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THE INTEGRITY OF OUR VOTING AND REGISTRATION SYSTEM

The word is that the Government has decided to begin registration for the new register of voters  on 1 May 2020.  The law requires that the register unless extended by the Prime Minister must be renewed every five years.  The old register dies at that time and a new one is usually put in place […]

Mitchell Visits Grand Bahama

Senator Fred Mitchell at the Marco City Branch of the PLP’s monthly meeting with from left Chala Cartwright, Assistant Secretary General, National Vice Chair Julian Sawyer, Tamar Moss, NGC Member Marco City, Leslie Dorsett Lewis, Chair National Progressive Institute Grand Bahama, Keitron Meadows, Branch Chair and Nevar Smith, Branch Vice Chair at PLP House 17 […]

Doris Johnson Boys Win In Basketball

Senator Fred Mitchell and Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis at the GSSS Championship game at Loyola Hall 15 February 2020. The Champions are the Doris Johnson Basketball team, the second year in a row. Congratulations to Headmaster Jimmy Clarke and Coach Denycko Bowles. In the bottom photo Amad Burns, Evan Widsom, PLP Leader Philip […]

REV KEITH RUSSELL RESPONDS TO FNM CRITICS

Some folks that I have encountered down at one of Freeport’s unofficial parliaments argue that my writings, or political rants as they called them, do not display my Christianity. They don’t seem pastoral. After all, a Pastor is supposed to display neutrality and offer comfort to people. It is unchristian, they say, to be calling […]

THE NATIONAL HONOURS ARE ANNOUNCED

Nassau, The Bahamas – The advisory committee for National Honours announced, Thursday, February 20 during a press conference at Cabinet Office that it is inviting the general public to nominate persons fit to be conferred with an award under the National Honours Act 2016 and Regulations thereunder.  Committee chairman Mark Humes (seated second from left) […]

PLP RESPONDS TO SAVE THE BAYS

Last week instead of keeping quiet and their heads down, the phony environmental group led by the lawyer and the former preacher, known as the ventriloquist and his dummy, sent out a press release protesting their innocence and saying they were not involved in overthrowing with the collusion with foreign interests in Lyford Cay, the […]

THE STUPIDTY OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Just when you think that the Speaker of the House Halson Moultrie has exhausted the supply of stupid, prejudiced and insensitive things to say, he is able to surpass the one he said before. The latest is he now wants to ban cussing on the internet and for the parliament to impose fines on people […]

OUTRAGE OVER OFFICIAL TRAVEL

The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis had just returned from his foreign trip, the heady atmosphere of state craft with the Heads of Government of CARICOM down in Barbados.  So as he lands and does his press conference, the press asks him about his expenditure on travel. Testy, testy. The Prime Minister exploded when they asked […]

THE CHILD AT WATER AND SEWERAGE STRIKES BACK

Adrian Gibson MP, Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation, was called a child by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis.  Mr. Davis was having a bit of fun at Mr. Gibson’s expense when Mr. Davis went to visit the workers at the site of their strike on Friday 14th February 2020. While there […]

BARONESS SCOTLAND GETS CARICOM ENDORSEMENT

In the press communique at the Heads of Government meeting in Barbados last week, the Secretary General of  the Commonwealth got the endorsement of her region the CARICOM region for another term as Secretary General which expires this year.  Baroness Patricia Scotland has been the victim of a relentless racist and sexist campaign by British […]

CALL TO MINNIS AFTER FNM MAN LOSES HIS HOME

The now Prime Minister Hubert Minnis ran a campaign in 2017 that portrayed him as a man of the people.  He came from poverty he claimed. He was one of the poor and he therefore should be given a chance because he would look out for them as Prime Minister. The public bought into this […]