Leader’s Press Continued

PLP CONVENTION   In the face of gratuitous criticism, the uncompromising and necessary work to effect internal reform and the deepening of our democracy continue as we prepare for governance. Our recent special one-day Constitutional Convention demonstrates that our organization understands the critical need for self-examination as we strengthen our democratic processes. Its qualified success […]

INGRAHAM DECLARES WAR ON HIS OWN GROUP

How things change in twenty four hours.  Hubert Ingraham launched a full scale war on his own side and on his protégé Hubert Minnis.  He told the press last week and his favourite woman in the press Candia Dames that he was against buying the Grand Lucayan Hotel, buy the Grand Bahama Port Authority instead.  […]

THE LEADER’S PRESS CONFERENCE

7 August 2018 Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. Leader of the Opposition Opening Remarks at Monthly Press Conference Tuesday, 7th August 2018     Good Morning Members of the Press as well as party supporters. Thank you for coming! I want to begin by reminding each of you to continue to keep the Hon.  Melanie […]

The Lights Keep Going Out…PLP Demands Answers

The Tribune of Friday 10 August reported that Desmond Bannister, the Minister responsible for relations with Bahamas Power and Light was angry about a press release that the PLP issued though its Chairman Fred Mitchell about the inability of the power company to keep the lights on.  The press release is posted below.  The Minister […]

Tribune Columnist Richards Talking Fool About The PLP

A man John Richards wrote in The Tribune about the PLP and its process of review.  He is a fool and a racist. Sorry about such total denunciation.  But every week there is just so much rubbish being printed about the PLP that the only way to deal with it, is to expose their dog […]

Rev Timothy Stewart Elected To Head Baptists In The U S

  From The Office of the Leader of the Opposition On The Election of Rev. Timothy Stewart to the Office of President Elect Progressive National Baptist Convention For Immediate Release   9 August 2018 I was pleased to learn of the election of Rev. Timothy Stewart, Pastor of the historic Bethel Baptist Church, to the office of President […]

All Bahamas Merit Scholarship

The stellar achievements of 13 students were celebrated at the 24th All Bahamas Merit & National Merit Scholars Award Ceremony, Thursday, August 9 in the Ballroom of Government House, Mount Fitzwilliam. The scholars, who are graduates of Queen’s College, St. Augustine’s College and St. John’s College, are recipients of prestigious scholarships that afford them the […]

State Recognised Funeral For Telator Strachan

  The Cabinet Office announces today that a State-Recognized Funeral will be held for the late Mrs. Telator Strachan, O.B.E, former Senator, on Friday, 17th August, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Faith United Missionary Baptist Church, #31 Faith United Way, off Baillou Hill Road South.  Interment will follow at Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road. The […]

U S Says It’s Helping Us Fight Corruption. We Have Questions For Them

(Editor’s Note:  We are very concerned about the tone and tenor of the US and their intervention in this release.  It appears that the U S government has confirmed by this intervention what people have thought all along that they are lock step and barrel in the thrall of the FNM and its propaganda and […]

Danielle Gibson On The Lighthouse Beach Proposed Development

There is a raging war in South Eleuthera of jobs versus the environment. Disney wants to buy from the Cape Eleuthera owners 700 acres of pristine breach to make it cruise port. Some residents want it because they say there is no work. The One Eleuthera Foundation, a non-governmental body that works for the protection […]

Andrew J. Burrows: A Lesson In Racism In Trump’s USA

  (Editor’s Note: Today we publish a story about the U S Embassy in The Bahamas giving money to The Bahamas, it says to fight corruption. This from a country where corruption is endemic and chronic and now at the very top levels of its government.  In the comment, we made the point of the […]

PLP Proposed Amendments In The Senate Turned Down

From The Office of the Chairman of The PLP On The Economic Empowerment Zone Bill For Immediate Release   9 August 2018   Today the Free National Movement passed a deeply flawed Economic Empowerment Zone Bill in the Senate and refused to agree with three amendments proposed by the PLP in the Committee stage of […]