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Moss believes Rollins, Wells acted for personal gain

Marco City MP Greg Moss asserted yesterday that Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins’ and Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells’ decision to join the Free National Movement (FNM) is more about “personal gain” than nation building. Moss, who resigned from the PLP in June, said while everyone has to follow their convictions, he questions how both former PLP MPs could have switched ...

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Miller says PLP should reflect on Wells’, Rollins’ departure

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday called on the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to reflect on what caused two of its “new generation leaders” to jump ship to the Free National Movement (FNM). “It is a bad thing for anyone from their organization, who is elected under your banner to cross the floor,” Miller said outside the House of Assembly. ...

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Minnis says he made no promises to new FNM MPs

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday shot down suggestions that the motive behind his recruitment of former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MPs Renward Wells and Dr. Andre Rollins was to block the reported plan a group of opposition members had to oust him as leader. Minnis also denied that he made any promises to Wells, the MP for Bamboo Town, or Rollins, the ...

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Roberts finds it amusing that Wells joined FNM

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday he found it “ironic and amusing” that Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells crossed the floor to join the Free National Movement (FNM), which Roberts said “publicly ridiculed and crucified” the former parliamentary secretary in the wake of the controversial letter of intent Wells signed without Cabinet approval last year. “Politics indeed ...

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Wells and Rollins join the FNM

Bamboo Town Member of Parliament Renward Wells and Fort Charlotte M.P., Dr Andre Rollins have announced in the House of Assembly today that they have decided to join the “alternative government”, the opposition Free National Movement. Wells concurrently left the governing Progressive Liberal Party and in a speech on the floor of the House of Assembly said, “after the LOI ...

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Wells and Rollins join the FNM

Bamboo Town Member of Parliament Renward Wells and Fort Charlotte M.P., Dr Andre Rollins have announced in the House of Assembly today that they have decided to join the “alternative government”, the opposition Free National Movement. Wells concurrently left the governing Progressive Liberal Party and in a speech on the floor of the House of Assembly said, “after the LOI ...

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Miller: Baha Mar CEO got shafted

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday that while Baha Mar must be completed and opened in the interest of the Bahamian people, he sympathizes with Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian and said it appears Izmirlian was shafted in the deal. “I think it is unfortunate what has happened to him in this whole situation,” Miller told The Nassau Guardian. “In ...

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Roberts: Izmirlian is now history

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday accused Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian of making “erratic and stupid” comments and charged “Izmirlian is now history”. “You don’t need a top notch reporter to know that something is clearly wrong with him. He is living in a dream world,” Roberts said when called for comment. In a statement on Monday, ...

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Pintard: Nottage out of energy and ideas; Bell would be worse

With the murder count for 2015 tied with the record of 127 murders set in 2011, Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard said yesterday it is a “sad day for the country and Bahamians should be outraged”. “Bahamians should collectively, all of us, really figure out how we might collaborate with each other in reducing this crime epidemic, but ...

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C.A. Smith would welcome Rollins and Wells to the FNM

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Cabinet Minister C.A. Smith said yesterday that he would “welcome” it if Bamboo Town MP Renward Wells and Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins joined the FNM. Smith was contacted for comment after National Review revealed that FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis invited both MPs to join the party. “They fall into the same category ...

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