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NATIONAL INSURANCE POSTPONES THE DATE FOR VERIFYING

It was obvious to even the uninitiated that the deadline for National Insurance pensioners to verify their identities had to be postponed.  It caused panic in the population and long lines at NIB offices: the demand to go on line, download a form and then turn up to National Insurance with the form duly notarized. […]

PLP RESPONDS TO U S DEMANDS ON COVID ENTRY | 14th JANUARY 2021

Shadow Health Minister Dr. Michael Darville  The following statement was issued by the PLP’s Covid 19 Task Force in answer to the announcement that the Centre For Disease control in the United States has mandated a Covid 19 PCR negative test to enter the United States: Once again, this FNM Government finds itself in another […]

THE TESTING REGIME OF THE FNM ON COVID COLLAPSES

PLP ISSUES STATEMENT ON 20K MISSING THE TEST 13th JANUARY 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The following statement was issued by Dr. Michael Darville and Dr. Melissa Evans, Co-chairs of the PLP Covid 19 Task Force : The PLP’s Covid-19 Task Force is deeply alarmed by the negligence and indifference displayed by the Minister of Health […]

HUBERT MINNIS AND CARL CULMER SAY NO EARLY ELECTION

Last week both the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and the Chairman of the Free National Movement felt the need to answer Senator Fred Mitchell who claimed in the press a week before that the signs were clear that the Prime Minister intends to call an early election. They both claimed with their eyes wide open […]

THE PLP CELEBRATING MAJORITY RULE DAY – 54 years

The Progressive Liberal Party’s leader Philip Davis met around the Pindling Mausoleum at St Agnes Grave Yard to mark the 54th anniversary of the first  government  of people of African descent.  On that day Sir Lynden Pindling led the men of the PLP into government. The first time in 319 years after the first European […]

LEADER OF THE PLP RESPONDS TO PM’S NATIONAL ADDRESS | 13 January 2021

The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis in response to the Prime  Minister Hubert Minnis’ National Address. In the address, the Prime Minister boasted about relief to the employed and food to the poor.  He seemed to think that was a good report . having presided over a  wrecked […]

PLP ON VIOLENCE IN WASHINGTON D C

The following statement was issued by Senator Fred Mitchell, Opposition spokesman on Foreign Affairs in The Bahamas: For Immediate  Release  7 January 2021 The Progressive Liberal Party calls on the Government of The Bahamas to condemn the violence in the United States by partisans of the sitting President of the United States Donald J. Trump. […]

PLP SAYS IF THERE IS AN EARY ELECTION

As reported by LEANDRA ROLLE of The Tribune ( The interview took place on 5 January 2020 ) PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday Bahamians can look forward to soon seeing a “full slate” of PLP candidates as the party expects Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis will call an early election.  “The schedule […]

CARL CULMER OF THE FNM TRASH TALKING AGAIN

31 December 2020 The Chairman of the PLP Senator Fred Mitchell issued this statement in response to the latest attack by the FNM on the Leader of the PLP, who criticized the FNM for bungling the orders on Christmas day which stopped Bahamians from going into restaurants: In reading the FNM’s latest mindless statement, I […]

DEACON KRISTOPHER HIGGS | 21 December 2020

Senator Fred Mitchell issued this statement: “This evening it was my privilege to attend the ordination to the Anglican diaconate of Rev Deacon Kristopher Higgs at St Matthew’s. His mom was the late Joan Butler and his grandmother Princess Butler both of whom died tragically. The new deacon has made an extraordinary journey. Let us […]

INGRAHAM SAYS HIS MEN HAVE BEEN TOSSED BY MINNIS

Uh oh, the rift between the former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and the now Prime Minister Hubert Minnis seems to have widened. In a letter to the Editor, published on 21 December 2020, Mr. Ingraham laid into the FNM Government because he said that the FNM was supporting a fisheries bill which was discriminatory against […]

BRENT JOHNSON’S DEATH AND THE TRAJECTORY OF THE DAY

26 December 2020 So Brent Johnson and his wife  Eulona are dead.  Sometime around 6 p.m. on Christmas Day, their lives ended in a car crash. Some say it was a drunk driver who crashed into them and brought their lives to an end. Senator Fred Mitchell issued this personal statement: I met Brent Johnson […]

EXPLANATION FROM LATITUDES RESTAURANT

The Nassau Harbour Club Hotel and Restaurant Latitudes The following statement was issued by the Latitudes Restaurant following a mass ticket exercise by the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Covid Police at their restaurant on Wednesday 23 December 2020.  The tickets were issued because they were accused of violating the curfew rules by having […]

WHO IS PAYING FOR MINNIS TRIPS AROUND THE ISLANDS?

The Prime Minister’s schedule shows that he travelled to Matthew Town, Inagua on Christmas Day 25 December 2020.  He arrived there in the late afternoon and spent two nights. Early this morning 27 December 2020, he and his party departed for a Mayaguana where they will spend a few hours and then head back to […]