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May 01, 2012
Pinewood Young Professionals Organization Launched

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.

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May 11, 2012
Preliminary autopsy report on the general election

Dear Editor,

The following is my preliminary autopsy report on the May 07, 2012 general election, which resulted in the crushing defeat of the Free National Movement (FNM) party and its now deflated leader, Hubert Alexander Ingraham.
Firstly, it was a people's victory - more than one for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). The last five years were financially exhaustive for many of us; and scor...

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May 12, 2012
The Free National Movement in the post-Ingraham era

Dear Editor,

I am not surprised at all that the Free National Movement (FNM) has been soundly defeated by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in the general election. The FNM was simply destroyed at the polls by the PLP. The new official opposition party was only able to win nine seats to the Progressive Liberal Party's 29. The Bahamian people have sent a clear message to the outgoing governin...

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May 23, 2012
Too much credit given to Bradley Roberts for the PLP's victory

Dear Editor,

I would like to respond to a letter that was published in the May 21 edition of The Nassau Guardian. It was written by the popular radio talk show host and rabid Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) supporter Ortland H. Bodie Jr. Bodie gloated about the landslide victory of the governing PLP over the "shell-shocked" Free National Movement (FNM) on May 7.
In terms of the number of seats ...

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May 24, 2012
A postmortem on the FNM's Take 5 team's election performance on Grand Bahama

Dear Editor,

Former Prime Minister and Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Hubert A. Ingraham made several strategic moves in the months leading up to the May 7 general election in an effort to stave off the political onslaught of the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) Gold Rush in Grand Bahama. The FNM's six candidates in the 2007 general election were able to win five of the six seats that were...

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June 14, 2012
Branville McCartney caused the FNM to lose the general election

Dear Editor,

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney recently informed the press that his party would present to the public a shadow Cabinet that would be the voice on behalf of the Bahamian people. No doubt, this shadow Cabinet will also be formed in order to keep the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government's feet to the fire.
McCartney's recent announcement concerning ...

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July 12, 2012
Prime Minister Perry Christie no longer wants Picewell Forbes in the PLP

Dear Editor,
 
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) member of Parliament for Mangrove Cay and South Andros Picewell Forbes is probably wondering why he has fallen into the bad grace of his leader Prime Minister Perry G. Christie.  Forbes, who is currently serving in his second term in the House of Assembly, has not been appointed to the Cabinet or any of the government boards.  He has be...

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July 02, 2012
The politics of urban renewal

There has been much complaining of late about the new administration's decision to not renew the contracts of urban renewal workers. The Free National Movement (FNM) says the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is victimizing Bahamians and the PLP says the contracts came to an end and it is moving in another direction.
Truth is that both parties use the scheme to employ supporters. The PLP did in 20...

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August 25, 2012
Where is Cassius Stuart

Dear Editor,
Before former Bahamas Democratic Movement (BDM) Leader Cassius Stuart had dissolved his political organization and joined up with the Free National Movement (FNM) in early 2011, he was a political firebrand who always made it a point to voice his opinion on what was happening in the country. I think that is healthy for any thriving democracy. But now that he is in the bosom of the FNM...

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August 29, 2012
Perry Christie Is The Prime Minister Of All Bahamians

Dear Editor,

It looks like some radical Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) followers are upset with Prime Minister Perry Christie for not cleansing the public service of some Free National Movement (FNM) supporters.

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