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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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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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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 18, 2015
Man who murdered Cabinet Minister has sentence cut

THE Court of Appeal has reduced the life sentence of the man convicted of murdering a Free National Movement Cabinet minister, a decision that came 18 years after Charles "Chuck" Virgil's death.

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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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February 21, 2016
About-face

While Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell now calls two Cuban men who were detained unlawfully at the Fox Hill prison since 2013 "a national security risk", just three months ago he asked Cabinet to grant the men asylum and release them into the general population, National Review understands.

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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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July 21, 2014
Cabinet to hear gaming advice from taskforce

TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday he expects to update the Christie administration on the Financial Action Task Force's recommendations for the highly anticipated Gaming Bill when Cabinet meets this week...

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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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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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