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Thompson: ‘We respect Turnquest’s decision’

Pictured are FNM National Vice Chairman, David Thompson (left) and former Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest (right), former Minister of Finance. (PHOTOS: TFN FILES)

Following the announcement of K. Peter Turnquest’s resignation as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance on Wednesday, November 26, amid allegations outlined in a Writ in the Supreme Court, Commercial Division, this daily spoke exclusively with David Thompson, National Vice Chairman, Free National Movement (FNM) and Chairman, Grand Bahama FNM Council, regarding the East…
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U.S. advising citizens to reconsider Bahamas

On Monday (November 23) United States officials issued a ‘Level 3’ travel advisory for its citizens wanting to visit The Bahamas. The ‘Level 3’ advises travelers to reconsider travel to The Bahamas due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. It also advised its citizens to exercise caution in some areas of The Bahamas…
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Residents share views on call for DPM Turnquest to resign

RESIDENTS WEIGH-IN – Grand Bahamians weigh-in on the call by Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader, Phillip “Brave” Davis (right) for Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest (left), Minister of Finance to resign amidst fraud allegations. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Grand Bahamians continue to weigh-in on the call from the Opposition Leader, Phillip Davis, for Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest to resign. Davis’ request comes after a writ was filed in the Supreme Court Commercial Division, New Providence surfaced last week, with business associates of the DPM and Turnquest as well, accused. Turquest, who…
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GB’s top cop issues stern warning

ASHTON GREENSLADE, Assistant Commissioner of Police, OIC for GB and the Northern Bahamas

Assistant Commissioner ofPolice (ACP) Ashton Greenslade headed a team of officers Friday (November 20) morning, covering major thoroughfares on Grand Bahama, sending a stern message to the criminal element. ““Members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Grand Bahama Division are out this morning in full force. We are covering 12 strategic checkpoints. The purpose of this road check is to ticket persons and to cite persons, who are in breach of the traffic laws and also the COVID-19 laws. “We are also searching suspected vehicles for dangerous drugs, firearms and other contrabands. We are also looking for persons who are wanted by the police and who have been in hiding. We hope to surprise them this morning with this operation and bring them into custody,” Greenslade said. “While I am at it, I want to send a warning out to those persons who are wanted by…
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