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EXUMA & Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper.

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Cooper criticises Grand Lucayan purchase price

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper says he does not trust the Minnis administration’s handling of the Grand Lucayan deal following its announcement two days ago that a letter of intent was signed with Royal Caribbean and the ITM group for ownership of the hotel.

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Cooper: Disney deal leaves crumbs for the small man

EXUMA MP Chester Cooper said yesterday the country is being “chopped and sold for control” to the interests former Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling “spent his life keeping at bay”.

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‘Don’t be so petty, prime minister’

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper is firing back at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ recent taunts against him, calling for the prime minister to “resist the temptation to be petty”.

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How much is this ’frolic’ costing?

MEMBERS of the Progressive Liberal Party railed against the government’s handling of Grand Lucayan employees and the execution of the plan to sell the resort, calling for greater accountability in the spending of tax dollars.

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Opposition: Govt all ‘head, no heart’

THE opposition yesterday predicted an “even greater revenue shortfall” and missed fiscal deficit targets, arguing that the mid-year budget “did nothing to inspire confidence”.

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Government has 'egg on its face' after not listening

BRANDING the Minnis administration “wayward” and “stubborn,” Exuma and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said a failure to listen about changes to the Business Licence Act was an embarrassment that did nothing to support government’s pledge to improve the ease of doing business in the country.

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PLP deputy leader denies seeking FNM candidacy

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday vehemently denied claims he applied for candidacy with the Free National Movement ahead of the 2017 general election.The Progressive Liberal Party deputy leader was responding to comments made by Pr

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Cooper blasts govt Ragged response

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday criticised the Minnis administration for its failure to rebuild the segments of his constituency rendered “unliveable” in the wake of Hurricane Irma last September.

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Dames: Cooper police plea a waste of time

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said he hopes Progressive Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper is not wasting the police’s time with his pledge to contact them about comments made by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis this week.

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Cooper: Minnis must resign over Oban

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper has called on Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to “spare us all any further headache” and resign for “misleading” the country on the $5.5 billion Oban Energies project, as he accused the nation’s leader of “flamming” Bahamians on the matter.

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Minnis govt 'played politics' over EU blacklist risk

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper suggested yesterday the Minnis administration played politics when it came to the possibility of The Bahamas being blacklisted by the European Union as a non-cooperative tax jurisdiction. This threat, he sai

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Cooper blasts govt on Oban

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper railed against the $5.5bn Oban Energies deal proposed for Grand Bahama, telling the House of Assembly Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has “embarrassed” the Bahamian people by parading a “convicted criminal” as a partner with the government for the investment.

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Cooper dismisses ‘voodoo economics’ of budget report

EXUMA & Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday dismissed the government’s mid-year budget communication as nothing more than “voodoo economics” devoid of plans and policies to improve the country’s financial outlook.

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