Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the U.S., says foreign minister

LIMA, Peru (ACN) — Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the US government, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla reiterated before heads of state and government during his speech at the eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Speaking at the high-level segment of the hemispheric meeting, which concluded on Saturday, the head […]

MP of Haitian descent supports move to strengthen Immigration legislation

Once tasked with defending his nationality in Parliament, Transport and Local Government Minister Frankie Campbell has put his support behind government’s move to strengthen existing Immigration legislation. Shortly after he was elected to office in May of last year, Campbell refuted claims that he was a Haitian national after admitting that he held two passports. […]

PM has side-meeting with Canada’s Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a side-line meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis on the margins of the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru over the weekend. Trudeau underlined Canada’s continued commitment to supporting Caribbean countries – including The Bahamas, in addressing climate-related challenges and vulnerabilities. Following hurricanes Irma and Maria in […]

Committee looks to bring local government to the capital

Cabinet has approved a committee to spearhead the implementation of local government branches in New Providence, revealed Minister of Transport and Local Government Frankie Campbell on Monday. It’s a goal that successive government have promised for over a decade but have not been unable to deliver on. Campbell told Eyewitness News yesterday that the committee […]

Comey says it possible Russians have leverage over Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it’s possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice” in the president’s actions and that Trump is “morally unfit” for office. Comey’s comments in an ABC News interview that aired Sunday were almost […]