Category: Press Releases

Dr. Minnis’ Statement on the PLP’s Failure to Improve Education

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement regarding the government’s failure to provide quality education: “Mandela once said, ‘education is the most powerful weapon with which you can use to change the world’.  In fact, I didn’t know that I was poor until I went to school. It’s there…

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Dr. Minnis’ Statement on the PLP’s Failure to Address the Crime Epidemic

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on the PLP’s broken promises to reduce crime: “Amidst a plethora of campaign promises made five years ago, the PLP assured Bahamians that crime would subside under their watch. Yet after five years of empty rhetoric and broken promises Bahamians are being…

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Dr. Minnis’ Statement on the Government Budget

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement regarding the government’s management over the budget: “As the economic state of The Bahamas continues to decline, the government’s deficit in leadership has become as significant of a concern as the budget deficit itself.  Even after collecting over one billion dollars in…

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Fnm: Baha Mar Move A Photo Op

By SANCHESKA DORSETT Tribune Staff Reporter THE FREE National Movement yesterday called the transfer of mega resort Baha Mar to Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd on Tuesday a “great public relations exercise” with no “real significance”. In a press statement, FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis questioned how the Progressive Liberal Party could “turn…

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Dr. Minnis’ Statement on Baha Mar

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement regarding Prime Minister Christie’s promise that Baha Mar will open “sooner than expected”: “It’s unfortunate, though far from surprising, that Prime Minister Christie’s baseless rhetoric over the last five years has replaced constructive dialogue on how to clear the hurdles that stand…

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Dr. Minnis’ Statement on Baha Mar

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement regarding the keys to Baha Mar being handed over: “How can this PLP Government turn over a set of keys to a property they claim they don’t own?  Always searching their next photo op, the PLP duly lined up for their latest…

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Dr. Minnis’ Statement on the Prime Minister’s Stunning Comments On Crime

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on the Prime Minister’s latest comments regarding the growing crime epidemic: “’Perceived increase in crime’?  ‘Madness that has seemed to grip our county’?  Prime Minister Christie’s and Minister Nottage’s words, not ours.  Words matter and actions matter even more and the two…

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Sidney Collie’s Statement on the BAMSI Campaign Ads

Sidney Collie, Chairman of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on the ongoing BAMSI campaign ads issue: “True to form instead of simply addressing an issue that is within their control the PLP and the Deputy Prime Minister would rather throw up smoke screens, point fingers and use misdirection.  The same is…

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Sidney Collie’s Response to Bradley Roberts

Sidney Collie, Chairman of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement responding to Bradley Roberts: “Whenever the delusional Bradley Roberts speaks it’s like listening to a broken record.  Deny, deny, deny in a desperate attempt to make the news story go away.  While they do wrong this is what they do.  But after…

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Minnis Says ‘Cotton Candy Christie’ Has Failed Grand Bahama

By DENISE MAYCOCK dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREE NATIONAL Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis said the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government has consistently failed Grand Bahama, the island suffering the most job losses under Prime Minister Perry Christie’s administration. “The PLP under Cotton Candy Christie presided over the loss of more jobs in Grand Bahama than any…

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