Janet Hubert

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Hubert Ingraham

The party leader of the “free nation” and Member of Parliament for North Abaco District; in the period from 2005 to the 2007th was the leader of the opposition in the House of Assembly.

Author: Ivan Matkovskiy

The American politician, prime minister of the Bahamas. He held this post from 1992 to 2002-th, and again became prime minister in the 2007th. Party leader of the “free nation” and Member of Parliament for North Abaco District; in the period from 2005 to the 2007th was the leader of the opposition in the House of Assembly.

Ingram originally was prime minister of the Bahamas from August 1992 to May of 2002 – a historic election 92 th, when the CH could win the Progressive Liberal Party. Ingram was able to beat the Prime Minister Sir Linden Pindling, who led the PLP in those years. After the victory of the party in the elections in May 2007, Ingraham became prime minister again.

He was born in Pine Ridge, Grand Bahama. He studied law in Nassau in December 1972 joined the Bahamian judicial board and became a senior co-owner of the law firm “Ingram and the company”in Christie. Closely he entered politics in 1975 when he was elected to the National General Council, at the time controlled by the ruling Progressive Liberal Party. Prior to that, he served as a member of the management of the licensing of air transport and the chairman of the arbitral tribunal for the tax on real estate. Then a short time he worked in the accounting department,”Owens-Illinois Sugar Mill Campaign ‘in Abaco in the Bahamas Telecommunication Corporation and the”Chase Manhattan Bank”in Nassau. At the same time Ingram got an internship in a law office clerk “McKinney, Bancroft and

in 1976 became the national chairman of the PLP, and a member of the executive committee of the party. In 1977th in addition to that he was elected to the House of Assembly. The Parliament has worked on the Standing Committee of preference and public accounts and the chairman of the special commission on lobbying and political cooperation.

In 1987, he resigned from the PLP, and in 1990 already included in the official opposition, where he was appointed parliamentary leader. After the sudden death of Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield was unanimously elected leader of the opposition. In 1992 he led the party to victory CH, breaking twenty-five year reign of the Progressive Liberal Party.

As prime minister paid great attention to the development of tourist infrastructure of the Bahamas. By 2002nd essentially lost popularity due to the unfavorable economic situation in the territory under its jurisdiction, and lost his job, but in the 2007th returned it.

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