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'I don't run from any issue' says Christie as he again avoids Fitzgerald questions

AFTER days of being silent in the wake of the controversy surrounding Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald’s solicitation of contracts from Baha Mar while he sat in Cabinet, Prime Minister Perry Christie told The Tribune yesterday: “I don’t run from any issue.”

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Festival to be May 18-20 as PM confirms move

LESS than a week after officials announced the event’s line-up, Prime Minister Perry Christie confirmed yesterday that the 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has been postponed until after the general election.

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Interest in bringing four well-known brands to Grand Lucayan, says PM

FOLLOWING his discussions yesterday with the prospective buyer for the Grand Lucayan Resort, Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed that there is an interest of increasing the initial investment to involve four well known brands in the hotel and casino operations in Grand Bahama.

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PM: Mistakes made for years over landfill

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said mistakes have been made for “over a generation” when it comes to handling solid waste material at the New Providence Landfill, adding yesterday that he will now play a direct role in his government’s newest effort to address the problem.

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PM warns Minnis: PLP cutting him 'slack' before campaign begins

PRIME Minister Perry Christie warned Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis Friday night that the PLP is cutting him some “slack” before waging a campaign that highlights the terrible things opposition members have said about him.

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Christie highlights role of environment in education

PRIME Minister Perry Christie met an unemployed 34-year-old woman with eight children two weeks ago, he told teachers yesterday, pondering whether the country’s education system is equipped to help children who grow up with significant disadvantages.

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INSIGHT: Get out and vote

Change is what is needed in the Bahamas and Malcom J Strachan urges voters not to miss their chance to effect it . . .

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PM hits out at Chipman's boundaries report claim

PRIME Minister Perry Christie on Friday condemned St Anne’s MP Hubert Chipman’s claim that the boundaries report he signed off on differed from the one tabled in the House of Assembly last week.

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PM: We can’t turn back the clock

WHILE making the case for the Progressive Liberal Party to be elected for another term, Prime Minister Perry Christie said his administration has cleaned “up the mess” left by the Ingraham administration, telling supporters “we cannot afford to turn back the clock.”

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Christie surprise at Ingraham criticism

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said he is surprised that his predecessor, former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, criticised him about the length of time it is taking the Constituencies Commission to release its boundaries report, saying he thought Mr Ingraham was above such “political commentary” at this stage in his life.

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PM promises disclosure on bank and resolve

PRIME Minister Perry Christie last night said the government would soon make a full disclosure on the current affairs of Bank of The Bahamas and Resolve Bahamas.

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PM: Minnis is a minor player

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday castigated Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr Hubert Minnis for likening the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to a group of “drowning men,” calling the Killarney MP a “minor player” in the House of Assembly who should “try his best to keep quiet” after having his job as leader of the Official Opposition “taken” from him by Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner.

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Christie says NHI will boost nation’s economy

WHILE still not providing clarity to much of the country’s confusion surrounding the planned implementation of National Health Insurance, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday made a push to persuade Bahamians to trust the government in handling the healthcare scheme, insisting that NHI is expected to “boost the economy”.

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PM: Fear of crime remains high despite progress by police force

PRIME Minister Perry Christie struck a sombre tone yesterday as he acknowledged that criminality and the fear of crime significantly impacted the quality of life and decision-making of many Bahamians despite the significant progress recorded by law enforcement and the justice system.


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