Leader of the Opposition Philip Brave Davis and Senator Fred Mitchell with Freeport News reporter Shayne Stubbs at Pier One 5 January 2021. He briefed the reporter on the selection of candidates for the PLP in Grand Bahama.
The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the PLP in answer to the attacks by the FNM on the PLP about oil drilling. You know the usual : Blame the PLP. 6 January 2021 The recent comments by Works Minister Bannister on oil drilling during a talk show guest appearance were duplicitous, disgraceful […]
It is important that the PLP gets back to office if we are to know the truth about the debt and the financial situation of The Bahamas. The present FNM Government has been involved in so many deceits and sleights of hand that it is difficult to know what is truth from fiction. There is […]
The following statement was issued by Senator Fred Mitchell, Opposition spokesman on Foreign Affairs in The Bahamas: For Immediate Release 7 January 2021 The Progressive Liberal Party calls on the Government of The Bahamas to condemn the violence in the United States by partisans of the sitting President of the United States Donald J. Trump. […]
The last child of Sir Cyril ( former Chief Justice) and Lady Alicia Fountain died on Friday 8 January 2021. He had been battling brain cancer. He leaves behind his widow Janet, a daughter, his parents and his two siblings. Rest in peace.
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Thank you to Big Daddy William Patton who although he is mourning the recent loss of his mother was able to lead this effort on behalf of the Men’s Branch of the PLP on Saturday 9 January 2021. It is a food distribution programme by the PLP Men’s Branch. Thank you to the PLP’s Men’s […]
The PLP has asked the government to say what the position is on the administration of a vaccine for Covid 19 in anticipation of a third wave of mass infections in our country. The following is the full statement of the PLP’s Covid 19 Task Force. Progressive Liberal Party PLP COVID-19 Task Force Co-Chairs Dr. […]
So the National Security Minister Marvin Dames has suddenly discovered that there are no easy answers to stopping the crime and homicides . That was his sentiment in the press last week in the face of 6 murders in 6 days in the New Year. This is the same feckless boastful fellow that said he […]
The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis at the death of the Sir William Allen, the former Finance Minister, Senator and MP for Montagu. 6 January 2021 I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of my friend, fellow Toastmaster and Parliamentary colleague, Sir William ‘Bill’ […]
We congratulate Stacy Abrams, the defeated candidate for Governor of Georgia, who after losing threw herself into a campaign to register voters to change the outcome of the next election. Her work in no small measure helped to elect Rev Raphael Warnock as the first Black Senator from Georgia. In winning his seat along with […]
The nerve of these wicked FNMs to say it’s about our future. But we guess they are right. It is about our future. That’s why we will vote them out.
As reported by LEANDRA ROLLE of The Tribune ( The interview took place on 5 January 2020 ) PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday Bahamians can look forward to soon seeing a “full slate” of PLP candidates as the party expects Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will call an early election. “The schedule […]
Senator Fred Mitchell says that Prime Minister Hubert Minnis came to office campaigning on deceits and lies like his ideological twin in the United States. He says the government of The Bahamas should condemn the violence in the United States. Says because of the lies told by the FNM and because it’s about our future, […]
The disappointing news came from the Courts that despite the fact that the Court would not stop the exploratory oil drilling from proceeding by Bahamas Petroleum Company, the Court was going to allow the judicial review of the decision of the Government to licence the drilling to proceed. This is most unfortunate. The dog and […]
Friday 8 January 2021 was a nightmare for the business and residential community in Eleuthera. The power went of nearly ten times that day. There was no explanation from Bahamas Power and Light except for a brief message that there was a problem at their power plant in Hatchet Bay. The talk is that the […]
The following statement was issued by Philip Davis, Leader of the Opposition on the death of Stalwart Councilor George McKinney: 8 January 2021 For Immediate Release 8 January 2021 Another great Bahamian and close family friend in the name of George McKinney has gone home to receive his just and eternal reward. Born in 1919, […]
The scenes which unfolded last week in Washing ton D C, the capital of a country that regards itself as the citadel of democracy were disgraceful. These are our neighbours and friends, our kith and kin descending into the pit of civil insurrection. This is the world’s police, turning in on themselves. They had a […]
Caribbean Governments and political parties, even our own, were fulsome of their praise of Gordon “ Butch” Stewart, the founder and owner of Sandals, who died on 4 January 2021. His son Adam wrote an equally effusive tribute to his Dad. So he should since Mr. Stewart Senior left his son a very rich man. […]