FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis dismissed a suggestion by Franklyn Wilson that the government did not net $200 million when BTC was sold.
The Bahamas: Politics
Perry Christie warns that crime, poor planning and the politicisation of development agendas threaten the future viability of Caribbean economies.
Among the ideas presented to the Constitutional Commission earlier this week, the creation of legal framework to regulate donations to the country’s political parties was most notable.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works Philip Davis said that his ministry is in negotiations with Baha Mar officials to determine the “just” payment the government owes the developer for road construction associated with the project.
A $6,000 raise for state ministers, dismissed as a “clerical error”, was granted and has still not been corrected.
At the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting, Fisheries Ministers will approve regional policy and strategies to strengthen governance, conservation and sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture.
A Nassau Institute think-tank executive is concerned Bahamians will have to foot a growing bill to support bureaucracies the nation is being forced to create through international trade commitments.
Voters have become accustomed to a variety of goods and services being provided as part of the election exercise.
The 26th Geneva Week welcomed 24 countries to Geneva. Bahamas representatives participated in consultations on in its accession to the World Trade Organisation.