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PM attends multilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump

PRIME Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis participated on Friday in a multilateral meeting between Caribbean Heads of State and Government, and United States President Donald J Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida.

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Mitchell unhappy with HOA 'arrogance'

THE details in the Heads of Agreement between the government and Disney for a cruise facility at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera have raised concerns, Progressive Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday.

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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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Taxi-plate moratorium to be lifted

THE Minnis administration is committed to lifting the moratorium on taxi plates in the country, Transport Minister Renward Wells said yesterday.

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Campbell defends size of United Nations delegation

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday 70 people in a delegation that recently travelled to a women’s rights conference in New York either paid for their own expenses or were assisted by private sector donors.

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As PM prepares for Trump’s Florida meeting: China Embassy blasts US ‘lies’

CHINESE officials in the Bahamas say they are confident the people and government of the Bahamas will see through the fabrications and “irresponsible accusations” put forth by the United States, referring to planned talks between US President Donald Trump and various regional leaders.

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We need ministry of natural resources, says MP Chipman

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman petitioned the House of Assembly yesterday to establish a Ministry of Natural Resources.

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Call to prevent expansion of shanty towns

THE government is working on an enforcement plan to prevent the expansion of shanty towns in the country, according to Labour Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday.

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'Attack does not warrant formal advisory about travelling to America'

THE savage knife attack of a Bahamian at a Pembroke Pines eatery over the weekend, while “unfortunate,” does not warrant a formal advisory for Bahamians travelling to the United States, two Cabinet ministers have said.

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‘New post office - it’s months away’

BAHAMIANS have been “deceived” by the government regarding the relocation of the General Post Office, Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday.

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PM set to meet Donald Trump on Friday

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and other regional leaders will meet with US President Donald Trump on Friday as the American leader looks to “counter China’s predatory economic practices” in the region among other things.

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Foulkes calls for ‘give and take’ in Morton Salt talks

AMID tenuous negotiations between Morton Salt (Bahamas) and the trade union representing its line-staff, Labour Minister Dion Foulkes has called for a process of “give and take,” urging the two sides to move closer to a resolution.

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'Two made disclosures within extension time'

TWO of three parliamentarians who requested extra time to disclose their assets and liabilities this year made their disclosures before the end of the extension period, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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‘Don’t be so petty, prime minister’

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper is firing back at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ recent taunts against him, calling for the prime minister to “resist the temptation to be petty”.

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Tynes: Govt wrong not to hold mid-year budget debate

FORMER chief parliamentary clerk Maurice Tynes has criticised the handling of the decision not to hold a debate in the House of Assembly on the mid-year budget statement, telling The Tribune the government does not own Parliament.

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