Response to Government’s 2018 Fiscal Strategy Report Chester Cooper, Exumas and Ragged Island MP, PLP Deputy Leader November 25, 2018 In a fiscal year following a record deficit, with no national disaster impacting The Bahamas, and a massive, reckless, pain inducing tax increase, that the government still finds itself in the position of having overshot […]
The story is that Carl Culmer, the Chairman of the FNM, is about to get dumped by the party. The rank and file and some of the leadership thinks he is a dull as nails and certainly as thick as a concrete block. Despite the denunciations of his intellect, Mr. Culmer just keeps on coming […]
If you wanted an example of a fine young man, well not so young anymore at 49, but one certainly in the prime of his life; a Black upwardly mobile Bahamian male, then Raynard Rigby is certainly the quintessential example. He celebrated his birthday at his home on Chancery Lane off the Eastern Road. […]
There is a new President of the Bahamas Association of Athletics Associations (BAAA). This is the controlling body for athletic coemption in The Bahamas. His name is Drameco Archer. Congratulations. The vote took place on Friday 23 November. 2018.
21 November 2018 Bay Street, Nassau
You just had to read Ivan Johnson’s newspaper down market Punch, to figure out the line the FNM means to take in the face of the widespread disgruntlement that the FNM faces 18 months into its term of office. The strategy is to blame the PLP. Last week, the courts ordered Shonel Ferguson, the hopeless […]
From the Nassau Guardian There was a vigil held to pray for the return of Byron Ferguson at Nirvana Beach on Western New Providence on Friday 23 November 2018. The Nassau Guardian reported that the family is still upset with the authorities and the manner in which the matter of the loss of their […]
21 November 2018 Travis Cartwright-Carroll Supreme Court Justice Keith Thompson ordered a company operated by Fox Hill MP Shonel Ferguson to vacate a building it was occupying after it failed to uphold its lease agreement. Turtle Creek Investments Limited is listed as the defendant and Daybreak Holdings Limited is listed as the plaintiff. According […]
On Wednesday 21 November, the FNM led House of Assembly passed into law two bills which in short allow the government to steal the money of those people who may have forgotten they had money in the bank and authorizes the Government to convert it to use by the Government in the consolidated fund. No […]
JAH WILL LICK YOU WITH DISEASES
In its editorial of Friday 23 November, the Nassau Guardian boasted that it was founded on that day in 1844. That makes the lousy paper 174 years old. It started out as a left leaning anti-establishment paper in the early days by the Mosely family. By the time the last family member, the spinster Mary […]
It is important for those who know better to go on record every week to decry the deterioration of the standards of ethical public conduct in the United States. The man who is their President Donald Trump embarrasses their country and undermines the ability of their country to exercise soft power around the globe as […]
The Christmas tree arrives in Fox Hill Tree lighting Friday 30 November 2018. Fox Hill parade. 7 p m
Remember when they said they would have the hotel sold within six months after spending 65 million dollars to save jobs in Garand Bahama on a dead hotel. Then they laid off 200 people through voluntary separation packages. Now they have said they want to spend 3.5 million to give the hotel a facelift to […]
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told the country via the press in the middle of the demo on Bay Street on 21 November that he intends to win the 2022 general election and lead the country as Prime Minister until 2027. His behind!