Bahamas News & Current Events

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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U.S. State Dept. Country Notes: The Bahamas