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Hyland Smith PLP Branch Chair Bimini Dies

15 April 2021 The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party: The entire family of the Progressive Liberal Party are in mourning at the passing of our brother, friend and fellow political warrior Hylan Smith after a long and courageous fight against his infirmity. Hylan Smith was sixty-two years old. Professionally, Hylan was a veteran in the tourism industry, having worked as the Dockmaster for the Bimini Bay Resort and Marina. Politically, he was an ardent supporter of the Progressive Liberal Party, serving faithfully as the PLP branch Chairman in Bimini where he is widely

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PLP Chairman’s Statement On Fire At Potter’s Cay

For Immediate Release 12 April 2021 This morning early I reached out to the vendors’ association at Potter’s Cay following a devastating fire last evening after the thunderstorm. While the authorities need to determine a cause, I am advised that there is no insurance on the properties there. This means another economic blow to an already depressed venue and set of businesses. I pledged the support of the PLP to the vendors on the part of our Leader Philip Davis and indicated that the party will make a site visit sometime today. We call on the Government to do its

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BAHAMIANS ARE NOT FOOLED BY FNM FAKE SHOW

A smart and strong Kemp Road woman spoke for thousands of Bahamians on a New Providence based television station Friday,  16th April, 2021.  She noted that our people are not moved by FNM government representatives showing up for the cameras after the hurt, pain, and damage have slayed our communities.   Prime Minister Minnis and this failed FNM government remain sadly detached from the challenges being experienced by Bahamians everyday.   Our nation is witnessing the collapse of a government that rose to power on pretty promises and a load of lies.   Bahamians are jobless,  hopeless, terrified by lawless activities, and are

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Fred Mitchell Responds To Brensil Rolle

12 April 2021 Today Brensil Rolle, Minister for the Public Service, lowered the standards of the House of Assembly by engaging in dog do do talk in the House of Assembly about me. The Minister doesn’t have to be the snivelling coward that he appears to be and hide behind House of Assembly immunity. The files are all there. He doesn’t have to guess. He knows the law. Instead he engages in filth and disinformation. If you bad come outside and repeat the lies and innuendoes. I would happily oblige him and purchase a poop scooper for him and his

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The PLP At Potter’s Cay

12 April 2021Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis, led an Opposition Parliamentary delegation on a walk about and fact finding mission of the Potter’s Cay vendors marketplace, located under the Paradise Island Bridge at Potter’s Cay. Accompanying Mr. Davis were Deputy PLP Leader Chester Cooper, Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin, PLP candidate for the Freetown Constituency, Wayne Munroe and representatives from the Potter’s Cay Vendors Association. Several restaurants at that popular dining and entertainment destination were destroyed by fire on Sunday, 11 April 2021. End

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Condolences To The Family Of Skeeter Dames

Exumian, Leonard J. Dames Sr, sports pioneer, iconic nation-builder, distinguished churchman, beloved husband, father and uncle. May his soul RIP.  The funeral was held at Mission Baptist Church, Hay St in Grants Town, Reverend R E Cooper Presiding. The PLP was represented by Leader Philip Davis, Chester Cooper, MP for Exuma, Glens Hanna Martin, MP for Englerston and Cynthia “ Mother “ Pratt on Thursday 1 April 2021.

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Congratulations On The Churchill Tener Knowles Park

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — “When it comes to honouring people like Churchill Tener-Knowles, it’s never political, it’s personal,” said Minister of State for Finance and for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Kwasi Thompson. “It’s personal because we know of the life that he has lived.  And we know of the service he has given.” Minister Thompson’s remarks came during the official naming ceremony of the Churchill Tener-Knowles Community Park, on Saturday, March 27, 2021.   Acknowledging the achievements of Tener-Knowles in the world of sports and civics, Minister Thompson noted that Churchill achieved success in those areas in a way that

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Candice McDonald Of Lower Bogue Boat Accident Victim Buried

Senator Fred Mitchell with T’Sean Mott, PYL Treasurer and Taneika Gibson, cousin of the deceased and Sylvanus Petty, PLP Candidate North Eleuthera at the funeral of T’Sean’s fiance Candice McDonald who died in a boating accident and is now buried in the public cemetery in Lower Bogue, Eleuthera. 4 April 2021

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Nessa’s Kitchen On Pindling Drive In Eleuthera

Senator Fred Mitchell at Nessa’s Kitchen on Pindling Drive in Rock Sound, Eleuthera with the owner and the cooks at the establishment. The cracked lobster was first class and the grouper fingers were to die for. From left to right: Rose Bodie, Crystal Leary and Vanessa Hall. 2 April 2021

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Fred Mitchell In Eleuthera At Good Friday Mass

Senator Fred Mitchell with Marcellus Pyfrom, student at Wemyss Bight Primary School, Eldecia Thompson, teacher at Wemyss Bight Primary School and Rev Deacon Allyson Dean at St Michael and All Angels in Green Castle, Eleuthera 2 April 2021

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Condolences On The Death Of Basil Albury

The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Brave Davis: For Immediate Release 2 April 2021 I am saddened to learn of the passing of a colleague, local businessman and tourism industry veteran, Basil Albury. Mr. Albury served as a tourism executive in the Ministry of Tourism post 1967 and was instrumental in not only Bahamianizing the Ministry of Tourism in those formative years following Majority Rule, but he helped to shape and design the country’s tourism product and formulate its marketing strategies. His work helped to propel tourism and travel into a year round billion

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Kingsley Smith Sr Is Buried In West End

Stalwart Councillor Kingsley Smith was buried on Saturday 27 March 2021 at the West End Pubic Cemetery in West End, Grand Bahama.  Senator Fred Mitchell spoke on behalf of the party. Senator Fred Mitchell in Bootle Bay following the funeral of the late Stalwart Councillor Kingsley Smith Sr from left Parco Deal, Ken Nottage Jr, Nevar Smith and Justin Palacious. 27 March 2021

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Promoting The Economic Platform Of The PLP

The Party’s spokesman on the economy Deputy Leader Chester Cooper, with candidates Zane Lightbourne, Yamacraw, Pai Glover Rolle, Golden Gates, Myles La Roda, Pinewood and Tyrel Young, Long Island. 23 March 2021

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Commissioner Paul Rolle Gets The Jab

Despite the strong anti-covid 19 sentiment and campaign, one by one people are lining up to get the jab.  The public officials are leading the way.  One of them Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle is pictured receiving the Astra Zeneca shot at the Loyola Hall in Nassau on 25 March 2021

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Mrs. Davis Gets The Jab

Mrs. Anne Marie Davis, wife of the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party received the first dose of the Astra Zeneca vaccine against Covid 19 at Loyola Hall on Friday 26 March 2021.

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Lynden Pindling’s Birthday

22 March 2021 will mark the birthday of Sir Lynden O Pindling, the father of our nation.  He served as Premier and then Prime Minister from 1967 to 2002. He died 26 August 2000. He was 70 years old.  Had he lived, he would have been 91 years old. Rest in peace.

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