The Deputy Speaker Don Saunders Stands Up To Peter Turnquest

The Budget Debate in The Bahamas is usually just an empty talk fest.  This one this year is no exception.  What it is useful for however, is that it gives the public and the pundits a chance to look behind the veil of public secrecy and determine what is really going on within the government’s […]

PETER TURNQUEST: PIPER PICKING PICKLED PEPPERS

An old nursery rhymeIf Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppersHow many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? That is the question everyone is asking about Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance. He is lost.  He came to office saying he would run the lowest deficit and cut the national debt. In […]

Peter Apologises For His Boss

Minister Of Finance Peter Turnquest Speaking at the Old Fort Bay Rotary Club on Monday 20 April 2020 by Zoom, the Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest had this to say about the Prime Minister’s attack on the business community made in his national address on 19 April 2020, reported by Neil Hartnell of The Tribune: […]

PETER TURNQUEST FALLS RIGHT INTO THE TRAP SET BY BRAVE

We had a good laugh at Peter Turnquest who came out blazing on Friday morning in the press 17 April 2020 to denounce Philip Brave Davis, the Leader of the PLP, for daring to suggest that  the Government was considering cutting the salaries of public servants by 20 per cent.  He said it was not […]

PETER TURNQUEST’S RANT ON FACEBOOK

The Finance Minister Peter Turnquest has taken up the habit of the Acting Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson of answering people on Facebook.  Last week, he didn’t like the fact that the Facebook personality Joseph Burrows published a report that his brother had meat that he brought into Freeport taken from him at the harbour by […]

PETER TURNQUEST SPINS A YARN… FNM LYING THRU THEIR TEETH

In this column, we have stopped putting up these statements issued by Ministers of the Government because too often they have borne no semblance to the reality on the ground.  This FNM Government has got to be the most lying Government in the history of Bahamian politics. We quote that line from the Lion in […]

Clint Watson Has A Go At Peter Turnquest

It appears that Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest went a step too far when he personally attacked Clint Watson, the News Director at Eyewitness News. Mr. Turnquest described the work of Mr. Watson as propaganda.  Mr. Watson was having none of that and struck back on TV.  Candia Dames, the wicked journalistic witch of the […]

PETER AND BRENT FAIL US AGAIN

Peter Turnquest, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (second from right) with Brent Symonette, the Minister for Financial Services ( third from left) were two Ministers of the hopeless and hapless FNM government who flew off to Europe they said to get the European Union’s ministers to take The Bahamas off the latest […]

PETER TURNQUEST A USELESS BEAN COUNTER

(SOULESS AS A DEAD FISH) The joys of Bahamian democracy: one day you are a bean counter for a three aircraft company flying domestic routes in The Bahamas, the next day you are the Finance Minister for a nation with a 2 billion dollar or so budget. Some people take to it like a fish […]

PETER TURNQUEST IS THE FNM’S ACHILLES HEEL

The PLP should for the next few months spend its time usefully picking away at the Minister of Finance and the conduct of his office.  It is clear that what is happening there does not serve the country well. One gets the impression that this crew that now runs the Ministry is running it by […]

Peter Turnquest Gives No Hope To Grand Bahama

The following is the minute of meeting taken by an anonymous correspondent of what happened when Peter Turnquest MP, Minister of Finance and the MP for East Grand Bahama spoke with his constituents at a public meeting. No hope. He left them hopeless. 5 October WRITER WRITES: So tonight I went up east end to […]

LET’S ALL PAT PETER TURNQUEST ON THE BACK AND SAY WHAT A GOOD BOY YOU ARE

So let’s get this right.  The PLP according to the FNM’s first Budget Statement delivered by their man Peter on Wednesday 31st May borrowed five billion dollars in 5 years.  So that’s a billion a year if the math is correct.  In the first week though of their reign, Mr. Turnquest, the last name of […]

FOX HILL COMMUNITY CENTRE OPENING BY PETER RAMSAY OF B. I. S.

1 April 2017 Dame Marguerite Pindlng, the Governor General, cuts the ribbon to the Fox Hill Community Centre while Mrs. Betty Mackey, wife of the late Georeg Mackey assists.  1 April The Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling looks on with other VIP guests at the opening of the Fox Hill Community Centre 1 April. Prime […]

MORE MAJORITY RULE PHOTOS BY PETER RAMSAY

Members of the Diplomatic Corp and the Clergy with the faithful at the Mausoleum.    Prime Minister Perry Christie at the Mausoleum with Minister of Culture Danny Johnson and Terry Archer, Deputy Chief of Protocol.    Producer Fred Ferguson after the Freddie Munnings retrospective with Prime Minister Perry Christie and Minister of Culture Danny Johnson.  […]

Peter Turnquest On The Carnival Tries To Have His Cake And Eat It Too

Peter Turnquest, sickness the Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement, had his say in the newspapers last week about the suggestion that payouts be made to vendors who lost money during the Carnival.  He told he Tribune that he had lots of questions about the payout and basically he seemed to be against it.  […]

Peter Turnquest’s Father Geron Is Buried In Freeport

He was a lifelong educator and a former head of the Bahamas Vocational Technical College.  When he died in Freeport, drugstore he was far from Long Island from which he had come population if – tionship between physicians’prediction ’ring must be removed within 30 minutes of• physical decay.the medical literature: XIX. Applying clinical trial cialis […]