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WHY BAHAMIANS SHOULD NOT SUPPORT DR. MINNIS AND THE FNM.

By Obie Roberts PLP Vice Chairman   There are simple and compelling reasons why Bahamians, far and wide, should not support this Minnis led FNM government.   He used the national budget not to empower Bahamians, but to create hardship for literally thousands of Bahamians. Contractors are not being paid; nurses are not confirmed; transportation […]

THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE BAHAMASAIR MODEL

Dionisio D’Aguilar, the Minister of Tourism and responsible for Bahamasair, was not happy about what happened with Bahamasair over the Christmas Holidays. Well neither was the public.  Bahamasair had a number of problems which resulted in a schedule of flights that was unreliable. A combination of bad weather, shutdowns in Florida and planes going down […]

FINANCE CONFUSES THE PUBLIC WITH THEIR TAX ANNOUNCEMENT

The Bahamas government through its principal spokesman on Finance Peter Turnquest announced on 3rd  January a raft of policy measures that will change the taxation structure on banking, trust companies and insurance. The announcements simply confused the public. Most people think that as a result of the announcements that banks, trust companies and insurance companies […]

THE GOVERNMENT’S TAX CHANGES IN TEXT (Totally confusing)

Here is the Government’s announcement: NASSAU, The Bahamas – The government is moving ahead to strengthen the financial services sector. The aim is to develop a new framework to enhance industry regulations and protect revenues to the Public Treasury. During a press conference held at the Office of the Prime Minister, on Thursday, 3rd January, […]

CHAOS AT AT UB

On Thursday 3rd January 2019 there was chaos and bedlam on the University of The Bahamas’s campus.  The reason students claimed and the pictures seemed to show that there were lines as far as the eye could see of students waiting to pay their fees for school.  The University that has had this problem and […]

Brave Davis In His Constituency

For Immediate Release 3rd January 2019 Opposition Leader Davis visits San Salvador San Salvador – Opposition Leader Hon. Philip Brave Davis is in San Salvador this morning meeting with residents in that community early in the New Year. Davis held a meeting with residents on that island Wednesday evening and met with community leaders this […]

Harassment Of PLP Urban Renewal Chief Continues In Freeport

Michelle Reckley, the former head of the Urban Renewal Programme, and former Assistant Secretary General of the PLP in Grand Bahama continues to be the unfair target of police and governmental harassment.  The FNM appears to have  her in their sights as part of their narrative of wrongdoing.  Nothing there but when you look at […]