MINNIS CAUSES CONFUSION ABOUT CORRUPTION

  The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis is doubling down on the nonsense that he has been spinning on a monthly basis about this nation and corruption.  He has been the subject of adverse commentary in this country since the day he was elected and decided to go down to Caricom in Grenada to tell the […]

PLP CHAIR EXPLAINS THE LOSS IN THE LAST ELECTION (What he actually said)

At the Marathon PLP Branch Meeting On 23 April 2018 The Nassau Guardian in its story on Tuesday 24 April about the Marathon Branch meeting of the PLP where M’Wale Rahming of Public Domain spoke reported that Mr. Mitchell said “We Knew We Would Lose”.  Mr. Mitchell did not say that. Here is what he […]

THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE BONEFISH

Confusion is said to rein in The Bahamas about the fly fishing regulations.  The press reports that the Cabinet is split on what to do.  The Tourism Minister has gone and promised the foreign tourist interests that he will have the regs suspended. The Minister for Fisheries supports the regulations. This protects the private second […]

THE TRAVESTY OF THE PLP COURT CASES CONTINUES

A court order was obtained by the Attorneys for Frank Smith, the former Senator and former Chairman of the Public Health Authority to compel the production of records to his side from the virtual complainant in the charges of corruption brought against him.  The order was given by Justice Gregory Hilton. Barbara Hanna and the […]

JAMES SMITH: NOT SO FAST ON FINANCIAL SERVICES BILLS

(Tribune business Friday 27 April 2018) James Smith, the former Central Bank Governor and Minister State for Finance decried the speed with which The Bahamas is moving  to establish a beneficial share registry and other financial services sector reforms.  He thinks that we are getting little in return for doing the work of others.  We […]

THE SO CALLED SPY BILL DEBATED—FNM HYPOCRISY

The PLP’s Leader Philip Davis led the PLP to vote against the so called Spy Bill which was brought by the FNM Government after opposing it in Opposition.  The Leader accused the FNM of hypocrisy.  However, the PLP opposed the Bill because he said that the bill does not do what the Privy Council asked […]

Travis Robinson Dresses Just For Kelly Burrows

Kelly Burrows who contributes from time to time to this column is usually quite exercised over the choices of clothing by these new men of power in the Free National Movement. They seem to have a penchant for wearing light coloured suits which are not according to Mr. Burrows and everything that we see, the […]

Leader Of The Opposition To Tour Grand Bahama

Leader of the Opposition and of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Brave Davis will lead a delegation of the Progressive Liberal Party for a four day tour of Grand Bahama from Sweetings Cay in the East to West Grand Bahama. This will include meetings in Eight Mile Rock, Freeport and McClean’s Town from 3rd May […]

Two Former PLP MPs Can Teach Us About Party Message Discipline

George Smith, who carries the title honorable for life, and Philip Galanis, who is a former Member of Parliament and once in the line up to leader of the PLP, were in the press on Friday 27 April answering something that needed no answer.  The Chair of the PLP Senator Fred Mitchell at a PLP branch meeting […]

Bahamian Artist Harry Wallace’s Newest Exhibition

By Randia Coakley 25 April 2018 Nassau, Bahamas – This Spring, Artist Harry Wallace celebrated his inaugural art exhibition in a partnership with CornerTrader. This endorsement is significant as it directly connects the creative arts and private businesses. For the next four months, Harry Wallace collections will be on public display.   “It is a great […]