Moultrie’s Boorish behaviour proves he is unfit for the high office of Speaker

Commentary by Bradley B. Roberts Former Cabinet Minister and MP 11th February 2018 I would be remiss if I did not weigh in on the House proceedings of last Wednesday, 7th February. The biggest takeaway is that the Speaker does not know his role which is the protection of the freedom of speech of the […]

THE SOFT POWDER PUFF SPEAKER ACTS LIKE A CRAZY MAN

What happened last week was a good week for the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party.  They pushed the FNM with their 35 seat majority into doing something which was disproportionate to the remedy required. They expelled not only Glenys Hanna Martin MP from the House which they had done the week before but expelled all the […]

PLP’S DEPUTY LEADER RESPONDS TO SPEAKER

STATEMENT BY CHESTER COOPER, MP EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP, PLP DEPUTY LEADER FEBRUARY 7, 2018 Today I stand in solidarity with my colleagues to protect the democratic rights for which our forefathers valiantly fought. I call on all right-thinking Bahamians to do likewise. After the atrocities of today’s sitting of parliament I am reminded […]

THE FORMER CLERK OF THE HOUSE RESPONDS

This is the response of Maurice Tynes to the broadside against him in the House of Assembly by the Speaker of The House as reported in the Nassau Guardian 8th February: Former House of Assembly Chief Clerk Maurice Tynes, who served under three different prime ministers for more than 20 years, charged that yesterday’s “performance” by House […]

Mitchell At The Chinese Reception

Photos By Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services 8 February 2018 Senator Fred Mitchell with students from University of The Bahamas 8 February at the Chinese Spring Festival reception from left: Antonique Newry, Ken-reesha Price, Arginal Rolle, Kerwin Mullings, Ian Cheng, Leonardo Swain 8 February. Senator Fred Mitchell with students from University of The […]

Chester Cooper Concerned About Government Borrowing

STATEMENT ON NEW $90 MILLION IDB LOAN RESOLUTION BY CHESTER COOPER, EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP, PLP DEPUTY LEADER, SHADOW MINISTER OF FINANCE. FEBRUARY 8, 2018 In the midst of the turmoil and unceremonious suspension of the opposition from the House of Assembly yesterday, the government tabled a resolution to borrow an additional $90 million […]

Senators Withdraw From The Senate

(Guardian file photo) From The Office of the Leader of Opposition Business in The Senate On Withdrawal of the PLP Senators from Senate proceedings. For Immediate Release In accordance with the announced position of the Leader of the PLP on Sunday 4th February 2019, the Senators representing the Progressive Liberal Party withdrew from the Senate’s […]