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September 20, 2014
FNM should take the bull by the horns

Dear Editor,

There is obvious unrest among the young PLP members of Parliament who it was promised would be the future of the party, but who have been treated as nothing more than a nuisance by the political "old heads" and their friends.
Considering the way these young men have been treated by their superiors for defending the interests of their constituents and taking a stand against hypocritic...

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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
The masked Bahamians

One of the famous quotes attributed to Oscar Wilde is: "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth." This quotation is consistent with the notion that the truth is bitter even though the Bible states that the truth sets us free. The question then is if truth brings us into a place of liberty, why do many despise or forfeit the freedom and p...

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September 24, 2014
PLP chairman lashes Rollins

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday
"we will see hell freeze and the second coming" before Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins blackmails the government.
Roberts said Rollins' "egomaniacal and selfish genotype" prevents him from "reasonable and balanced behavior and being a team player".
"Rollins must put up or shut up over these idle threats and claims of disre...

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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 10, 2014
Why poor and urban working class Bahamians are beloved by politicians

A tribe is not inherently a bad thing. Subconscious or not, the division of people into any social, economic, political or religious groupings is quite common, maybe even expected.
The problem with tribes occurs when they become a way of life required to survive, and when that way of life, tribalism, undermines the progress of a nation - when everything becomes about who you know or associate with...

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April 30, 2012
Pinewood Young Professionals Organization (PYPO) launched

NASSAU, Bahamas -- On March 28 2012, The Pinewood Young Professionals Organization (PYPO) was launched to meet the desires of young professionals with in the Pinewood community. The launch of PYPO, has attracted residents between the ages of 18 to 40 year and to date, members includes construction workers, doctors, lawyers, bankers, customer service reps., and unemployed residents.
Khaalis E. Rol...

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May 10, 2013
OAS Secretary General Calls for Strengthening Equity and Transparency in Systems of Political Financing in the Caribbean

The Secretary General of the Organization of
American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, today opened the second day
of the Regional Forum "Strengthening Regulation of Political Parties
and Political Financing Systems in the Caribbean," with a call for
greater equity and transparency in the systems of political financing in
the region.

Political financing reform is necessary, said the...

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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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