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Minister Dion Foulkes counters criticisms of ‘job fair’ programs

Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes

• Following a well-attended job fair this past Saturday in Freeport, the Minister of Labour, Hon. Dion Foulkes found it necessary to fend off critical remarks. Below is his statement in its entirety. “Sadly, but not surprising, the Progressive Liberal Party finds the nerve to criticize the ‘Labour On The Blocks’ initiative held on Grand…
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‘Labour on Blocks’ job fairs relevant

We accept the ‘Labour on the Blocks’ job fairs concept as being quite ideal for the times. Should there be some tweaking? Well, we pointed out in this space just yesterday that there is a need for the Ministry of Labour to make some adjustments. Some of the comments and outright criticisms that have been…
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Speaker Moultrie under microscope

In words, Speaker Halson Moultrie made a full apology for a verbal attack from the chair in the House of Assembly, recently, that was leveled against members opposed to the Governing Free National Movement and what sounded like a broadside also, on an Official Opposition Progressive Liberal Party Senator. Only God, other than Moultrie, knows…
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Government’s shortcomings

There is no doubt Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is markedly different from his recent predecessors in the high national office, namely Perry Christie and Hubert Ingraham. Dr. Minnis seems less motivated by what is best for political gain. He has undertaken some challenges that the others did not dare address. Under PM Dr. Minnis,…
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