STATEMENT BY THE PLP ON NORTH ANDROS’ FUTURE

The following statement was delivered by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis at Morgan’s Bluff, Andros on Tuesday 23 June 2020: On the North Andros mining and land transfer proposal For Immediate Release 23 June 2020 The media and Bahamians everywhere will well recall that on the 18th June 2020, the Progressive […]

MOODY’S LOWERS THE BOOM ON THE FNM FINANCE MINISTER

The Bahamas is now officially at junk bond status in the international credit markets.  It makes it more expensive for The Bahamas to borrow money on the international market.  Ordinarily this should not be a big deal because given the Covid 19 crisis, everyone knows what time it is.  However, we can’t help but gloat.  […]

A NEW LOW EVEN THIS PRIME MINISTER HUBERT MINNIS | 26 June 2020

The FNM Crew “officially: opening the Fishing Hole Road Causeway Bridge in Freeport Friday 26 June 2020 from left Minister Kwasi Thompson,  MP Pakeisha Parker, the Prime Minister, Minister Iram Lewis and Minister Desmond Bannister. The man next to the Prime is a rep of Waugh Construction. So anxious was Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and […]

POLICE GIVING TICKETS IN GRAND BAHAMA

The Progressive Liberal Party’s  Leader in the Senate Senator Fred Mitchell raised in the Senate on Thursday evening 25 June 2020 the issue of the police giving tickets for licensing violations in Freeport.  Mr. Mitchell said that the Government had through its Covid regulations suspended the licensing requirement for vehicles until  60 days after the  […]

THE PROGRESSIVE YOUNG LIBERALS (PYL) SPEAK UP

Statement from The Progressive Young Liberals  25 June 2020 *YOUNG PEOPLE STAND WITH SENATOR JOBETH COLEBY DAVIS* Young people across this nation are incensed and disappointed with the conduct of Attorney General Carl Bethel in the Senate today. Mr. Bethel, a 59 year old male and seasoned politician stood today to personally attack Senator Davis, […]

Minnis Extending His Powers For Another Month

The Prime Minister arrives at the Fishing Hole Road.  Roads were blocked off throughout the intersections in Freeport with police cars and lights flashing to allow the Prime Minister  while in Freeport passage on the already empty roads of Freeport. Even though the public is sick and tired of Hubert Minnis and his emergency powers, […]

Ambassador Stan Smith’s Mother Delma Dies

Former Ambassador at Large Stan Smith lost his mom Delma after a brief illness on Thursday 25 June 2020.  She is predeceased by her husband Leon Stanley who died in 2011 and is survived by daughters Syreeta and sons Stan and Ollen. The family was part of the bedrock of the old Centreville Community.

UB President Rodney Smith Is Leaving?

A report circulating over the weekend from the web site USNEWS.com said that the now University of The Bahamas President Rodney Smith has been nominated for the post of President of West Virginia State University in the United States. Dr. Smith did not actively apply for the job but was nominated. It seems that the […]

DEFENDING SENATOR JOBETH COLEBY DAVIS

The Attorney General Carl Bethel made a serious error in judgement when responding to Senator JoBeth Coleby Davis in the Senate on Thursday 25th June 2020 he said to Senator JoBeth Coleby Davis on his feet: “ Don’t shout at me young lady”. It was an amazingly insensitive and tone deaf and insulting thing to […]

CHESTER COOPER ON THE MOODY’S DOWN GRADE | 26 June 2020

The following statement was issued by the Progressive Liberal Party’s spokesman on Finance Chester Cooper MP and Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party: We note that Moody’s credit ratings service has now downgraded our credit ratings several levels, firmly into junk territory. In fact, being downgraded two notches on the credit front, and being […]

Kevin Collie Wins His Case But Tribune In Trouble For Their Comments

The Tribune may be in additional trouble after Kevin Collie, a popular activist who is also a Customs Officer, successfully sued the Bahamas Police Force for false arrest.  The Tribune reported the outcome of the case on their front page on 25 June 2020, faithfully sticking to the facts.  However, in their editorial of the […]

The Prime Minister Gets An Apology From FNM Torchbearer At Arawak Cay

This is a facsimile of a letter that is sent by one Lyndon Wallace who says he is 21 years of age and a Torchbearer, that is the youth arm of the Free National Movement.  You may remember a video that went viral on line that showed a young man speaking to the Prime Minister […]