THE PLP VIS-A-VIS THE FNM ADMINISTRATIONS AT 100 DAYS IN OFFICE

COMMENTARY BY BAHAMAS SCOOP THE PLP VIS-A-VIS THE FNM ADMINISTRATIONS AT 100 DAYS IN OFFICE At their 100-day mark in office after much electoral pomp, pageantry and fanfare, many Bahamians are finding it near impossible to identify one substantive policy or legislative success story by the Minnis administration that can be used to shape the […]

THE PLP MUST WHEN BACK IN GOVERNMENT HAVE A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO MINNIS AND HIS GOVERNMENT

Every police officer who is a part of the witch hunt in which FNM politicians Hubert Minnis, Carl Bethel and Marvin Dames are involved in locking up PLP politicians should remember the Nuremberg trials. Those trials established the legal principle that you cannot as a defence to carrying out an unlawful order say “ I […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

Headquarters His Excellency Lowell Mortimer, OBE, non-resident High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to India paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Darren Henfield. Geneva 7 August 2017 For immediate release Bahamian awarded 2017/18 Chevening Scholarship The British High Commission is pleased to announce that a Bahamian national has been […]

WE RISE TOO LEADS A MARCH WITH PLP SUPPORT

The march is scheduled for 2nd September 2017 It is our hope that the march being organized by the PLP support group We Rise will be supported by all people of goodwill. The march is set for the Southern Recreation grounds on Saturday 2nd September. We must not be risk averse. All PLPs should be […]

The Government Propaganda On Verification

PM, DPM LEAD VERIFICATION PROCESS FOR CABINET MINISTERS By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, Bahamas – Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Kevin Peter Turnquest, led the verification process for Members of Parliament prior to participating in the weekly Cabinet Meeting on […]

Congratulations To Dr. Pandora Johnson at University of The Bahamas

University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Dr. Pandora Johnson as the Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives Liaison in the Office of the Provost. As the Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives Liaison, Dr. Johnson coordinates strategic academic affairs partnerships and initiatives, leveraging both existing and new strategic partnerships to advance and grow UB’s teaching, research, […]

Geoffrey Johnstone’s Funeral

NASSAU, Bahamas – Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General of The Bahamas, is pictured greeting the family of the late Sir Geoffrey Johnstone at the funeral service held for the noted Bahamian lawyer and politician at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk on Saturday morning, 12 August 2017. The service was conducted St. Andrew’s Kirk pastor, […]

Julian Believe Wishes Ronnie Butler Happy Birthday

Bahamian musician Julian Believe wrote this in tribute to musical icon Ronnie Butler on Facebook 17 August: “The most memorable performance of my career was with our very own Bahamian Legend Ronnie Butler! “As we enjoy his Birthday breakfast post your Happy Birthday comments so he can see the love from his people!”

Fred Mitchell Responds To John Pinder

Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Labour and Immigration On Remarks By John Pinder Public Service Union President On Steve McKinney Show 15 August For Immediate Release 16 August 2017 One of my former constituents reported to me that on the Steve McKinney Radio show yesterday, John Pinder, the President of […]

Former Minister Zhivargo Laing’s Must Read On The Realties of Politics

(First published in The Nassau Guardian  16 August 2017) My time on the frontlines of politics was enormously exciting and instructive. Representing people in both Fort Charlotte and Marco City was an honor, even if challenging at times. Serving as a Cabinet minister in the areas of youth, sports, culture, education, economic development and finance […]

Barry Griffin Is The New Leader of The Progressive Young Liberals

Congratulations to the new leaders of the Progressive Young Liberals (PYL) of the PLP.  At elections on 18 August, a new team was elected, headed by Attorney Barry Griffin.  Mr Griffin is at 7th from the left. The new executive board is as follows: Chairman – Barry Griffin 1st Vice Chair – Neressa Seymour 2nd […]