for the scope of works to be carried out by his ministry will guarantee Bahamians “the very best at the absolute lowest cost”.
AS 40 students begin the school term at the Bahamas Agricultural and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), Agriculture Minister V Alfred Gray touted the institution’s expanding production of food yesterday as he pledged that the price of food imports will be cut in half by 2021 because of BAMSI’s work.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray said yesterday that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s (FFWC) amendment of its laws governing fish brought from the Bahamas into the state will be good for this country.
MICAL MP V Alfred Gray said yesterday that the fracture in the Free National Movement is “too deep to mend,” predicting that the party will “self-destruct” and feature an “almost permanent” split regardless of the outcome of its current debacle.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday “he was not surprised” at MICAL MP V Alfred Gray’s “attack” on Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins, because Mr Gray is a “gutter politician trying to defend the indefensible”.
MEMBER of Parliament for MICAL V Alfred Gray told Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins to “go to hell in a wastebasket” last night after Dr Rollins accused Mr Gray of abusing his power by “interfering with the judiciary” last year.
The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) will be completed by the beginning of the next school year, Minister of Agriculture V Alfred Gray said on Friday.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday admitted that contacting Mayaguana administrator Zephaniah Newbold on behalf of one of his constituents after he had been convicted and sentenced earlier this year might have been a “misjudgement”.
WHILE defending Prime Minister Perry Christie’s leadership on Baha Mar, MICAL MP V Alfred Gray stressed yesterday that the government is not “responsible for the catastrophe presently ongoing” at the resort.
MICAL MP V Alfred Gray yesterday said the government has not forgotten Crooked Island, one of the communities ravaged by Hurricane Joaquin earlier this month, stressing that the recovery efforts will “take some time.”
HOMES that were completely destroyed on the islands hardest hit by Hurricane Joaquin will be rebuilt by the government where necessary, according to MICAL MP V Alfred Gray yesterday.
MICAL MP V Alfred Gray called former PLP MP George Smith a hypocrite for criticising him.
DESPITE his “undoubted loyalty” to Prime Minister Perry Christie, MICAL MP V Alfred Gray said he can see himself supporting “any one” of his Cabinet colleagues mentioned in recent weeks as potential successors to Mr Christie.
AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday moved to clarify remarks he made last week during the announcement of the government’s proposed plans to regulate the country’s sport fishing industry, stating that the goal of the new laws are to protect and preserve industry for “generations yet unborn”.
AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister V Alfred Gray revealed the government’s plans to regulate the country’s sport fishing industry with the aim to give local guides exclusivity in the area.