Editorial

Grand Bahama firmly in the mix

The appointments to important Cabinet positions of two more Grand Bahamians, by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, puts representatives of this island substantively in the mix of governance. On the heels of Hon. K. Peter Turnquest being sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance last Friday, on Monday Hon. Michael Pintard signed…
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Political history for Grand Bahama

On Friday past, when the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest was sworn in at Government House to be the next Deputy Prime Minister of the country, as well as the Minister of Finance, it was a history-making moment for the island of Grand Bahama. Never before in history has a Grand Bahamian been so highly positioned…
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Christie fired!

The people have spoken. On Wednesday, voters turned out in good numbers throughout the country and ousted the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) from governance in this nation. Perry Christie, the outgoing prime minister suffered perhaps, the most humbling of defeats in the history of Bahamian politics. In the area, he felt so much at home…
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Grand Bahama dodges bullet

The island dodged a bullet on Wednesday. The high-spirited campaign leading up to the general elections next Wednesday, May 10, almost boiled over. An overflowing crowd, inclusive of supporters mostly of the Governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and the Official Opposition Free National Movement (FNM), was on hand for advance voting at the Police Training…
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