Response to 2019 Fiscal Strategy Report Chester Cooper, PLP Deputy Leader, Shadow Finance Minister November 21, 2019

Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest has failed miserably in trying to put a happy face on what was one of the bleakest statements on the government’s fiscal position that we have ever heard Turnquest, himself one of the harshest critics of deficits due to hurricanes, has now apparently found religion. All the lofty projections now […]

Sen. Clay Sweeting Contribution – 12 Nov 2019

Sen. Hon. Clay Sweeting Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government Disaster Reconstruction Authority Bill 2019 Madam President, Senate Colleagues, I’m thankful to be here once again to speak on behalf of the Bahamian people and to contribute to this Disaster Reconstruction Authority Bill 2019. However before I begin, I would like to […]

Sen. Jobeth Contribution 12 Nov 2019

Contribution Senator, Hon., J.L. Coleby-Davis- Opposition Senator; and, Shadow Attorney General, Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs, and Youth November 12th, 2019 Madame President, I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute and speak in this place as a voice for many Bahamians. Madame President, before I begin my Contribution I wish to raise in this […]

Leader’s Press Continued

PLP CONVENTION   In the face of gratuitous criticism, the uncompromising and necessary work to effect internal reform and the deepening of our democracy continue as we prepare for governance. Our recent special one-day Constitutional Convention demonstrates that our organization understands the critical need for self-examination as we strengthen our democratic processes. Its qualified success […]

TRIBUTE BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE” DAVIS, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION AT THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOE SENATOR CLARA ROSE HALL-KING  ON 11TH MAY AT ST. AGNES CHURCH, NASSAU

TRIBUTE BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE” DAVIS, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION AT THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOE SENATOR CLARA ROSE HALL-KING  ON 11TH MAY AT ST. AGNES CHURCH, NASSAU   Nothing could have pleased me more than that I would have this opportunity to say farewell to a woman who meant so much to me, personally, […]

Address By Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. | Special Called PLP New Providence Meeting

Address By Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. Leader of the Official Opposition Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party   On the Occasion of   Special Called PLP New Providence Meeting   Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 7:00 p.m. Sir Lynden Pindling Centre arnicFarrington Road New Providence, The Bahamas     Theme: “No LIE LASTS FOREVER”   […]

Address by Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis

Address by Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. Leader of the Official Opposition Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party On the Occasion of A Public Meeting Thursday, 22th March 2018, 7:00 p.m. Sadie Curtis Primary School Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas Salutations: To My Parliamentary Colleagues Party Chairman Party Officers and members Good Evening, PLPs! Tonight, […]

OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE “ DAVIS AT THE MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE

OPENING REMARKS BY THE HON. PHILLIP “BRAVE “ DAVIS AT THE MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE WITH MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL MEDIA ON 6TH MARCH, 2018 AT THE LYNDEN PINDLING CENTRE, FARRINGTON RD, NASSAU, BAHAMAS (Check Against Delivery) Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press. Good morning to my Parliamentary team and Party Officials I thank […]

CHESTER COOPER REMARKS ON DEBATE OF THE PROCEEDS OF CRIME BILL

CHESTER COOPER MP, Exumas and Ragged Island, PLP Deputy Leader REMARKS ON DEBATE OF THE PROCEEDS OF CRIME BILL AND THE FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS REPORTING BILL MARCH 1, 2018   Thank you Mr. Speaker, I am most grateful to the wonderful people of The Exumas, Exuma Cays and Ragged Island for allowing me to stand on […]

Address by Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis

Address by Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. Leader of the Official Opposition Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party On the Occasion of A Public Meeting Thursday, 15th February 2018, 7:00 p.m. Sir Lynden Pindling House Mount Moriah Constituency Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas Salutations: • To My Parliamentary Colleagues • Party Chairman • Party Officers […]

Contribution by Senator Dr. Michael Darville

Senator, The Honorable Dr. Michael R. Darville Contribution to the Speech from the Throne Honourable Senate of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Thursday, October 12th, 2017  Madame President, it is indeed an honor and a privilege to once again rise in this Honorable chamber to not only carry the banner of the progressive liberal party, […]

Senator Clay Sweeting Contribution to the Senate

Madame President, it is indeed and privilege an honour that I stand on behalf of the people of North, Central and South Eleuthera as a Senator and more importantly, the people of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to thank Her Excellency the Governor General for her most gracious speech from the Throne.  She was looked […]

Senator Jobeth Davis contribution to the Senate

October 2017 Contribution- Resolution to Thank Her Excellency Governor General for presenting the Speech from the Throne. Senator, Hon., J.L. Coleby-Davis- Opposition Senator and Shadow Attorney General, Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs, and Youth   Madame President, Senate Colleagues, my fellow Bahamians, I am grateful to God and thank him for another opportunity to present […]

2017 Budget Presentation by Senator, Hon., J.L. Coleby-Davis

2017 Budget Presentation Senator, Hon., J.L. Coleby-Davis- Opposition Senator and Shadow Attorney General, Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs, and Youth   Madam President, I feel extremely blessed to formally address this place for the very first time. Additionally, I count this a privilege and one of my most proud moments as a young professional; to […]

MOFA Statement to the 47th Regular Session of the OAS General Assembly

“Strengthening Dialogue and Concerted Action for Prosperity” 47th Regular Session of the OAS General Assembly Tuesday, 20th June, 2017 Plenary Remarks of the Honourable Darren Henfield, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Check against Delivery. Colleague Foreign Ministers, Secretary General Almagro and Assistant Secretary General Mendez, Permanent Representatives and other […]

Senator Darville Contribution to the 2017 – 2018 Budget

Senator, The Honourable Dr. Michael R. Darville Contribution to the 2017 – 2018 Budget                   Honourable Senate of the Commonwealth of the Bahama                Friday, 23rd June, 2017   Thank you, Madam President, and once again congratulations to you, and all Honourable Senators around the table. Madam President, today […]

Contribution By The Hon. Glenys Hanna Martin 2016-2017 Budget Debate

Nassau, Bahamas – Minister Of Transport And Aviation And Member Of Parliament For The Englerston Constituency Contribution By The Hon. Glenys Hanna Martin 2016-2017 Budget Debate delivered on Thursday, 16 June, 2016 in the House of Assembly: Mr. Speaker, I rise in this Honourable House to contribute to this 2016/2017 Budget Debate: Mr. Speaker, I […]

2017 BUDGET PRESENTATION BY I.CHESTER COOPER, MP

2017 BUDGET PRESENTATION I.CHESTER COOPER, MP – EXUMA & RAGGED ISLAND AND SHADOW MINISTER OF FINANCE Mr. Speaker, It is with great pleasure that I formally address this House for the first time. It is among the highest honours of my life and I pray that my time here will be fruitful and to the […]