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MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and Public Service Fred Mitchell. Photo: Racardo Thomas/Tribune Staff

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‘We’ll be a republic - eventually’

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell says he is still committed to seeing The Bahamas become a republic.

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Mitchell says Minnis should ‘go quietly’

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell said former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis should “go quietly into the good night” after declaring his reasons for calling an early election.

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Mitchell advises colleagues to return phone calls, not to change numbers

A government minister is advising his colleagues to adapt the habit of returning phone calls to those who put them in office and also not to change phone numbers they were reached on before coming to office.

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Bank services and fees ‘atrocious’

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell criticised bank services in the country, while calling for Parliament’s intervention.

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Mitchell: We want a new Parliament building

FOREIGN Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell said the government wants to construct a new Parliament building reflective of modern-day Bahamian culture that he hopes will be completed in the next three years.

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Mitchell: Stick to issues and don’t bash former govt

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell has advised his new colleagues to stick to important national issues and refrain from bashing the former government when making contributions in Parliament, thanking the Governor General for the Speech from the Throne.

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Mitchell denies infighting but says supporters must be ‘straight soon’

WHILE accusing the opposition of spreading lies on infighting in his party, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell said it is imperative for party supporters to “be straight soon.”

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Mitchell addresses turbulence in Haiti

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell spoke on the safety of the Bahamian diplomats in Haiti after international media reported the kidnapping of American and Canadian missionaries in that country.

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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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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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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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Rehiring the retired? They get salary plus pension

THE Davis administration will allow retired civil servants who are reengaged by the government to simultaneously receive their salary and their pension, a shift in policy from the Minnis administration.

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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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