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Brave hits out at ‘hypocritical’ PM

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ joke about going home to prepare stew fish when he was faced with questions on appointing a substantive chief justice drew criticism from Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis who called it hypocritical yesterday.

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Turnquest defends Oban deal

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday urged Bahamians not to be fooled by the “noise” surrounding the proposed $5.5 billion Oban Energies oil refinery and storage facility, stressing the government would not allow any project that is not environmentally sound.

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Johnson apologises as PM stays silent

AFTER facing calls for him to resign or be fired for his public criticism over Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ delay in appointing a substantive chief justice, State Legal Affairs Minister Elsworth Johnson apologised for making the comments, telling reporters it was the “wrong” forum to have done so.

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Prices overhaul in diet offensive

IN a bid to strengthen the fight against non-communicable diseases, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands revealed last night the adjustments that will likely be made to the price-controlled breadbasket list in the next fiscal year.

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