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Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis. Photo: Donavan McIntosh

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MARCO alert contract will be signed in two weeks

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday confirmed the contract signing for the implementation of the MARCO Alert system will occur in two weeks. Dr Minnis made this announcement while delivering remarks at the re-opening ceremony of the Rolleville

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Digital pilot programme to connect agencies

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday his government is currently designing a pilot programme to digitally connect government agencies such as the Passport Office and Road Traffic Department - a process that would allow Bahamians to fully apply online for these services without physically providing documents.

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Minnis to make second address to the nation

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will deliver his second report to the nation for the year on Monday at 8pm.

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As another 100 migrants land in Exuma, PM warns: THEY’RE A THREAT TO OUR COUNTRY

AS illegal migrant landings have increased in recent weeks, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government remains committed to aggressively dealing with the country’s immigration problems which he said poses a serious threat to major sectors of society.

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Minnis defends changes to Business Licence Act

MONTHS after passing amendments to the Business Licence Act, which angered many in the private sector, the government made a U-turn on the decision by reverting to the former regulations yesterday.

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PM: High energy costs stifling industries

HIGH energy costs and a lack of efficiency in the sector continues to stifle major segments of critically important and budding industries, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Little progress on citizenship laws, says Minnis

DESPITE announcing more than a year ago his administration’s intention to amend the Immigration Act to allow Bahamian women the right to automatically transfer citizenship to their children regardless of birthplace, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday there has been little movement on the issue.

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PM: I was only joking - honest

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is not concerned about the talk of a general strike in the country.

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Minnis faces unions as doctors fight on

THE Public Hospitals Authority is maintaining its emergency operations protocol today as senior doctors press on with their industrial action before a key meeting with Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis this morning. Dr Minnis is said to be concerned that tensions surrounding the dispute have been ramped up too high and has asked the CPSA to stop talking about the matter in the press.

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PM: Patients safe in doctors’ revolt

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is convinced doctors will not jeopardise the healthcare of patients as members of the Consultant Physicians Staff Association head into their third day of industrial action.

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Company lined up to probe rising electricity prices, says PM Minnis

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said yesterday that a company was selected to probe the rising cost of electricity, but the details could not be made public because the matter had not yet gone before Cabinet.

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Over-the-Hill tax-free zones are already launched, says Minnis

OVER-the-Hill constituencies of Bain and Grants Town and Centreville are now tax-free zones, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, who said the government’s flagship initiative took effect November 1.

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Minnis still promises quarterly briefings 'when time is right'

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday described the work of the news media as “essential”, following persistent allegations that he is anti-press. Dr Minnis said he does not engage with such rumours, adding he will hold his long-promised quarter


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