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Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Minnis: Why all the fuss? Look what PLP wanted

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis defended his administration’s decision to enter a lease agreement with the Town Centre Mall during debate on the matter in the House of Assembly last night by attacking the Progressive Liberal Party’s failure to secure a stable future for the General Post Office.

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PM rejects PLP call for accounts committee move

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested on Saturday his administration will not provide the opposition-led Public Accounts Committee with information it has requested.During a press conference following his trip to New York last week, Dr Minnis sai

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Minnis has 'absolute' faith in Bannister

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that he “absolutely” still has faith in Public Works Minister Desmond Bannister despite several fires at Bahamas Power and Light Company, triggering power outages in the country.The most recent of these

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‘PURSUE HIM TO BOUNDS OF HELL’: Minnis rails at aide’s killing - he must be caught

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has instructed Royal Bahamas Police Force Commissioner Anthony Ferguson to use all resources available, including marines to track Inspector Carlis Blatch’s killer, even to the “bounds of hell,” to ensure justice is done.

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Disclosure files will go to AG

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has instructed the chairman of the Public Disclosure Commission to give the Office of the Attorney General information on the officials who have failed to make their annual disclosure of assets and liabilities in accordance with the Public Disclosure Act, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday.

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Unjust and unfair: PM insists shanty towns must go – to improve lives

NOTWITHSTANDING a court injunction blocking evictions, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said it would be “unjust and unfair” to allow shanty towns to remain and recommitted his government to the task of clearing those communities.

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Nurses hopeful after meeting with PM

A FRIDAY meeting with Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has given the Bahamas Nurses Union “high expectation” their concerns will be resolved in their favour, union president Amancha Williams said Friday.

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Minnis 'impressed' during tour of West End hotel site

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis was very impressed with his tour on Friday of the former Ginn Development in West End, Grand Bahama, where the new investors plan to build a 120-room hotel and the first ever mega-yacht facility in The Bahamas.Dr Minni

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Minnis blasts PLP’s ‘destructive era’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday blamed a “violent and destructive” era under the Progressive Liberal Party for the Over-the-Hill community’s poor conditions, which the Economic Empowerment Zone Bill is to help reverse.

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Murderers? Hang ‘em and move on

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said he has no issue “hanging” any person convicted of murder and “moving on”.

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‘No hypocrisy’ in UBP hero award

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis does not believe his criticism of the United Bahamian Party during his most recent majority rule address is incompatible with his decision to award Sir Roland Symonette a National Hero honour over the recommendations of his advisory committee, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold. 

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165 repatriations in 'aggressive' immigration approach

THE Department of Immigration is continuing an “aggressive” approach to illegal migration with 165 repatriations carried out in recent days, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday.Dr Hubert Minnis, who is acting immigration minister w

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Bahamas won't sign on to single market

THE Bahamas will not sign onto the CARICOM Single Market and Economy despite historic steps taken by the region at last week’s summit, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.Dr Minnis made it clear at a Saturday press briefing the country did n

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PM addresses CARICOM on disaster mitigation and management

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Prime Minister, Dr Hubert Minnis shared with his CARICOM colleagues, a number of initiatives being undertaken by his government in a move to improve his country’s disaster mitigation plan, through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA.

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Minnis still quiet on permanent Chief Justice role

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is still not ready to reveal who will be appointed substantive chief justice, telling reporters yesterday Bahamians will know “with time” who will fill the post.Despite failing to name an appointee for the last several

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PM on island tour to explain need for VAT

DAYS before value added tax is to increase to 12 percent, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis spent much of yesterday in Andros explaining his administration’s 2018-2019 budget, which has received intense public backlash.

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‘It was my duty to fire rebels’

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said that his decision to revoke the government appointments of three Free National Movement members of Parliament who voted no to an increase in value added tax was not personal, but was based on his responsibility and obligation to follow parliamentary procedure.

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INSIGHT: Everything to lose and so little to gain

PRIME Minister Hubert Minnis has been unwavering - perhaps even deluded in his claim that his government will save The Bahamas. But save The Bahamas from whom? It is his own government that could be poised to plunge it into economic ruin.


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