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October 12, 2012
Secretary General Insulza: the Three Challenges to Democracy in the Region are Inequality, Organized Crime and the Lack of Political Dialogue

The
Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José
Miguel Insulza, said today at the opening ceremony of the Third Latin
American Democracy Forum in Mexico City, that "at present the
democracies of Latin America and the Caribbean face three major risks to
their integrity: inequality, organized crime, and the lack of dialogue
between political actors."

"These are...

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May 29, 2014
Country needs new direction and leadership from FNM

It is the task of the official opposition to prepare for and win the next general election in order to rescue the country from the terrible misrule, gross incompetence and abuses of power by the Christie administration.
The prior task is to mount the leadership necessary to more effectively challenge and confront an out-of-control government. Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis is nowhere up to th...

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September 26, 2014
PLP demands public apology from Rollins

The Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) National General Council (NGC) yesterday demanded a public apology in the House of Assembly from Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins as part of his atonement for publically attacking Prime Minister Perry Christie on the floor of the House in recent debates.
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts also appointed a four-person committee from the NGC to decide what sanction...

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September 27, 2014
'PM wants apology but can't give one'

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash said yesterday Prime Minister Perry Christie has once again displayed he is only concerned about protecting

his "reputation and legacy" and does not care about Bahamians.
Cash pointed out that the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) National General Council (NGC) has demanded a public apology from Dr. Andre Rollins as part of his atonement for publi...

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July 16, 2014
Christie non-committal on seeking re-election

Responding to claims that he will run in the next general election, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday suggested the decision will be made by himself, the people and the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP).
"That's not important to me now, [the fact that] people keep on talking about whether I'm running again," he said in response to a reporter's question on the matter.
"You know who decides whet...

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August 27, 2014
Mitchell reminds why young MPs were recruited

Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said the new generation of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MPs was not recruited to hold hands with the forces who want to "drive us back into the era of intolerance, ignorance and prejudice".
"I told our younger MPs, and I say this to you. The reason they were recruited into the PLP was to help the PLP make The Bahamas a more tolerant, liberal democracy, whe...

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January 27, 2015
Sending a young senator home

Heather Hunt is no longer a senator for the Free National Movement (FNM). Last week Dr. Hubert Minnis, leader of the opposition, asked her to step down. And she did.
Minnis is of the view that he should rotate his senators. This is not common but the FNM leader thinks it is what he should do.
Minnis spoke of his plan in 2012.
"Our senators, some of them would have been informed that the policy we ...

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January 21, 2015
GB ministry could be vital, free of politics and red tape, MP says

The Ministry for Grand Bahama could play a vital role in the revitalization of Grand Bahama's economy by providing promotional support and "shepherding in investments" to the island if it manages to free itself from excess red tape, according to Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest.
Turnquest told NB12 that it is "unfortunate" that the ministry had been kept a largely politic...

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November 24, 2014
A dry well

Free National Movement (FNM) delegates have made their decision.
They have re-elected Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis as their leader.
Unlike in 2012, Minnis was not elected unopposed.
He beat his former deputy, Loretta Butler-Turner, in a battle whose outcome was not entirely surprising.
The race was not close.
We understand that Minnis secured 290 votes. Butler-Turner got 108.
Minnis' victory on Fr...

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September 29, 2014
The Bahamas Christian Council

"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves."
- Jesus Christ (Matthew 7:15)

Recently, the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC), through some of its members, has taken positions on public policy that have left many Bahamians more confused by their utterances instead of being enlightened on national issues that are debated in the public square...

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