Election 2012

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Halson Moultrie confident political campaigning will remain amicable

FREE National Movement candidate for Nassau Village, Halson Moultrie, yesterday expressed confidence that political campaigning among opposing parties in his prospective constituency will remain amicable leading up to the general elections.

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FNM promises to end neglect and misery in GB

DR HUBERT Minnis has promised that a Free National Movement government will put an end to the neglect and misery in Grand Bahama and restore the island to its former glory.

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PM: We must unite to stop madness gripping our country

HOURS after the bodies of two young teens were found with gunshot wounds to the head, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday reflected on the efficacy of his government’s anti-crime efforts as he restated his administration’s commitment to stopping the “madness that has seemed to grip our country”.

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Collie says PM resorting to gutter politics in election race

FREE National Movement (FNM) Chairman Sidney Collie over the weekend branded Prime Minister Perry Christie a “show horse”, and accused the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) leader for resorting to gutter politics to capture another five years of governance.

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Dames says NIA to play key part in FNM anti-crime plan

FORMER Deputy Commissioner of Police Marvin Dames yesterday pledged that the Free National Movement (FNM), if elected, will empower the National Intelligence Agency and “saturate crime hot spots” in order to curb the growing murder rate.

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Collie accuses govt of using taxpayers' money to fund campaign

FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie accused Prime Minister Perry Christie and the government of using "tax payer money" to fund the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) campaign in the upcoming general election on Friday.

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Bradley Roberts calls for election 'peace and calm'

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts called for “peace and calm” during this election season, charging that the country’s “international reputation” for maintaining “political stability” could be at stake.

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Lightbourn: Govt refusing to answer questions about national issues

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn has expressed his “total frustration” in the lack of response by the Christie administration to over 200 questions about national issues read and tabled in the House of Assembly by the Official Opposition dating back to 2012.

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PM criticises FNM leader for house absences

PRIME Minister Perry Christie berated Free National Movement Leader (FNM) Dr Hubert Minnis over his noticeable absence from the House of Assembly on Wednesday, telling a crowd of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) supporters last night that the Killarney MP has opted to hide behind social media in the wake of yet another massive error in his leadership tenure.

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Leslie Miller: Minnis and Christie's election chances on equal footing

IN A full endorsement of Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis, Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday forecast that Prime Minister Perry Christie and Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis were on equal footing in their chances of winning the next general election.

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Greg Moss quits election race and as party leader

MARCO City MP Greg Moss announced last night that he will not be seeking a renomination in the upcoming general elections, and has resigned as leader of the United Democratic Party.

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Court rejects PM recusal appeal

PRIME Minister Perry Christie suffered another legal defeat yesterday in his case against Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Bain when the Court of Appeal unanimously rejected his application for leave to begin appellate proceedings into the judge’s decision not to recuse herself from judicial review cases involving construction works at Nygard Cay.

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Turnquest rejects DNA claim about Baha Mar

FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday moved to clear the air over claims by DNA Deputy Leader Chris Mortimer that members of the FNM were more concerned about Baha Mar than governance, calling the assertion a “desperation for relevance”.

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‘Rollins a prime example of wasted opportunities’

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday branded Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins as the “prime example of wasted opportunities”, asserting that the Progressive Liberal Party’s political machinery positioned a novice Dr Rollins to inherit the “ranks of leadership” over time.

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Edgecombe gets GB campaign under way

TWO weeks after her ratification by the FNM as a candidate for West Grand Bahama, Pakesia Edgecombe is wasting no time in unveiling her campaign and meeting with constituents.