The owners of the Woodlawn Cemetery in Nassau have to be called into account for the state of the graveyard compared to the price that people are being paid and the level of service which families get in the graveyard. On Saturday 16 January 2021, the state of the graveyard seemed like much is desired. […]
Senator Fred Mitchell with Leader of the Opposition Brave Davis, Annamae Taylor, widow of Leon Taylor and PLP Branch Chair Tammi Ferguson Culmer at the memorial service for the late Leon Taylor at the Fox Hill Community Centre 15 January 2021
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.
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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. […]
The case that Fred Smith Q C and his phony environmentalist have brought to court to try to stop oil drilling in The Bahamas continued last week in front of a Bahamian judge. Mr. Smith asked for an adjournment, he said, that as a result of that hang gliding accident that happened upon him in […]
The Bahamas Government has said that the subsidy for food for the poor will end on 31st March 2021. So they must know something we must not know. Like what we know is the Atlantis Hotel is announcing that it is closing down again after opening at Christmas. What do these people expect to happen […]
So the people of Abaco are some 15 months out from Hurricane Dorian and the most devastating hurricane of all time for The Bahamas. The Government provide certain tax exemptions. One of them was VAT tax. They have decided they need to money so they have started to collect the tax again as of 1 […]
This is a sample of the reaction to the campaign of the FNM to stick the arrest of Peter Nygard, the former resident of Lyford Cay, for sex trafficking on the PLP. With bread and butter issues to deal with, no one is interested in the Peter Nygard story. But the FNM and their foreign […]
Since Ashton Greenslade became the Head Police Officer in Grand Bahama, Freeport has become a police state, with street corners with men with guns checking identifications and masks and interfering with people on their way to church in the night. The latest is the young man’s picture that you see Shervin Tillach date of birth […]
The Minister of National Security Marvin Dames announced last week that 147 people in Her Majesty’s Prison had been granted clemency. The Minister says we should not be worried about any of them being a danger to society. Under Article 90 of the Constitution, the Minister of National Security has the say over who goes […]
Well he was a friend and colleague to many at ZNS where has been working since 1978 or so. Senator Fred Mitchell recalled working with him in that last year that he himself worked at the Broadcasting Corporation. He was friendly and helpful. In the latter years of his career, he worked at the Parliamentary […]
They say this shot is the beginning of her slow climb back into public life. We think that ship has sailed but it certainly is an engaging, well crafted photo to mark her wedding anniversary with her husband Edward and their children Elizabeth and Edward III and the dogs.
Donald Trump lost the general election in the United States on 2 November 2020. Yet, to this very day he and his allies, that craven bunch who sit in the halls of the U S legislature under the label Republicans, persist with nonsense about his winning the election. The swearing in of the newly elected […]
The Government plans to make Nicole Campbell, the Secretary of the Cabinet. Well let’s put it this way, anyone except the one who was there named Camille Johnson. What a disaster she was: partisan and not terribly competent.
PLP Headquarters in Grand Bahama on East Sunrise Highway will be abuzz with activity when the Chairman of the Candidates Committee of the PLP and his colleagues journey to Freeport, Grand Bahama to interview the aspirants who are interested in office in running for office for the PLP in Grand Bahama. The dates Monday 4 […]
Statement From the Chairman of the Progress Liberal PartyOn The Death of Terence BethelFor Immediate Release 30 December 2020 I regret to confirm the death and passing of our friend and brother PLP National Vice Chairman Terence Bethel. This is stunning, shattering and sad. He was a pillar of strength to the PLP. One day […]
This was the Christmas greeting from National Vice Chair of the PLP Terence Bethel by Tuesday 30 December 2020, he was dead. The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Brave Davis: Statement of condolences by the Hon. Philip Brave Davis, Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party On the […]