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Former Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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Christie ‘not confused’ over date of general election

ALTHOUGH he has not announced the date of the 2017 general election, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he is not “confused” about when Bahamians can expect to head to the polls to cast ballots.

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‘Time is very short’ until the election bell is rung

WHILE much of the country waits in anticipation for Prime Minister Perry Christie to “ring the bell” indicating the date for the 2017 election, yesterday he hinted that “time is very short” until voters head to the polls.

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Baha Mar site handover ‘sooner than planned’

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday insisted that not only will Baha Mar open on time but the site will be turned over “sooner than planned” and more jobs will be created “much sooner than anticipated”.

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'32,000 extra jobs since 2012'

SEEKING to energise supporters as the party gears up for its first convention in eight years, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday declared that his administration has created nearly 32,000 jobs this term.

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PM's Christmas message: 'We must continue to work together'

Prime Minister Perry Christie has delivered his Christmas message.

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PM: Govt would reject $2.1bn fishing proposal

PRIME Minister Perry Christie emphatically stated yesterday that the proposed $2.1bn agri-fisheries venture with Chinese investors at the centre of widespread public controversy would never have been approved by his government.

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PM opens office for new cellular mobile services operator

PRIME Minister Perry Christie hailed the opening of an office for the country's second cellular mobile services operator on Friday as putting "a definitive stamp" on the now liberalised communications sector.

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NEMA begins evacuations in the Southeast Bahamas

EVACUATIONS for residents in the southeast Bahamas got underway yesterday, with emergency management officials moving scores of people out of low lying areas as parts of the country are expected to feel the effects of Hurricane Matthew as early as this morning.

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Christie ‘not going to be forced into decision by a gynaecologist’

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday there is “no way” he is going to let an “obstetrician/gynaecologist politician” force him to make a decision that is “not in the best interest of the people”.

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PM told to check his facts over hospital accusations

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday that Prime Minister Perry Christie “check his facts” before making “untrue, reckless comments” about the Killarney MP’s tenure as minister of health.

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Massive recruitment effort to identify new talent

IN an effort to continue the Bahamas’ success at the international level and motivated by Team Bahamas’ performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Perry Christie said his government will undergo a massive recruitment effort to identify new talent.

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Exuma and Andros suggested for extra MP seats

PRIME Minister Perry Christie suggested that Exuma and Andros are two islands for which the establishment of additional House of Assembly seats should be considered.

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Primary care phase of NHI by January, says PM

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday defended his administration’s handling of National Health Insurance and insisted that while the process has been delayed, he hopes the government is able to roll out the primary care phase by January 2017.


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