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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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February 01, 2014
Cabinet will review Allen's suggestions

Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez said yesterday that Cabinet will review suggestions made by Court of Appeal President Anita Allen urging the government to amend the law which outlines mandatory minimum sentences in certain cases.
"We will discuss it in Cabinet and give it our consideration. I can't anticipate what Cabinet will do or won't do," Gomez told The Nassau Guardian when a...

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May 26, 2011
Veteran Actor/Director Anthony 'Skeebo' Roberts Joins Cast of The Cabinet For Freeport Premiere

Freeport,
Grand Bahama - With the formation of new political parties, familiar
political faces and the nation already caught up in new political
campaigns, the latest political play

The Cabinet has decided to change constituencies and take the laughs to Grand Bahama after a successful run in New Providence.

Set
to premiere at 8pm at the Regency Theatre this weekend (May 27 and May
28, 2011)...

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June 22, 2011
Skeebo Roberts and Ward Minnis Reunite on Dundas Stage For Cabinet Encore

Nassau, The Bahamas... Ten years after stealing scenes in Sam Boodle's The Landlord, Ward Minnis and Anthony 'Skeebo' Roberts are returning to the Dundas stage this weekend with twice the laughs in The Cabinet, a play that has been called the biggest comedy to hit the stage so far for 2011.

"We just got back from Freeport with the play at the Regency," says Minnis
who in addition to playing o...

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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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June 25, 2011
Skeebo Roberts Ward Minnis reunite on Dundas stage for Cabinet encore

Ten years after stealing scenes in Sam Boodle's The Landlord, Ward Minnis and Anthony 'Skeebo' Roberts are returning to the

Dundas stage this weekend with twice the laughs in The Cabinet, a play that has been called the biggest comedy to hit the

stage so far for 2011.
"We just got back from Freeport with the play at the Regency," says Minnis, who in addition to playing one of the lead characte...

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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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New Bahamas Cabinet Highly Competitive with Caribbean Counterparts
May 14, 2012
New Bahamas Cabinet Highly Competitive with Caribbean Counterparts

The Honorable Perry Christie newly elected Prime Minister of the Bahamas has announced the members of his new Cabinet. The Prime Minister seems to have done a good job of selecting an impressive team of Ministers. A review by the Council of Concerned Bahamians Abroad (CBA) finds that this new Cabinet and executive branch of government in the Bahamas is competitive with the best Cabinets in the Eng...

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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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