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PLP PROTESTS THE FINES GIVEN BY MAGISTRATES

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 […]

P. M. TELLS THE CHURCH WHAT TO DO: CHURCH IS SILENT

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 […]

ANGLICAN AND CATHOLICS COMPLICIT IN ABACO FUNERAL

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 […]

THE FIVE BRAVE MEN SUCEED BEYOND ALL EXPECTATIONS

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 […]

Congratulations To Keva Bain At W.H.O.

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 […]

A MESSAGE FROM ASPIRANT CANDIDATE JUSTIN SMITH

Justin Smith who is seeking the nomination for St Barnabas from the PLP delivered this statement at the PLP’s press conference on Wednesday 20 May 2020 to protest the harshness of the penalties imposed by Magistrates against people who are charged with breaking the curfew laws. Mr. Smith says he will be lobbying the PLP […]

THE FNM SAYS: LET THE DEAD BURY THE DEAD HUH?

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 […]

Robert Myers: Irresponsible Head Organization For Responsible Governance

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 Cry For Help From A Cancer Patient

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 […]

CONFUSION ON FLIGHTS HOME ON BAHAMASAIR

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. […]

THE CHANGE IN COMMAND AT THE DEFENCE FORCE

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 […]

REVEREND KEITH RUSSELL SAYS HE HAS HAD ENOUGH | 22 May 2020

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 […]