FOR ERMA WILLIAMS AND CESS AT THE HOUSE AND SENATE

It is reported that Erma Williams, a hard core FNM and the vendor who provides the food for the House of Assembly, had some choice words to say to the Minister of Finance. If those words are about the stupid decision of the Minister of Finance to cut the food budget of the House of […]

THE CONTINUED CONFUSION IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE

Confusion had not run its course when the Senate met on Monday 6 July 2020 at 3 p.m. The Senate was supposed to affirm the new proclamation that was executed by the Governor General on 29 June 2020, after the old one lapsed due to the defaults of the Attorney General and his office. But […]

Leader’s Press Conference Wednesday 3 June 2020 Gambier House in the Lynden Pindling Centre

Leader supports the Black Lives Matter Movement in the United States Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, members of the Press, and those joining us via Social Media. I want to recognize the recent loss of two nation-builders and trailblazers who were giants in their respective fields – the late Patrick Bethel, an educator, author and a gentleman and Paul Eric Hanna, a […]

Fusion Movie House Closes Says They Have No Money

In November 2018 an Imax Theatre and Multiplex opened in Nassau on Gladstone Road Hill which is believed at 123 feet to be the highest hill in New Providence.  It was a smash hit and like everything else in The Bahamas, there was an immediate rush for everyone to go there.  It was a pretty […]

WHEN THE US GOES CRAZY THE WHOLE WORLD GOES IN THE LOONY HOUSE

You know that you cannot dream this stuff up. There is the American President Donald Trump, excoriated by his own people as being a simpleton, under prepared, incompetent but entirely vain if not crazy, saying in the midst of the corona virus crisis, that he should have been in public health because he knows so […]

THE STUPIDTY OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Just when you think that the Speaker of the House Halson Moultrie has exhausted the supply of stupid, prejudiced and insensitive things to say, he is able to surpass the one he said before. The latest is he now wants to ban cussing on the internet and for the parliament to impose fines on people […]

LEADER OF PLP’S PRESS CONFERENCE Tuesday 11 December 2018 Gambier House

STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION THE HON. PHILIP BRAVE DAVIS MP, QC MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE PLP HEADQUARTERS TUESDAY, 11TH DECEMBER 2018   INTRODUCTION A pleasant good morning to all. Thank you media, supporters, those tuning in via the internet and a special hello to the great and resilient people of Cat Island, Rum Cay […]

Leader’s Address To House On Grand Lucayan Purchase

The Progressive Liberal Party’s three MPs who were present voted to support the resolution of the Government to borrow 35 million dollars to complete the purchase of the Grand Lucayan Hotel, even though they were opposed to the purchase.  The MPs felt that they had to support the deal which was already complete or be […]

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.  […]

Kelly Burrows is pretty peeved about how MPs dress in the House of Assembly

Dear  Editor. “A letter to the speaker!!!”   Sir. I find it incumbent to appeal to you to please bring back some decorum of respect to the Honourable House Of Assembly. Observing what is happening today is unheard of in past years under former Speakers. The standards as we once knew It to be have […]

WHAT CHESTER HAD TO SAY IN THE HOUSE: YOU AIN’T DONE NOTHING 

Chester Cooper MP for Exuma and Ragged Island got to speak in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 27 September about the state of the nation.  Bottom line is the thought that the Government came to office unprepared to govern and it show that they aint done nothing.  You may click here for the full […]

BRAVE DAVIS VISITS GRAND BAHAMA TO MEET AND GREET

The Leader of The PLP on 26 August in Freeport Senator Michael Darville, Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis and Stalwart Councillor Brian Seymour Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis and Forrester Carroll, Stalwart Councillor The Vimin’s dem The wider audience at PLP House in Freeport Stalwart Councillor Forrester Carroll and party member Allison Smith

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, […]

THE HOUSE APPROVES THE BOUNDARIES

Tribune photo Trust Michael Scott and Andre Rollins and Richard Lightbourn to be the ones involved in a fool’s errand. They went to court on Tuesday 14 February to try to challenge the boundary changes proposed by the government for the general election. Mr. Rollins who has a double personality, one day welcoming and affable, […]

The Quizzical Mr. Rollins In The House

We present this commentary about Andre Rollins who was taught a lesson about how not to behave by Fred Mitchell MP in the House of Assembly on Wednesday 24th February.  Mr. Rollins tried to assert his case that Fred Mitchell had acted above the law.  Instead he came off as at best unprepared and at worst just […]

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: […]