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Mincing no words, Opposition Senator Michael Darville dismissed the government’s proposed fiscal plan as one that lacks both vision and creativity. Taking his party’s lead in contributing to the debate on the 2020/2021 Budget in the Upper Chamber, Dr Darville charged that in order to reduce public debate, the government must not only find ways to reduce expenditure and at the same time boost revenue.
Senators today set the stage for debate on the 2020/2021 Budget with first readings. House members gave the nod to the proposed fiscal plan after midnight following days of debate in the Lower Chamber. The Minnis Administrative has touted the incoming budget as a reformative and transformative. However, for the first time in the country’s history...
A further relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions pushes the curfew back by another hour. As of today, the 9:00pm will instead begin at 10:00pm ending at 5:00am. “It is only one hour but it is necessary because as certain sectors of society opens, this additional time is needed,” Prime Minister the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis explained.