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PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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UPDATED: Sol Kerzner dies age 84, PM pays tribute to ‘pioneer in the resort industry’

Hotel tycoon, business magnate and Atlantis developer Sol Kerzner has died age 84.

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PM gives backing for legal marijuana

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says he favours decriminalising possession of small amounts of marijuana and making the substance legal for medicinal and/or scientific purposes.

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200 jobs with new Grand Bahama medical school

A HEADS of Agreement was signed yesterday by the government for a new medical school in Freeport to be built in phases at an overall investment of $64.2 million over a 10-year period.

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Minnis highlights uneven building code enforcement

A BAHAMIAN man who breached the parameters of a permit to construct a two-storey building has for the last two years been barred from occupying the structure on which he spent “all of his life savings”. By contrast, people living in shanty towns hav

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Minnis bites back: Former PMs ‘jockeying for position’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis expressed disappointment and surprise yesterday in his predecessors, Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie, over their comments suggesting he has ignored their capacity to help the country recover from Hurricane Dorian.

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New agreements this week to boost economy

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is touting new agreements to spur the economy that will be unveiled this week. These agreements, he believes, will provide more opportunities for Bahamian businesses and workers as well as spark the “turnaround” of Gr

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Minnis: Disney has outstanding record

DISNEY has an “outstanding environmental record” Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday, as he doubled down on his defence of the multi-million-dollar cruise facility proposed for South Eleuthera.

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Police departures: Why the big deal?

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says he does not know what the “big deal” is when it comes to controversy over high-ranking Royal Bahamas Police Force officers being asked to take accumulated vacation followed by retirement. Instead Dr Minnis asked: “What is wrong with taking vacation?”

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‘Now it’s time for us to go forward’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has expressed his administration’s commitment to doing what is necessary to ensure this country maintains its standing as a respected international financial centre.

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Minnis planning his second term

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis told jubilant party supporters in Grand Bahama that before retiring he will serve a second term as prime minister. Dr Minnis expressed confidence in his party’s victory at the polls in 2022 at the FNM’s headquarters in Freeport, where he received a resounding welcome on his arrival at a special meeting on Friday evening.

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Investor confidence 'growing in Grand Bahama'

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the groundbreaking for a new $4-million Colonial Group International (CGI) Building in Freeport yesterday indicated a growing investor confidence in the revival of Grand Bahama’s economy.

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PM attacks EU action as ‘flawed’

The prime minister yesterday slammed the “flawed process” that resulted in the European Union (EU) branding The Bahamas as a “high risk” jurisdiction for financial crimes.

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Carnival cruise port to create 1,000 jobs

The relocated Carnival cruise port will create up to 1,000 jobs and become the company’s largest such facility in the world, the prime minister said last night.

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PM and delegation to head for Ft Lauderdale

PRIME Minister Hubert Minnis, accompanied by Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar, senior government officials and his wife, Mrs Patricia Minnis, leave for Ft. Lauderdale on Saturday.

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Minnis aiming for a ‘single window’ for digital services

A RESOLUTION was passed in the House of Assembly yesterday to borrow $30m from the Inter-American Development Bank to further digitise government services.

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Social media reports on PM being rushed to hospital ‘are fake’

The Office of the Prime Minister has strongly denied social media reports that Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis was rushed to hospital earlier this week.

Govt approves $3.7bn in FDI

THE Government has approved some $3.7bn in foreign direct investment (FDI) projects since taking office in mid-2017, the prime minister said yesterday.

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Prime Minister flies to Brussels for talks

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis leaves for Brussels, Belgium, this morning to hold bilateral talks with high-ranking officials of the European Commission.

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Good times ahead, says PM Minnis

THE economic foundation has been laid and now Bahamians can expect to reap benefits of the government’s work since it took office, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has said.

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PM visits $45m site in Harbour Island

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis visited the site of a $45m development during a stop in Harbour Island yesterday.

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INSIGHT: Another year like this and it could be game over for Minnis & Co

WITH the year 2018 wrapping up, it is quite normal to evaluate how the government has performed throughout the year. Naturally, those opposed to the government take advantage of the opportunity to tell their compatriots, “I told you so”, and supporters loyally defend their party, for better or worse. Likewise, there are those on the fence who may give the benefit of the doubt as they are only two years into a five-year contract with the Bahamian people.

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Companies will 'feel the Business Licence change'

The prime minister yesterday pledged corporate Bahamas will receive “prompter service and less bureaucracy” when they submit business licence filings and payments in the New Year.

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Campaign finance laws to come this term, pledges PM

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said campaign finance legislation and the full implementation of the Freedom of Information Act are still being prioritised by his administration, insisting the implementation dates for both will come during this term.

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PM: Public’s not afraid any more

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is convinced Bahamians are no longer fearful of crime under his administration as was the case in years past, adding yesterday he was pleased with the accomplishments authorities have achieved in a short timeframe.


rdonaldson 11 months ago

Birdie Why dont you use your time to offer some valuable and constructive criticism. You are always shooting off your mouth with nothing much to add in the way of moving forward. We really don't need your imput right now. You are useless!


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