PETER TURNQUEST A USELESS BEAN COUNTER

(SOULESS AS A DEAD FISH) The joys of Bahamian democracy: one day you are a bean counter for a three aircraft company flying domestic routes in The Bahamas, the next day you are the Finance Minister for a nation with a 2 billion dollar or so budget. Some people take to it like a fish […]

CHESTER COOPER SLAMS GOVERNMENT’S BUDGET

Chester Cooper speaking in the House of Assembly on 7 March said he had no confidence in the FNM’s ability to manage the economy. He said that after ten months in office, he was unable to express that confidence: “I have no confidence in this government’s ability to execute a feasible economic plan on behalf […]

THE PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE OPPOSITION LEADER

Philip Davis MP, Leader of the Opposition held his monthly press conference on Tuesday 6th March at Gambier House, the PLP’s Headquarters.  He spoke about the Government’s decision to sign a Heads of Agreement with Oban to bunker oil in The Bahamas. He said that the PLP would not do business with Oban and their […]

OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE “ DAVIS AT THE MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE

OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE “ DAVIS AT THE MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE WITH MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL MEDIA ON 6TH MARCH, 2018 AT THE LYNDEN PINDLING CENTRE, FARRINGTON RD, NASSAU, BAHAMAS (Check Against Delivery) Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press. Good morning to my Parliamentary team and Party Officials I thank […]

The Gaming Operators Association Pays GG A Call

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association Board of Directors paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Thursday, March 8, 2018.Pictured from left: Anton Roker; Leander Brice; Sebas Bastian, Chairman; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Gershan Major (CEO); Pete Deveaux and Garvin Newball.  […]

Sam Duncombe Award Is A National Joke

Anne Marie Bain, Political Specialist, US Embassy; Ms. Marva Jervis and Dr. Sandra Dean-Patterson, former Woman of Courage (WOC) honourees; Mrs. Fotini “Sam” Tsavousis-Duncombe, U.S. Embassy Nassau’s 2018 WOC honouree; Mr. Douglas Sun, Chief Political and Economic Section, US Embassy Nassau along with Mrs. Rosa Mae Bain, The Hon. Janet Bostwick and Ms. Andrea Archer, […]

Constitutional Committee Meets In Freeport

The PLP’s Constitutional Committee held a hearing in Freeport Saturday 10 March, chaired by Raynard Rigby at the far left.   PLP National Chair Fred Mitchell sat in on the session. From left: Raynard Rigby, Een Colebrooke, Committee Member, Terence Bethel, Committee member, Casietta McIntosh, Committee Member, Leslie Dorsett, Committee Member, Tristan Lockhart, Committee Member and […]