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July 02, 2013
Extending BTC cellular monopoly a bad idea

Political terms in office go by quickly. The last year of five-year terms is usually dominated by more politics than governance. Wise political parties do all they can in their first four years and do not waste time chasing silly objectives.

For some reason the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is fixated on reacquiring the majority stake in the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC)....

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August 16, 2013
Extending BTC cellular monopoly a bad idea

Political terms in office go by quickly. The last year of five-year terms is usually dominated by more politics than governance. Wise political parties do all they can in their first four years and do not waste time chasing silly objectives...

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November 02, 2013
Extending BTC cellular monopoly a bad idea

Political terms in office go by quickly. The last year of five-year terms is usually dominated by more politics than governance. Wise political parties do all they can in their first four years and do not waste time chasing silly objectives.
For some reason the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is fixated on reacquiring the majority stake in the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC). Ca...

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November 05, 2013
URCA to address rules on pricing for Cable Bahamas and BTC

Cable Bahamas (CBL) has urged the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) to take a "proactive approach" to "tariff rebalancing" by Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) and to introduce a single consistent "calling party pays" (CPP) pricing regime.
In a consultation document issued yesterday by URCA, with respect to its proposed changes to the rules governing retail prices for BT...

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March 13, 2017
Bahamas Carnival launches, but scaled back to meet budget

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was officially launched last Friday, with the Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) committing to its mandate to hold the annual festival amid controversy surrounding its spending over the last two years.
BNFC CEO and Managing Commissioner Roscoe Dames said Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has been scaled down this year in order to meet the budget requirements set by gover...

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Press Statement by PLP on Tariff increase by Tropical Shipping.
January 03, 2013
Press Statement by PLP on Tariff increase by Tropical Shipping.

In the wake of the latest tariff increases announced by Tropical Shipping on all cargoes from the continental USA, Canada, the Caribbean and within The Bahamas, the Progressive Liberal Party calls on the government to intervene to put a stop to this madness.

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January 15, 2012
CALL TO VOTERS IN GRAND BAHAMA

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - As the FNM party officially introduced its five standard-bearers on Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham told FNMs here that it is time to register to vote.

A large number of supporters packed the convention centre at the Grand Lucaya Resort in Lucaya on Sunday to hear from the leader of the party and the ...

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January 17, 2012
PLP accuses FNM of neglecting GB

The Free National Movement (FNM) does not have a leg to stand on having failed Grand Bahama for almost five years, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) charged yesterday, adding that Grand Bahamians will not soon forget the neglect from the governing party.

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January 17, 2012
A quarter of voter's cards collected so far

Twenty-five percent of people registered to vote have already collected their voter's cards, according to Parliamentary Commissioner Errol Bethel.
When asked if 25 percent was a good percentage thus far, Bethel replied, "Well it is steady, but it could have been more."
The distribution of voter's cards started last week Monday.
Bethel said approximately 145,000 Bahamians have registered to vote so...

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January 18, 2012
FNM hits back at PLP over GB claims

The Free National Movement (FNM) yesterday charged that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is running from its record of "massive incompetence" - specifically as it regards Grand Bahama - and again labeled Opposition Leader Perry Christie as the "weakest prime minister in Bahamian history".
The party added that in their "time of need" Christie abandoned Grand Bahama and employees of the Royal Oas...

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