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‘So much work to do’ on Prospect Ridge

JOBETH Colbey-Davis said that although her team is confident the Davis administration can still proceed with the Prospect Ridge project, the government cannot commit to the cost benefits the Minnis administration promised because so much work is still required on the development, including the production of a master plan, a feasibility study and topography studies.

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Lewis: I’m running for FNM leader

FORMER Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis, the member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama, announced yesterday that he is running for leader of the Free National Movement.

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Lightbourne: Up to 30 percent of public school students not attending

STATE Minister for Education and Technical and Vocational Training Zane Lightbourne said up to 30 percent of public school students have not been attending classes consistently, adding the ministry hopes face-to-face learning will resume full-time by the end of the year.

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Athlete gift row to go to Cabinet

PUBLIC Works Minister Alfred Sears said yesterday he will prepare a Cabinet paper to address funding for the placement of infrastructure on land granted to the country’s Olympians.

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Darville: Minnis didn’t do enough to secure vaccines

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville accused the former administration of failing to do what was necessary to secure additional vaccines, leading to the current shortage in the country.

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Family Island cases ‘nothing to do with the election’

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says an increase in COVID-19 deaths and cases on some Family Islands has nothing to do with the early general election held last month.

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FREE TESTS START IN INAGUA TODAY: Minister warns of COVID clusters on Family Islands

AFTER the announcement that free COVID-19 testing will be piloted on Family Islands most at risk for spread of the virus, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said the programme is anticipated to start in Great Inagua today.

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Prime Minister heads to MLK memorial event

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis travelled to Washington DC yesterday, where he will join his wife, Ann-Marie Davis, to participate in the 10th anniversary commemoration of the Martin Luther King (MLK) Memorial today and tomorrow. The MLK Memorial is the fifth most visited memorial in Washington, DC.

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Discussion on vote process

MINISTER of National Security Wayne Munroe said discussions are ongoing about improving the voting process.

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Mitchell pays tribute after death of Colin Powell

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell issued a statement on the death of former United States Secretary of State Colin Powell, saying he was “an example of success as a Black man in America”.

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‘I will wait for Minnis speech’

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said the upcoming speech former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is expected to give at a Free National Movement church service on Sunday will impact his views on the party’s leadership race.

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Mitchell hits back at Minnis over handling of pandemic

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell has hit out at former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and his criticism of the Davis administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cooper sets sights on Cabbage Beach issue

MINISTRY of Tourism officials plan to meet soon with representatives from Access Industries about Cabbage Beach access, Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper said yesterday.

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Mitchell denies PLP in-fighting over govt roles

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell has denied allegations of infighting in the party over board and government appointments that supporters say are taking too long to be delivered.

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Davis: 150 homes for Abaco under review

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis promised his government will bring change to storm ravaged Abaco and said a plan to rebuild 150 homes on the island is under review.