In the past week there have been two front page stories written as headlines in The Punch, the down market rag that specializes in gossip and the personal business of other people. Largely the stories are made up by the publisher of the paper Ivan Johnson who if nothing else has a vivid imagination. And […]
The nervous ones in the PLP who are walking on eggshells because in various constituencies there is one row or the other about who is going to be candidate should think carefully before they lose it. In the summer of 2016 Loretta Butler Turner, then MP for Long Island, challenged the now Prime Minister for […]
So half the Cabinet led by the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis went down to the Lynden Pindling International Airport to greet the Astra Zeneca vaccine doses as they were taken off the United Airlines flight on Wednesday 10 March 2021. Looks like a rep for the Indian Government was there. Dr. Hubert Minnis who had […]
Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis with Senator Fred Mitchell Shadow Foreign Minister as Honorary Consul Dr William Picard for The Bahamas in Detroit pays a courtesy call on the Leader. 2 March 2021. The call was made at the Leader’s law office.
Stalwart Councilor Kingsley Smith died at his home last week in Bootle Bay in West End, Grand Bahama on Wednesday 3 March 2021. His family was with him at the time. He was 90 years old. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Flora and his children including PLP Aspirant for West Grand Bahama and […]
Senator Fred Mitchell at Chef Creole in Fox Hill 12 March 2021 and with reps of the Haitian Bahamian community of Fox Hill with Progressive Young Liberals and members of the Fox Hill Branch PLP with hosts Eliott Metellus, Jason Richemond and Gabriel Meme. Louby Georges, the activist, was there too.
Andre Foster BTC CEO So Andre Foster, speaking to the press, said that 5 G is unlikely to come to The Bahamas until 2022 or 2023. This only confirms what the PLP has been saying and we have been saying in this column, the phone companies in this country have no interest in national development. […]
Watching the Minister of Education Jeffery Lloyd on television as he presented his budget presentation to the House last week, it struck us that there is simply something amiss in his attitude. It is imperious, sneering and talking down to people. Commentators watching on television were asking out loud who is he shouting at? There […]
The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis and the Deputy Leader of the Opposition Chester Cooper introduced the party’s economic platform last Sunday 7 March. Amongst its main points: a livable wage with a first step as the raising of the minimum wage from the present 210 to 250. There is also a plan to […]
( Elsworth Johnson, Peter Turnquest, Ruben Rahming, Brensil Rolle, Darren Henfield) The Chairman of the PLP Senator Fred Mitchell issued statements during the week to answer personal attacks by FNM Ministers on the Leader of the PLP Philip Davis. There is a concerted political attack on Mr. Davis as part of the FNM’s campaign to […]
On 15 March, 2,065 years ago Julius Caesar was assassinated. What happened to Caesar on the Ides of March became a permanent part of our western culture when William Shakespeare, in his play “Julius Caesar,” framed it as a day of infamy. In the play, Shakespeare stretched the truth a bit. He has an anonymous soothsayer […]
Senator Fred Mitchell at the Doris Johnson Senior High School and at Sandilands Primary School 10 March 2011 checking on the kids. Thank you to Principals Laurel Lundy and Sheanda Maycock.
Senators Fred Mitchell, JoBeth Coleby Davis, Michael Darville after the Senate was convened and no government minister showed up and the Government failed to provide a quorum so the meeting had to be cancelled . 12 March 2021 The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party after the Ministers of […]