DR. MELISSA EVANS FOR THE PLP ON THE GOVT’S COVID STATS

26 August 2020 Bahamians are getting whiplashed trying to follow the government’s COVID-19 policies. One week it is broadcasted that the situation is so deadly serious that not only is a total lockdown justified, it needed to be imposed without warning, no matter how many people were left without food or water. Just a week […]

PLP LEADER PHILIP DAVIS REMEMBERS SIR LYNDEN 20 YRS AFTER

Sir Lynden Pindling On The Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Passing of Sir Lynden Pindling For Immediate Release 25 August 2020 Brothers and sisters, my fellow Bahamians: Tomorrow marks twenty years since the passing of Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Leader of the Progressive  Liberal Party and the founding Prime Minister of the […]

PLP MOURNS PASSING OF THE SANDILANDS NURSE

Statement from the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party and Opposition  Spokesman  on Labour On The Death of Nurse Bernadette Rolle of Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre For Immediate  Release 22 August 2020 This morning the Deputy Leader  of the Progressive  Liberal Party  I Chester Cooper MP reached out to the President  of the Nurses Union to […]

MINNIS ATTACKS THE LEADER OF THE PLP

(The statement below is the statement issued by the PLP’s Leader Philip Davis as a substitute for the monthly press conference.  It caused quite a lot of consternation in the Minnis camp and he had a statement issued from his office attacking the Leader of the PLP Philip Davis with personal brickbats. The last refuge […]

PLP Leader Questions Jeffery Lloyd

Questions Appearance of the Minister of Education Out Of Quarantine  For Immediate  Release  15 August  2020 Some public explanation is required from the Prime Minister, the so called Competent Authority, for the apparent appearance at a food store this morning by the Minister of Education in the official car accompanied by his wife. Can the […]

PLP Leader Congratulates The Archbishop

For Immediate Release  15 August 2020 It is my privilege honour and pleasure to extend to His Grace Archbishop Patrick Pinder, STD CMG,  head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau, my very best wishes on the occasion of his anniversary as a priest and bishop. The achievement of 40 years as a priest and […]

PLP Opposes The Appointment Of Carolita Bethel To The Court Of Appeal From The Desk of The Leader of the Opposition | 8 August 2020

The Leader of the Opposition wrote: 5 August 2020 I learned to my dismay yesterday that Carolita Bethel has been appointed a Justice of Appeal. I had several consultations with the Prime Minister and indicated there is widespread strong and fervent opposition to this appointment with which I concurred.  My party is aware of the […]

OWEN ARTHUR DIES: PLP CHAIR SENDS CONDOLENCES

Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party For Immediate Release 27 July 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party is saddened to learn this morning that former Prime Minister of Barbados The Hon. Owen Arthur has died. This is shocking news. He was a Caribbean statesman extraordinaire. Mr. Arthur might be remembered for his many visits to The […]

PLP Chair Responds To The Prime Minister’s Nasty Remarks

Loretta Butler Turner, the former MP, warned us that Hubert Minnis was not who we thought he was.  It turns out to be true. So Chester Cooper, the Deputy Leader of the PLP, made a simple request of the Parliament.  He asked that they waive the provision in Article 49 of the constitution which prohibits […]

The Leader of the PLP In Cherokee Sound, Abaco | 16 July 2020

Tonight I have heard the concerns of the people of Cherokee Sound Abaco – I share in their frustration. The challenges impacting the community of Cherokee and Abaco at large can no longer fall on deaf ears. At the very least, the Government should listen and address their problems.— Philip Brave Davis, Leader of the […]

Leader Of The PLP In Sandy Point And Moore’s Island | 17 July 2020

Today I spent time with the people of Moore’s Island and Sandy Point Abaco. The next PLP administration will ensure that the people of Moore’s Island are not forgotten. Young Bahamians in Moore’s Island deserves access to the sporting facilities that will produce the next generation of Steven Gardiners and a clinic that can adequately […]

STATEMENT BY THE PLP ON NORTH ANDROS’ FUTURE

The following statement was delivered by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis at Morgan’s Bluff, Andros on Tuesday 23 June 2020: On the North Andros mining and land transfer proposal For Immediate Release 23 June 2020 The media and Bahamians everywhere will well recall that on the 18th June 2020, the Progressive […]

PLP SAYS NO TO FOREIGN OWNERSHIP OF MORGAN’S BLUFF

The following statement was issued by the Progressive Liberal Party in answer to a proposal being floated by a group connected to Brent Symonette, the former Minister, for the development of North Andros. For Immediate Release 18 June 2020 The Progressive Liberal Party goes on record in its vigorous opposition to the possible foreign takeover […]

PLP ANSWERS FNM ON BRAVE ATTACK

The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Senator Fred Mitchell in response to a cowardly attack by the FNM released without attribution but which almost certainly is the narrative of the Chairman of the FNM Carl Culmer: For Immediate Release18 June 2020 The infantile attacks issued by the FNM […]

THE PLP LEADER LAYS OUT THE CASE AGAINST THE FNM

Leader of The Opposition Philip Davis spoke in the House of Assembly on 16 June 2020 on the Budget Debate.  He said: “At a time when we desperately need to create jobs, this government has failed again to invest in a bold new infrastructure plan, one that could make us safer and stronger while providing […]