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April 22, 2015
Christie silent, Baha Mar confirms another delay

Almost a week after Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian went on a tirade at an employers gathering in Nassau, there has been relatively little public response to the obviously incensed investor's commentary, and once again Baha Mar appears to have committed itself to a timeline for opening that it will not meet...

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April 23, 2015
Christie's and the PLP's 'Wonderland of make-believe and fantasy'

Even before the results of the May 7, 2012 general election, there were glaring signs that the election of the Perry Christie-led PLP would be another dark adventure down the proverbial rabbit hole popularized in Charles Lutwidge Dodgson's (writing under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll) "Alice in Wonderland".
We are living in a parallel universe of the famed novel, which might be called Christie and t...

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March 17, 2015
Christie's circus at BEC

Residents of New Providence are still recovering from a miserable few days. A fire at the Blue Hills power station of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) on Friday led to the island being without electricity for most of the weekend.
This is just the latest meltdown for BEC. Last summer, the corporation had a series of system collapses that left New Providence residents in the dark.
On Sunday...

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Christie's keys to success Pt. 1
September 05, 2011
Christie's keys to success (Pt. 1)

Logic would seem to dictate that in this long season of discontent, in this season of record unemployment, in this season of record bloodshed, in this interminable season of frustrating, confusing, infuriating "road works", in this season of collapse for many homegrown businesses, in this time of rising fuel and food prices...

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Christie: If Miller wants to walk out, PLP is a revolving door
February 20, 2015
Christie: If Miller wants to walk out, PLP is a revolving door

Although Prime Minister Perry Christie does not believe that Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller is really serious about leaving the Progressive Liberal Party, he says the organisation operates as a revolving door and persons can "walk out or walk in"...

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January 28, 2015
Christie: LNG will be hot topic in Bahamas

The government of The Bahamas has renewed its conversations with liquified natural gas (LNG) producers to explore the prospects for that energy source in The Bahamas, and in fact, Prime Minister Perry Christie said in the margins of the Caribbean Energy Security Summit (CESS) that the government is talking with "one of the major players for natural gas who has just gone into Jamaica."
Christie tol...

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June 14, 2011
Christie: WikiLeaks a learning experience

Former Prime Minister Perry Christie says public officials should view the WikiLeaks cables as a learning experience and added that the release of the diplomatic documents have allowed Bahamians to see more clearly the actions of their leaders.
"This kind of exposure that we're getting now is more to give Bahamians an understanding that these things happened and perhaps at the end of the process ...

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Christmas bonus for BEC staff deferred
December 11, 2013
Christmas bonus for BEC staff deferred

BEC employees will have less of a Merry Christmas this year, as the Corporation has decided to "defer" Christmas bonuses because of "financial constraints", The Tribune understands...

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April 11, 2012
Ciro Lowe, 30

Memorial Service for Ciro Lowe, age 30 years, of Golden Isles Road off Carmichael Road, will be held on Sunday April 8th, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. at Living Faith Seventh Day Adventist Church, Old Trail Road. Officiating will be Pastor Barrington Brennen.
Left to cherish the memories of Ciro Lowe are his children: Ciana and Ciro Lowe Jr.; his mother: Juanita Roker-Lowe; one sister: Linda Hall; two broth...

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August 03, 2010
Claims that the GBPC refusing to compensate terminated employee

By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union president Leslie Lightbourne claims the Grand Bahama Power Company is refusing to pay compensation to an employee who was terminated following a drug test earlier this year.
The employee has worked with the company for 36 years and is entitled to severance pay, Lightbourne insist...

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