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After PLP Election Victory, Bahamian PM Ingraham Resigns as FNM Leader

 Above: Hubert Ingraham By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the Bahamas election results that returned the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party to power, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has resigned as leader of the Free National Movement. Ingraham, known as “Papa,” had …

Bahamas Begins 2012 Election

 Above: Bay Street in Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas begins its 2012 election Monday, as voters head to the polls to decide the fates of the ruling Free National Movement, opposition Progressive Liberal Party and …

Op-Ed: The Bahamas Election Looms

 By Ian StrachanOp-Ed Contributor The Bahamas braces itself for the eighth election in its 39-year history. It promises to be just as close as its last, in which less than 4,000 votes separated the two major parties. So far it …

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 Above: Branville McCartney (centre) By Alexander Britell In early 2011, Branville McCartney, a Bahamian Member of Parliament for the Bamboo Town constituency representing the ruling Free National Movement, broke off from the party to found a new one: the Democratic …

 Above: two of the many political signs adorning Bimini’s main thoroughfare (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell BIMINI — Large billboards dominate the landscape along King’s Highway, some artful, others strongly-worded. It’s election season in the westernmost district of the Bahamas, …

 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has “rung the bell,” setting the country’s next elections for May 7. Ingraham rang the bell following the dissolution of Parliament on …

 Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly and Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a visit with the Haitian community in Nassau, Haitian President Michel Martelly met today with Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham. …

 Above, from left: Health Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) By the Caribbean Journal staff The opening of the new Inagua Community Health Centre in Matthew Town, Inagua is part of a number of …

 Above: Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With Nassau’s Atlantis resort in limbo after investment firm Brookfield Asset Management canceled its decision to take control of the resort in November, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham …

 Above: Bahamian Foreign Minister Brent Symonette, US Ambassador Nicole Avant and Robin Symonette (BIS Photo/Kris Symonette) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is bidding farewell to US Ambassador Nicole Avant, who has completed her two-year term and will be …

 Above: Bahamian Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (BIS Photo/Derek Smith) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and China strengthened their already-close relations in a meeting this week in Nassau. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang …

 From left: Pauline Allen-Dean, Social Development Minister Loretta Butler-Turner and retired Assistant Commissioner of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Juanita Colebrooke (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is working to support women’s empowerment in the country, with a …

 Wang Lequan, left, and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) Officials from China visited the Bahamas this week, discussing issues of national security and law enforcement. The two countries’ dialogue actually followed a stint by two Bahamian police officers …

 The Bahamian government signed a $48.5 million contract with two local companies for what is dubbed as the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre Redevelopment Project. The deal is part of the country’s broader strategy to capitalize on so-called “sports tourism” something …

 Restrictions preventing foreign investment in restaurants and entertainment facilities have been lifted by Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, who also announced a new minimum dollar requirement for foreign direct investment. The prime minister attributed the changes to a series of …

 The government of the Bahamas has completed a 51 percent sale of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company to British firm Cable and Wireless Communications, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham announced today in a statement. The deal was the subject of a great …

 By Alexander Britell Richard Lightbourn is a partner at McKinney, Bancroft and Hughes, the landmark Nassau law firm. Current Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was a law clerk at the firm, and his predecessor, Perry Christie, committed his pupilage at the …

 By the Caribbean Journal Staff The first stage in a $409.5 million airport redevelopment at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport has opened, with a new U.S. Departures Terminal arriving on time and at a cost of $198.1 million. The new …