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PLP Chairman blasts Minnis for 'bad' candidates
April 10, 2017
PLP Chairman blasts Minnis for 'bad' candidates

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has castigated Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis saying his "failed leadership" has led the party to select "bad and unfit" candidates to run for the impending 2017 general election...

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April 04, 2017
Trying to win the election

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was supposed to take place between May 4 and 6 in New Providence. Organizers planned around that date. People bought supplies. Visitors booked tickets.
Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday confirmed that the dates for carnival had been "suspended or extended" due to the approaching general election. The change in festival dates was first reported in this newspaper on M...

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February 09, 2017
More Than Half of Grand Bahamas' Population Registered to Vote

Reno Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner in the Parliamentary Registration Department, says that more than half of the eligible voters in Grand Bahama have registered for the upcoming General Elections and hes expecting that number to increase over the next few weeks...

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April 04, 2017
Festival to be May 18-20 as PM confirms move

LESS than a week after officials announced the event's line-up, Prime Minister Perry Christie confirmed yesterday that the 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has been postponed until after the general election...

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January 13, 2017
Elections are not won by chance

"Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people. Action, self-reliance, the vision of self and the future have been the only means by which the oppressed have seen and realized the light of their own freedom." - Marcus Garvey

With a general election just a few months away, we are at the dawn of the election season. So, brace yourself to be bombarded with partisan propaganda and vis...

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November 21, 2016
BNCP reveals first eight candidates for 2017 election

THE Bahamas National Coalition Party (BNCP) held its first candidates launch on Friday at the Bahamas Public Service Officers Union (BPSU) Hall.

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November 28, 2016
Damn the popular vote

Do you follow American presidential elections?

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November 24, 2016
BCP calls for 2017 election observers from the OAS

A FRINGE political party has taken steps to secure electoral observers from the Organization of American States, charging that the high "level of corruption" in the government will not allow for a fair general election process in 2017.

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October 18, 2016
Remarks by Hon. Fred Mitchell at Bahamas Diplomatic Week Opening Ceremony

This is my valedictory statement as Minister of Foreign Affairs to you for this term. In doing so and as I say farewell, I would like to thank all of you for coming and for the support which you have given our country over the years and especially during this time of the post hurricane emergency.

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September 06, 2016
Symonette: FNM still viable

Former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said he believes the Free National Movement (FNM) is "still a viable party" for the 2017 general election, despite the number of party members who have opted not to seek renomination or those who have ended their candidacy.

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