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September 17, 2015
Wayne Munroe's wrongheaded notion

A friend recalls a recent visit to the workshop of a government agency on a workday between 11 a.m. and noon. What he saw and describes is symptomatic of the dire state of the country and the collapse of basic order in numerous areas of political and national life.

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October 22, 2014
Collective responsibility: The Bahamas' prime minister is not chief executive

Without language, we cannot conceive, understand and communicate ideas and values. It is important that we get our language right. We often get our language and our thinking muddled and just plain wrong in constitutional matters.
Proper language and terminology communicate concepts and principles. In medicine and science, getting concepts and language wrong may be a matter of life and death. Getti...

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May 12, 2012
Christie Cabinet complete

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday defended the large size of his newly formed Cabinet, claiming the challenges confronting the nation warrant as many hands on deck as possible.
Government yesterday announced the final Cabinet appointments of 11 ministers, pushing the number of posts in Christie's Cabinet to 21 (16 ministers and five ministers of state). Three parliamentary secretaries have a...

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Cabinet confirms FATCA approach
July 22, 2013
Cabinet confirms FATCA approach

The Bahamas will be pursuing a Model I Intergovernmental Agreement under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Guardian Business can confirm.

After a lengthy presentation last week, Cabinet approved the Ministry of Financial Services' recommendation to negotiate with the United States for The Bahamas to enter into a Model I Intergovernmental Agreement.

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Church leader calls for Cabinet reshuffle
December 14, 2015
Church leader calls for Cabinet reshuffle

PROMINENT religious leader Bishop Simeon Hall said it is evident that "two or three" Cabinet ministers are "out of their league" and should be reassigned or replaced, as he called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to shuffle his Cabinet to better address the concerns of Bahamians...

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October 14, 2010
Cabinet minister's murderer gets life

>By ARTESIA DAVIS
Guardian Senior Reporter
artesia@nasguard.com
A judge yesterday sentenced Ellison Smith to life in prison for the murder of Free National Movement(FNM) Cabinet Minister Charles Virgill.
Smith, who denied his involvement in the murder during an interview with probation officer Lisa Bowleg, continued those denials yesterday, telling Senior Justice Jon Isaacs that he was innocent.
V...

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August 14, 2015
Cabinet ministers and conflicts of interest

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson wants an apology from Darron Cash after the former Free National Movement (FNM) chairman accused of her of multiple conflicts of interest in relation to the Baha Mar development.

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May 10, 2012
Cabinet appointments announced

Cabinet Office announced just moments ago that Prime Minister Perry Christie has advised the Governor-General to make the following cabinet appointments:

The Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage - Minister of National Security & Govt Leader in the House of Assembly
The Hon. Obediah Wilchcombe - Minister of Tourism
The Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald - Minister of Education, Science & Technology
The Hon. Ryan Pinde...

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The Cabinet Office Donate To Red Cross
June 02, 2010
The Cabinet Office Donate To Red Cross

The Cabinet Office staff on Monday, May 31, presented a cheque to the Bahamas Red Cross to assist with the rebuilding of Haiti following the January earthquake. Mrs. Anita Bernard, Secretary to the Cabinet made the presentation to Mrs. Carolyn Turnquest, Director General of the Bahamas Red Cross

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Claim that Minnis 'violated' Cabinet code of conduct
August 19, 2015
Claim that Minnis 'violated' Cabinet code of conduct

FORMER Progressive Liberal Party Cabinet minister George Smith yesterday alleged that Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis "violated" the Cabinet code of conduct by continuing to accept cheques for his company which had a contract with the Public Hospitals Authority while he was the minister of health...

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