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LETTER FROM MICHAEL STEVENSON ON OIL AND DEMOCRACY

( This letter first appeared in The Tribune) EDITOR: In a previous letter (published on January 12, 2021), I maintained that a legislative ban on oil drilling and extraction would not amount to compulsory possession or acquisition without compensation of BPC’s property under Article 27 of The Constitution. I also pointed out possible risks with […]

PETER WITHDRAWING HIS CANDIDACY: COWARDICE

The weekend of 6 February 2021, Peter Turnquest, the disgraced former Finance Minister, wrote this to his campaign team: “By now you would have no doubt heard the report that I have been advised by the party leader that I will not receive the nomination for East Grand Bahama.  “I assume that council will give […]

Jamahl Strachan Attacked: It’s An FNM Lie On PLP Candidate

The PLP’s newly minted candidate for the Nassau Village constituency was the subject of a political attack by the Free National Movement, using one of its phony sites PLPs for change. That site is neither PLP or for change.  It is an FNM site.  They claimed that Mr. Strachan was charged with the crime of […]

COMMENT ON THE PHONY ENVIRONMENTALISTS

This comment first appeared in What’s App on 10 February 2021: Not too sure who this unelected self appointed group is celebrating BPC’s exploratory stoppage, but if they were to examine closely the following wording that they quote (below) from BPC’s release, they might wish to sit down and consider how globalists think, and the […]

AMBASSADOR TONY JOUDI ACCEPTS QATARI GIFT

12 February 2021 The State of Qatar making a significant donation to the people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas yesterday. The donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00) was tagged as a demonstration of the Qatar Government’s deep appreciation for those who serve on the front […]

DRILL BABY DRILL COZ THERE AINT NO OIL

Simon Potter CEO Of Bahamas Petroleum Company The phony environmentalists were creaming in their pants with excitement last week after Bahamas Petroleum Company announced that while they did find hydrocarbon deposits, they were not of commercially viable quantities. Simon Potter, the CEO, of the company said they would now review the data, and  decide on […]

LETTER FROM MAURICE TYNES ON THE SPEAKER RESIGNING

This letter first appeared in The Nassau Guardian on 10 February 2021 Dear Editor, Since the resignation of Speaker Halson Moultrie on February 4, I have received numerous calls and messages from members of the press, friends and other persons asking for my views on the resignation. So here goes. Firstly, the constitution is silent […]

Grand Bahama PLP Men’s Branch Registration Drive

The PLP Men’s Branch in Grand Bahama issued the following statement on Friday 12 February 2021: Ever since the GB PLP Men’s Branch was formed it has continuously sought to bring value to the community and make positive contributions to the greater good in various ways. With a general election quickly approaching we realize the […]

THE DECISION TO CHARGE OR NOT TO CHARGE

File photo not related Last week, the police without the review of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) charged a case of sex with a minor of the same sex. This is an offence which was created under the Hubert Ingraham administration which draws a life imprisonment punishment, which in itself is extraordinary.  However, given […]

Nicole Martin To Be The FNM Candidate In Nassau Village

Meanwhile, as the FNM was trying to savage the PLP’s candidate with fake news, Nicole Martin, the former President of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union, was announcing her candidacy by dancing the gangster jig in a widely circulated video in which he made herself look like a clown. Ms. Martin will have […]

Allyson Gibson, former AG, Pays Tribute to Carleton Williams CBE

Carleton Williams CBE, role model extraordinaire, gentleman, scholar, philanthropist and nation builder has passed from time to eternity. Mr. and Mrs. Williams, very close friends of my parents, knew me before I knew myself.  He was a larger than life figure, an icon, who exemplifies exceptionalism at the highest level, however it is defined. He […]

Businessman Carleton Williams Passes Away At 94

The following statement was issued by Philip Davis, the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party: 8 February 2021 The Progressive Liberal Party joins the local business community and the country at large in not only mourning the loss of a revered and highly respected business icon, but in celebrating the rich life, work and legacy […]

Stalwart Councillor Leroy Archer Dies At 96

The following statement was issued by Philip Davis, the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party: 11 February 2021 We are all saddened to learn of the passing of Leroy Archer, a personal friend and colleague, a cultural icon, a sportsman extraordinaire, small businessman and community leader in the Chippingham community.  He was 96-years-old. Affectionately known […]