For all intents and purposes, Urban Renewal 2.0 was touted by some as a cure all, a panacea for the murder crisis. Has it lived up to those expectations?
The Bahamas needs a strong Opposition. The 65,000 Bahamians who voted of the FNM need the FNM. Those who did not vote for the FNM but understand the importance of a healthy democracy need the FNM.
Ingraham is a master politician and it would not be surprising if he returned to challenge for the leadership of the FNM. It appears that he has already made some very calculating moves.
The Free National Movement has hit out at the government for hiring foreign consultants to audit tourism spending and subsidies, and is arguing that the Christie administration has relied heavily on international advice since assuming office in May.
Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie’s party added to its big parliamentary majority by easily winning a by-election in his former rival’s district.
After the crushing defeat last night delivered by the Progressive Liberal Party and its candidate Renardo Curry, Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis declared that “the Ingraham era is over”.
With the by-election now over, the Government needs to demonstrate a commitment to all Abaconians and not a select few.
The Free National Movement (FNM) is accusing the governing Progressive Liberal Party of engaging in lies, half truths and desperate acts in the Abaco by-election.
As a right thinking Bahamian, I say Hubert Alexander Ingraham has been the biggest ally to democracy in Bahamian political history.