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January 27, 2012
The DNA leader's mistake

Branville McCartney, leader of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA), is new to politics.  He is just finishing his first term as a member of Parliament.  Yet, he leads a party which hopes to have a permanent presence in The Bahamas.
In a story in The Nassau Guardian on Wednesday the DNA leader admitted that he knew that his party's MICAL candidate, Delano Munroe, was facing a criminal ...

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DNA 'Ready For Boundary Change'
November 11, 2011
DNA 'Ready For Boundary Change'

THE DEMOCRATIC National Alliance has always been prepared for the likelihood that the constituency of Clifton would be scrapped before the next general election, its Chairman Mark Humes told The Tribune yesterday.

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November 07, 2011
Glad to see Rodney Moncur ratified

Dear Editor,
My heart was overcome with joy during the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) town meeting on the economy at the British Colonial Hotel.  Rodney Moncur was publicly announced as the DNA's candidate for Bain and Grants Town.
This is by all means a big deal.  You see, Moncur is a taxi driver by profession.  He lives in Black Village and he is of humble means.  He does...

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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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March 14, 2011
Alfred Sears announces he will not stand in upcoming general election

By MEGAN REYNOLDS

Tribune Staff Reporter

mreynolds@
tribunemedia.net

THE future of political candidates was called into question yesterday as Fort Charlotte MP Alfred Sears announced he will not stand in the upcoming general election.

Mr Sears, who has held the seat since 2002 told the press he will withdraw from politics at the end of this term for personal reasons.

The MP, who served as Att...

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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 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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May 17, 2011
Perry Christie 'disappointed' by PLP leak

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Perry Christie said yesterday he intends to remain focused despite controversy that has emerged over the selection of candidates for the upcoming general election.
Christie’s response came amid widespread discussion over an exclusive Nassau Guardian story yesterday that revealed three prominent PLPs wrote to Christie suggesting that certain PLP MPs ough...

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May 16, 2011
Battle for nominations starts to mount

By PAUL G TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

pturnquest@tribunemedia.net

AS the 2012 general election draws closer, the battle for nominations in key constituencies is beginning to mount.

In certain areas, political parties have at least three possible candidates vying for the same seat -- which in some instances has caused great confusion and even "embarrassment" for the sitting Member of Parli...

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May 16, 2011
Christie: PLP not distracted by letter leak

EXPRESSING his disappointment that an internal letter criticising would-be candidates for the PLP was leaked to the media, PLP leader Perry Christie said that his party will not be distracted by this latest debacle and that he remains focused on supporting the "excellent candidates" and hardworking activists that comprise his party.

"This year, the PLP is putting forth an extraordinary group of c...

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