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July 17, 2012
Former Island Palm Resort symbolic of what has gone wrong with Freeport

Dear Editor,

In the weeks leading up to the May 7 general election, the former Free National Movement (FNM) government purchased the old Island Palm Resort for $1.9 million to facilitate the expansion of the Rand Memorial Hospital. The former Ingraham administration had already spent some $12 million in upgrading the accident and emergency theater and the reconstruction of the theaters at the lo...

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July 16, 2012
Response to the call for Hubert Ingraham to stay on

Dear Editor,

On July 14 you printed a letter to the editor from a Committed FNM. Is that FNM committed to staying in opposition or committed to the failure of the Free National Movement (FNM) party? They said that the FNM is having difficulty getting a candidate for North Abaco and that Hubert Ingraham should stay on as the representative. First of all, no one kicked Hubert Ingraham out of the...

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July 27, 2012
Hubert Ingraham was right to endorse NB12 news

Dear Editor,

On the July 20 edition of his radio talk show Issues of the Day, Jones Communication Network (JCN) CEO Wendall Jones took grave exception to former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham endorsing Cable News 12.
Ingraham told reporters at a press conference in the House of Assembly that he now watches channel 12 news. He also advised the Bahamian public to do the same. The former prime min...

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August 01, 2012
Lowe: Govt views BTC as possible cash cow

Business leaders are throwing their weight behind Wall Street's concern over the government's plan to regain majority control of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC).
Rick Lowe, the vice president of the Nassau Institute, a local think tank, noted that parent company Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) has made a "huge investment" in recent months upgrading the network.
He felt Moody's...

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August 03, 2012
Team Bahamas to bowl strike in final rounds of Tournament of Americas

Bahamian bowlers competing in the Lee Evans Tournament of The Americas championships turned their attention to the team play segment, after racking up high rankings on the individual end.
A total of 36 games were played over a two-day period in the individual events. The games in the team's segment started late yesterday evening. No results were available up to press time. The 11 member team repre...

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August 07, 2012
Pyfrom and Davis third overall in division

John Pyfrom and Leonardo Davis can now brag that they are among the best in the Americas region, after placing third in the 50th Annual Lee Evans Tournament of The Americas bowling championships.
Pyfrom and Davis were third overall in the adult men division, which was won by Andres Gomez and Manuel Otalora of Colombia. Coming in second was Arturo Hernandez and Eddy Antonio Fuentes of Venezuela. Th...

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August 07, 2012
Program Challenge

There is nothing new about the topic of an expanded sports program in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Years ago, the previous Bahamas Olympic Association administration under Sir Arlington Butler made some preliminary inroads in the sporting disciplines of rowing and archery.
I recall Sir Arlington and the other executives being convinced that, certainly a rowing program was possible. He felt the...

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August 08, 2012
Stop blaming Ingraham

Dear Editor,

I was shocked after I read on the Facebook page of a popular internet news source the incendiary comments of a radical political opponent of former prime minister Hubert Ingraham and his administration.
The blogger was commenting on the recent alleged suicide of a young woman at Arawak Cay.
From what I have read, it looks like the blogger was insinuating that the suicides that occurr...

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August 08, 2012
Defendant's late arrival wastes judicial time

A murder case defendant's late arrival held up proceedings in the Supreme Court for about four hours yesterday.
Floridian Daniel Ayo, who in on $50,000 cash bail, was still a no show when Justice Vera Watkins came on the Bench at 12:30 p.m.
Ayo is accused of the 2010 shooting death of Jamaican Clive Tomlinson at Bimini.
His lawyer, Wayne Munroe, explained that Ayo's Bahamasair flight was delayed....

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August 09, 2012
The FNM made the right decision

Dear Editor,

After it became apparent to many political observers that former Free National Movement (FNM) leader and former North Abaco/Cooper's Town Member of Parliament Hubert Ingraham would keep his word and officially retire from frontline politics, I had a feeling that he wanted a native Abaconian named Greg Gomez to take his place in that constituency. Had Ingraham retired on July 19 as h...

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