Davis blasts DPM over country’s finances

Opposition Leader Phillip Davis yesterday called Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest “the country’s worst finance minister” and said Turnquest’s “incompetence and ineptness” has cost the country a “breathtaking” $1.7 billion in 10 months. In a statement issued to the press, Davis said, unfortunately for him and the country, “worse days not better are ahead”. Davis said […]

PM “deliberately deceiving” Bahamians, says Brave

Opposition Leader Phillip Davis yesterday called for Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to cancel the Oban Energies deal and “come clean” surrounding the details of the $5.5-billion-dollar agreement. Addressing the media at Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) headquarters on Tuesday, Davis accused the prime minister of “deliberately deceiving” the Bahamian people. “The prime minister asserted that […]

FNM chairman bashes Opposition leader as “hypocrite”

Opposition and Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis is a “hypocrite”, said Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Carl Culmer, who on Sunday, insisted the opposition leader come clean about his dealings with the Water & Sewerage Corporation (W&SC) instead of bashing and bringing into question the transparency of the nation’s leader. In a […]

Residents of “shanty’s” on edge

Shanty town residents are reportedly on edge as government continues to aggressively push towards the eradication of those communities, with one Bahamian-Haitian community leader expressing hope that a mutually beneficial agreement can be reached between government and the soon-to-be displaced populous. While Labour Minister Dion Foulkes is on record saying the unregulated communities will be […]

Dames: Cooper’s claims better not waste police time

National Security Minister Marvin Dames said he hopes Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper is not wasting the police’s time in an attempt to investigate “threats” by the prime minister. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis warned Monday during an interview with reporters, that Cooper should “be careful” after suggesting Dr. Minnis should resign […]

Bahamas rejects tax haven label

Despite being blacklisted by the European Union (EU), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest emphasized that business in the country “is being conducted in a fair, transparent and competitive manner”. “As a country we reject the label that we are a tax haven. And I commend the financial industry for its own […]

Bannister defends Davis

In a rare showcase of defense from across the lower chamber, Minster of Works Desmond Bannister said during his contribution to the mid-year budget Monday, he did not believe Opposition Leader Phillip Brave Davis greenlighted the Gladstone Road Waste Water Treatment Plant (GRWWTP) project. The project left the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) with a […]

Henfield breaks his silence

While a handful of Bahamian activists have taken the lead in protesting a number of controversial issues currently plaguing government, many have questioned why vocal We March Bahamas activist turned Senator, Raynard Henfield, has chosen to remain silent. That question was answered via a six-paragraph statement published on Henfield’s personal Facebook page Sunday. Henfield confirmed […]