We are saddened by the news that a great friend and supporter of the PLP and a former Progressive Young Liberals Chair died today following a brief illness in Miami. Rest in peace dear brother.
Dame Joan Sawyer in full flight rabid dialogue There are two kinds of FNMs in this Bahamas. There are stupid FNMs and sensible FNMs. Unfortunately, the stupid FNMs are now in control of the country. As a result the whole country now suffers. One such stupid FNM was someone who signs him or herself as […]
It is difficult to fathom how well thinking people in the United States must be feeling now that this man Donald Trump is their President and has been so now for over half a year. He is an embarrassment. Nothing in his head. Last week, he stooped to a new low when he promised that […]
STATEMENT BY SENATOR FRED MITCHELL OPPOSITION SPOKESMAN ON LABOUR ON THE UNEMPLOYMENT STATS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 August 2017 The Labour Survey facts now released by the Department of Statistics, as opposed to the propaganda department of the FNM, show that the PLP left the country in good shape to grow and prosper. Under the […]
During the past week there were two things that were being passed around by PLPs that were really vexing. We have argued time and again that it is the PLP that is its own worst enemy. These two examples shows the extent of the problem. Some miscreant had put together a facsimile of USA Today, […]
Headquarters 11 August 2017 Bahamas Foreign Affairs Headquarters: Foreign Service Officer Anastacia Minnis shares her experience when she participated in the Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations Diplomatic Training Programme for Junior Diplomats.
COMMENTARY BY BAHAMAS SCOOP RATING THE FNM’s FIRST 100 DAYS IN OFFICE According to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis from his campaign rhetoric and the speech from the throne, the signature promise made by the FNM was not to grow the economy, create jobs, protect the environment against the threat of global warming, energy sector […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Senator Rodney Moncur, talk show host at the Fox Hill day celebration 8 August John and Joseph Culmer performing on Fox Hill day 8 August at Mt Carey Baptist Church Senator Fred Mitchell with Rev Sabrina Pinder at St Mark’s Baptist Church in Fox Hill on Fox Hill day 8 August. […]
The PLP held its first branch meeting in Abaco since the general election. It was organized by Vice Chair of the party Obie Roberts. Present were Senator Fred Mitchell and Chester Cooper MP and Eva Bain, PLP Candidate for South Abaco on 12 August.
The returning diplomats for The Bahamas, having served their country overseas have returned to a host of problems. The main thing is that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Finance claim they don’t have the money to pay them what they owed or they claim they are not entitled to the money. […]
Dr. Ian Strachan has finally made it to a role in which he will have an opportunity to make a contribution to actually running something as opposed to being an eternal critics. It was announced last week on 11 August that the University of The Bahamas has appointed him to head the University’s campus […]
Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell Leader of Opposition In The Senate On Notice For Verification Of The Existence In Order To Be Paid By The Government For Immediate Release By happenstance, I received a copy of a letter dated 31st July signed in a scribble by someone identifying themselves as Acting Treasurer but with […]
Jeff Lloyd, the Education minister, who will go down in history as the man who took scholarships away from Bahamian children, was very busy last week. After taking away the scholarships, he announced that he was taking away contracts from those awarded to contractors to fix the schools because they were PLPs. Mr. Lloyd said […]
During the week, the FNM announced that they would be spending some 20 million dollars on capital projects over the five years of their term. Only the headlines were deceptive. The FNM was seeking by sleight of hand to answer the PLP’s argument that they are contracting the economy of The Bahamas. This is what […]
During one of her presentations at her first Fox Hill Day Celebration since her unfortunate election as the Fox Hill representative, Shonel Ferguson sought to quote Fred Mitchell, the former MP and now Senator. She said that Senator Mitchell had said something very profound and that was that life would not end after the election […]
The Leader of the PLP is now moving around the country speaking to branches. The latest in New Providence was the branch in South Beach. Cleola Hamilton, the former MP, is now the PLP’s caretaker for the constituency until such time as the PLP makes another decision. The meeting took place on Thursday 10 August.
Senator Fred Mitchell presenting the trophy to Dylan Eddins the winner of the 50th annual Glenda’s Road Race in Bimini 10 August Senator Fred Mitchell at the Glenda’s Road Race 50th edition in Alice Town in Bimini 10 August. The winner is Dylan Eddins at far right and Joel Fawkes at far left is the […]
Tristan Lockhart of the Grand Bahama Shipyard, a sponsor of the Buddy Hield Tournament accepts a gift on Friday 4 August.
On 9th August, the Nassau Guardian wrote a piece in their National Review opinion section which is really the rant of the week by Candia Dames, its Managing Editor, which claimed that Fred Mitchell was “unhinged”. Mr. Mitchell issued his own statement but we think it is important to add to it. Ms. Dames has […]
He was rumoured to be a trustee for the former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham in every endeavour but was said to be a decent man who was a competent contractor. During Mr. Ingraham’s period as Prime Minister, it appears that he was the major go to contractor for all the big jobs. Tongues used to […]