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Minnis takes charge

Dr. Hubert A. Minnis, yesterday, signed the documents to officially become the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, during a ceremony at Goverment House. Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling presided over the ceremony, and at right presented the new prime minister with his Instruments of Office. (PHOTOS: TNG)

Less than 24 hours after a landslide win, where the Free National Movement (FNM) secured the government of The Bahamas, grabbing 34 of the 39 seats in the country’s General Election on Wednesday, May 10, Leader of the party Dr. Hubert A. Minnis was sworn-in as the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The…
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FNMs celebrate unofficial victory

Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe greets supporters who gathered on the grounds of A Social Affair Convention Center last night, after the FNM’s unofficial win. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Free National Movement (FNM) supporters filled the streets of Grand Bahama with boisterous cheers and celebration, after learning of the party’s unofficial win of the May 10, 2017 General Election. Several supporters, who had gathered at the FNM’s Headquarters on West Atlantic Drive, spoke to The Freeport News that night. Zorah Lewis, sister of Iram…
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PM Dr. Minnis!

Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), Dr. Hubert Minnis shows his inked thumb after casting his ballot yesterday. Later in the evening the unofficial count showed Dr. Minnis as the new Prime Minister of the Country. (Photo: Torrell Glinton)

As the unofficial results were called for the General Election, last night, there was a clear indication that the Free National Movement would be victorious in becoming the new government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Shortly before 11:00 p.m. Leader for the FNM, Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister elect, spoke to party supporters via…
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Smith: PRD ready for today’s election

Reno V. Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner

Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner Reno V. Smith assured voters that Parliamentary Registration Department is ready for today’s General Election. Smith provided an update on the preparation during an interview yesterday – Tuesday, May 9 – just hours prior to Election Day Wednesday, May 10. He noted that the ballot boxes for Bimini went out early Tuesday…
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