THE FNM DOES THE DIRTY DEED IN GRAND BAHAMA

The FNM Government is as crooked as a corkscrew.  They are masters of deceit.  This has become the mantra of the PLP and the wider public since these folks came to office in 2017.  They came to office on lies: saying one thing and then doing another. Nowhere is this starker in reality than with […]

P.M. ON MURDER OF BLATCH GOOD AT RAGE BUT NOTHING ELSE

The Friday 14 September morning press was full of the idle rage of Prime Minister Hubert Minnis about the death of Inspector Carlis Blatch.  He wants the death penalty back. He wants the police to hunt the killer down to the bounds of hell. You’re good at rage Prime  Minister.  However, you and your government […]

DR. SANDS SHAMES HIMSELF ON THE WITNESS STAND

From The Office Of The Chairman Of The Progressive Liberal Party On The Silence Over Duane Sands Conduct As A Minister For Immediate Release 11 September 2018 The Minister of Health Duane Sands cannot be allowed to continue in office. Last night Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis at a public meeting in Yamacraw called […]

WHY IS THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE HOSPITAL ON LEAVE?

The Tribune reported on 12 September that the Administrator of the Princess Margaret Hospital has been put on administrative leave as of 31 August.  Mary Lightbourne Walker was put on leave they reported because a memo by her leaked to the public which said they were about to charge patients who used the wheelchair service […]

PLP MOURNS THE LOSS OF INSPECTOR BLATCH

From the Leader of the Opposition On the Death of Inspector Carlis Blatch For Immediate Release 13 September 2018 I and all my colleagues and the entire PLP are simply devastated by the murder of Inspector Carlis Blatch. We ask ourselves how much sorrow and needless death are we to bear. One of our nation’s […]

THE GOVERNOR GENERAL MOURNS INSPECTOR BLATCH

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL On the death of Inspector Carlis Blatch 13 September 2018 Her Excellency, the Governor-General has been informed of the tragic death of Inspector Carlis Blatch, who has served as Aide-de-Camp (ADC) for the past four years. Her Excellency is deeply saddened by this event, inasmuch as Inspector Blatch […]

THE BANKING FEE SCANDAL.. FOULKES NOW COMPLICIT

  With his usual flair for histrionics and publicity (sound and fury signifying nothing), Dion Foulkes, the Labour Minister who is also responsible for Consumer Affairs announced that he had secured an agreement with the Clearing House banks and the Central Bank to reduce the fees in banks and to put chart up like they […]

EDISON SUMNER RESIGNS FROM THE CHAMBER

Last week the Securities Commission of The Bahamas issued is a decision with regard to two cases. One involved the case of Owen Bethel of Montaque Capital Partners and the other that of Edison Sumner who up until Friday 14 September was the Executive Director of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce.  In Mr. Bethel’s case, […]

The Yamacraw Branch Meeting

Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis, in attendance at the monthly meeting of the Yamacraw Branch of the PLP at the Thelma Gibson Primary School on Monday, 10th September 2018. The Deputy Chairman of the PLP, Robin Lynes, PLP Caretaker Yamacraw Melanie Griffin, National Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell,Vice Chair Terence Bethel and […]

The Fault Line Between Haitians And Bahamians

  This story appeared in The Tribune and shows the problem in this society which is unresolved but slowly building pressure: the fault line between Hattians and Bahamians. Back in 2014 shortly after the Government’s new immigration policy started, a Bahamian of Haitian ancestry threw down the gauntlet when he told the TV cameras that […]

PLP Delegation’s Fact Finding Mission On Medicinal Marijuana

A delegation of the Progressive Liberal Party headed by Party Leader Philip Brave Davis visited Kaya Inc at Ocho Rios in Jamaica to inspect the medical marijuana regime and the regulatory framework which governs the processing, farming and distribution of cannabis. The delegation included the Leader, Kevin Simmons of the Leadership Council, Balram Vasrami of […]