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April 10, 2014
From numbers banquet table, PLP to give scraps to the poor

We appear on the verge of an extraordinary betrayal of the Bahamian people, made even more heart-wrenching because it is at the hands of our very own, not those of slave masters and colonial rulers.
It is a betrayal of various core principles of the second emancipation of majority rule, of a certain promise of independence, and a betrayal of the poor and the middle class.
Instead of a national or ...

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April 17, 2012
Minister calls strike 'illegal'

Nearly 100 disgruntled customs and immigration officers protested outside The Nassau Guardian yesterday as Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes appeared on a radio show inside the building.
The officers were agitating to get on "Darold Miller Live" on Guardian Radio 96.9FM to debate Foulkes about their outstanding labor issues.
The protest came three days after Foulkes ordered the members of the Bahama...

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February 29, 2012
Leaders should have answers

Dear Editor,
 
Voters will never know what the new political candidates are offering until they get those candidates to sit down and talk to them.  But, many of the candidates are not prepared to talk, or have nothing to say unless that 'talk' takes a particular line.  The ability to communicate is very important and some of the fresh blood who want to talk are finding out stuff tha...

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February 23, 2013
Bearing Perry Christie

Dear Editor,

In the weeks following the referendum loss for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration under the leadership of Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie, calls have been mounting for Christie to step down as prime minister and leader of the PLP. Interestingly, it seems as if some PLPs have joined the chorus of those calling on the prime minister to leave frontline politics ...

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November 25, 2014
Zonta to 'Paint The Town Orange' to end violence against women

The color orange will adopt new meaning as the Zonta Club of New Providence (ZCNP) moves to "Paint the Town Orange" in its new campaign to end violence against women and girls.
At 10 a.m. on today, ZCNP in association with Zonta International and the United Nations and its agencies will kickoff its "Say No To Violence Campaign" in the country's celebrated Rawson Square during a small ceremony - wh...

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May 03, 2011
Does it matter

Dear Editor,
It is about that time again when politicians find their way back to Church. In the past, there were very active political surrogate communities within the numerous church bodies and many were even labeled as PLP or FNM denominations.
However, the last decade has seen a decrease in the level of influence that political organizations have on congregations, due primarily to the non-par...

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August 13, 2010
OAS/CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission Begins its Activities in Haiti

The

first elements of the Joint Electoral Observation Mission of the

Organization of American States (OAS) and the Caribbean Community

(CARICOM) led by Ambassador Colin Granderson arrived in

Port-au-Prince on August 3rd and began their meetings with various

members of the government, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP),

the political parties, civil society organizations, memb...

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July 02, 2012
The politics of urban renewal

There has been much complaining of late about the new administration's decision to not renew the contracts of urban renewal workers. The Free National Movement (FNM) says the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is victimizing Bahamians and the PLP says the contracts came to an end and it is moving in another direction.
Truth is that both parties use the scheme to employ supporters. The PLP did in 20...

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November 07, 2011
The Democratic National Alliance

The mission of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) is to ensure that the needs and aspirations of Bahamian people - to be owners with the government in the political, cultural, and economic development of the nation - are met.
 
DNA mission statement
Since its launch in May, 2011 the Democratic National Alliance (DNA), the newest political party on the Bahamian landscape, has gained consid...

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April 19, 2013
At OAS Special Session, States Reaffirm Commitment to ICC

Washington, D.C.-- On
12 April 2013, the Committee on Political and Juridical Affairs of the
Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) hosted
the Eighth High-Level Working Session on the International Criminal
Court (ICC), bringing together OAS member and observer states,
high-level OAS and ICC officials and members of civil society. This
year's session focused on the is...

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