STATEMENT BY PLP CHAIRMAN BRADLEY B. ROBERTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17th March 2017 SIDNEY COLLIE IS WRONG, CONFUSED AND LOST As a busy man I am loathe to respond to the confused drivel of Sidney Collie. This is a man who as a Minister of Local Government managed to botch a simple local government election […]
Remarks By Bradley B Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party Religious Services for Five Grand Bahama & Bimini Candidates 2016 Election Under the theme “The Full Armor of God” 17th March 2017 Jubilee Cathedral Freeport Grand Bahama Statement of purpose why we are here. Bishop Godfrey Williams and Mrs. Williams Other Ministers of the Gospel […]
As the passage of time has gone by since all the fights and blows and slings and arrows against him, the FNM under Hubert Minnis is now consolidating its support. The side characters like Rollins, Moss, and Butler have all dropped out of the picture and are irrelevant. The harsh words about the FNMs speaking […]
THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (13 – 17 MARCH 2017) COMMENTARY BY ELCOTT COLEBY This week in Parliament The Bahamas Parliament met on Wednesday of this week to consider Trafficking in Persons and labour legislation. Amendments to the Employment and Industrial Relations Acts were tabled by the Hon. D. Shane Gibson, the Minister of […]
Caricom A delegation from The Bahamas attended the 18th CARICOM-JAPAN Consultation 14th March, 2017 – Georgetown, Guyana. The delegation was headed by The Bahamas Ambassador to UNESCO and Japan, Dr. Elwood Donaldson who was accompanied by Deputy Permanent Security Eugene Torchon-Newry and CARICOM Desk Officer, Charlene Johnson. During the Meeting CARICOM Member States and Japan […]
This cryptic announcement came as a bolt out of the blue on Thursday 16 March. Greg Moss who was elected as the PLP MP for Marco City was out. He had left the PLP in a huff after getting fired for problems at the National Insurance Board. He scorched the earth on the way out. […]
Life is short. It is unpredictable. Death is even worse and of course it is a part of life. We are sad to announce the death of Bruce Walker, late of the Beach and Parks Authority and formerly a Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works. What a nice man. Gone too soon.
The Government proposes as one of its last acts in this term to pass an act to amend the employment laws to increase the amount of redundancy pay that employers must pay when they declare redundancies. It also is building in a warning period for redundancies. The employer’s representatives through the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce […]
(The Soft Opening of the PLP HQ in Fox Hill)
WOMEN AT WORK: Attorney General Allyson Gibson, Minister of Trade Hope Strachan meet the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Baroness Patricia Scotland in London 18 March.
The following statement was issued by the Bahamas Information Services from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration: Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 March 2017 On the death of Dereck Alton Walcott (Via the Bahamas Information Services) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued a […]
On 13 March, the PLP chose the final nominee for the general election of 2017. It is Wayne Munroe Q C who will run in Freetown, the reconstituted seat that used to be Montagu. He defeated Senator Frank Smith and former MP for the area for the nomination. Here is what he posted in his […]
In an interview, the words of which were printed in The Tribune of Friday 17 March, Fred Mitchell MP reflected on Andre Rollins MP who came into the PLP with Mr. Mitchell’s support and encouragement. Here is what he said in his own words: “People in politics can be lucky or they can sweat their […]
Speaker of the House Dr. Kendal Major with his branch members at the joint rally held with Golden Gates and Tall Pines by the PLP on Thursday 16 March.
The family photo to mark the visit of the Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell to the University of The Bahamas and the President of the Student Government Association Keyron Smith, far right second row 16 March. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell being introduced to the Student Government Association of the University of The Bahamas at the campus […]
Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the home of Ms. Ennis Pinder aka Miss P, who is the sister of the protocol officer in Freeport who cooked peas’ soup and dumplings for lunch especially for the minister. Mr Mitchell used to each lunch at Miss Ennis Pinder in the 1980s every day so it was nice […]
The Bahamas is a small country. We used to say we are all in the same boat together. We argue in the immigration sphere that we all came here on a boat, it is just a matter of when the boat came. But some thoughts in the modern era. The Bahamasair flight from Nassau leaves […]
The Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe who is also responsible for gaming laws in The Bahamas announced last week that there is to be a ten year moratorium on web shop gambling in The Bahamas. This means that there will be no expansion of the number of licensees in The Bahamas for ten years. The […]
15 March 2017 House of Assembly
(You can’t complain, Mitchell tells Rollins 15 March)