Prime Minister Perry Christie of the BahamasPrime Minister of the Bahamas


Perry Christie

Date of Birth: 21 August 1943
Birth Place: Nassau, Bahamas
Political Party: Progressive Liberal Party
Arrival in Power:8 May 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Perry Christie was born on August 21, 1943, in Nassau, Bahamas. Perry Christie served as the Prime Minister of the Bahamas from 2002 to 2007, before losing to Hubert Ingraham. Perry Christie's party the Progressive Liberal Party won the 2012 elections and thus Christie returned to power in May 2012.


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_Christie

Updated on: January 14th, 2015

 

Prime Minister of the Bahamas


Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham of the BahamasHubert Ingraham

Date of Birth: 4 August 1947
Birth Place: Pine Ridge, Bahamas
Political Party: Free National Movement
Arrival in Power: 4 May 2007
Left Power: 8 May 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: Politician

Biography:


Hubert Ingraham was born on August 4, 1947, in Pine Ridge, Bahamas. Hubert Ingraham studied law and became a lawyer in 1972. Hubert Ingraham entered the world of politics in 1975. He held several posts for the Progressive Liberal Party, before being expelled from the party and being elected as an independent candidate in 1987.


In 1990 Hubert Ingraham joined the Free National Movement, and upon the death of its leader succeeded him as leader. In the 1992 election he led the party to a major victory and became prime minister. Hubert Ingraham decided to limit himself to 2 terms as prime minister and was replaced as leader for the 2002 election, however his party suffered a crushing defeat, and he returned as leader for the 2007 election, which he won. His longevity has prime minister speaks to his ability to deal with national issues and steer his country in the right direction.

Hubert Ingraham was defeated in the 2012 elections by Perry Christie and the Progressive Liberal Party.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Ingraham

Updated on: January 14th, 2015