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 […]
(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 […]
(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 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 point was made by Senator Fred Mitchell speaking at the opening of the module for candidates in Freeport on Friday 28 September that no one in the PLP or the country for that matter seems to be following the issue of the state of telecommunications and data communication in The Bahamas. Since the FNM […]
The first national honours of Bahamian vintage were formally conferred on National Heroes Day 8th October. The law which was passed in 2016 mandates that the awards are to be announced each year on Independence Day and conferred in a ceremony on National Heroes Day which is the second Monday in October. […]
The Southern Shores Branch of the PLP at its month meeting on 10th October
This month is being celebrated in The Bahamas as youth month. There was the annual youth parade led by the Minister of Youth Lanisha Rolle on 7 October and she was joined at the front of the parade by the FNM’s MP for Bain and Grants Town Travis Robinson. The parade was shambolic. It was […]
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 […]
The Judge pictured above Indra Charles is developing quite a reputation in The Bahamas. First, she gave an order that purported to stop the Parliament from discussing a matter. The order should clearly have been challenged as wrong in law but the FNM government was too craven to challenge its lawfulness and constitutionality. Now she […]
The Deputy Chair of the PLP Robyn Lynes led a discussion on the Sexual Offences Act at the University of The Bahamas on 11th October. The discussion was sponsored by the University of The Bahamas chapter of the Progressive Young Liberals.
Senator Fred Mitchell shown in Washington D.C, with long time colleagues, friends and classmates Clarence and Diane Stukes 10 October 2018.
This post on the Facebook page of the youngest Member of Parliament elected to office in the 2017 general election is Travis Robinson FNM MP who didn’t know that a Parliamentary Secretary is bound by Cabinet protocols, eating crow. What most people were trying to figure out is why was he running for the office […]
Last week, the Sunwing Group of Canada announced that they will be pulling out of flying the 30,000 or so tourists they bring to the market from Canada and the US every year. So that is another blow to a depressed tourism market in Grand Bahama. Sunwing blamed the government and since they made that […]
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 […]
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 […]
Glenisha Albury, Vice Chair of the Progressive Young Liberals is shown with her colleague at Government House in Nassau after receiving an award marking Youth Month in The Bahamas.
The Elizabeth Branch of the PLP met at the Doris Johnson School on 10th October. PLP Caretake Alex Storr, former candidate in the last general election, attended the meeting.
In an effort to clean up the image of this thug and criminal that the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has hired at the Ministry of Works, they circulated this picture of Omar Archer.