Happy Birthday To Former Prime Minister Perry Christie

1 August 2020 On behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, our Leader Philip Davis and Mrs. Davis, Deputy Leader Chester Cooper and Mrs. Cooper, the entire Parliamentary team, officers and members, I wish to extend warmest congratulations on the occasion of his 77th birthday to former Prime Minister and former party Leader the Rt. Hon. […]

RT. HON. OWEN ARTHUR IS BURIED LATE PRIME MINISTER 14 August 2020

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley led the Cabinet in procession to the cemetery to bury the 14 year occupant of the office of Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur  He lived a remarkable life from a  poor boy born to a single mother to the top of the heap. Rest in peace.  He […]

The Director Of Immigration Corrects The Minister

We repeat in part the statement that came from the Director of Immigration and issued on Thursday 6 August 2020: During a media interview on Tuesday, August 4th, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Hon. Elsworth Johnson inadvertently categorized thirty (30) Immigration Officers who are quarantined as having tested COVID-19 positive. […]

PINTARD: FISH MINISTER BREAKS WITH HIS COLLEAGUES

The Minister for fish Michael Pintard was in the press on Friday 31 July saying that the vendors at Potter’s  Cay and Montagu should get the chance to sell their conchs.  The vendors held a press conference the day before that saying that they had as many as 100k conchs in the water and these […]

Renward Wells The New Minister of Health.. Head of The Idiot Class

For the man who promised to go wherever Hubert Minnis leads and to follow slavishly and who bowed down to him as he was leaving the country once, comes the news that he is the new Minister of Health .  His name is Renward Wells. He is not a doctor and he was quick to […]

PRIME MINISTER MINISTER HAS CLEARLY LOST IT

On Friday 25 July 2020, the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis panicked and announced a series of measures which will restrict the movement of the Bahamian people for God knows how long and that will contract the economy even further.  He is full of himself and therefore full of something else that rhymes with “bit” but […]

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, THE PRIME MINISTER, MUST GO

Only Kafka could have written a story as bizarre as this. The Government forgot that the order for the extension of the Proclamation of the State of Public Emergency expired on 29 June 2020. But they scheduled a debate on 30 June 2020.  That meant that the extension debate would be a nullity because the […]

MOODY’S LOWERS THE BOOM ON THE FNM FINANCE MINISTER

The Bahamas is now officially at junk bond status in the international credit markets.  It makes it more expensive for The Bahamas to borrow money on the international market.  Ordinarily this should not be a big deal because given the Covid 19 crisis, everyone knows what time it is.  However, we can’t help but gloat.  […]

A NEW LOW EVEN THIS PRIME MINISTER HUBERT MINNIS | 26 June 2020

The FNM Crew “officially: opening the Fishing Hole Road Causeway Bridge in Freeport Friday 26 June 2020 from left Minister Kwasi Thompson,  MP Pakeisha Parker, the Prime Minister, Minister Iram Lewis and Minister Desmond Bannister. The man next to the Prime is a rep of Waugh Construction. So anxious was Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and […]

The Prime Minister Gets An Apology From FNM Torchbearer At Arawak Cay

This is a facsimile of a letter that is sent by one Lyndon Wallace who says he is 21 years of age and a Torchbearer, that is the youth arm of the Free National Movement.  You may remember a video that went viral on line that showed a young man speaking to the Prime Minister […]

Mr. Two Passports Frankie Campbell Social Services Minister

Another one of the precious moments from the Budget Debate.  Frederick Macalpine did quite a good job in the debate and did quite a hatchet job on his colleagues in the FNM. So the  strategy of the FNM with Mr. Macalpine is to interrupt him at every turn with heckling and frivolous points of contention […]

THE PRIME MINISTER DISAPPEARS IN PLAIN SIGHT

Ever since the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis was named Minister of Health, he has reduced his role to the set pieces of the grand stage, behind a podium making pronouncements ex cathedra.  He will not make himself available to the press, just keeps making these national addresses. They make him look more foolish as he […]

