Bahamas News & Current Events

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
New Prime Minister Elected


On May 7, 2012, parliamentary elections were held. The Progressive Liberal Party took 29 of the 38 seats. Progressive Liberal Party member Perry Christie was sworn in as prime minister and finance minister. Christie served one prior term as prime minister from 2002 to 2007.

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