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Time to decide

Fifty-eight days have passed since Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the second constitutional referendum in an independent Bahamas will take place today. In the weeks that followed that announcement, the debate has been spirited. Voters have heard from the ‘vote yes’ camp. They have heard from the ‘vote no’ camp. There is nothing left to say; nothing left to ...

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Time to decide

Fifty-eight days have passed since Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the second constitutional referendum in an independent Bahamas will take place today. In the weeks that followed that announcement, the debate has been spirited. Voters have heard from the ‘vote yes’ camp. They have heard from the ‘vote no’ camp. There is nothing left to say; nothing left to ...

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Hunt urges non-emotive vote

Co-Executive Director of the YES Bahamas campaign and former Free National Movement (FNM) Senator Heather Hunt yesterday encouraged voters to vote without emotions in today’s gender equality referendum. With thousands of people registered to vote, Hunt encouraged voters to make an educated decision. “We have to get to a place where we aren’t led by emotions, whether it is fear ...

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Hunt urges non-emotive vote

Co-Executive Director of the YES Bahamas campaign and former Free National Movement (FNM) Senator Heather Hunt yesterday encouraged voters to vote without emotions in today’s gender equality referendum. With thousands of people registered to vote, Hunt encouraged voters to make an educated decision. “We have to get to a place where we aren’t led by emotions, whether it is fear ...

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Vote no pastor says group being victimized

One of the pastors from the vote no campaign claimed yesterday the group was “brutally victimized” in the lead-up to today’s constitutional referendum. Mario Moxey, of the ‘Save Our Bahamas’ committee, said efforts were made by certain people hoping to silence the group’s campaign. “I can’t presume as to why we’re being victimized,” said Moxey, pastor of Bahamas Harvest Church. ...

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Vote no pastor says group being victimized

One of the pastors from the vote no campaign claimed yesterday the group was “brutally victimized” in the lead-up to today’s constitutional referendum. Mario Moxey, of the ‘Save Our Bahamas’ committee, said efforts were made by certain people hoping to silence the group’s campaign. “I can’t presume as to why we’re being victimized,” said Moxey, pastor of Bahamas Harvest Church. ...

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Employee charged with stealing over $700K from COB

A College of The Bahamas (COB) employee was yesterday charged with stealing more than $700,000 from her job over the course of seven years. Chimeka Gibbs, 39, of Martin Street, stood before Magistrate Constance Delancy to answer to 40 allegations of stealing, fraud and money laundering between 2008 and 2015 while employed as a human resources assistant and senior clerk ...

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Employee charged with stealing over $700K from COB

A College of The Bahamas (COB) employee was yesterday charged with stealing more than $700,000 from her job over the course of seven years. Chimeka Gibbs, 39, of Martin Street, stood before Magistrate Constance Delancy to answer to 40 allegations of stealing, fraud and money laundering between 2008 and 2015 while employed as a human resources assistant and senior clerk ...

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Moss: Minnis has failed to show leadership on referendum

Marco City MP Greg Moss has criticized Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for what he suggested was a politically expedient move when Minnis urged Bahamians to vote their conscience. “I think it never made any sense for Mr. Minnis to have said that he would have supported the bills,” Moss said. “At the end of the day, ...

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