MITCHELL ON NATIONAL SECURITY MINISTER

Statement From The Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party On The National Security Minister’s Comments On Police Wrongdoing For Immediate Release 14 May 2020 The PLP is not surprised by the pernicious indifference to prosecutorial misconduct in the views of National Security Minister Marvin Dames. In response to questions put to him by the broadcast […]

PLP’S SHADOW MINISTER ASKS FOR DETAILS ON MERCY FLIGHT

12 May 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party releases for general information the note sent by the party to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Minister: I wish to copy you the excerpt from the statement of the Leader of the Opposition on Sunday 10 May 2020:“We also ask the Government to explain how the Consul General […]

The Prime Minister Was Ducking Saying He Was Meeting The Police

The press was looking for the new Minister of Health pro tempore. He is of course the Prime Minister, the so called Competent Authority, under the Covid 19 Emergency Order.  The press thought that on his early days on the job as  Minister of Health, he would be anxious to answer all their questions.  But […]

Senator Fred Mitchell: The Prime Minister Is The Incompetent Authority

We call him mockingly Minnis Rex or Minnis Imperator. However, the law calls him the competent authority buy by his actions he is now known as the Incompetent Authority. Senator Fred Mitchel spoke but it int is voice note and said that the emperor has no clothes.

DOES THE MINISTER OF FINANCE KNOW WHAT HE IS DOING?

The Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest has taken a beating. There is a video going around of Peter Turnquest expressing condolences to the people of Bimini following the news of the first Covid 19 death last week. He was unshaven and overweight and his voice was grim.  He looked like he had just been through […]

FORMER FNM MINISTER LOCKED UP IN FRAUD INVESTIGATION

The pictures were all over social media. Elma Campbell Chase, an attorney but most importantly for this purpose a former FNM Senator, Minister and Ambassador was in the clink, it was said for a fraud investigation initiated by an American company and involving her son Che, also an attorney. It was curious though the police […]

FOREIGN MINISTER WASTING TIME PLEADING TO THE U.S.

So the United States  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had the foreign ministers of Jamaica, The Bahamas, St Lucia, Haiti, St. Kitts and Nevis, Belize and the Dominican Republic over for tea. They met in Jamaica on Tuesday 21 January 2020 and in this round table discussion, the US pressed their support for the overthrow […]

The Foreign Minister Must Defend The Immigration Officers

Last week, The Tribune carried a remarkable front-page story in which it said that Senior Officers of Immigration past and present were implicated in a scam to smuggle people into the US as alleged in an affidavit sworn by one Edward Saintil.  Mr. Saintil claims to be a Bahamian and has a Bahamian passport and […]

Two BAIC Board Members Fired By The Minister

This picture of the happy gang of Board Members of the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (BAIC) is no more happy gang.  Seventeen months into the FNM’s term, and after firing everyone they thought was PLP in the Corporation, Michael Foulkes, the chairman who is smiling broadly third to right in the picture is smiling no […]

Michael Halkitas Former PLP Minister Of State For Finance

The FNM Government is trying to fire Simon Wilson as the Financial Secretary. They have been sued in the courts for making a false case against him.  It turns out that it is based on a phony report by an American firm FTI whose report was laid in the House of Assembly last week on […]

McAlpine Doesn’t Take Any Last From Prime Minister Minnis

It was Dr. Minnis who started it.  Remember his first attitude was that you simply ignore the PLP and  ignore the critics in his own party.  No more.  He went down to Crooked Island ostensibly to explain why he was at the UN in the last week in September.  Inevitably the talk turned to domestics […]

The FNM’s Poor Housing Programme

From Picewell Forbes Shadow Housing Minister On FNM Housing Programme For Immediate Release 29 August 2018   The picture of a Prime Minister and his Minister of Housing laying a plaque to promote the sale of a mere ten lots shows how desperate this government is for good news.  Unfortunately there is no good news […]