Election 2012

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PLP chairman laughs off Rigby bid for leadership

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday said Raynard Rigby “was not serious” when he suggested he might run for the position of party leader during the party’s convention in November. Mr Rigby is a former chairman of the PLP.

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Nottage says he didn’t blame FNM for crime

MINISTER of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday defended himself from criticism that his recent national address on crime lacked innovative ideas, saying his detractors do not understand the root of the vexing problem.

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Roberts: PLP the only party with a plan to tackle crime

DESPITE this year’s murder count outpacing last year’s figure, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday the PLP is still the only party with a plan to tackle this nation’s crime problem.

Watson: My words were a call for FNM to unite

FORMER Free National Movement Cabinet minister Frank Watson yesterday sought to “set the record straight” on his recent comments about his party’s chances of winning the next election, saying his words were only an admonishment to all FNMs to “unite” in order to unseat the “fumbling” Christie administration.

Edison Key hints he may run for re-election - despite previously saying he would retire

MONTHS after declaring his plans to retire from politics, Central and South Abaco MP Edison Key yesterday hinted that he could seek a re-nomination as his party readies its slate of candidates for the 2017 general election.

Pintard criticises for only pursuing FNM over conflicts

FNM Chairman Michael Pintard criticised State Legal Affairs Minister Damian Gomez for seeking to file proposed Election Court petitions to declare the FNM’s Long Island and Killarney seats vacant for alleged violation of the Constitution’s conflict of interest rules.

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Pintard: FNM has right talent to win election

FREE National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday defended the party as having the “right talent and team” to capture a victory when Bahamians head to the polls during the next general election.

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Rigby in bid for PLP leadership

FORMER Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Raynard Rigby hinted yesterday that he might run for the position of PLP leader at the party’s convention in November.

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Chipman aims to run in 2017 despite report he may be ousted

ST ANNE’S MP Hubert Chipman yesterday said he had every intention of running in the 2017 general election as he shrugged off reports that he had fallen out of favour with FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Butler-Turner: I won’t rest until my name is cleared

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner said yesterday she is moving “full speed ahead” with her planned lawsuit against State Minister for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez and she intends to make an “example out of him” in court.

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Watson doubts FNM election win

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Frank Watson yesterday insisted that unless the Free National Movement worked harder to connect with Bahamians on key issues, it is hard to see the party securing a victory in this country’s next general election.

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Nottage slammed for hollow promises over tackling crime

CHAIRMAN of the Free National Movement Michael Pintard and Democratic National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney both dismissed a recent crime address from Minister of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage for missing the mark.

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National crime address ‘an insult to bahamians’

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has branded National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage’s national address on crime as “inconsiderate, lacking depth and eons too late.”

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PLP chairman hits out at Minnis over leadership

PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts blasted FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday saying the Killarney MP had very little understanding of the concept of leadership.

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Nottage's national crime address 'an insult to Bahamians' says Minnis

FREE National Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has branded National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage’s national address on crime as “inconsiderate, lacking depth and eons too late".

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