MINNIS TRYING TO ATTRACT THE GRASS HEAD VOTE

Unfortunately for Prime Minister Hubert Minnis smoking grass is not gonna help him get re-elected.  He has been in the press lately and just as recently as 5th February 2020 espousing in the House of Assembly the wonders of a policy to decriminalize possession of grass and  letting people out of prison who are imprisoned […]

THE CORONA VIRUS: RACISM, TRADE WAR, NO CIVIL LIBERTIES?

The talk du jour these days is the corona virus that is supposed to be spreading exponentially from its discovery in China about a month ago. The news is it has killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands. The Chinese Government is accused of being sluggish in response. Its ubiquitous President Xi Jinping has said […]

FOREIGN MINISTER WASTING TIME PLEADING TO THE U.S.

So the United States  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had the foreign ministers of Jamaica, The Bahamas, St Lucia, Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, Belize and the Dominican Republic over for tea. They met in Jamaica on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and in this round table discussion, the US pressed their support for the overthrow […]

THE STRANGE CASE OF THE JUNKANOO RESULTS

So the Junkanoo results this year remind you of the saying “ not every good-bye is gone”. On Boxing Day 2019 the Junkanoo Corporation (JCNP) announced that the Valley Boy’s  A Group had won the parade. They did so by a hair’s breadth. The Saxons were hard on their heels.  The Corporation said that the […]

BAD SERVICE IN THE BAHAMAS AT AIRPORTS AND ON AIRLINES

The traveller’s in The Bahamas are not well served by the airlines that fly them around, nor by the regulator that is to be looking after their safety.  Flights on each of the airlines are late routinely.  They keep passengers waiting without explanation and there is no explanation at all for late departures. What folks […]

SHARON TURNER WRITES ON A VIOLATION OF TRUST | 27 January 2020

Originally appeared in the Nassau Guardian The governing Free National Movement (FNM) launched its bid for re-election last week on a foundation of disinformation, misleading some of this country’s most disenfranchised communities in a telling signal that the Bahamian people could be in for a political period marked by desperation and untoward attempts to maintain […]

SO MINNIS LAUNCHES HIS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN So Minnis launches his campaign huh! Nothing can save him

The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party about the fake Town Hall meeting held by the Prime Minister at which he then announced was the launch of his re-election campaign.  This sent some PLPs into a tizzy calling on the party to get in the field and to get […]

JOHNNY RODGERS IS WRONG ON EXCHANGE CONTROL

Dr. Johnny Rodgers was in a  sense to the manor born. He is now a successful businessman, built on top of a successful career in eye medicine.  He is the son of another Doctor Rodgers.  He has two well to do sisters both successful in their own rights having retired from the public service. On […]

MARVIN DAMES PUTS HIS FOOT IN HIS MOUTH ON C O P

The Progressive Liberal Party has asked several times for the resignation or dismissal of Marvin Dames, the Minister of National Security. The cry first came out because he was condemned judicially by a magistrate for interfering in the case against Frank Smith, the former MP and Senator.  He has also shown time and again that  […]

MINNIS SAYS HE HAS SEVEN YEARS ( DREAM ON BROTHER)

In his New Year’s statements to  reporter Leandra Rolle of The Tribune and published in 2 January 2020, the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said that he has seven years to fulfill his campaign promise to fulfill his campaign promises. This is chutzpah of the highest order.  He is clueless as to how unpopular the Government […]

THE AMERICANS FOMENTING WAR AGAIN | GILBERT MORRIS COMMENTS

(Editor’s note: The U S President Donald Trump ordered the killing of the general of another country with whom it is not at war. This is a serious issue. Gilbert Morris, the public commentator, writes a thoughtful reflection.) Gilbert Morris comments on Facebook:2 January 2019 THE SHADOW MASTER…! Whomever reads me knows, I believe diplomatic […]

GLENYS HANNA MARTIN’S ACTIVE POLITICAL COMMENTS

We repeat a series of posts by Glenys Hanna Martin, the Shadow Minister of Transport, from her Facebook Page. Boxing Day On The Commissioner Of Police As we approach 2020 we must not tolerate the blurring of constitutional lines between the political directorate and the RBPF. We have constitutional protections as citizens in a democratic […]

UH OH! MICHAEL PINTARD: YOU CAN’T BE HALF PREGNANT

From The Tribune13 December 2019 (Editor’s Note: we print below the report from The Tribune of the statement in support of Prime Minister Hubert Minnis by Michael Pintard MP. This does not sound like a ringing endorsement to us.  This sounds like a man who is struggling to be free. We say to Mr. Pintard: […]

THE SAD TALE OF A SCUM BAG NAMED OMAR ARCHER

The question everyone is asking and in answer to which all FNMs from the Hubert Minnis own down are blind, deaf and dumb, is how is that a man who is obviously a damn fool, wacky in the extreme, a crooked bad a criminal, continuing to be on the public payroll dissing officials of the country and there appears to be no one who can govern him?

THE FAKE AND PHONY RIGHTS BAHAMAS

 So the fake and phony Fred Smith front organization was offended this past week because someone, who they didn’t name and couldn’t seem to identify, published what they claimed were lies about the principals of the fake and phony organization that were unflattering and defamatory, so they said. In an angry press statement, they claimed […]

FAKE STORY BY DUANE SANDS ON THE PUBLIC HOSPITALS

 The headline in The Tribune last week was as startling and it was untrue. According to Dr Duane Sands, the PLP put in place a contract with a vendor called All Scripts, for the installation of a Health Management Information System. This system was designed to rationalize the billing process across all public service health […]