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August 31, 2017
Johnson confirmed as financial secretary

Marlon Johnson, the former Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) marketing executive, was yesterday confirmed as The Bahamas' new financial secretary.
Johnson will replace Simon Wilson, whose last day on the job is today.
The Nassau Guardian understands that Wilson is being sent to the Central Bank, but it was unclear what position he will take up.
Former Financial Secretary John Rolle is curre...

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May 09, 2017
Police Assure Public of Adequate Presence for Elections

Deputy Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour, in charge of the Northern Bahamas, during a press conference at Police Headquarters, Tuesday, stated adequate police presence will be in place in all seven constituencies...

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June 07, 2017
Phi Beta Sigma chapters visit governor general, promote programs

The Delta Epsilon Sigma chapter and Beta Beta Lambda chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated paid a courtesy call on Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling on June 6, 2017.
The chapters visited the governor general as a part of the "Sigmas on Capital Hill" global initiative. The purpose of the program is to promote the fraternity and its work in all areas of government.
The Nassau-bas...

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June 09, 2017
Prime Minister stresses performance and professionalism during visit to BIS/ZNS

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Alexander Minnis Thursday told management and staff of Bahamas Information Services and the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas that they will be held accountable for their performance, professionalism and punctuality or lack thereof...

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May 16, 2017
Sands vows to keep NHI

New Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands yesterday vowed to keep the many promises he and Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis made leading up to the 2017 general election regarding healthcare and healthcare facilities in The Bahamas.
During an interview with The Nassau Guardian, Sands assured that he was not making empty promises.
He spoke briefly about his plans as the country's new health minister.
"Cer...

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Appointment Ceremony for Cabinet Ministers
May 15, 2017
Appointment Ceremony for Cabinet Ministers

Appointment Ceremony for Cabinet Ministers was conducted today at Government House. Dame Marguerite Pindling welcomed all the new Ministers and Government officials.

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Statement by The Parliamentary Commissioner-Calls for Cancellation of General Elections are Totally False
May 10, 2017
Statement by The Parliamentary Commissioner-Calls for Cancellation of General Elections are Totally False

It has come to the attention of the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner that there are claims on social media that international election observers have called for the cancellation of the 10th May 2017 general elections in The Bahamas...

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May 17, 2017
High Marks from CARICOM for conduct of 2017 General Election: 88 Percent of Registered Voters Casts Ballots

A preliminary report from the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Election Observer Mission has given The Bahamas high marks for the conduct of the 2017 General Election...

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April 24, 2017
General election 2017: voter sentiment

"Not voting is not a protest. It is a surrender." - Keith Ellison
"Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed." - DeForest Soaries

Last Thursday, April 20, was Nomination Day in The Bahamas, officially launching the general election campaign of 2017. The country observed more than 120 candidates from the three major political parties, spli...

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April 03, 2017
Carnival to be postponed until May 18-20

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

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