The Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest has taken a beating. There is a video going around of Peter Turnquest expressing condolences to the people of Bimini following the news of the first Covid 19 death last week. He was unshaven and overweight and his voice was grim. He looked like he had just been through […]
The Nassau Guardian ran an editorial 1 April 2020, April Fool’s day, in which it said there was a need for balance. The editorial went on to say in the face of the order by the Government to allow insurance premiums due, to be excused as a result of the emergency period, that this was […]
(This year we will have no Palm Sunday processions. This is one of the victims of the Covid virus. Our Fox Hill PLP Branch will not be able to join Brian Higgs and his wife Paulette at their home for our annual Lenten Tea. Another victim of the Covid virus. But last year this was […]
So now last week, the FNM trolls were all up in arms because the Leader of the Opposition argued that liquor stores should be reopened. The point he was making had to do with the fact that one of the FNM’s benefactors had a liquor store out west and they were doing a rip roaring […]
Those of you who have not read Albert Camus’ The Plague then you should. Mr. Camus who was 28 years old when he wrote the book, studied all the plagues that had taken place in Europe from back in the 14 th century. What is clear in the book is that no matter how we […]
Statement By The Leader Of the Opposition Responding To The Prime Minister’s Statement On Covid 19 For Immediate Release 3 April 2020 This afternoon you heard the p m say he consulted with me on the additional measures that he announced this evening which shuts down the country from 8 p m. this evening until […]
BE BOLD BAHAMAS Heartfelt thank you to the frontline team. “… I am not a scientist, but it is the right and duty of every citizen to look and see what the scientists have said and to analyse it for themselves and to draw common sense conclusions. We are all perfectly capable of doing that […]
There were several posts in chat groups and on Facebook sites applauding the Government for their actions in this present Covid 19 crisis. What struck us is how quick people are in the face of this crisis to give away their right to be free. One post said we must lock down the country and […]
Photo of long lines of people seeking to pay their BPL bills before the announced disconnections to begin on 1 April 2020. The FNM government later changed its mind. From the time the state of public emergency was declared by the Governor General on 17 March 2020, the Government has shown that it is manifestly […]
On Friday 3 April 2020, the Doctor’s Hospital posted the notice that they were closing the hospital for the medical version of the airline company’s deep cleaning. The protocol had somehow been breached and the place where the sick go to be healed was in fact infected with the Covid 19 virus. The Government must […]
So when the Leader of the Opposition Brave Davis had his press conference on the day after the proclamation of a state of public emergency, the press and the public were all over him that he was showing disunity at a time of national crisis, to the point that he was being unpatriotic was the […]
The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis has expressed his concern that the homeless and other Bahamians are being locked up and charged monies disproportionate to the crime during this emergency for breaking the curfew imposed by the Government. Even the FNM supporter Bishop Walter Hanchell of the Great Commission Ministries joined the chorus of […]
Congratulations to Paul Rolle, the new Commissioner of Police who took over in a handing over ceremony, live and in living colour on Monday 30 March 2020. Mr. Rolle is a pastor at Golden Gates Assembly. He hails from Nicholls Town in Andros. He is also a trained lawyer. He comes with a bit of […]
We think that the Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest is lost in the midst of this crisis. We think that the Central Bank is not being aggressive enough, much too passive. We asked for advice on the subject and here is the advice we got Suggestions: A limited fiscal response to COVID 19 would not […]
Tammi Ferguson Culmer chaired the meeting and the branch was joined by Leader of the Party Philip Davis.
Senator Fred Mitchell, Senator Michael Darville, Senator Jobeth Coleby Davis at the Senate today 30 March 2020 with physical distancing measures in place for the debate on extending the state of public emergency until 8 April 2020.