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January 06, 2011
PLP officer Ron Rolle banished from offices 'over Derek Ryan support'

By PAUL G TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

pturnquest@tribunemedia.net

PLP KENNEDY branch members have come out in defence of party officer Ron Rolle who was banished from using the party's offices at Gambier House after he reportedly spoke out in support of political candidate Derek Ryan.

According to sources within the party, Mr Rolle spoke out against the party's decision to grant the nomin...

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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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September 02, 2011
POLITICAL HOPEFUL: PLP NOMINATION PROCESS 'MORE LIKE A BEAUTY CONTEST'

By NOELLE NICOLLS

Tribune Staff Reporter

nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

THE nomination process for political candidates is "arbitrary and subject to manipulation", claims political hopeful Craig Butler.

After cutting ties with the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Mr Butler said he has "no animosity" towards the party, but he has little respect for their nomination process. He called it "more like a...

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April 01, 2011
Sports degrees a hot commodity in future job market, says Maynard

Nassau, Bahamas - As
economic anxieties about the future continue to mount for many,
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard yesterday
challenged students at The College of The Bahamas to not only think
outside the box, but to consider bypassing traditional career choices
for lucrative and specialized degrees well-suited for a more modern
Bahamas.

His remarks were made at the Culina...

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August 22, 2010
Bishop Simeon Hall speaks out against electing lawyers to Parliament

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

tthompson@
tribunemedia.net

BAHAMIAN voters should throw their support behind "ordinary" members of society instead of continuously electing lawyers to the halls of Parliament, said Bishop Simeon Hall.

The senior pastor of New Covenant Baptist Church reasoned that lawyers - many of whom profit from the "present culture of criminality" - cannot be expec...

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March 02, 2010
Tribune top stories - Tue Mar 2

Cabinet Minister in shock resignation

Bahamas Mortgage Corporation denies 'cronyism' behind awarding of contract

Burned body is found in bushes

Lawyer and activist dies of suspected heart attack

Teenage girl found hanged

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September 11, 2019
The Bahamas, Especially Vulnerable to ‘Maritime’ Illicit Trafficking

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Eugene Poitier said The Bahamas is especially vulnerable to illicit trafficking, especially maritime, due to its position on the route to illicit markets in North America and Europe and its geographical configuration of some 700 spread over more than 100,000 square nautical miles of water...

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Are cabinet women respected No
August 01, 2019
Are cabinet women respected No

FORMER official opposition leader Loretta Butler-Turner has insisted that regardless of what female politicians bring to the table they aren't respected by men who have dominated the political arena.

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April 05, 2019
Intellectually curious and creative

In a parliamentary democracy such as ours, the quality of the respective teams of candidates chosen by major political parties to contest general elections is crucial. From among these candidates new governments are formed, including a Cabinet with collective responsibility. In choosing candidates, therefore, the [...]
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March 05, 2017
Reforming our electoral process, pt. 2

"Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

As we observed last week, every five years Bahamians go to the polls in impressive numbers to determine which political party should govern the country for the ensuing five years.
We specifically addressed how candidates for P...

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