Mitchell answers FNM on death of Neko Grant Jr

Statement From The Chairman of The  Progressive Liberal Party Responding To Accusations From The Free National Movement On The Death Of Neko Gant Jr. 16 May 2020 The PLP takes note of a statement issued today in the name of the Free National Movement connecting the PLP with statements on social media  about the death of the son of […]

TIME TO OPEN UP THE COUNTRY… IS TRUMP RIGHT?

Donald Trump is going to be described here charitably as unorthodox but he has set the cat amongst the pigeons yet again by saying with or without a vaccine the United States economy is going to reopen. In The Bahamas, the Prime Minister has every Sunday in the last two weeks been announcing the fitful […]

THE FNM DOGS ARE HOWLING

The FNM is apoplectic. Who are these guys? Five PYL members took social media by storm. Amad Burns PYL NGC, T’Sean Mott PYL Second Vice Chair, Jerad Darville Aspirant Candidate for Pinewood and PYL Youth Officer, Donneldo Harris, Duran Saunders PYL Chair.   The first recourse of  the FNM like every scoundrel is to say nasty […]

Inigo “Naughty” Zenicazelaya In The Trib should Stick To Making Jokes

Inigo ‘Naughty’ Zenicazelaya, the comic and Tribune columnist, in his last column in The Tribune is upset because he claims that Senator Fred Michell when he spoke to the foreign press about the reasons why Dr, Duane Sands resigned was airing the dirty linen of the country in public and to outsiders. A word of […]

A New U S Ambassador Coming?

So Donald Trump has announced from the White House that he intends to nominate William Douglas III to succeed President Barak Obama’s Ambassador Nicole Avant as Ambassadors to The Bahamas.  Ambassador Avant left in 2011.  Mr. Douglas is the second Trump nominee.  The first one William Papa Manchester couldn’t get past the United States Senate […]

STATEMENT BY PLP TASK FORCE ON COVID 19

Statement From  the Leader of the PLP Responding  To The Prime Minister’s  Covid 19 Briefing  Mothers Day 10 May 2020 For Immediate  Release While the PLP is united in our patriotism  and love of country we divide on allowing the Prime Minister  to lead us into darkness. This can’t  be the same man  who said: […]

THE PRIME MINISTER DISAPPEARS IN PLAIN SIGHT

Ever since the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis was named Minister of Health, he has reduced his role to the set pieces of the grand stage, behind a podium making pronouncements ex cathedra.  He will not make himself available to the press, just keeps making these national addresses. They make him look more foolish as he […]

TIME TO CATCH CRABS: THE RAINS HAVE COME TO ANDROS

The people of Andros are asking Dr. Hubert Minnis when are they going to be allowed to go into the crab fields to catch crabs.  The rains came for three days last week and so the land is deluged with crabs.  The market in Nassau is hungry for them and money is scarce.  Meanwhile Dr. […]

MITCHELL ON NATIONAL SECURITY MINISTER

Statement From The Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party On The National Security Minister’s Comments On Police Wrongdoing For Immediate Release 14 May 2020 The PLP is not surprised by the pernicious indifference to prosecutorial misconduct in the views of National Security Minister Marvin Dames. In response to questions put to him by the broadcast […]

Justin Smith Comments On Covid 19 Measures By The Government

Statement from Justin Smith, Aspirant Candidate for Public Office in Response to the Government’s heightened COVID-19 Policing Measures.  Inciting fear among our people, while over policing them will NOT get us through this crisis. We need emphatic compassionate leadership to beat this; recognizing that as we fight COVID-19 so many persons are fighting joblessness, poverty, […]

WE NEED THE FULL STORY ON THE BAHAMASAIR TRIP

There is a swirl of rumours that surround the first flight of returnees to The Bahamas by the Bahamas Government who had been stuck overseas in the United States. The Government botched the first flight and the Prime Minister announced on Sunday 10 May 2020 that someone was let on the plane who tested positive […]

PLP’S SHADOW MINISTER ASKS FOR DETAILS ON MERCY FLIGHT

12 May 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party releases for general information the note sent by the party to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Minister: I wish to copy you the excerpt from the statement of the Leader of the Opposition on Sunday 10 May 2020:“We also ask the Government to explain how the Consul General […]

St Kitts And Nevis Parliament Dissolved 12 May 2020

While do date has been set for the general elections, Sir S W Tapley, Governor General of St Kitts and Nevis on the advice of the Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris dissolved Parliament on 12 May 2020, setting the stage for a general election which must be held before 12 August 2020. Dr Harris says […]

MITCHELL:CARICOM MUST REACT STRONGLY TO EU SANCTIONS

For Immediate Release8 May 2020 There is a need for a more vigourous response to the recent announcement that The Bahamas, Jamaica, Barbados and other countries are to be placed on a blacklist of countries by the European Union which will make it harder for our financial services sector to operate and for Bahamians to […]