These are great days to be in “The Peanut Gallery”. The field is ripe for commentary on all the poo poo that’s happening in the country that’s caught the attention and imagination of the social media public. Social media is one of the political battle grounds in this country and make no mistake, it’s a […]
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 […]
Accident in Eleuthera as a result of the private efforts of citizens to rectify the damage to the Glass Window Bridge. No help from the Government. Senator Hon. Clay Sweeting Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government Press Statement* 17 March 2018 During the weekend of 3rd March 2018, because of extreme weather […]
CHESTER COOPER STATEMENT ON OFFICIAL EU BLACKLISTING Exumas and Ragged Island MP, PLP Deputy Leader, Shadow Minister for Finance March 13, 2018 The Progressive Liberal Party is very concerned at the unfortunate development of the country’s blacklisting by the European Union. As we previously indicated, we are deeply disappointed by the development. The Bahamas finds its very […]
16 March Dear Readers, Its been almost a year since the Free National Movement rode a wave of promises, into victory in the May 7th general elections. Bahamians across the archipelago turned out en masse to register their displeasure with the then PLP administration and did so in a resounding vote against the former PM […]
You can think or consider the former Justice Jeanne Thompson as an iconoclast not in the cynical way of Dr. Ian Strachan of the University of The Bahamas but literally someone who likes to attack the icons of our life. So one would expect that no matter what government is in office it is only […]
We are back again talking about this jack in the box named Fred Smith Q. C who needs to find another country in which to live and one which provides him with his medicine. Last week, he was in full throttle claiming that he and his minions in the phony environmental organization called Save The […]
From The Office Of The Chairman Of The Progressive Liberal Party On The Comments Of Parliamentary Secretary Vaughn Miller For Immediate Release 14 March 2018 In the House of Assembly on Tuesday 13 March, Tribune said that the MP for Golden Isles Rev. Vaughn Miller said the following: “Mr Speaker I remind you that we’ve […]
Senator Fred Mitchell, the Chairman of the PLP, was in Grenada on 13 March for the general election. The incumbent Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, 71 years old, won all 15 seats for the second consecutive time and the third time in his political career. It seemed to turn on the success of the economy. […]
Sgt. Terrell Stubbs stationed in Mayaguana was the third place winner of the speech contest put on by the Royal Bahamas Police Force amongst their members put on for the people on Mayaguana on 16 March for Police Month observances. Congratulations.
It was vintage Belinda Wilson, the bellicose and irrational Leader of the Bahamas Union Of Teachers (BUT). It was only a matter of time before the romance with the FNM dissipated. She called one of her staple emergency meetings at the start of the day on 15 March at the BUT headquarters to tell […]
The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party on the death of Albertha Lynes: For Immediate Release 15 March 2018 We learned with sadness and regret of the sudden passing today of the mother of Deputy Chair Robyn Lynes, Albertha Lynes. We extend on behalf of the party, its […]
The following statement was read by Barry Griffin, the Chairman of the Progressive Young Liberals on behalf of Senator Fred Mitchell, the Chairman of the PLP to the National General Council on Thursday 16th March. Senator Mitchell was on assignment in Grenada: From The Office Of The Chairman Of The Progressive Liberal Party To The […]
16th March: present as the Bahamian artist Antonius Roberts, the Administration of FMU, Miami Consulate General staff Sandra Carey and Terry Archer and former Attorney General Allyson Gibson.
Doris Johnson Seniors department has done it again. They won Gold in Science Extravaganza– the Science Department. The students Devonte Crysele Wayman and Philip. Congratulations to the teachers and students. Congratulations also to Coach Denykco Bowles and the Junior Boys Basketball Team winners of the Junior Boys Basketball tournament. Congratulations to Principal Jimmy Clarke.
MV Diamond Express formerly known as Cat Island Express, was enroute to Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands, departing from Freeport about 9pm Saturday night 10 March. Shortly after 4:00am on Sunday 11th March 2018, police received information from the Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association of a vessel in distress. Four other occupants–Don Smith, […]
Immigration officers need their letters From the Office of the Chair of the Chair of Progressive Liberal Party On Public Service Minister’s Comments On Immigration Hiring For Immediate Release 13 March 2018 It is sad that ten months after the General Election the Public Service Minister cannot simply do his job and have the letters […]
Wednesday 14 March 2018 The Official Visit Of Deputy Chair Robyn Lynes
The following statement was issued by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis on the dismissal of the General Manager of the Water and Sewerage Corporation Glenville Laville. Statement from Philip Davis MP Leader of the Opposition On Dismissal of Water and Sewerage GM For Immediate Release 15 March 2018 I am concerned about Glen […]
Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis tore a stripe off the FNM for their incompetence and dishonesty. He ripped them about the proposed Oban Energy Deal in Grand Bahama and he store a tripe off them about the Water and Sewerage Corporations report by Ernst and Young. He was speaking on the mid-year budget […]
GENERAL SPEAKING NOTES PHILIP BRAVE DAVIS MP, QC LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION 2017/2018 MID-YEAR BUDGET DEBATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 13 MARCH 2018 Thank you for recognising me Mr. Speaker. I rise on behalf of the resilient people of Cat Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador. I thank them for their support. It has endured […]
Photo by Peter Ramsay of the Bahamas Information Services Glenys Hanna Martin MP spoke to the issues of the duplicity in the Oban Energy Deal proposed for Grand Bahama. She took the government to task for firing people from the public service without any transparent criteria. She was speaking in the House of Assembly […]
Contribution by Glenys Hanna Martin –Member of Parliament for Englerston: Mid-Term budget Debate- House of Assembly; Monday March 12th., 2018 Mr Speaker, I am privileged to rise once again on behalf of the good people of Englerston who despite all odds as manifested in the last General Election results, sent a Member of the […]