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May 05, 2016
Does Bacon seek to hide evidence in alleged framing of Nygard?

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Louis Bacon seeks to prevent a court trial that—it would appear—would prevent the facts from coming out in what some consider to be the framing of Peter Nygard.

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May 11, 2016
Pintard: I will not be intimidated

FORMER Free National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard last evening declared that he would not be intimated and forced into silence, asserting that the only way for the Bahamas to socially mature, would be through a systematic change of the current political model.

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Drug Plan Address House Of Assembly
October 01, 2009
Drug Plan Address House Of Assembly

Mr. Speaker,
It is the fundamental right for each and every Bahamian to have access to healthcare regardless of their religion, creed, race or financial status. It is the role of Government to ensure the basic rights of individuals are met, it is the goal of my Government to ensure that the Bahamian people have full access to quality and affordable healthcare.

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October 12, 2009
Tribute to Sir Clement Maynard by Sir Arthur Foulkes

“If there is no struggle there is no progress. There are those who profess to favour freedom and yet deprecate agitation. They want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters.”

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August 13, 2010
OAS/CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission Begins its Activities in Haiti

The

first elements of the Joint Electoral Observation Mission of the

Organization of American States (OAS) and the Caribbean Community

(CARICOM) led by Ambassador Colin Granderson arrived in

Port-au-Prince on August 3rd and began their meetings with various

members of the government, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP),

the political parties, civil society organizations, memb...

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May 03, 2011
Does it matter

Dear Editor,
It is about that time again when politicians find their way back to Church. In the past, there were very active political surrogate communities within the numerous church bodies and many were even labeled as PLP or FNM denominations.
However, the last decade has seen a decrease in the level of influence that political organizations have on congregations, due primarily to the non-par...

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June 02, 2011
PLP treasurer resigns

Craig Butler, treasurer of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), resigned yesterday from his post and the opposition party and vowed to run as a candidate in the Kennedy constituency at the next general election.
"It should come as no surprise to political observers that I've grown disillusioned with this once great political organization, the PLP, to which my grandfather (Sir Milo Butler) dedicate...

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June 01, 2011
The People's Deliverance Party launched

More than 20 new candidates have emerged on the political scene to contest seats in the next general election, with the formation of a new political organization.
The People's Deliverance Party (PDP) comes several weeks after the launch of the Democratic National Alliance, led by Bamboo Town MP Branville McCartney.
The PDP is headed by political aspirant and attorney Paul Moss, who made the announ...

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July 20, 2011
OAS Secretary General Calls for National Unity and Respect for Institutions in Guatemala

As a result of the political situation in Guatemala, in the context of
the electoral process leading up to presidential elections in September, the Secretary General of the Organization of American
States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, said he is "concerned about the
environment of political tension that in this context has been
created in the Central American country, especially by the
definiti...

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September 05, 2011
Can the FNM Win in West End

Dear Editor,

Perhaps the most interesting race in Grand Bahama in the upcoming general election will be in the West End and Bimini constituency. It has been rumored through the press that successful Freeport businessman Jeff Butler will be the Free National Movement's standard bearer in that constituency against Progressive Liberal Party incumbent Obie Wilchcombe. Obie Wilchcombe has represente...

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