Attorney Rawle Maynard, a private practitioner and former Magistrate in Freeport, has died following a short illness at the Rand Memorial Hospital. Chairman of the PLP Senator Fred Mitchell extended condolences to his family and described him as a champion of personal freedom and justice. Senator Mitchell said we have lost a good man. Mr. […]
In this column, we have stopped putting up these statements issued by Ministers of the Government because too often they have borne no semblance to the reality on the ground. This FNM Government has got to be the most lying Government in the history of Bahamian politics. We quote that line from the Lion in […]
RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT FISCAL SNAPSHOT CHESTER COOPER, EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP SHADOW MINSTER OF FINANCE OCTOBER 30, 2018 The government yesterday released data on taxation and revenue collected for the first quarter of fiscal year 2018/2019. The report shows VAT collections up by 19 percent even though the rate increased by 60 […]
According to the Nurses Union and their President Amanchia Williams, the issue is not money. The issue is whether the Public Hospitals Authority can unilaterally impose shift changes. The PHA says yes and the union says no. There appears to be an argument over what the law says. The Nurses have staged walkouts in […]
Courtesy of The Tribune: Frederick McAlpine, Vaughn Miller, Travis Robinson and Reece Chipman – all FNM MPs The Tribune says that Reece Chipman MP Centreville, Frederick McAlpine, Pineridge, Travis Robinson, Bain and Grants Town and Vaughn Miller, Golden Gates, all FNMs are to be dealt with at a conclave which the FNM intends to hold […]
MEMORIAL SERVICES AND FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE LATE HON BRADLEY B. ROBERTS Memorial Service #1 Tuesday, 6th November 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND! Memorial Service #2 Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 6:30 p.m. Sir Lynden Pindling Centre, Farrington Road The STATE RECOGNIZED Funeral Services for Mr. Roberts will […]
The pundits are watching to see whether the U.S. electorate and nation have taken hold of their senses and will dump this man Trump who is their President or more properly his ability to create unbridled mayhem in the world around him and at home. The continuance is indeed a clear and preset danger to […]
Sir Michael Barnett Buries His Mother Beryl St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Nassau 1 November 2018
Senator Fred Mitchell at the Bahamas High Commission in London with High Commissioner Ellison Greenslade and Randy Rolle former Consul General in Atlanta 2 November 2018.
There is supposed to be a practice of comity between the Leader of the Government in the Senate and that of the Opposition. In this case the two people are Senator Carl Bethel for the Government and Senator Fred I Mitchell for the Opposition. The Senate against the protests of the PLP adjourns sine die. […]
Frankie Campbell MP with Sasha Dixon in Geneva at the UN The Minister for Social Services Frankie Campbell has been reeling ever since the presentation at the United Nations in Geneva, giving the clear impression that abortion was on the legislative agenda of the FNM. Mind you nothing wrong with it but this hypocritical society […]
The Freeport News wrote a remarkable editorial last week looking at the role which Maurice Moore, now Right Honourable, plays in the FNM. Every time there is some critical attack on Hubert Minnis and the FNM, Mr. Moore comes publicly to the rescue. He sits outside the power structure and appears to see his role […]
Niki Kelly writing in the down market rag The Punch claimed that the PLP’s Convention was rightly postponed because she claimed that Philip Davis needs time to consolidate his hold over the PLP. She then criticized Mr. Davis saying that he seemed to have a faulty memory which dates back to his answers to questions […]
Remember by order of the Government, time has slipped back on hour as of 2 a.m. this morning. You clock at 2 a.m. should have been wound back one hour to 1 a.m. This will last until the spring time.
This appeared in the press last week. The man who acted in concert with Fred Smith Q C to attack The Bahamas government because they repatriated him back to Haiti, is now applying for citizenship. He should be told no. As a matter of fact, we don’t what he is still doing in this country. […]
The irony of the situation is that the party that should be having a convention (the PLP) is putting theirs off until next year. The party that’s in power is meeting to plot its course post 2022 and for the next term.