Election 2012


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LIVE UPDATES: F.N.M. Convention Day Two

Live coverage from the Melia Resort.

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Govt insists it took right decision over Baha Mar

A DAY after former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham called the Christie administration’s push to have Baha Mar liquidated a bad move, the government hit back saying provisional liquidation “was the only sensible option available”.

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‘Failed gender referendum was payback for the PLP’

THE failed gender equality referendum was “payback” from voters to the Christie administration, former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham told The Tribune.

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McAlpine: Don’t cut anyone from the team

IN a rousing speech that often brought the crowd to its feet, former Free National Movement Senator Fredrick McAlpine last night urged whoever wins the party’s leadership race on Friday “not to cut anyone from the team,” stressing that the opposition needs “all hands on deck.”

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U.S. firm's poll says most F.N.M.s would choose Loretta

A POLL conducted by a new American political research company has found that most Free National Movement supporters would choose Loretta Butler-Turner as leader of the party over Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Butler-Turner: Minnis trying to silence me

FREE National Movement leader hopeful and Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday accused Killarney MP Dr Hubert Minnis, who hopes to remain at the helm of the organisation, of doing everything possible to “silence” her voice and “steal” the party’s convention.

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Mixed views from delegates on comments by Ingraham

A DAY after former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham expressed distress at the state of the Free National Movement, interviews with party delegates yesterday underscored the complicated status he now occupies in the party he led for nearly two decades.

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Convention ‘stained by underhanded actions’ says Cash

FORMER Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash claimed yesterday the party’s national convention had been “stained” as a result of alleged “underhanded actions” by the party’s incumbent leadership.

Pintard: I’m not running for anything at convention

FORMER Free National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard yesterday distanced himself from advertisements that indicated he was seeking to reclaim his post at the party’s convention.

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Gomez: I don’t know when audits will be tabled

HEALTH Minister Dr Perry Gomez said Monday he doesn’t know when he will table long overdue audits of the Public Hospitals Authority in the House of Assembly.

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F.N.M. Convention: Day one as it happened

Get all the news from the FNM Convention right here with live updates starting today.

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Ingraham: Minnis abused his power in removing Cash as delegate

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis abused his power when he removed former Chairman Darron Cash from the party’s Executive Committee recently, former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham told The Tribune yesterday.

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Christie administration was ‘dead wrong’ on Baha Mar

THE Christie administration was “dead wrong” to force Baha Mar into provisional liquidation and should have allowed developer Sarkis Izmirlian’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy process to play out in a US court, former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said yesterday.

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MPs told to support leader or get the hell out of their seats

MAURICE Moore, regarded as one of the Free National Movement’s founding fathers, last night chastised the opposition MPs who oppose Free National Movement chief Dr Hubert Minnis, saying if they cannot support their leader they should “get the hell out of the seats” they occupy in the House of Assembly.

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Ingraham: My distress at state of FNM

THE current state of the Free National Movement is “distressing” to former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, who told The Tribune yesterday the Official Opposition has to put in a lot of work to win over voters whose minds have been “poisoned” by months of public infighting.