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June 14, 2011
Butler dealt a bad hand

Dear Editor,

It appears as if Opposition Leader Perry G. Christie is unmoved by the sudden resignation of Craig Butler from the Progressive Liberal Party.  Christie stated that people are always leaving the PLP. He also stated, however, that people are always joining his party. Mr. Christie also added that he wishes Mr. Butler all the best in his future endeavors.
Christie said this much abo...

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August 21, 2014
Butler-Turner demonstrates leadership while Christie and Minnis flounder

During debate in the House of Assembly on the upcoming referendum, in yet another display of astonishingly mangled syntax, pronunciation and thinking, Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis spoke of "a quagmire of web".
As is generally the case, Bahamians were left scratching their heads as to what exactly Minnis meant. His performance last week, perhaps the worst self-inflicted wound of his politica...

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August 25, 2015
Butler-Turner says she will sue Gomez for defamation

Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner said yesterday she intends to sue Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez for defamation after he told The Nassau Guardian on Sunday he plans to seek leave from a judge to file Election Court petitions to declare her seat vacant for "violation of the constitution" in respect of conflicts of interest.

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September 13, 2012
Butler: Renewable Energy Worth 150M

Orlando, Florida - A leading voice for renewable energy in the Caribbean says the technology will not take root and survive without key policies from the government.

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March 06, 2013
CARIFTA Rivalry Continues For Jamaica, The Bahamas

The Inter-Secondary Schools Boys and Girls Championships (Champs) will be staged in Jamaica two weeks prior to that country's national junior track and field team traveling to The Bahamas for the 42nd version of the CARIFTA Games.

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February 20, 2013

Recent developments by the IMF in Jamaica and now the Bahamas portend significant problems for these two prominent West Indian Countries going forward. In the case of the Bahamas IMF intervention would be even more serious than is the case with Jamaica. While the Jamaican Debt to GDP ratio overrun of 140 percent is higher than that of the Bahamas, Jamaica has a more developed Capital Market Driven...

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February 13, 2013

Recent developments by the IMF in Jamaica and now the Bahamas portend significant problems for these two prominent West Indian Countries going forward. In the case of the Bahamas IMF intervention would be even more serious than is the case with Jamaica. While the Jamaican Debt to GDP ratio overrun of 140 percent is higher than that of the Bahamas, Jamaica has a more developed Capital Market Driven...

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CIBC First Caribbean's 3rd Annual Walk for the Cure
October 08, 2014
CIBC First Caribbean's 3rd Annual Walk for the Cure

Bank Hosts Fun Walk to Raise Funds for Cancer Treatment and Prevention. The general public and CIBC FirstCaribbean staff, management, customers and corporate partners walked for the cure this past Sunday to join the fight for life at the bank’s 3rd Annual ‘Walk for the Cure’ support initiative...

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May 18, 2012
CIBC FirstCaribbean is sponsor of 2nd annual BIFF corporate golf invitational

For the second consecutive year, CIBC FirstCaribbean is a platinum sponsor, donating $10,000 to the Bahamas International Film Festival's Corporate Golf Invitational.
The tournament will be held at Albany's 18-hole championship golf course designed by Ernie Els. With CIBC FirstCaribbean's sponsorship, golfers enjoy a great game on a world-class golf course. CIBC FirstCaribbean will also provide ...

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December 22, 2015
COB and PMU sign five-year contract

NASSAU, Bahamas - The College of The Bahamas (COB) and the Public Managers Union (PMU) have signed a five-year contract, back-dated to 2013. At the signing, the head of the PMU, which represents middle managers at The College, said that while the agreement doesn't "fix or cure" everything the union had hoped, it is nonetheless "a handsome package" with "financial breathing room."
COB Council Chair...

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