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December 06, 2013
Christie decries double-dipping

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government will "outlaw" double-dipping but did not confirm when it would happen.
"Yes, it must be outlawed as quickly as possible," he told reporters yesterday. "That's the first point, but it's a process, and we want to conform with best practices in the process. But there's no doubt whatsoever about the results that we are trying to achieve or in...

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March 14, 2014
Christie defends PLP's commitment to women

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday people cannot mischaracterize the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) "for what it represents in its history for women in this country".
Christie defended his party's record on the advancement of women in the face of ongoing public outrage over recent comments Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller made in the House of Assembly.
Miller said on February 20 he used to b...

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February 07, 2012
Christie defends candidate picks

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Perry Christie said in an interview broadcast yesterday that he is satisfied that former ministers Shane Gibson and Leslie Miller are suitable to run in the upcoming general election despite the controversies that have surrounded them.
Christie said he has carefully examined all of the candidates the party will run in the election so they may stand up to any ...

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November 27, 2013
Christie denies conflict of interest claims

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday rejected suggestions that there is a conflict of interest surrounding his discussions with his advisor's son during a trip overseas...

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June 07, 2011
Christie hit out at Miller

Cables obtained by The Nassau Guardian through the whistleblower WikiLeaks reveal deep concerns Perry Christie had about the Petrocaribe agreement with Venezuela while he was prime minister, and his worries about certain moves then Minister of Trade and Industry Leslie Miller was making, allegedly without Cabinet approval.
In fact, the cables reveal that the Christie Cabinet was "sharply divided" ...

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February 16, 2015
Christie management decision delay blocking BEC Baha Mar prep

More than a month has passed now since Prime Minister Perry Christie returned from Beijing, China, and despite initial reports that he would name the company chosen to manage the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) upon his return from China, no announcement has been made to date.
And now, according to comments from Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Executive Chairman Leslie Miller, the admi...

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July 17, 2014
Christie orders probe into BEC

PRIME Minister Perry Christie has ordered a ministerial report on the Bahamas Electrical Corporation in the aftermath of concerns over an $100,000 cash payment made on behalf of its chairman Leslie Miller to settle outstanding debts and the spate of confidential leaks.

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July 08, 2014
Christie seeks answers on island-wide blackout

Following an island-wide blackout on Thursday night and Friday morning, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he is still "puzzled" about why there was a complete failure of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's (BEC) system.
"I am still puzzled as to how you can have an island-wide failure," Christie said.
"No system is supposed to totally collapse at the same time.
"The confluence of the ...

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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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