THE ECONOMIC PROMISES OF MAJORITY RULE IN A MODERN BAHAMAS COMMENTARY BY BRADLEY B. ROBERTS FORMER CABINET MINISTER AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT 7TH JANUARY 2018 As Bahamians everywhere look to 51st anniversary of Majority Rule Day, now a national holiday to be celebrated on Wednesday, the 10th of January 2018, they have compelling reasons to […]
Remarks by Hon. Philip Davis MPQC Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Majority Rule Day Service 7 January 2017 Agape International Rev. Helen McPhee, officers of theProgressive Liberal Party, members of the congregation here at Agape, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Thank you for having us here this morning to mark this special occasion. […]
So a group of musicians, all young men under 30, one of them a specialist in air brushing for Junkanoo, were all gathered at the Freeport Airport and they were talking. They looked up and asked the politician standing by, whether or not he thought the Government was going to cut the funding for the […]
4TH JANUARY 2018 FREE NATIONAL MOVEMENT CANNOT ARTICULATE A PLAN FOR NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE (NHI) The report in the press that the Office of The Attorney General has informed the Minister of Health that the actions of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat in agreeing contracts with various vendors were lawful is welcomed news. Now […]
Headquarters 4 January 2017 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nassau, Bahamas – Ms. Marion Bethel, Bahamian Expert on CEDAW, pays courtesy call on the Hon Darren A. Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs. They discussed a range of issues related to the advancement of women.
The following statement was issued by Senator Fred Mitchell, Chairman of the PLP in answer to the FNM’s New Year’s assertion that the FNM has set the economy on the right path: 3RD JANUARY 2018 Clearly the Chairman of the FNM is blind deaf and dumb to the suffering inflicted on the Bahamian people since […]
Opposition spokesman on Immigration Senator Fred Mitchell issued the following statement noting the ousting of Director of Immigration William Pratt: Opposition Spokesman On Immigration On The Transition At The Department Of The Immigration 2 January 2017 I wish on behalf of the political administration in which I served to thank the outgoing Director of Immigration […]
More evidence of the coziness of Diane Philips, the so called neutral P R maven. She was writing again in her last column on Thursday 4th January this time praising one of Fred Smith Q C’s collaborators, the other half of the ventriloquist and the dummy pair Joe Darville. She claims that he does good […]
The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the PLP in answer to the Nassau Guardian’s editorial of 3rd January making certain allegations against the PLP while in office, that it was an existential threat to The Bahamas. 4th January 2018 The Nassau Guardian’s editorial of the 3rd January 2018 was a subjective and […]
Bringing in the New Year 2018 at Lyford Cay.
On Friday 5 January, the ZNS Northern Service News carried a story in which a staff member of Super Bucks, the pharmacy owned by the son of Senator Michael Darville reported that she had been fired for refusing to attend a church and make a pledge to Christian religious fealty. The accusation was made against […]
2nd January 2018
A scene from the Town Hall Meeting on Marijuana at Holy Trinity 5 January 2018. PLP Leader Philip Davis, speaking to the Nassau Guardian, said that he thought that the issue of medical marijuana is one that The Bahamas should take advice on. He was speaking in the shadow of a visit by the Marijuana […]
Leader of the PLP Philip Davis has said that the new Integrity Commission Bill which will repeal the Public Disclosure Acts is intrusive and cumbersome. He said that the Bill requires a thorough examination by the PLP in its terms. He thought that if the bill came into law, there would have to be […]
Despite letters to the Minister for National Security Marvin Dames and the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, the Fox Hill Community Centre remains in darkness, with the power turned off because the Government refused to pay the bill and the staff has not been paid for six months.
Rev Canon Sebastian Campbell has issued a strong plea to his fellow clergymen in The Bahamas who received the recently announced British Honours not to accept them. Rev Campbell is the Chair of the National Heroes Day Committee and has been on a twenty year or more campaign to get the British honours abolished and […]
Former Minister for Social Services Melanie Griffin must be twisting and she sees what must surely be in political terms a mad woman in charge of social services. The only woman in Hubert Minnis’ FNM cabinet has turned into a disaster. She does not look out for the poor or the dispossessed at all. She […]
The latest is that Soctiabank now does not pay proper interest from having a savings account. This is because the bank is flush with cash and cannot make any money because they won’t lend any money. The result is the poor pensioners who keep these accounts make no money. Lousy. The Central Bank is simply […]
Caricom’s Marijuana Commission meeting in Nassau 5 January Holy Trinity Hall The following statement is issued from the Office of the Chairman of the PLP in answer to a question posed by The Tribune but is made generally available: Question: Does the PLP have a position on legalization of marijuana Mr Mitchell? Or is it […]
The clean out by the FNM of everyone that they perceive to be PLP as heads of agencies continues, with the dismissal of Luther Smith as head of the Bahamas Information Services. He is replaced by a preacher named Kevin Harris who ran a hateful and nasty campaign on his radio show using the Bible […]
This is a picture of Arlene Nash, the former principal of St Johns College, and a specialist in Junkanoo and the history of our culture. She was hired under the PLP to run that part of the show at the Ministry of Tourism. Well she is reportedly out now, sent home by the people’s time […]