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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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October 27, 2014
Neymour considers bid for FNM chairman post

Former Minister of State for the Environment Phenton Neymour said yesterday he is considering running for chairman of the Free National Movement at the party's one-day convention next month.
Neymour, a former member of Parliament for South Beach, said he expects to make an announcement soon on his decision.
"In regards to putting together a political organization, putting together a campaign, I've...

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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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August 22, 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 recently 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 ce...

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September 12, 2011
OAS Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin Meets with Haiti's President Michel Martelly

The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Albert Ramdin met with Haiti's President Michel Martelly in Port au Prince, Haiti last week as part of an official visit by the high ranking OAS diplomat to the Caribbean country. During the meeting which lasted for more than an hour, President Martelly updated Assistant Secretary General Ramdin on the current...

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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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February 09, 2012
Public Security in the Hemisphere on the Road to the Summit of the Americas

The
40th Policy Round Table of the Organization of American States (OAS)
analyzed the issue of public security in the western hemisphere, to be
one of the axes for discussion during the Sixth Summit of the Americas,
to be held in April 13 and 14 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

Participants
in the event, titled, "The Road to Cartagena: Hemispheric Cooperation
to Strengthen Public Security,...

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March 13, 2014
FNM leader says he's standing for democracy

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday dodged questions about FNM Chairman Darron Cash's reported threat to resign over their differences on the issue of web shop taxation and regulation.
When contacted yesterday, Minnis said he does not speak publicly about internal party matters.
On Tuesday, The Nassau Guardian reported that Cash told party officials he was prepared to r...

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October 21, 2011
Campaign finance reform

In the House of Assembly earlier this week Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham put MPs on notice that they are expected to submit public disclosure records for 2009 and 2010 in accordance with the Public Disclosure Act.
The prime minister also threatened to make public the list of MPs who have not yet done so.
MPs, along with numerous other public officials, have until March 31 of each year to disclose...

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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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