Cooper: We are in a fight for the soul of our nation

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July 26, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper told party faithfuls last night they are fighting for the “very soul of our nation.”

“It is a fight that we wage day by day to determine if the Bahamas will continue to wander aimlessly under the visionless, greedy, conflicted, self-dealing, inept, tainted behaviour of the Free National Movement, or if The Bahamas will keep moving forward into a new age under the stewardship of the PLP.”

Mr Cooper, speaking during the opening night of the PLP’s first national convention since 2017, joined other speakers in portraying the Minnis administration as uncaring and out-of-depth.

Speaking of the party’s plans for governance, Mr Cooper said the PLP, if elected in the next election, will begin the conversation of transitioning the country into a republic, citing Trinidad and Tobago as an example.

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News date : 07/26/2019    Category : Culture, Politics, Tribune Stories

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