MINNIS ATTACKS THE LEADER OF THE PLP

(The statement below is the statement issued by the PLP’s Leader Philip Davis as a substitute for the monthly press conference.  It caused quite a lot of consternation in the Minnis camp and he had a statement issued from his office attacking the Leader of the PLP Philip Davis with personal brickbats. The last refuge […]

KATHERINE KELLY SAYS WHITE IS RIGHT

The Punch is the progenitor of much of  the nastiness in public life we experience today. Its owners have no conscience and are without moral anchor.  The same is for the writers there. No matter they’re dressed up in fancy clothes, it looks like their disdain for propriety has totally lost its anchor. Catherine Kelly […]

Montagu Fishermen Arrested

It is reported that by order direct of the competent authority, the Prime Minister, the men  at Montagu Ramp and their fish cleaners were arrested on Friday 14 August 2020 and taken to the Fox Hill police station.  Lawyers scrambled to get there.  They were later all released without charge.  Their offence selling fish at […]

THE FNM BOOMBA FLY WON’T SIT DOWN

Poor Senator Jamal Moss was apparently stung by the public criticism from this column at being called a boomba fly for the FNM.  So on his Facebook page he tried to mount a counter attack, portraying the criticism of his shameful, pandering conduct as somehow an attack on “ young people”.  He thinks too grandly […]

PLP Leader Questions Jeffery Lloyd

Questions Appearance of the Minister of Education Out Of Quarantine  For Immediate  Release  15 August  2020 Some public explanation is required from the Prime Minister, the so called Competent Authority, for the apparent appearance at a food store this morning by the Minister of Education in the official car accompanied by his wife. Can the […]

T’SEAN MOTT ONE OF THE V BRAVE MEN WRITES ON CANNIBIS

Letter to the Editor by T’Sean Mott 2nd Vice Chairman Progressive Young Liberals. One of the Five Brave Men Dear Editor I thank you for the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing national dialogue on the legalization and economic impact of marijuana and its by-products. The 12 August 2020 edition of the Nassau Guardian featured […]

NO MORE BAKERIES AND NO MORE HARDWARE STORES

The FNM and their Prime Minister Hubert Minnis who calls himself the competent authority but who is really the incompetent authority, issued an order mid-week last week which banned retail bakeries from opening.  They did this to get at Dunkin Donuts it appears because the order came one day after Dunkin Donuts said that as […]

FROM THE DESK OF GILBERT MORRIS…END THE LOCKDOWNS

Please no more lockdowns! This is unsustainable! We have a bad habit in this region – which is a bad habit in politics in general – in that we constantly make excuses for failure.  For instance, we’ll make poor decisions in the face of obvious unheeded advice, with catastrophic consequences, then we’ll say “But the […]

PLP Leader Congratulates The Archbishop

For Immediate Release  15 August 2020 It is my privilege honour and pleasure to extend to His Grace Archbishop Patrick Pinder, STD CMG,  head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau, my very best wishes on the occasion of his anniversary as a priest and bishop. The achievement of 40 years as a priest and […]

LAWYERS CHALLENGE THE COVID EMERGENCY IN COURT

On behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, Senator Fred Mitchell has welcomed the action of Wayne Munroe Q C to challenge the lawfulness of the orders and the proclamation in the Covid 19 crisis.  The public has lost patience with the matter.  This puts them at odds with the government.  The challenge is a representative […]

RT. HON. OWEN ARTHUR IS BURIED LATE PRIME MINISTER 14 August 2020

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley led the Cabinet in procession to the cemetery to bury the 14 year occupant of the office of Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur  He lived a remarkable life from a  poor boy born to a single mother to the top of the heap. Rest in peace.  He […]