From The Office of the Chair of the Progressive Liberal Party On The Next Steps For the PLP in the House of Assembly For Immediate Release 12 February 2018 The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis MP Q C has by private to notice to the Speaker of The House of Assembly dated 9 February […]
Commentary by Bradley B. Roberts Former Cabinet Minister and MP 11th February 2018 I would be remiss if I did not weigh in on the House proceedings of last Wednesday, 7th February. The biggest takeaway is that the Speaker does not know his role which is the protection of the freedom of speech of the […]
With Mrs Zanele Mbeke, wife of former President of South Africa Thabo Mbeke, Founder of the Women’s Development Bank and Patron of International Woman’s Forum in South Africa.
If this had been the UK or Canada or the United States, the Speaker of the House Halson Moultrie would not have lasted the weekend. After last week’s emotional rant of prejudice and personally directed invective, there is only one place to go but out the door. The Speaker attacked the Chairman of the PLP […]
What happened last week was a good week for the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party. They pushed the FNM with their 35 seat majority into doing something which was disproportionate to the remedy required. They expelled not only Glenys Hanna Martin MP from the House which they had done the week before but expelled all the […]
Bone Fish Pond is but a stone’s throw away from the entrance to the Royal Bahama Defence Force’s Coral Harbour base. Yet again on the morning of Thursday 8 February, a slow moving Haitian sloop was able to makes it way with an estimated 100 people right on their doorstep. The questions keep going out […]
London The High Commissioner to London Ellison Greenslade is presented to the Queen upon taking up his assignment in London on 8 February 2018. His wife is with him.
STATEMENT BY CHESTER COOPER, MP EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP, PLP DEPUTY LEADER FEBRUARY 7, 2018 Today I stand in solidarity with my colleagues to protect the democratic rights for which our forefathers valiantly fought. I call on all right-thinking Bahamians to do likewise. After the atrocities of today’s sitting of parliament I am reminded […]
(Guardian file photo) From The Office of the Leader of Opposition Business in The Senate On Withdrawal of the Senators For Immediate Release In accordance with the announced position of the Leader of the PLP on Sunday 4th February 2019, the Senators representing the Progressive Liberal Party withdrew from the Senate’s proceedings this morning and will […]
7 February 2018
ALL FOUR MPS SUSPENDED 7 February 2018
This is the response of Maurice Tynes to the broadside against him in the House of Assembly by the Speaker of The House as reported in the Nassau Guardian 8th February: Former House of Assembly Chief Clerk Maurice Tynes, who served under three different prime ministers for more than 20 years, charged that yesterday’s “performance” by House […]
The press has reported that the case of the illegal migrant Rony Jean has been delayed once more due to the histrionics of Attorney Fred Smith. The last hearing was Friday 9 February and it is now adjourned to Monday 12 February. Mr. Smith included in the draft consent order a paragraph that would have […]
9 February 2018 Senator Fred Mitchell at the memorial service for Fr Michael Gittens at Church of Ascension with Allison Smith, Brian Seymour, D J Weech and with Maurice Moore and Mrs Peter Turnquest, wife of the Deputy Prime Minister 9 February. Fr Gittens died on 1 February at the age of 55.
8 February 2018
Photos By Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services 8 February 2018 Senator Fred Mitchell with students from University of The Bahamas 8 February at the Chinese Spring Festival reception from left: Antonique Newry, Ken-reesha Price, Arginal Rolle, Kerwin Mullings, Ian Cheng, Leonardo Swain 8 February. Senator Fred Mitchell with students from University of The […]
Thursday 8 February 2018 Nassau Village Park
STATEMENT ON NEW $90 MILLION IDB LOAN RESOLUTION BY CHESTER COOPER, EXUMAS AND RAGGED ISLAND MP, PLP DEPUTY LEADER, SHADOW MINISTER OF FINANCE. FEBRUARY 8, 2018 In the midst of the turmoil and unceremonious suspension of the opposition from the House of Assembly yesterday, the government tabled a resolution to borrow an additional $90 million […]
Eight persons connected at Garvin Tynes School tests Positive for TB The Government is not being forthright nor comprehensive in this matter of the incidence of TB in New Providence. Why are we having this problem? NASSAU, Bahamas — Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands held a press conference at the Ministry, Thursday, […]
The Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie attacked Fred Mitchell in a personal way. Mr. Mitchell speaking in Nassau Village on 8 February warned the Speaker in reply that when you do that you open your wife, your ma and your children open to attack. It is therefore open season. The Speaker himself […]
Miriam Emanuel and Hubert Minnis in a campaign photo. Mrs. Emanuel who is now the MP for Mical said in the House of Assembly on 7 February in seeking to defend the Speaker who suspended Glenys Hanna Martin the following: “I am the seventh of 10 daughters and I recall as we began to mature […]
Swears In Junior Local Government with Local Government Minister 8 February 2018
(Guardian file photo) From The Office of the Leader of Opposition Business in The Senate On Withdrawal of the PLP Senators from Senate proceedings. For Immediate Release In accordance with the announced position of the Leader of the PLP on Sunday 4th February 2019, the Senators representing the Progressive Liberal Party withdrew from the Senate’s […]