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‘AG office has duty to give court answers’

FORMER Immigration Minister Brent Symonette said the Office of the Attorney General should do what it is paid to do and provide answers in court cases.

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FNM convention could be missed for fourth year

ST ANNE’S MP Brent Symonette said it may not be appropriate for the Free National Movement to have a national convention this year.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Brent’s departure exposes that bizarre Bahamian custom - resentment of success

It’s hard to get over the past. So when a white man who happens to be wealthy decides to offer himself for public service in a country where white people, possibly his own ancestors, once had slaves and colonial rule led to what some call the plantation economy, the past stomps on the present. In your face, present. It brazenly paints current perception with a patina of ugly reflection.

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INSIGHT: Why vilify Symonette? The white oligarchs were replaced by black ones who have failed us

This past week potentially marked former Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Brent Symonette’s last time in the Cabinet - and if we are brave enough to look ourselves in the mirror, it may be an instructive moment in our history.

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New calls for Minnis to step down over links with Symonette

THE decision to lease the Town Centre Mall to house the General Post Office has come under renewed scrutiny after former Cabinet minister Brent Symonette revealed Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis called him personally to negotiate the deal last year.

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'Bahamas not ready for a white PM'

FORMER Cabinet minister Brent Symonette yesterday suggested the country was not ready for a white prime minister as he reiterated his call for a national discussion on race and wealth in politics.


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