May 31, 2016
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ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson’s issuance of a nolle prosequi to discontinue court proceedings against the Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort and two of its senior executives was an “abomination” to justice, said Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner as she questioned whether the government conspired with the hotel when it terminated hundreds of workers.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday accused Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins of attempting to “take over” a Free National Movement town hall meeting in Long Island on Monday night by bringing his supporters to the event organised by the party to officially endorse her.
ACTING on his repeated pledges to support MP Loretta Butler-Turner as the candidate for the Long Island constituency in the 2017 general election, FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis and party executives are expected to endorse her next week during a town meeting on that island.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday criticised the formation of a committee to oversee payments to Baha Mar creditors, insisting that this was evidence the Christie administration lacked the ability to plan well, instead relying on “ad hoc” governance.
FREE National Movement Shadow Minister of Labour Loretta Butler-Turner castigated the Christie administration yesterday over the decision to seal the court documents relating to the new deal to open the shuttered $3.5bn Baha Mar resort, branding this as “deceptive” and “reprehensible” on all levels.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner has questioned whether the Christie administration was “content” in accepting the termination of more than 600 Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort employees, as she blamed the government’s “incompetence” and “laissez-faire” approach for the country’s unemployment issues.
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts has questioned Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner’s recent call for her supporters to back Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis, calling on Mrs Butler-Turner to reveal what led her to “remain quiet and shamelessly sing Dr Minnis’ praises”.
DESPITE failing to reach a portion of the party’s 410 delegates, Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner insisted that she won’t give up and will remain optimistic “until the last minute” about emerging the Free National Movement’s new leader following the FNM convention later this week.
DEMOCRATIC National Alliance finance spokesperson Youri Kemp yesterday criticised Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner’s recent statements on the country’s economy, charging that she has “little or nothing” to offer on the issue other than “empty statements and glittering generalities without substance”.
IN a bid to redirect perceptions that she was the “divider” of her party, Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday revealed that she staved off the would-be coup against Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis that led to the call for an early convention.
ACCORDING to the World Health Organisation we have an epidemic.
LONG ISLAND MP Loretta Butler-Turner said yesterday she “is not sure” if she will run again for leader of the Free National Movement at the party’s July convention.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner said the low voter turnout for gender equality referendum’s advance poll was a “clear and frightening” indication that the majority of the Bahamian electorate is either “confused or disengaged” because of the many “different stories” associated with the vote.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner admitted yesterday that the Free National Movement is “not as strong as it should be so close to the next general election” but said she hopes an early convention can bring “unity”.