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October 06, 2014
Mitchell says DNA hired protestors

Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell yesterday accused the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) of paying some of his constituents to demonstrate in Rawson Square last Wednesday in what he called an attempt to fool the public that the party has widespread political support.
However, DNA Leader Branville McCartney, who was contacted for comment, said he had no knowledge of any supporter being paid to demonstrat...

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March 24, 2012
Remembering the contributions of two political giants

Dear Editor,
After the victory that ushered in majority rule, a concerted plan was set in motion to place one person at center stage and push all others off. That might have caused the early fracture in the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) after majority rule. That fracture has caused a distortion of the nation history; but if history is our guide, where do we go for guidance?
Let us go back to J...

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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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January 30, 2012
FNM risks alienating the Christian church with Sunday rallies

Dear Editor,
 
The Free National Movement (FNM) has stirred up a hornet's nest by holding its forum on a Sunday in Grand Bahama at Grand Lucayan Resort.  The event, dubbed 'Take 5' was held on January 15.  At this political event the FNM officially introduced its five candidates for Grand Bahama.  The governing party also held its national candidates launch on Sunday, January 2...

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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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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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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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January 23, 2012
Safety during campaign season

We are entering the peak of the 2012 election campaign.  The main parties have named their candidates and they and their workers are moving around communities seeking votes.
We remind Bahamians to be cautious during this period.  Not everyone wearing a party shirt, or purporting to be a party representative, is honest or a representative of a political organization.
A Sea Breeze couple t...

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August 08, 2014
PM: No apology for 2002 referendum

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he has no intention of apologizing for campaigning against the 2002 constitutional referendum on gender equality, which is similar to the government's proposed referendum set for November 6.
Christie was responding to questions from reporters about Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash's statement that an apology from him about the referendu...

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May 11, 2012
Preliminary autopsy report on the general election

Dear Editor,

The following is my preliminary autopsy report on the May 07, 2012 general election, which resulted in the crushing defeat of the Free National Movement (FNM) party and its now deflated leader, Hubert Alexander Ingraham.
Firstly, it was a people's victory - more than one for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). The last five years were financially exhaustive for many of us; and scor...

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