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July 16, 2014
Knowing when to depart

Whether Prime Minister Perry Christie likes it or not, the issue of his political future will increasingly be of interest in the months to come. He did not seem too enthused when reporters asked him yesterday if he will seek another term as prime minister.
"That's not important to me now, [the fact that] people keep on talking about whether I'm running again," he said to reporters at the opening c...

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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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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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October 01, 2014
Rollins' criticisms of PM 'not damaging'

Marco City MP Greg Moss said he does not see Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins' criticisms of Prime Minister Perry Christie as anything "exceptional or damaging".
As reported on Friday, the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) National General Council (NGC) demanded a public apology in the House of Assembly from Rollins as part of his atonement for publically attacking Christie in Parliament in rec...

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July 21, 2014
Passing the baton

Prime Minister Perry Christie is keeping the door open on a possible bid for re-election in 2017.
In opposition, Christie told The Nassau Guardian that if re-elected in 2012, he would step down at the mid-term.
But on the campaign trail ahead of that hotly-contested race, he stressed repeatedly that he fully intends to serve a full term.
Christie, however, characterized himself as the bridge to th...

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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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February 16, 2015
Pintard defends FNM Senate pick

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard said he is not too concerned about the "noise in the market" regarding the selection of opposition Senator Lanisha Rolle.
Pintard suggested that those who were offended by Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis' choice will eventually get over it.
"There will be some who will raise questions and that is always expected when an appointment is made,...

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February 18, 2015
Smith suggests he felt sidelined before BAIC appointment

Nassau Village MP Dion Smith suggested that prior to his recent appointment as executive chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) he felt sidelined by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) despite Prime Minister Perry Christie's claims that the organization has a "wide tent".
"Mr. Speaker, the right honorable prime minister (Perry Christie) has always said that this gre...

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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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October 03, 2014
FNMs should take a page out of the DNA's book by standing squarely behind Minnis

Dear Editor,
The recent march and demonstration outside Parliament by Democratic National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney along with approximately 100 of his supporters can be an object lesson for open-minded card-carrying members of the Free National Movement (FNM).
While some within the FNM might scoff at the DNA for protesting, I am of the view that the FNM should have been the party out th...

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