No show for PLP senators

Senators representing the Progressive Liberal Party were a complete ‘no show’ yesterday after all four members of the Opposition were suspended in the House of Assembly by Speaker, Halson Moultrie, on Wednesday. Representatives Fred Mitchell, along with JoBeth Davis, Michael Darville and Clay Sweeting, withdrew from this morning’s proceedings. According to a press release from […]

PLP MPs, Englerston constituents protest in Parliament Square

Scores of Englerston constituents and PLP supporters flooded the Parliament Square area to stand in solidarity Wednesday with their MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, who was named and suspended from the House of Assembly last week. But, just moments after police officers denied Hanna Martin entrance to the lower chamber, Speaker of the House, Halson Moultrie, […]

Speaker attacks retired clerk

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, laid out a verbal attack on retired senior clerk, Maurice Tynes in Parliament Wednesday charging that the former civil servant should “rest in peace.” Moultrie was responding to a Letter to the Editor authored by Tynes, who publicly voiced his disdain with the Speaker’s suspension of Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, […]

Opposition Out!

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, suspended all opposition members for at least two sittings of Parliament during, what members deemed, an extraordinary session Wednesday morning. This followed a vote to singularly suspend Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, who was named and suspended last week. Cat Island, Rum Cay and Salvador MP, Philip ‘Brave’ Davis; Exumas and […]

Investigation convened in police conduct over viral video

Police have launched an official  investigation into the circumstances surrounding a video circulating on social media. The video that went viral over the weekend  showcases police officers interacting with a male suspect. It has since caught the attention of Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ferguson, who has formally directed the deputy commissioner, to convene an investigation. The […]

10 injured in GB traffic accident

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic accident that has left a number of persons with injuries. Reports are that on Wednesday January 31, 2018 shortly after 3:00 pm, a traffic accident occurred off East Grand Bahama Highway, involving a yellow 1965 Mercedes Benz Unimog with 10 occupants, when the vehicle overturned. All occupants […]

Blockchain technology set to revolutionise business practices in The Bahamas

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest said that Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise the way business is done in The Bahamas. During the “Understanding Blockchain Technology Applications: What You Need to Know” workshop hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) at Baha Mar Convention […]