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THE PRIME MINISTER PHILIP DAVIS AT THE UN: this photo of the Prime Minister Philip Davis newly minted was taken during his maiden speech at the United Nations on 25 September 2021.

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MINNIS AS LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

There was a meeting of the FNM’s Council held on Wednesday 22 September 2021 to determine the fate of the party going forward from their defeat on 16 September 2021.  There were some noisy councilors like Hiram Kelly who is not sober in the best of times, who ranted and cussed Hubert Minnis reportedly.  However, […]

HOSTING MIA OF BARBADOS TO DINNER OUR P M

From left Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Mia Motley of Barbados and Prime Minister Philip Davis of The Bahamas. 24 September at Capital Grille in New York. 1. The Hon. Myles Laroda, Minister of State, Office of the Prime Minister, The Bahamas 2. Senator Dr. The Hon. Jerome Xavier Walcott, Minister of […]

PLP CHAIR TO FNM BOARD MEMBER GIVE IT A REST

In response to BCB statement For Immediate Release 21 September 2021 The persons at ZNS responsible for the unauthorized response to the scathing critique delivered by the international observer group on the 16 September 2021 general elections must cease and desist any representation on behalf of the Bahamas Broadcasting Corporation (BCB) as they have no […]

THE TRIBUNE CITES THE CHAIRMAN ON POLITICAL APPOINTEES

This story appeared originally in The Tribune — Editor By KHRISNA RUSSELL Tribune Chief Reporter krussell@tribunemedia.net FOREIGN Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday said all political appointees were recently asked to submit resignations as a matter of routine with the Davis administration’s election to government. Mr Mitchell was contacted to respond to a […]

THE NEW CABINET AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES

From left Mario Bowleg, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, JoBeth Coleby Davis, Minister of Transport and Housing, Dr. Michael Darville, Minister of Health and Wellness, Ryan Pinder, the Attorney General and Minister for Legal Affairs,  Secretary to the Cabinet Nicole Campbell, Philip Davis, Prime Minister, Chester  Cooper, Minister of Tourism and Investments and Deputy […]

THE PRIME MINISTER IS IN NEW YORK AT THE U N

Prime Minister Philip Davis with Antonio Gutierrez, the Secretary General of the United Nations 25 September 2021. Prime Minister Philip Davis visited New York for the first time as Prime Minister. He hosted a number of dinners for the Bahamian community and the international leaders there in New York but his main job was to […]

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BLOWS ABOUT TO EXCHANGE AT FNM COUNCIL MEETING

JOHN PINDER SAYS IT’S A MORAL CHOICE

In the last days of the campaign John Pinder, the FNM’s candidate for Fox Hill invaded the public space in Fox Hill to put his stamp on the Fox Hill Parade.  He did this knowing that this would cause a problem with the PLPs who were already planted there.  This was the problem with the […]

WHAT DOES THE RESULT MEAN?

The PLP should not misread what the result of the general election of 16 September means.  It is  true that the majority of the seats are vastly in favour of the PLP but that does not mean that every soul is a PLP. The PLP has won the majority of the votes cast.  There are […]

OVERLY AGGRESSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT

Elections should not be about running the gauntlet of cranky policemen. The Royal Bahamas Police Fore did not put its best foot forward in the service of the Bahamian people by the men and women its sent out to guard the election process.  Too many reports came of them getting into contentious and emotional tirades […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES OF FNM FAILURES IN GRAND BAHAMA

Four years after its start the unfinished Government Complex in Eight Mile Rock SQUANDERING an OPPORTUNITY Of A LIFETIME History will judge the five (5) former sitting members of Parliament for Grand Bahama harshly for the part they played in this dispensation. The failure of this FNM administration is a direct result of the inattention […]

HAS THE FNM THROWN IN THE TOWEL?

One Minister of the government told a source that he will not spend another dime of his money in this general election.  He says the best he will do is to help a few disgruntled FNMs with fifty or sixty dollars or so to tide things over but not another dime. He says the population […]

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PM’s Bout Of Discomfort

The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Fred Mitchell on the state of the Prime Minister after his having to cut short his time at a public swearing in ceremony: On The Prime Minister  For Immediate Release 23 September 2021 At the end of the ceremony for Parliamentary Secretaries […]

Thomas Bastian Passes Away, Veteran Trade Unionist

The following statement was issued by Prime Minister Philip Davis upon learning of the death of Thomas Bastian, trade unionist: Hon. Philip Davis QC MP Prime Minister, Commonwealth of The Bahamas For Immediate Release 22 September 2021 The Bahamas has lost a giant of the labour movement and a nation builder in the name of […]

Trade Unionist Keith Archer Passes Away

We join in expressing our condolences on the passing of Keitha Archer, the veteran trade unionists 25 September 2021.  Mr. Archer was for a long time head of the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union.  May he rest in peace.

Thank You Fox Hill From Fred Mitchell

Scenes From The Presentation Of The Instrument for The Prime Minister

18 September 2021 Prime Minister Philip Davis with Governor General Sir C A Smith Senator Fred Mitchell with three of the five Prime Ministers of The Bahamas after the ceremony of the presentation of the instrument of appointment to the Prime Minister 18 September 2021. Left to right Perry Christie, Hubert Ingraham and Philip Davis. […]

Rev. Timothy Stewart Passes Away

17 September 2021

Julian Believe And Fred Mitchell

Senator Fred Mitchell with musician Julian Believe in Fox Hill PLP Headquarters 15 September 2021

Senator Fred Mitchell With Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper

18 September 2021 Bahamar Convention Centre

DNA Didn’t Make An Impression

The third party the Democratic National Alliance which  began as a breakaway  movement from the Free National Movement has by this general election become a spent force. They  could not field candidates in the 39 constituencies, managing to place candidates in only 15 of them.  None of them got beyond 100 votes. So that appears […]