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‘Promotion process was all above board’

FORMER Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle yesterday defended public sector promotions granted in the weeks before the general election, insisting the previous government was simply acting on years’ old recommendations that were in some cases left behind by the Christie administration.

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Sandilands is ‘crumbling’

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said the government needs to find the resources to repair “crumbling” infrastructure at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre.

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Davis wants vaccine equity and climate action

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis called on world leaders to ensure vaccine equity and to take concrete steps to address climate change, which adversely affects small island developing states like The Bahamas.

Moxey: I’ll work to bring immediate relief to Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey says she will work diligently to deliver “immediate” social relief to Grand Bahamians and reconstruction on the island.

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Culmer: Roll up your sleeves, don’t fly all over the place

THE Free National Movement’s chairman has criticised government officials for attending the United Nations General Assembly shortly after being elected to office.

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Culmer: Roll up your sleeves, don’t fly all over the place

THE Free National Movement’s chairman has criticised government officials for attending the United Nations General Assembly shortly after being elected to office.

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‘We’ll seek new terms to avoid debt default’

PRIME Minister and Minister of Finance Philip “Brave” Davis said his administration is “assessing” the country’s debt arrangements and will seek to negotiate where necessary to avoid default.

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‘ELECTION UPGRADES’ DELAYED FOR CHECKS: Govt says it’s stepping in to confirm last-minute promotions above board

FOREIGN Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell said promotions granted in the last few weeks by the Minnis administration have been temporarily halted to give the new government an opportunity to review them to ensure nothing “nefarious” has taken place.

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Travel health visas no longer needed for inter-island trips

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville on Friday said travel health visas are no longer required for inter-island trips, although the government is still working on addressing the “necessary protocols” before it moves into eliminating the international travel health visa.

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Hubert Minnis sworn in as Leader of Opposition

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis was sworn in as leader of the official opposition on Friday.

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PM on healthcare funding: We are hoping that borrowing would be last resort

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said it is hoped that "borrowing would be the last resort" as Health and Wellness Minster Dr Michael Darville noted a need for emergency funding for the public healthcare system.

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Mitchell: Political appointees have been asked for resignations

FOREIGN Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday said all political appointees were recently asked to submit resignations as a matter of routine with the Davis administration’s election to government.

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Davis: We have seen damage from rule by just one man

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis has revealed that his government will follow a “servant-leadership” concept, saying “we have all seen how the rule by one man has damaged our country”.

Davis ‘discomfort’ at end of ceremony

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis experienced “a bout of discomfort” at the end of a ceremony where parliamentary secretaries were sworn in at Baha Mar yesterday.

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Bowleg to create advisory council in ministry

NEWLY appointed Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Mario Bowleg said he wants to create an advisory council in his ministry where all stakeholders can be involved to help transform the entertainment and cultural industry.

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