THE DEATH OF BAHAMIANIZATION? A PERSPECTIVE ON THE BAHAMAS COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE BILL BY BRADLEY B ROBERTS FORMER PLP CHAIRMAN NOV 26th 2017 THE PRELUDE In arguably the nastiest political campaign on record, Bahamians were told by the FNM that the governing PLP was corrupt and that they used the resources of the government to enrich themselves, […]
The Commercial Enterprises Bill is what it is called. We call it the Brent Symonette Bill. Mr. Symonette is the clearest example of the fact that the dreaded and racist United Bahamian Party who was booted out for their racist and anti- democratic policies in 1967 is back 50 years later, with consent of the […]
Major falling outs or just little petulant tiffs. Barely seven months into their term, the reports are that Dr. Hubert Minnis is seeking to find another job for Attorney General Carl Bethel. The faithful are not happy about the fact that he does not sing the party line as he should. He has been telling […]
Chicago CHICAGO, Illinois – The Honourable Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, attended the University of Illinois Education Week reception hosted by UIC’s Offices of Global Engagement and International Affairs, 17 November 2017. The annual program celebrates the relationship between UIC and Chicago’s diplomatic community and honours recipients of the Chicago Consular Corps […]
The Progressive Liberal Party’s Leader Philip Davis announced the formation of the standing Committee of the PLP called the Constitution Committee. You may click here for the full press conference on Tuesday 21 November. The Chairman of the Committee is former PLP Chair Raynard Ribgy. From left to right: Senator Fred Mitchell, Party Chair, Leader […]
Nassau, The Bahamas – Former Cabinet Minister, Member of Parliament and House Speaker, Sir Arlington Griffith Butler, K.C.M.G., was remembered Friday (November 24, 2017) as a man who responded to the injustices of his times by entering the political arena to help bring about racial, economic and social equality in The Bahamas. Sir Arlington was […]
Well known contractor in Inagua and PLP supporter Leon Turnquest was buried in Matthew Town on Saturday 25 November. Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis and former MP for Inagua Alfred Gray attended the service.
The following statement was issued by the Leader of The Opposition Philip Davis on the death of Lilith Adderley, the widow of the late former Attorney General, Finance, Foreign, Education, Finance, National Security Minister and former Acting Governor General Paul Adderley. Mr Adderley predeceased her on 19 September 2012. She died on Friday 24th November […]
Poor Romi Ferreria. He was supposed to be under watch and guard because his life was in danger so said the wacky loony tune lawyer from Freeport. He went to the Inter American Human Rights Commission and made a phoney case on this point. Everyone knows that there was on danger, as he hung out […]
(BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) Nassau, The Bahamas – Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis met with Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling on Monday morning, November 20, at Government House, fulfilling his plan to have discussions with the Governor General at regular intervals. (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay)
The following statement was issued by Senator Fred Mitchell on Thursday 23 November about the Fox Hill Community Centre: Statement by Senator Fred Mitchell Caretaker for the Fox Hill Constituency for the PLP For Immediate Release On The Fox Hill Community Centre 23 November 2017 I want to let the public know that seven months […]
On 23rd November, Senator Fred Mitchell, caretaker for the PLP in Fox Hill, treated the Senior Citizens of Fox Hill to their annual luncheon for Thanksgiving Day.
The Xanadu Hotel has 184 rooms and 75 marina slips and 21 acres of land in Freeport, Grand Bahama. It is on the market for 33 million dollars, a far cry from the 300 million or more that will be required to buy and redevelop the Grand Lucayan property. Since the owner of Xanadu Mario […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Darren Cooper, the grandson of his late friend Lofton Cooper and the owner of a car rental business D’s in the Tree Root Plaza in Freeport and one of the leaders of the protest against hold ups in the Customs Department in clearing up goods imported into the island 24 November. […]
20 November 2017
Remarks by The Hon Philip Davis QC MP Church Service Marking 64th Anniversary of the PLP Faith United Missionary Baptist Church Faith United Way Nassau, The Bahamas Check Against Delivery Reverend William Thompson and Mrs. Thompson, other Reverend gentlemen and ladies, Deputy Leader Chester Cooper MP, Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell, Parliamentary colleagues, Party Officers and […]
The police have believed for years that David Rolle aka David Nicolls of Fox Hill and of Haitian parentage was responsible for the crime and killing press in Fox Hill. They kept the pressure up on him but according to him they could never get him. Several of the murders that happened in Fox Hill […]
FNM MP Freddie McAlpine is seeking to be all things to all men. He bolted from the party discipline by setting himself as urging the Government to do something to fix Grand Bahama as opposed to sending hurricane relief to Dominica. When he gets up in the House, the FNM hold their breath because they […]
Last Saturday 18 November was a hell of an experience for The Press Club. They who are described by Andrew Allen as the adoring FNM Media, invited their hero Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister to accept the award as Man of the Year and to address them. In it, he launched an attack on them […]
Each day the people of Fox Hill are asking what a thing they have done by electing Shonel Ferguson to be their new MP on 10 May. She has a series of failures to her credit. The last one was the fact that she sent out an announcement throughout Fox Hill that the American Basketball […]
It was a proud moment for the PLP Leader Philip Davis and his wife Anne as they arrived last Saturday 18 November for the opening of the SLS Hotel at Bahamar, a PLP project before the party was booted from office.