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Deputy Turnquest ‘ready to go to work’

NEWLY elected Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader K Peter Turnquest said last night he is confident the party’s new leadership team will be victorious in the next general election.

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New FNM Chairman Pintard sets sights on ‘rescuing the country’

SENATOR Michael Pintard emerged as the Free National Movement’s new chairman at the party’s convention last night.

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Minnis pays tribute to opponent Loretta

IN HIS first speech as the newly re-elected leader of the Free National Movement, Dr Hubert Minnis last night said he looked forward to working with his former second in command Loretta Butler-Turner in the lead up to the 2017 general election.

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MINNIS WINS FNM LEADERSHIP VOTE

NEWLY re-elected Free National Movement (FNM) leader Dr Hubert Minnis was ushered into the Holy Trinity Activity Centre last night to boisterous applause after defeating Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in the leadership contest.

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UPDATED - FNM CONVENTION: DR HUBERT MINNIS WINS PARTY LEADERSHIP VOTE

The latest results are in from the FNM convention at Holy Trinity’s Convention Centre in Stapleton Gardens.

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FNM CONVENTION: Ingraham says 'majority will determine the future'

FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said today that the Free National Movement's (FNM) national convention is important in order to settle "some unsettled issues" affecting the party. 

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FNM CONVENTION: Party contenders calm and composed

THE Free National Movement leadership contenders this morning remained calm and composed as delegates began the process of deciding whether Dr Hubert Minnis and Loretta Butler-Turner should be charged with the party’s fortunes and direction at the Holy Trinity Convention Centre.

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FNM CONVENTION: Warm welcome for Dr Minnis

ARRIVING at the Holy Trinity Convention Centre this morning, the first impression was that it was more a rally for Dr Hubert Minnis than a party convention.

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FNM CONVENTION: Carl Bethel backs Minnis

AS delegates and supporters arrived for the Free National Movement party’s convention this morning former Attorney General and opposition senator Carl Bethel voiced his support for incumbent Leader Dr Hubert Minnis in the leadership duel with Loretta Butler-Turner.

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Mitchell firm over OAS concern on immigration policy

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday said he was “not concerned in the slightest” about Organisation of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza’s “concern” about the Bahamas’ new immigration policies.

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FNM CONVENTION: When the votes are cast - when the results are called

NEARLY 450 Free National Movement delegates will cast votes in the party’s convention today to choose representatives across 51 positions, including that of leader, deputy leader and party chairman.

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Who will carry the torch?

FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner said yesterday she will spend the last few hours before today’s party convention lobbying delegates with “a last rallying pep talk.”

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DNA protests BEC prices - and Miller says he wants to join the protest too!

BEC Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday that despite the steep drop in global oil prices, Bahamians should not expect to see decreases in electricity bills until “at least January”.

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Chipman backs Sands for deputy leader post

ST ANNE’S MP Hubert Chipman has endorsed Dr Duane Sands for deputy leader of the Free National Movement.

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BRANVILLE MCCARTNEY: OUR FIRST ACTION WILL BE TO HANG ANYONE CONVICTED OF MURDER

DNA Leader Branville McCartney said yesterday if his party is elected to office, its first course of action would be to “immediately hang anyone who is convicted of murder”.

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