The following statement was issued by Senator JoBeth Coleby Davis, Opposition Spokesperson on Legal Affairs and the Shadow Attorney General at the press conference of the PLP on Wednesday 20 March 2020 held to protest the harshness of the penalties being imposed by Magistrates on the poor and vulnerable and the innocent for supposed violations […]
The newest order by the Prime Minister on Covid 19 is that the church must not hold communion when they start their worship services. In New Providence, starting today, you can go to church in your car. Your car? But get this the church had nothing to say. Just accepted it and moved on. The […]
The pundits are curious about how it is that whenever the Bahamas Christian Council takes a decision, they go one way and the Roman Catholics and the Anglicans seem to go another. The chat is that the Romans don’t participate at all in the Bahamas Christian Council. The Anglicans do but they proceed to go […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis and members of the Five Brave Men 20 May 2020 at Gambier House with Jerad Darville, Amad Burns, T’Sean Mott, Donneldo Harris, absent Duran Saunders. The occasion was the group paying a courtesy call on Gambier House and Senator Mitchell with Senator Coleby Davis. Present for the […]
The Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs Senator Fred Mitchell issued the following statement: 18 May 2020 We were pleased to learn of the election today in Geneva, Switzerland of The Bahamas to the seat of the presidency of the 73rd Session of the World Health Assembly. We congratulate Her Excellency Ambassador Keva Bain upon assuming […]
The PLP has to start looking at all sorts of scenarios as the countdown gets on toward the General Election. One of the little noticed orders of the Government was the postponing of the local government elections. It was very serious the drafting. It said that the elections were postponed until the end of the […]
The following a statement from Robert Myers, the Head of the inaptly named Organization for Responsible Governance, in The Tribune, calling for the laying off of workers in the public service, Senator Fred Mitchell, Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party made his statement: 21 May 2020 The advice in The Tribune of 19 May 2020, […]
A cancer patient needs help to return to Eleuthera but cannot by new travel rules… Dear Editor, A lady travelled to Nassau from Eleuthera on Friday, May 15th, 2020 on the mailboat so that she could receive treatment for Cancer. The Ministry of Health made the necessary arrangements for this patient to travel to Nassau […]
Leader of the PLP Philip Davis with Secretary General Barbara Cartwright, Kevin Simmons, Leadership Council and Virginia Thurston. Women’s Branch Chair at Gambier House, PLP HQ displaying salt donated to the PLP from the people of Rum Cay, part of Mr. Davis’ constituency.
Livingstone Lynes is an aspirant candidate for the Southern Shores Constituency. He is seeking the PLP’s nomination. He was on the streets sharing some much needed care packages to the needy in the area on 21 May 2020.
Sandra Moss spoke to The Tribune to complain that while she herself needed nothing, she wondered how other parents could manage with all the complications to return home from the United States where people had been stuck as a result of the restrictions on Bahamians returning home in the face of the Covid 19 crisis. […]
They say that outgoing Commodore of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Tellis Bethel feels hard done by because he has been pushed out of his job as the top man at RBDF and replaced by a new man. Not many tears were shed for him by the men who thought that he was not effective […]
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, Governor General Sir C.A. Smith and Commodore Raymond King in file photo. The new Commodore started out with a band after his induction on Wednesday 21 May 2020 by announcing the promotions for the Force. Happy days are here again. The issue is whether the […]
I am the Pastor of First Baptist Church, Freeport Bahamas. Some nine weeks ago, in compliance with the order of the competent authority, I shut down services at this local church. Now I have had enough. When I discontinued services nine weeks ago, I did so in good faith. It was to help mitigate the […]
A fifth column is any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation. The activities of a fifth column can be overt or clandestine. So that is what the dictionary says about a fifth column or if you want to use the personal noun […]
This is portrait of former U S President Barak Obama that the present U S President Donald Trump refuses to unveil in the White House, departing from the tradition of former U S Presidents.