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 […]
The cut and thrust of the PLP opposing the extension of the emergency proclamation on Friday 24 July 2020 in the Senate. Senator Jamal Moss is put in his place… Senator Carl Bethel is put in his place… He condemns the Prime Minister for his off hand invitation to the Leader of The Opposition. The […]
As told to the Nassau Guardian: “What we are seeing now from the prime minister is the corrupting influence of power… “The true emergency is in the House of Assembly… “It’s gotten to the point now where, obviously, there are no emergencies dealing with COVID… “The emergency may reappear after today when we start letting […]
26 May 2020 Dear Editor, The prime minister announced on March 19, 2020 that he was invoking the provisions of Article 29 of the constitution to decree a proclamation of emergency under which a number of emergency regulations and orders have been legislated to address the crisis arising from the coronavirus. The emergency regulations and […]
Senator Fred Mitchell, Senator Michael Darville, Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis at the Senate today 30 March 2020 with physical distancing measures in place for the debate on extending the state of public emergency until 8 April 2020.
By Eyewitness News Sloan Smith Health officials yesterday confirmed community transmission of the coronavirus (COVID) in The Bahamas This comes as four more cases of the virus were confirmed on New Providence – none of which were connected to any of the previous five cases. Community transmission means the source of infection for the spread […]
Here is the text of the Proclamation and the Regulations Thereunder PROCLAMATION OF EMERGENCY WHEREAS Article 29(1) of the Constitution recognizes that the Governor- General may make a proclamation that a state of public emergency exists; AND WHEREAS Article 29(4) of the Constitution provides that a proclamation of emergency shall, unless it is sooner revoked […]