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Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis.

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Davis: FNM ‘crying wolf’ on BPL issue

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday responded to the Free National Movement’s calls for Works and Utilities Minister Alfred Sears to resign, saying that the FNM is “crying wolf” again.

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PM: Crime won’t hit tourism

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis said he doesn’t believe the country’s crime rate will affect the nation’s tourism product, despite continued warnings for American citizens to “exercise increased caution” in The Bahamas due to crime.

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Davis: We will not sit idly by as country is hit by inflation

DESPITE warnings from experts to brace for higher inflation rates, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis insisted that his administration will not just sit idly by and allow the country “be swallowed up by inflation”.

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Bahamas to host Caribbean heads of govt meeting

THE Bahamas will host Caribbean Heads of Government at the Baha Mar resort later this month, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday.

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Gold Rock ‘setback’ for Gov’t GB revival

The Prime Minister yesterday admitted that the Gold Rock group’s decision to shutter all its businesses, and exit the country entirely, is a “setback” to his administration’s efforts to revive Grand Bahama’s economy.

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PM implores Gold Rock owners on Port dispute

The Prime Minister last night said he had implored Gold Rock’s owners to “spend every effort” to resolve their differences with the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and its affiliates despite signs the impasse cannot be resolved.

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PM: ‘international efforts bearing fruit’

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis says not only do world leaders want to strengthen their relationship with The Bahamas, but they also see the country as a viable option to invest.

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PM: I told US Caribbean nations feel neglected

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis says he has told the United States that Caribbean countries in the Americas have felt neglected by the US, compounded by a view that “we are only known when we’re needed”.

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PM pledges solar power field by next year

PRIME Minister Phiilip “Brave” Davis said yesterday the government has made a commitment to have a 60 megawatt solar power field by next year.

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PM refuses to comment on Water and Sewerage investigations

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis on Friday refused to comment on ongoing investigations at the Water and Sewerage Corporation, a day after Long Island MP Adrian Gibson was taken into custody and questioned by police.

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PM HITS BACK ON BREADBASKET VAT – while Watson claims tax reintroduction does not hurt consumers

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis told his predecessor yesterday to take his own advice, as he hit back over new criticisms levelled at his administration over its refusal to remove value added tax from breadbasket items.

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MASK MANDATES GONE BY SUMMER? Prime Minister says officials considering indoor venue rules

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said remaining mask mandates in the country could be totally lifted by the summer, adding officials are currently mulling over whether indoor venues have proper ventilation to ensure COVID-19 does not circulate easily in those settings.

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Carbon market legislation is being prepared

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said the government is preparing to table legislation that will allow the country to participate in the global carbon market.

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Davis says no to NIB increase

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday there will be no increase in National Insurance Board contributions until his administration is able to arrest the hardships facing Bahamians.

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‘We must stop drugs being thrown over prison walls’

WAYNE Munroe said prison officers’ ability to smuggle cell phones and contraband into prison has largely been curtailed but officials face a new challenge: officers who retrieve and distribute drugs that are thrown over the prison’s walls.

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PM: Carbon credit drive to ‘supplant’ oil drilling

The Prime Minister yesterday suggested The Bahamas’ efforts to extract value from carbon credits will “supplant” oil exploration and extraction as a potential future multi-million dollar revenue source.

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PM negotiates 38% discount on shipping container costs

The Prime Minister yesterday said he had negotiated a 38 percent “discount” on the cost of shipping containers coming into The Bahamas from the Far East as the Government ramps up efforts to combat soaring inflation.

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Davis: We still have no record of food spending

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday doubled down on his assertions about the former government’s food assistance programme, saying his administration still has no record of how money was spent by the food task force despite reports saying otherwise.

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Shopping for gas at a discount

THE government is negotiating with several shipping companies to import fuel into the country at discounted rates to help buffer soaring gas prices, according to Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis yesterday.

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