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HOA Speaker returns to chair, ‘no confidence’ vote fails

HALSON MOULTRIE House of Assembly, Speaker

The House of Assembly, late Wednesday (February 14) afternoon passed a resolution expressing a vote of confidence in House Speaker, Halson Moultrie. It was moved that Moultrie, once again, take the chair as Speaker. There were 26 yays; four nays – from the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MPs – one abstention and seven absences. Members…
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‘No confidence’ motion expected against HOA Speaker

HALSON MOULTRIE House of Assembly, Speaker

Leader of the Official Opposition, Phillip ‘Brave’ Davis, is expected to move a ‘no confidence’ vote against the Speaker in the House of Assembly (HOA), Halson Moultrie, this morning when proceedings resume. This latest move in the “HOA drama,” stemmed from proceedings some two weeks prior, when Moultrie named and suspended Member of Parliament for…
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Johnson double murder trial continues

BACK IN COURT – Kevin Dames, DeVaughn Hall and Paul Belizaire were back in court yesterday, for the double murder trial of Barry and Sheena Johnson.

Defence Attorney Geoffrey Farquharson continued questioning lead investigator Sergeant #772 Lorenzo Johnson, when the murder trial of Barry and Sheena Johnson resumed on Tuesday (February 13) morning in the Supreme Court at the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre. The Johnsons were murdered at their Holmes Rock residence on September 12, 2015. Allan Alcime, Virgill Hall, Paul…
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‘Cost of electricity must be addressed’

Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson

The ease of doing business must be carefully examined in order for the government to attract foreign investors to operate and conduct business in the technology fields, particularly on Grand Bahama (GB), said Senator Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for GB in the Office of the Prime Minister. Thompson made this statement during his contribution…
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