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PLP, the projected new government!

MORE MUST BE DONE – Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Philip “Brave” Davis said the government must do more to assist more Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), particularly in Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Late last night, it was quite clear that the country’s next prime minister would be Phillip “Brave” Davis. The leader of the Progressive Liberal Party led the overwhelming charge and looks to have a huge mandate. Around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, former Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis conceded. ▪︎More detailed stories and photos to follow.
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GB POLITICAL OUTLOOK … PLP appears to be leading as polling comes on stream

Pictured are The Freeport News’ General Manager/Managing Editor Fred Sturrup (left). At center left is Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe and at right is Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidate for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, Obie Wilchcombe. At bottom center left is FNM Leader, Dr. Hubert Minnis and at right is former FNM Leader and Prime Minister, Hubert Ingraham.

Commentary By FRED STURRUP FN General Manager/Managing Editor sturrup1504@gmail.com/fred@nasguard “It ain’t long now.’ That's the phrase coined during the days when Hubert A. Ingraham was the point person within the leadership of the Free National Movement (FNM). Ingraham, the former three-time prime minister, who is considered the father of the pinnacle of success attained by the…
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Expanded voting days advocated

Pictured are TFN General Manager/Managing Editor Fred Sturrup; Candid Security Chief Executive Officer Cleveland Duncombe and businessman Tony Miller.

GB POLITICAL OUTLOOKCOMMENTARY BY FRED STURRUPFN GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR The snap election call, made Thursday, August 19, by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is causing complications. There are ongoing complaints from citizens; new eligible voters, who did not register in time; and the ones who needed to re-register because of moving to a different constituency.…
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GB Political Outlook

Pictured are Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), Dr. Hubert Minnis (left) and Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Philip “Brave” Davis.

COMMENTARY BY FRED STURRUP FN GENERALMANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR fred@nasguard.com/sturrup1504@gmail.com Thursday, September 16 is the fateful day, declared for general elections in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, by sitting Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis. The PM made the announcement during a national address on Thursday, about one hour after Provost Marshall Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle, in…
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