The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis: For Immediate Release 5 December 2020 It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that l pay tribute to and report on the passing today of my good friend, mentor, educator and Bahamian sports icon, Betty Cole. She was ninety-two years […]
CARICOM has showed great weakness during this pandemic. This is a time when all the countries given the tourism issues should have one standard for entry into the region. Instead there is a mish mash of different rules and all countries are suffering as a result of it. The CARICOM project needs a lot of […]
So The Punch in reporting on one of the aspirant candidates who won the primary in a constituency branch vote, described the aspirant as a “Fred Mitchell type” ? Do they mean like Marvin Dames, Mark Humes, Travis Robinson? That type?
Senator Fred Mitchell joined the courtesy call on 9 December 2020 of the first graduate in music of the University of The Bahamas with a Bachelor of Arts degree with credit Zaavan Colebrooke of Fox Hill with Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis.
10 December 2020 It has come to my attention that the government is charging $25 for the health visa for travel to the Family Islands. It is patently absurd and should immediately be stopped. There is already a requirement to have a negative RT-PCR molecular test to travel to the Family Islands from Nassau and […]
The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party on the claim by Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister that he was always against oil drilling and blaming the PLP: For Immediate Release 12 December 2020 The Prime Minister has surely lost it. In distancing himself from oil drilling in the wake […]
So in a bid to remain relevant Peter Turnquest, the disgraced former Deputy Prime Minister, was in the press saying on 10 December 2020 to writer Jasper Ward that the FNM had a good chance of winning the next general election, although he wasn’t sure that he would be running again. You know it reminds […]
John Philpot, a leader in the scouting movement, on Commonwealth Day in March 2020 in Nassau at centre of the photo next to former Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest. You should read this story. John Philpot is an Englishman who came here during the general strike as a soldier and never left. He fell in […]
The story is that the prosecution is negotiating with the former FNM Minister Elma Campbell to get her a pass in law on her charge of robbing the tourism ministry of 1.2 million dollars with her son. The talk around town is that the deal is to drop the charges and give her the opportunity […]
Former Speaker of the House of Assembly Oswald Ingraham who died on 24 November 2020 was buried in his home settlement of Tarpum Bay following a church ceremony on Saturday 12 December 2020. Mr. Ingraham who served as Speaker from 2002 to 2007 under Prime Minister Perry Christie was lauded by the state for his […]
A sign of some life in the economy. These days in Nassau, you are seeing U S dollars coming back to you as change at the store. The FNM had no choice but to open up this economy. We were going broke fast under them.
House contribution by Ann-Marie Davis Spouse of the Leader of the Opposition Women in Parliament Mock Session House of Assembly 11th December 2020 Thank you Madame Speaker for recognizing me. I stand in this Honourable place as a proud recipient of the legacy of the Suffragettes, both local and international; and as I stand on […]
So building on the work of the Progressive Liberal Party, the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis was in Crossing Rocks, Abaco on 11 December 2020 handing out parcels of crown land to the residents there. He then headed over to Hope Town, on the dime of the people of The Bahamas, to join in the Christmas […]
In today’s Bahamas this is what we have come to. You have people who have not been working for nine months or more. There is no social safety net for any emergency. So there is constant demand for food, for housing and get this for burying your loved ones. Every step you take, there is […]
Senator Fred Mitchell presents tablets to students of Sandilands Primary School and L W Junior High on the Fox Hill Parade grounds in a ceremony to light the trees in memory of Janet Davis. 6 December 2020.
Below is part of a statement from a letter to the Editor of the Tribune on February 24, 2016 regarding Mr. Michael Scott, the learned QC, who negotiated the Lucayan sale with Royal Caribbean, who now says it’s a bad deal, in contradiction to the Minister. The Honourable. Dionisio D’Aguilar who stated that it’s a […]
Sitting with his friend Moon McPhee, Senator Fred Mitchell in front of his Souse Kitchen in Centerville after visiting Ola Rahming who lost a third son today Leslie Rahming most people know him as Duckie. Moon and Ola are the maternal and paternal grandparents of Latrae Rahming who is part of our PR group in […]
Today, we publish an angry statement by the Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Chester Cooper on domestic travel within The Bahamas. This FNM government has made it near impossible for an ordinary man or woman to fly within their own country by the various addons that you have to put up with. The […]
Dr. Willamae Miller, mother of former PS Philip Miller and of talk show host Darold Miller shown with her grandson Viraj, passed away on 11 December 2020. She will be remembered for her deep devotion to the Christian education of children.
So Bahamians are enamoured of the Caricom flavour of the month Mia Motley the Prime Minister of Barbados. The numbers of Covid cases are low and she is said to be running a good ship down there. But if this is what Bahamians want to do to get into and be in their own country […]
An extraordinary scene unfolded in the midst of the disaster which led to the lost vote on the first reading of the anti-aragonite bill which was moved in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 2nd December 2020. The Bill was passed over the objections of the government and then when the vote was put they […]