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Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner

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$55,000 raised by Butler-Turner for hurricane relief

THE efforts Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner has made to rebuild her island following Hurricane Joaquin “absolutely” demonstrates the kind of “strong, dedicated leadership” of which the country needs more.

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Butler-Turner: PLP wants to hold convention at Baha Mar

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday accused Prime Minister Perry Christie of “misleading and deceiving” Bahamians over Baha Mar, as she castigated the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) for having ulterior motives behind its push to open the resort’s convention centre by early 2016.

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Butler-Turner sceptical of Baha Mar optimism

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday insisted that Prime Minister Perry Christie has not proven himself to be a good barometer regarding Baha Mar, saying Bahamians should be cautious over his pronouncements of optimism over the mega resort.

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Butler-Turner ‘blocked’ from receiving hurricane relief

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday said she was blocked from receiving hurricane relief supplies for her constituency that were donated by staff and students of Claridge Primary School.

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Long Islanders ‘angry’ at lack of support

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday said her constituents were angry that the government has continued to drop the ball amid rebuild and repair efforts on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin.

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Butler-Turner points finger of blame at Christie administration

IN the wake of widespread layoffs at the Baha Mar resort, Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner accused the Christie-led administration of aggravating the Baha Mar “crisis” through incompetence and repeated missteps.

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Volunteers dig deep to help open Long Island schools

THE push to re-open schools on Long Island next week received a boost yesterday when the Chinese Bahamians, Pinder Enterprises, Super Value and KissFM’s morning show agreed to provide funding for the workmen and the requisite materials to restore NGM Major High School to operation on Monday.

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PM's 'teachable moment' admission is a 'cop-out'

PRIME Minister Perry Christie's admission that Hurricane Joaquin has provided the government with a "teachable moment" is a "cop-out", Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner said on Friday.


birdiestrachan 4 years, 10 months ago

Poor doctor Minnis. He is in big trouble. And Ms: Johnson of the US Embassy was there? How very interesting. The red, white and blue is on the move.


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