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Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Sen. Kwasi Thompson (left) is pictured returning to Grand Bahama Tuesday afternoon, after being sworn-in on Monday, May 15. Also pictured is PS in the Office of the Prime Minister, Melvin Seymour (right). (PHOTO: DEREK CARROLL)

Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson returned to Grand Bahama Island via Western Airlines at 6:00 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday, May 16), following the historic Cabinet Ministers Swearing-In Ceremony at Government House in Nassau, New Providence this past Monday. Prepared for the task ahead, Sen.…
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Substantive ministerial appointments for GB

Pictured from left are Michael Pintard, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture; Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance and Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, GB. (PHOTO: AHVIA CAMPBELL)

Monday, May 15, marked a significant day in Bahamian history as 16 Cabinet Ministers in the Free National Movement (FNM) Government were sworn-in and received their Instruments of Appointment by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, with three of the titles being held by Grand Bahamians, K. Peter Turnquest, Michael Cliston Pintard and James Kwasi Malik…
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Former PM: My season in politics has now ended

SEASON ENDED – Former Prime Minister Perry G. Christie, last night, announced his resignation as Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) after 20 years.

Former Prime Minister Perry G. Christie has resigned as Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). The announcement came last night (Monday, May 15) at the party’s headquarters in New Providence. Five days after the PLP suffered, what many termed a devastating defeat at the polls, Christie met with council members, told those gathered that his…
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Bahama Oriole, fewer than 300 left in the world and all on Andros

NESTING — Black-Cowled Orioles nesting in a thatch palm on Flamingo Cay in North Andros. (Photos: Carlton Ward Jr)

The Bahamas National Trust is collaborating with the Omland Lab at the University of Maryland to determine nesting habitat for The Bahama Oriole on Andros - where fewer than 300 of these rare birds are thought to live. Up to this point, orioles were thought to nest almost exclusively in developed areas, in non-native coconut…
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