THE COMMISSIONER: YOUR RUDE CHILDREN ARE ON THE FORCE

( Editor’s Note:  There was a video going around after Junkanoo on New Year’s Day of police beating young men with batons.  It appeared for no reason. The Commissioner of Police was asked about the police brutality on the Force. Here was his remarkable response as told to Rashad Rolle of The Tribune 6 January […]

MARVIN DAMES PUTS HIS FOOT IN HIS MOUTH ON C O P

The Progressive Liberal Party has asked several times for the resignation or dismissal of Marvin Dames, the Minister of National Security. The cry first came out because he was condemned judicially by a magistrate for interfering in the case against Frank Smith, the former MP and Senator.  He has also shown time and again that  […]

PLP POSITION ON IRAN US FIGHT

Statement  From Senator Fred Mitchell Opposition Spokesman On Foreign Affairs  For Immediate Release  8 January 2020 The FNM  Government  must get its foreign affairs act together. When the US killed an Iranian general, the Foreign Minister of The Bahamas said that there were no implications for Bahamians. That was clearly  untrue. The PLP warned citizens of The Bahamas  about […]

TRYING TO FIRE TRACY COOPER AT BAHAMASAIR

Dionisio D’Aguilar, the Minister for Bahamasair and Tommy Turnquest, the Chairman of the Board have some tall splaining to do.  They dropped the ball with Bahamasair and are now in the embarrassing position of in the middle of the tourist season, three of the airline’s jets cannot fly into the United States. It has caused […]

JOBETH COLEBY DAVIS ON THE OPENING OF THE LEGAL YEAR

The Shadow Attorney General On The Opening Of The Legal Year 8 January 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party on the occasion of the opening of the legal year wishes the country to know that this occasion is not one for puffery, self-promotion and self-congratulations.  It should be a time when the Judiciary as an institution takes […]

STERILIZATION UNIT BREAKS DOWN IN THE HOSPITAL

Editor’s Note: Following the issue of the press statement by Dr Darvile, The Tribune reported that sterilization had resumed at PMH but we have since learned that PMH has been using the facilities at Doctors Hospital which can only handle one third of the volume of sterilization.) Statement by Senator Michael DarvilleOpposition spokesman on Health […]

Ola Rahming “ Mama” Celebrates Her 86th Birthday

Senator Fred Mitchell joins the Rahming family to celebrate the 86th birthday of Ola Rahming, their matriarch and the widow of the late Leon “ Doc” Rahming of the Valley and Economy jitney.  The celebration took place at a mass at St George’s Anglican Church on Thursday 9 January 2020. Photo by Paul Clare Jr.

The Sad Tale Of Two Lost People: Prince Harry and His Bride

If these folks were not connected to us, what they do would not matter. Except that we decided to keep this ridiculous charade of having the Queen as the Head of State and our representatives MPs, Senators Ministers and Governors General all swear allegiance to her, her heirs and successors. Harry, Duke of Sussex, is […]