MINNIS: THE FIX IS IN ON LIGHTHOUSE POINT

There was a town meeting in Rock Sound on Wednesday evening 10th October.  The Prime Minister was the host.  You knew something was up when there was a video circulating with a Junkanoo group waiting outside the airport for the Prime Minister’s arrival and he is dancing with the maidens of Rock Sound when he […]

ANDREW ALLEN SAYS DUANE SANDS MUST GO

(This letter originally appeared in The Tribune) EDITOR, The Tribune. While it is becoming an increasingly trite and depressing exercise to judge which of the members of this government is least competent, Duane Sands continues to exert every effort to claim the prize. After repeatedly defending the underpayment of Bahamian health professionals on the grounds […]

AN OBSERVER TALKS ABOUT LIGHTHOUSE POINT DEVELOPMENT

(This article originally appeared on the author’s Facebook Page 10th October 2018) By Etoile Pinder   I really can’t overemphasize what went on tonight. It was a pretense of democracy. Pretense of accountability. , Yesterday I received an email saying the PM was holding a town meeting at 7pm to discuss the “the development of […]

THE PROBLEMS OF BANKING IN THE BAHAMAS GETTING WORSE

The Central Bank of The Bahamas and the Labour Minister made a big announcement a few weeks ago which was condemned by this column for complicity with duping the Bahamian consumer.  Both of them claimed that they had agreed with the clearing house banks of The Bahamas on reduction of fees by the banks.  The […]

THE PLP VISITS BIMINI | 12 October 2018

The Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis led a delegation to Bimini for a Branch meeting there.  Joining him was Senator Fred Mitchell, Chairman of the PLP.  There hasn’t been a real PLP meeting like the one in Bimini in a long time.  Obie Wilchcombe the incumbent candidate for the PLP was there […]

PLP Extends Condolences To Khalis Rolle

From The Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party   On The Death Of Mrs. Nadia Rolle Wife Of Former MP Khalis Rolle   For Immediate Release 13 October 2018 The PLP learned with sadness today of the death of Mrs. Nadia Rolle, wife of Khalis Rolle, the former MP for Pinewood and now a member […]

The Day Of The Girl Child At The Senate

Senate President Kay Forbes Smith and other women in the Senate, the Minister for Gender Affairs Frankie Campbell together with the Opposition Senators Clay Sweeting and Michael Darville spoke in the Senate on Thursday 11 October to the issue of International Day of the Girl Child, so determined by the United Nations.  Michelle Obama, the […]