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Christie, Perry Gladstone

Christie, Perry Gladstone, 1943?, Bahamian political leader. A member of the Progressive Liberal party, he practiced law for several years before serving (1977?2017; as an independent from 1987 to 1990) in Bahama's parliament. In 1997 he became party leader, and subsequently served as prime minister twice (2002?07, 2012?17); he resigned as party leader after landslide losses in 2017. Throughout his long career, he held a number of ministerial posts, including those of health, tourism, agriculture, and finance.

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