THE FNM GOVERNMENT LIES WITH A STRAIGHT FACE

The business community is quite concerned about the Ministry of Finance of The Bahamas.  The talk is that relations between  the government and the business community is at its lowest ever with Bahamar, Atlantis and the Pointe all complaining that they are unable to meet with and get critical decisions out of the government.  The […]

Local Government Elections Suspended

On 21 May 2020, the Competent Authority ( actually he is the incompetent authority) Dr. Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister signed an order suspending local democracy in The Bahamas until this pandemic is over. The elections were to be held on 24 June 2020 but alas that event is off .  In all things plead […]

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, […]

Local Government In A Mess

Local Government elections in the Family Islands are scheduled to take place this month but clearly cannot.  The Government has not yet made the necessary steps in law to postpone the elections.  This is a lawless administration. The Government has asked all local government authorities to send all money not expended back to the Treasury. […]

BALL OF CONFUSION WITH THE FNM GOVERNMENT

Last Sunday when the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis addressed the country, he was giving his usual wooden performance, a recitation of statistics about his or that about Covid 19.  Bottom line the situation was worse than the week before. Yet he was going to open up parts of the economy to normal work. It was […]

GOVERNMENT MUST SAVE THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

With stories going around about the independent and church school laying off teachers, we repeat the request of the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis in his economic policy statement for the government to step in and pay all schools salaries until September. They must not allow these teachers to go wanting.

THE GOVERNMENT GIVES THE LAST LAND AT P I

Vice President for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Russell Benford So the Vice President for Government Relations for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines ( RCCL) Russell Benford was doing the round of talk shows to make the case for them getting for next to nothing the last crown land on Paradise Island.  They argue that they are […]

THE VIRUS THAT KILLS: GOVERNMENT MUST BE FRANK

The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Opposition on the corona virus that is causing havoc across world markets.  Bahamians were panicking on Friday 28th February 2020 when they learned that a ship that was carrying a suspect virus carrier that had been earlier turned away from Jamaica, the Cayman and Mexico […]

Brent Symonette Does Well By The FNM Government

Breakdown of over $53 million worth of contracts to Brent Symonette and his family in just 2 years. Town Centre Mall…$5 million LPIA……..$20 million Crooked Island…..$1.9 million Long Island1……$5.5 million BPL civil works…..$5 million Long Island lot3….$2 million  Long Island lot4….$2.1 million Milo Butler Hwy……$3 million Mail boat service….$8.75 million

Government To Buy The Airport In Grand Bahama. Not Again?

So the Government of The Bahamas is going to get ripped off again by the forces of evil in Freeport the Hutchison Whampoa business. The talk is the Hutchison group who together with the Grand Bahama Port Authority own the Grand Bahama International Airport have decided to collect the insurance money following the hurricane, take […]

THE GOVERNMENT IS SPENDING MORE MONEY ON LUCAYAN HOTEL

Remember that great sage Michael Scott, the one who trashed the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, when he was Leader of the Opposition and said he could not follow him but who is now licking his boots as the Chair of the special purpose vehicle to run the hotel that the FNM Government bought in Grand […]

Rick Lowe A Stupid FNM Laments Government Laws On Non-Profits

Rick Lowe is one of these FNM ideologues who hates the PLP for no explicable reason  other  than it seems than it is the Black man’s party.  He does not have a rational reason for his opposition to the PLP.  He supports blindly the FNM even when the policies pursued by the FNM are ruinous […]

THE GOVERNMENT OF BUMBLERS AND BLAMERS

https://dai.ly/x6x0rv8 Shortly after the official funeral for the late Bradley Roberts, it appears that Prime Minister Hubert Minnis must have taken off for a town meeting in North Eleuthera in the Bogue settlements.  Introducing him that night as “the man of the hour” was Ellsworth Johnson, the Minister of State for Law.  Mr. Johnson who […]

INVESTITURE AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Photos by Peter Ramsay Thursday 23 August 2018 The Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling and the two former Governors General Arthur Hanna and Sir Orville Turnquest were invested into the Order of the Nation. The Governor General in her own right and as Chancellor of the Society and the other two as the inaugural awards.  […]

Does the FNM government really care about the nation’s health?

Commentary by Bradley B. Roberts Former Cabinet Minister and MP 4th February 2018 It is said that the health of a nation is the wealth of the nation. With that said I will cut right to the chase this week and ask some pointed questions to Prime Minister Dr. Minnis and Health Minister Dr. Sands, […]

Why Would The Government Not Buy Xanadu in Freeport

The Xanadu Hotel has 184 rooms and 75 marina slips and 21 acres of land in Freeport, Grand Bahama.  It is on the market for 33 million dollars, a far cry from the 300 million or more that will be required to buy and redevelop the Grand Lucayan property.  Since the owner of Xanadu Mario […]

THE PLP MUST WHEN BACK IN GOVERNMENT HAVE A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO MINNIS AND HIS GOVERNMENT

Every police officer who is a part of the witch hunt in which FNM politicians Hubert Minnis, Carl Bethel and Marvin Dames are involved in locking up PLP politicians should remember the Nuremberg trials. Those trials established the legal principle that you cannot as a defence to carrying out an unlawful order say “ I […]

The Government Propaganda On Verification

PM, DPM LEAD VERIFICATION PROCESS FOR CABINET MINISTERS By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, Bahamas – Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Kevin Peter Turnquest, led the verification process for Members of Parliament prior to participating in the weekly Cabinet Meeting on […]

Greetings By Leader of The Opposition At Government House

On the day that the instruments of appointment for Leader of the Opposition were given 19 May: Philip Davis, Leader of the Opposition, greets Archbishop Drexel Gomez, Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling greets Dr. Perry Gomez and former Fox Hill MP is at the door. The former Prime Minister Perry Christie with Mrs. Anne Davis, […]

BREAKING NEWS: GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES HOW TO GET PAID FROM BAHAMAR FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28th August 2016 Bahamas Government announces committee to process all Baha Mar claims Bahamas Information Services As part of the agreement between the Export-Import Bank of China (“the Bank”) and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to remobilize and complete construction of the Baha Mar Resort, cialis canada the parties […]

Government Responds To Misinformation Of The FNM On Bahamar

Thursday 25 August STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS Three days ago, best viagra the Prime Minister made a Statement to The Nation, viagra usa regarding the successful outcome of the BahaMar negotiations. In his Statement, the Prime Minister highlighted many of the details of that Agreement: The FACT that construction at Baha […]

The Opposition’s Christmas Lunch At Government House

15 December The official group photo shows seated from left: Hon. Hubert Chipman, MP  for St. Anne’s; Dr. Hubert A. Minnis, MP for Killarney and Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition; Her Excellency the Governor General; the Hon. Peter Turnquest, MP for East End Grand Bahama, and Deputy Leader, and Senator the Hon. Lanisha Rolle. Standing from left: […]