By the time the polls closed at 6pm, Abaco had decided its next two MPs: James Albury (FNM) for Central / South Abaco and Darren Henfield (FNM) for North Abaco.
A delegation of Free National Movement (FNM) representatives headed to Moore’s Island for the launch of its FNM Headquarters on April 8. Supporters from various South Abaco communities including Sandy Point, Spring City and Marsh Harbour also travelled to Moore’s Island either by boat or airplane.
The Free National Movement held a back-to-back “Candidate Launch Parties” on the evenings of Friday, Feb 17, 2017 and Saturday, Feb 18, 2017. The events were planned to introduce Central / South and North Abaco to their respective candidates – James Albury and Darren Henfield.
The Free National Movement (FNM) ratified their candidate for North Abaco on January 30, naming Darren Henfield, son of well-known Bishop Clifford Henfield, the representative for the party.
All candidates for the North Abaco District and Central/South Abaco district have now been ratified for the three major parties: Progressive Liberal Party, Free National Movement and the Democratic National Alliance.
James Albury was ratified as the Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for Central and South Abaco on December 21, 2016 at a FNM Central Council Meeting in Nassau. Mr. Albury was ratified alongside FNM candidate for Long Island, Adrian Gibson.
Speculation and rumors abound after the historic, seismic event lead by Loretta Butler-Turner in the House of Assembly last week, defrocking Dr. Hubert Minnis as Her Majesty’s Leader of the Opposition, and many questions in the aftermath.
By the time this paper is in your hands the Free National Movement Convention will be in full swing or over. A party leader will be chosen. But will it matter if whoever is chosen adheres to the same tactics and maneuverings that have defined Bahamian governance and political life …
During what was scheduled to be a constituency meeting leader of the opposition and the Free National Movement (FNM), Doctor Hubert Minnis spoke to the public outside the South Abaco constituency office in the Abaco Shopping Plaza on December 4.
On August 7 police officers entered the House of Parliament to remove Free National Movement (FNM) leader Dr. Hubert Minnis. This was in response to Dr. Minnis’ refusal to withdraw comments he made last month regarding the Prime Minister. As the officers came to remove Minnis, he and seven FNM Members of Parliament left the Chamber in solidarity. The only FNM MP to remain was Central & South Abaco MP Edison Key.