PROFESSOR GILBERT MORRIS ON THE ART OF AMOS FERGUSON | 8 October 2020

( Amos Ferguson, a Bahamian intuitive artist, according to the National Art Gallery “ Amos Ferguson was born in 1920 in Exuma. He received his primary school education at Roker’s Point School in Exuma.  Ferguson came to Nassau in 1937 to learn a trade. He dabbled in various enterprises such as upholstery and furniture finishing. […]

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO RESIGN?

The reports are circulating that J M Pinder, the former Member of Parliament, who is now the Chair of the Airport Authority that owns all the airports in The Bahamas is to resign.  It is said that things came to ahead following a meeting in the Prime Minister’s office when he made certain complaints about […]

FNM POLITICAL EXTORTIONISTS CONTINUE THEIR WORK

Now that the general election is almost certainly within the next 12 months if not sooner, the extortionists are as busy as ever. There is one who calls himself the Watchman.  This week we added him officially to the FNM’s Nanny Brigade, people who work for the FNM and seek to pretend that they are […]

DUANE SANDS SAYS HE AIN’T VOTING FOR NO EXTENSION

The die is cast.  He has crossed the Rubicon.  Any of those expressions you want to use but it looks like Dr. Duane Sands has separated himself from the competent authority, the Prime Minister.  In an interview last week with the Our News and also reported in the Nassau Guardian, Dr Sands said that he, […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT: Peter Turnquest insult

“Manners maketh a man; manners and respect will take you around the world.” A humble child tastes the grace of God.The Honorable Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance would do well to reflect on these three proverbs. Yesterday in Parliament; Turnquest in an unprovoked attack insulted the Member of Parliament for South […]

THE NON PROFIT ACT SHOULD BE IGNORED

The Attorney General Carl Bethel was quoted in the press on Friday 28 August 2020 as saying that the new Non Profit Registration Act will be suspended in its enforcement with regard to churches and other non-profits to allow them additional time to register. The PLP opposed the provisions of the act and we think […]

Hank Johnson An FNM MP Gets Covid.. We Thought Only PLPs Got It

August 19, 2020 Today I received test results confirming I have COVID-19.  I am currently hospitalized in New Providence.  I thank the medical staff for their skilled and detailed care of me and all the Bahamians battling this illness.   Please keep me and all those in our country afflicted with COVID-19 in your prayers. 

REV KEITH RUSSELL’S PERSPECTIVE | 22 August 2020

On imagination It is obvious to most persons in this country now that this government administration is failing miserably. The only ones left who still think otherwise are those benefiting from an unholy alliance with this incompetent, callous crew; and, of course, those who have a residual amount of that conscience searing, retina contaminating red, […]

NICOLETTE BETHEL WRITES ABOUT THE FNM’S IGNORANCE

(In this fascinating essay by Dr. Nicolette Bethel of the University of The Bahamas, she explains the chaos on our streets in the face of the policies of the FNM on the Covid 19 crisis. She says it comes down to three things: ignorance, lack of trust and a failure to understand human behaviour in […]

CARLYLE BETHEL: JOKER OF THE WEEK

The boomba fly and the joker. That’s the combination of Senator Jamal Moss and now Carlyle Bethel, the son of Attorney General and President of the Torchbearers, youth arm of the FNM, he decided this week to get into a  tangle with Senator Fred Mitchell.  These folk have an unnatural fascination with Mr. Mitchell.  What […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE SCUMBAG AT THE MINISTRY OF WORKS IS AT IT AGAIN

Obviously at the Ministry of Works, the tail wags the dog. There is a particular fellow who works there in a senior contracted position.  He was an FNM operative, the kind in the last election, who specialized in sending out nasty voice notes and video notes, filled with lies, invective and salacious falsehoods  about PLPs.  […]

THE FNM BOOMBA FLIES SING FOR THEIR SUPPER

So the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis does not have the courage to deal with Fred Mitchell face to face huh.  So he sends the little boy in the Senate to do his dirty work.  We call these ass kissers that do the dirty work of the Prime Minister and the FNM leadership: FNM boomba flies.  […]