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Minister of Finance responds to opposition on possible Moody's downgrade

I have read with disappointment and sheer amazement the statements from Mr. Chester Cooper, the Official Opposition spokesman on Finance, from the Hon. Philip Davis, Leader of the Opposition, from Senator Frederick Mitchell and from Mr. Alfred Sears, defeated candidate for Fort Charlotte, with respect to the Moodys review of the Bahamas credit ratings. These statements, to borrow a phrase from Mr. Cooper, represent the wrong statements at the wrong time.

This administration has made a conscious decision to be transparent and factual about the fiscal situation of the country. This is necessary if we are going to undertake reforms to secure the future of this country for future generations. For this reason, we have chosen not to mislead the Bahamian public with respect to extent of the fiscal mismanagement we faced on coming to office...

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