Chester Trashes The FNM’s Latest Budget Report

Response to Government’s 2018 Fiscal Strategy Report Chester Cooper, Exumas and Ragged Island MP, PLP Deputy Leader November 25, 2018 In a fiscal year following a record deficit, with no national disaster impacting The Bahamas, and a massive, reckless, pain inducing tax increase, that the government still finds itself in the position of having overshot […]

Michael Halkitis Trashes Financial Sec Marlon Johnson

  From Former Minister of State Michael Halkitis On Allegations of Understating The Budget By The Now Financial Secretary For Immediate Release 26 June 2018 I have read the following in the press this morning attributed to the Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson: “Travel generally, they had it centralized, [which] made for indiscriminate spending,” he said […]


We think our man Chester Cooper MP, the Deputy Leader of the PLP, did a good job in his response to the Finance Minister’s Budget debate.  Mr. Cooper said that Peter Turnquest, the Finance Minister and the FNM have a credibility gap when it comes to the budget. He said: “I wonder, Mr. Speaker, which […]