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 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 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 […]

CHESTER COOPER TRASHES THE TURNQUEST BUDGET

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 […]

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 […]

HEADMASTER PAUL TURNQUEST HONOURED

San Salvador School Principal Hailed for 40-Plus Years as an Educator By Kathryn Campbell Bahamas Information Services    SAN SALVADOR, cialis sale and Bahamas – The community of San Salvador celebrated the exemplary service and dedication of Paul Turnquest, former principal of United Estates Primary School, for more than 40 years to the field of […]

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.  […]

Congratulations To Paul Turnquest, Former Tribune Writer

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HUBERT MINNIS IS NO TOMMY TURNQUEST

Politics is a strange and fortuitous business.  If you were a betting person before the last general election, generic cialis seek there is no way in hell you would have put a bet on Hubert Minnis emerging as the Leader of the Opposition and leader of the Free National Movement.  He doesn’t match up at […]