February 22, 2018
EXUMA & Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper.
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THE Pointe is one of the most egregious examples of this country failing to protect Bahamian employment in the construction sector, Progressive Liberal Party leader Chester Cooper said yesterday.The Heads of Agreement for the project was negotiated a
The opposition’s shadow finance minister yesterday warned the “way of life for many Bahamians is under threat” to the continual loss of institutions and jobs in the financial services industry.Chester Cooper, the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) dep
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper said while he supports the single-use plastics ban, he believes the government should have implemented a longer transition period to ensure the public was properly educated on the importance of the prohibition.
OPPOSITION spokesman for finance Chester Cooper estimates that the government may be $400 million below its revenue targets this year.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper attacked the Minnis administration’s response to Hurricane Dorian yesterday at a constituency branch meeting.
THE Opposition has pushed back against the government’s touted success over hitting its fiscal deficit targets, suggesting it was too early to start ‘popping the champagne’.Chester Cooper, the Opposition’s Shadow Finance Minister said in a statement
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper says he does not trust the Minnis administration’s handling of the Grand Lucayan deal following its announcement two days ago that a letter of intent was signed with Royal Caribbean and the ITM group for ownership of the hotel.
EXUMA MP Chester Cooper said yesterday the country is being “chopped and sold for control” to the interests former Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling “spent his life keeping at bay”.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper is firing back at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ recent taunts against him, calling for the prime minister to “resist the temptation to be petty”.
MEMBERS of the Progressive Liberal Party railed against the government’s handling of Grand Lucayan employees and the execution of the plan to sell the resort, calling for greater accountability in the spending of tax dollars.
THE opposition yesterday predicted an “even greater revenue shortfall” and missed fiscal deficit targets, arguing that the mid-year budget “did nothing to inspire confidence”.
BRANDING the Minnis administration “wayward” and “stubborn,” Exuma and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said a failure to listen about changes to the Business Licence Act was an embarrassment that did nothing to support government’s pledge to improve the ease of doing business in the country.
EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday vehemently denied claims he applied for candidacy with the Free National Movement ahead of the 2017 general election.The Progressive Liberal Party deputy leader was responding to comments made by Pr
EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday criticised the Minnis administration for its failure to rebuild the segments of his constituency rendered “unliveable” in the wake of Hurricane Irma last September.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said he hopes Progressive Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper is not wasting the police’s time with his pledge to contact them about comments made by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis this week.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper has called on Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to “spare us all any further headache” and resign for “misleading” the country on the $5.5 billion Oban Energies project, as he accused the nation’s leader of “flamming” Bahamians on the matter.
EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper suggested yesterday the Minnis administration played politics when it came to the possibility of The Bahamas being blacklisted by the European Union as a non-cooperative tax jurisdiction. This threat, he sai
EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper railed against the $5.5bn Oban Energies deal proposed for Grand Bahama, telling the House of Assembly Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has “embarrassed” the Bahamian people by parading a “convicted criminal” as a partner with the government for the investment.
EXUMA & Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday dismissed the government’s mid-year budget communication as nothing more than “voodoo economics” devoid of plans and policies to improve the country’s financial outlook.