PEOPLE ARE DYING FROM COVID

This is the photo of  a young mother twenty-year-old Shakinah Dean  who reportedly died from Covid 19 on Thursday 27 August 2020.  The complaint from the family is that there is inadequate care being provided the population.  This came as the Leader of the Opposition felt compelled to leave the country because the standard of […]

DR. MELISSA EVANS FOR THE PLP ON THE GOVT’S COVID STATS

26 August 2020 Bahamians are getting whiplashed trying to follow the government’s COVID-19 policies. One week it is broadcasted that the situation is so deadly serious that not only is a total lockdown justified, it needed to be imposed without warning, no matter how many people were left without food or water. Just a week […]

Dr. Michael Darville Tells About His Covid Experience

For Immediate Release 26 August 2020 I wish to advise the general public that I was discharged from hospital yesterday to complete my recovery at home. Many thanks to the medical  staff for the excellent health care delivered to me. I further thank the many well wishers and persons of goodwill all across this country […]

Hank Johnson An FNM MP Gets Covid.. We Thought Only PLPs Got It

August 19, 2020 Today I received test results confirming I have COVID-19.  I am currently hospitalized in New Providence.  I thank the medical staff for their skilled and detailed care of me and all the Bahamians battling this illness.   Please keep me and all those in our country afflicted with COVID-19 in your prayers. 

LAWYERS CHALLENGE THE COVID EMERGENCY IN COURT

On behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, Senator Fred Mitchell has welcomed the action of Wayne Munroe Q C to challenge the lawfulness of the orders and the proclamation in the Covid 19 crisis.  The public has lost patience with the matter.  This puts them at odds with the government.  The challenge is a representative […]

MINNIS TELLS THE NURSES HE’S TIRED OF COVID

So Dr. Hubert Minnis met with the nurses on 6 August 2020 following their industrial action at the Princess Margaret Hospital because they are not being supplied with the proper protective equipment.  He started off the meeting saying he did not want to talk about Covid.  He had a bad day on  Wednesday evening and […]

THE NUMBERS OF COVID CASES ARE OUT OF CONTROL

The Minister of Health Renward Wells was putting on a good show but las bless his heart, he is simply lost in space. He held his first press conference on Friday 7 August 2020.  The Nassau Guardian described it as a wasted two hours.  They said all he kept saying was that the Prime Minister […]

The PM Knows Reverse Gear On Covid Best

The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis is learning reverse gear on Covid 19 policies.  The latest gaffe was his Minister of Tourism, mister motor mouth Dionisio D’Aguilar, announcing that  if Bahamians want to stay in hotels in The Bahamas, they had to have a Covid 19 negative test.  That led to the hotels saying that if […]

Sharon Turner On Mistreatment Of Bahamians In The Covid 19 Crisis

According To Me: Sharon T. As a Bahamian, I am tired of government politicians and officials blaming the Bahamian people for an uptick in COVID-19 cases everybody with sense knew to expect when borders reopened to travel from hot spots. Who do folk think is responsible for keeping the spread of COVID-19 at bay before […]

THE MEXICAN WORKERS COME IN WITHOUT COVID 19 TESTS

For Immediate Release 2nd July 2020 With unemployment reported and estimated to be as high as fifty percent, Bahamians were justifiably aghast to see the importation of foreign workers from Mexico ostensibly to replace Bahamian workers at a major tourism project in the Abaco Cays. We stand with those Bahamians of goodwill in strong opposition […]

Police Are Concerned After 30 People Out On Bail For Murder Since Covid

Police intelligence officials are concerned about the recent decision of the Supreme Courts to let as many as 30 people charged for murder out on bail.  Usually bail is granted to those on murder charges only after there is no prospect of a trial within three years. If that figure is correct, the police expect […]

THE U.S. WILL FORCE US TO OPEN COVID OR NO COVID

Covid 19 is not dead.  It is still with us.  Our lousy no good government has taken 11 weeks to find that out. In the midst of their confusion, the Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar launched the tourism product reopening.  It’s to be 1 July 2020 and there is no stopping it.  The fliers and […]

THE RUBBISH OF EXTENDING THE COVID ORDER

Leader of the Opposition Philip Dais announced in the House of Assembly that the opposition would no longer be supporting the extension of the Proclamation of The Public Emergency.  Here is his full statement to the House of Assembly delivered on Thursday 28 May 2020: EMERGENCY POWER RESOLUTION EXTENSION Thursday May 27, 2020Remarks by Hon. Philip Brave […]

Justice Jeanne Thompson Recants On Her Praise Of The FNM On Covid 19

At the beginning of our unwelcome journey through the problem which is COVID-19, I felt comfortable and safe. We had a well-respected doctor as our minister of health, and a prime minister who had, as a previous minister of heath, guided us through other serious epidemics. We also had a fantastic health team headed by […]

STATEMENT BY PLP TASK FORCE ON COVID 19

Statement From  the Leader of the PLP Responding  To The Prime Minister’s  Covid 19 Briefing  Mothers Day 10 May 2020 For Immediate  Release While the PLP is united in our patriotism  and love of country we divide on allowing the Prime Minister  to lead us into darkness. This can’t  be the same man  who said: […]

Justin Smith Comments On Covid 19 Measures By The Government

Statement from Justin Smith, Aspirant Candidate for Public Office in Response to the Government’s heightened COVID-19 Policing Measures.  Inciting fear among our people, while over policing them will NOT get us through this crisis. We need emphatic compassionate leadership to beat this; recognizing that as we fight COVID-19 so many persons are fighting joblessness, poverty, […]

THE HATRED OF OUR POLITICAL LEADERS OVER COVID 19

So a 71 year old man was walking in his neighbourhood for his morning exercise. Except it was during that period when the Prime Minister put in place what he called a 24 hour lockdown, so you were not permitted to walk outside your yard to exercise but you had to remain within your yard. […]

PLP Covid 19 Protection

From Eyewitness News NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party’s COVID-19 task force is calling on the government to partner with local telecommunications providers to develop a cell phone app that would track individuals in quarantine or isolation at home. The task force said it believes many people in self-quarantine were not following the protocols […]

The New Normal Post Covid

The Progressive Liberal Party under the leadership of Philip Brave Davis has already assembled a team of economic and social advisors to made recommendations on what the world  of The Bahamas should look like past Covid 19.  These recommendations will look at what should happen on the both the fiscal and monetary side of the […]

PYL Vice Chair T’Sean Mott Speaks On Covid 19 | 9 April 2020

The government’s initial response to the first case of Covid-19 was a curfew between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. This response was deemed appropriate by the opposition, medical professionals and even citizens. As cases of Covid-19 gradually rose and spread to different islands, the government’s response was to impose a 24-hour lockdown […]