Sen. Hon. Clay Sweeting Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government Disaster Reconstruction Authority Bill 2019 Madam President, Senate Colleagues, I’m thankful to be here once again to speak on behalf of the Bahamian people and to contribute to this Disaster Reconstruction Authority Bill 2019. However before I begin, I would like to […]
Contribution Senator, Hon., J.L. Coleby-Davis- Opposition Senator; and, Shadow Attorney General, Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs, and Youth November 12th, 2019 Madame President, I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute and speak in this place as a voice for many Bahamians. Madame President, before I begin my Contribution I wish to raise in this […]
We objected to the appointment of Brian Moree to be Chief Justice. The reasons are quite simple but not to be repeated here but we ask since he has been Chief Justice what has he actually done? Is the administration of justice improving under him. The jury is still out but the evidence so far is unconvincing?
First, what Bahamians does he know who feel good about paying more money to BPL?…Who is he talking to? No one wants to pay BPL a red cent more. Not after a summer of blackouts. Not if you can’t move to more renewable, sustainable energy solutions.
All eyes will soon turn on the Judge in the case against Shane Gibson. She is Carlita Bethel, the wife of Ferron Bethel. Mr. Bethel is an FNM ideologue and a member of the Bahamas Power and Light Board that survived he purge of the first Board by the FNM Minister. That means she is […]
Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis QC, MP left, participates in a conference on the governance mega cities in the Middle East and North Africa. The conference is being held in Doha, Qatar.
Statement From The Chairman of the PLP On Kay Forbes Smith Continuing As President of The Senate For Immediate Release 13 November 2019 What is taking place in the Senate today with a debate on hurricane relief and the President of the Senate who is also in charge of hurricane relief in Grand Bahama, sitting in […]
Politicians are always in the pubic spotlight and they end up saying some unfortunate things no matter how practiced. However, there are some who are just bloody minded and act to type no matter how long they have been in the game. One of them is Peter Turnquest, the Deputy Prime Minister, whose arrogance, knows no bounds. He is always the smartest man in the room.
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Simone Fitzcharles was sworn in as Acting President of the Industrial Tribunal by His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, during a brief ceremony at Government House on Thursday, November 14, 2019. (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
The past week saw 58 Haitians caught trying to enter the country illegally in Exuma. By week’s end 110 more in Inagua. There was also a report that three Bahamians were threatened by Haitians who tossed them off their boat, stole it and they had to swim back to shore, one and a half miles […]
On 12 November 2019, Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis spoke to the issue of the new Disaster Relief Authority. She said that the new authority was just creating more bureaucracy and not results. She said the PLP could not support the bill. You may click here for her full statement.
Senator Clay Sweeting spoke on 12th November 2019 on the Disaster Reconstruction Authority Bill 2019. He said: “As I peruse this bill I see no evidence, no future planning that gives the Bahamian people the guarantee or even a glimmer of hope that the needs of those affected by this disaster are alleviated by the […]
NOTE TO EDITORS: The following statement on behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party was authorized for release from Doha by the Leader of The Opposition — Fred Mitchell, Chairman Progressive Liberal Party STATEMENT FROM THE PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL PARTY ON MEDIA REPORTS ON DAMEN SHIPYARDS CONTRACT FOR RBDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 November 2019 On Monday […]
Against all the rules of the Senate, Senator Carl Bethel got up and attacked the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and the PLP for raising in the public domain the fact that the President of the Senate Kay Forbes Smith was in a position of a conflict of interest. Instead of simply walking away from the debate, accepting what is the plain and ordinary truth of things, the President of the Senate and the Leader of Government Carl Bethel did what the FNM always do and that is double down in wrong doing.
There was a sick out at ZNS Freeport last week over the fact that two months after the storm Dorian and with all other employees out of the building that they are housed in from all other agencies except ZNS, the staff is ill because of mold and the inattention of the Broadcasting Corporation and […]
PLP Distributes Disaster Relief In Grand Bahama Statement from Executive Members Of The Marco City PLP Branch Thanking the Leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party For Immediate Release 15th November, 2019 The executives and members of the Marco City Constituency are taking this opportunity to thank, the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party, The Honourable […]
Thelma Gibson Primary Latrae Rahming is a man on a mission. He is a popular speaker at PLP Meetings around the island. Wants to be Chairman of the PLP. Here’s what he said to the Yamacraw Branch on Monday 11 November 2019 in summary: Education must be a critical component of restructuring our economy by […]
The down market rag called The Punch, written and directed by ethically challenged and amoral Ivan Johnson, was at it again last week. First he claimed that Senior PLPs were being investigated because a commission was paid to someone named Stephen Hobson for brokering the deal to Damen Shipyard in in the Netherlands to build […]