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Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Tougher fines for drivers who kill

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government will increase penalties for killing in the course of dangerous driving.

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The Bahamas is not Nassau, says PM as he promises to keep visiting the Family Islands

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says he will continue trips to the Family Islands despite Official Opposition criticisms that the visits are being used for political campaigning.

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I'll discuss Dames and Sands on Friday, says PM

Dr Hubert Minnis said he will address public calls for the removal of two Cabinet ministers involvedin the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial tomorrow.

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Future of Oban deal unclear

WHILE the government has received proposals from “quite a number” of investors interested in Grand Bahama, it remains unclear what the future holds for the controversial Oban deal.

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Minnis in national address tonight

WHEN he delivers his first national address for the year tonight, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is expected to reveal the government’s plan to boost economic growth, which is hoped to create jobs and provide greater opportunity for all Bahamians.

No timeline over new chief justice for the Bahamas

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the country will know in “very short order” who will be appointed to the post of substantive chief justice.

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Minnis to face union presidents

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will conduct “head to head” talks with union leaders next week in the face of escalating labour issues, according to Labour Minister Dion Foulkes.

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Dormant accounts – they'll do nicely

THE government is proposing to utilise $41.3m from dormant bank accounts to establish a disaster relief fund, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday.

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PM orders rescue operations review

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said last night that he has ordered a full review of protocols, procedures and agencies involved in air accident response and investigations in the country – “including any systemic or structural problems” –following the Byron Ferguson case that has transfixed the nation.

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INSIGHT: The FNM must recommit to the principles upon which they ran for office

This article, the second in a two-part series, deals with initiatives to strengthen rights and privileges of individuals and communities. The first instalment, ‘A few words of advice to help a government off course’, published on October 29, addressed the need to upgrade our economic system for the 21st century.

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PM eases the pain (for some) on bills

AS public discomfort continues over the spike in electricity costs, the government will temporarily increase the value added tax exemption ceiling on Bahamas Power and Light bills, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday.


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