She writes from Freeport: I watched with interest the morning’s headlines on Friday, December 1st. from the United States , as General Michael Flynn made his court appearance to face charges of giving false evidence to the FBI, earlier this year. General Flynn walked into the courthouse with his hands swinging (as we would say […]
The completion of the sale of Baha Mar offers hope and optimism. By Bradley B. Roberts Former PLP National Chairman and Cabinet Minister 3rd December 2017 I am heartened as many Bahamians are that the deal to purchase Baha Mar is finally complete. It was an arduous task for the former PLP government and all […]
The duplicity of the Minister of Works Desmond Bannister By Bradley B Roberts Former National Chairman and Cabinet Minister 3rd December 2017 The Hon. Desmond Bannister Minister of Works, authorized or sanctioned a forensic audit (by Ernst and Young) of the Bahamas Power and Light Company (BPL) in August. We know that the BPL board […]
Lies and more lies… can’t get the story straight turkey, stick a fork in him. He’s done. Seven months into the term, you have never seen a government disintegrate as quickly as this one. This is really a case of dumb and dumber. They stumble and bumble from one thing to the next. Dr. Minnis […]
(PLPS SEEKIN TO STOP IT) Senator Michael Darville, Senator Fred Mitchell, Tristan Lockhart, Ginger Moxey In Grand Bahama, the PLP’s Senator Michael Darville hosted a round table discussion on the future of Freeport with particular reference to the plan of the FNM Government to give all the power that the PLP took away from the […]
Washington D C The Bahamas Ambassador to Washington D C Sidney Collie presented his credentials to the President of the United States Donald Trump on November. With him is Ambassador Collie’s wife Mavis. Headquarters 30th November 2017- Ambassador of Cuba to The Bahamas, Her Excellency Ismara M. Vargas Walter pays a courtesy call on the […]
The FNM show trial of PLP Senator Frank Smith began in the Magistrate’s Court last week. The former Prime Minister Perry Christie and other prominent former PLP Leaders were there in the gallery with family members to watch as K. D Knight S C, a former Foreign Minister of Jamaica and specially called in The […]
The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the PLP Fred Mitchell in answer to Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance who claimed that because the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis promised that the PLP will repeal the proposed Commercial Enterprises Bill if it becomes law the PLP was endangering foreign investment. Talk […]
The music icon Ronnie Butler who died in Nassau at the age of 80 was memorialized in a service at the Joe Farrington Road Auditorium of the Church of God on Wednesday 29 November. Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis represented the PLP at the funeral. A tribute was read by Alfred Sears Q, C. […]
You see the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in the right of the picture. The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis in the left of the picture. But don’t believe for one moment that the two were equivalent in their interest in the funeral of Ronnie Butler. Mr. Minnis was sitting up in the funeral big […]
Former MP Melanie Griffin and present MP Elsworth Johnson with Sheldon Burrow, Community Organizer, at the opening of the Eastern Region Christmas Tree Lighting which was founded in part by Mrs. Griffin, when she was the PLP’s Representative on Friday 1 December.
(FNM Fox Hill MP can’t do anything to help) The Fox Hill Community Centre is now going into two weeks without the electricity supply. The government has reneged on all of the promises it made to the Community of Fox Hill with regard to the Community Centre. No amount of pleading to the Government has […]
On Friday 1 December, ZNS News carried a story of Morticians complaining that you have to pay for dead bodies to be released from the morgue. The Hospital has decided to charge user fees and storage fees for bodies. They announced them apparently without notice and the Morticians were none too happy. They claimed that […]
Utah Rolle interviewed the people who were fired from the Gaming Board during the week. Glenys Hanna Martin MP spoke to the issue on her Facebook page when she answered a press release by Gaming Board Chair Kenyatta Gibson when he said that the people fired didn’t match the up to date skill required by […]
1 December 2017 (posted on Facebook) Good afternoon: I read the Chairman Kenyatta Gibson’s statement on the mass firings at the Gaming Board. Will he explain to the Bahamian people that if the persons fired have no technology background which warrants their termination what background does his aging retiree Consultant which he just hired have? […]
The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis is a totally lost soul. He pronounced to the press two weeks ago that the country was calm, that crime was down and so was the fear of crime. He must be dreaming. His lost Minister of National Security Marvin Dames was suffering from the same delusions. He said that […]
2 December 2017
MP Picewell Forbes at the funeral in Calabash Bay for Goldie Rahming on Saturday 2 December.
Chairman of the PLP with some of the stalwarts who look after the PLP HQ in Freeport. A new regime is to be announced shortly following the change in leadership of the party and in Freeport. From left to right : Hosea Rolle, George Curtis, Senator Fred Mitchell and Israel Saunders.
Outgoing Director of Immigration William Pratt and incoming Clarence Russell It has taken them some seven months but now the Director of Immigration is gone. So they have new Customs Chief, a new Commissioner of Police all within seven months, the FNM has cleaned house. The new Director of Immigration is Clarence Russell on leave […]
From The Office of The Chairman Of The PLP On The Minister Of Tourism’s Crazy Remark 1 December 2017 For Immediate Release The press today quotes the Minister of Tourism Dionysio D’Aguilar as saying that the PLP is “crazy” to oppose the Commercial Enterprises Bill because the Bill is seeking to reverse the brain drain […]
For the first time with his granddaughter at Christmas, the child of is son Carlos and his daughter in law Anastacia.
2 December 2017
This is how the groups will enter Bay Street in Boxing Day: Boxing Day 2017 Line Up 1. Valley Boys 2. Genesis 3. Saxons 4. Roots 5. Music Makers 6. One Family 7. Prodical Sons
In his own words speaking to The Tribune’s Rashad Rolle on 28 November: “If they say they want a business to open up and a foreigner could get a permit automatically after 14 days and they want to limit this and the other benefits of the bill to a place like Freeport, that’s something that […]