For Immediate Release 2nd July 2020 With unemployment reported and estimated to be as high as fifty percent, Bahamians were justifiably aghast to see the importation of foreign workers from Mexico ostensibly to replace Bahamian workers at a major tourism project in the Abaco Cays. We stand with those Bahamians of goodwill in strong opposition […]
The Courts and banks are busy taking away people’s homes and businesses during the Covid 19 pandemic. If the FNM had any sense, they would use their emergency powers to put a pause on all these repossession actions until 6o days after the emergency had expired.
The Bahamas Government led by the Free National Movement and Dr. Hubert Minnis has decided that there will be no independence celebrations this year. This was announced by the head of the Independence Secretariat Mark Humes MP. You may as well say it’s nothing. There are no flags around, no bunting on the public buildings. […]
AG withdraws emergency proclamation in Senate following concerns raised by the opposition As a result of the objection of the PLP’s Senator Fred Mitchell in the following communication, the Government has withdrawn the laying of the proclamation of a state of public emergency in the Senate so that the Governor General can formally convene the […]
There is a raging battle going behind he scenes between the Government and the PLP over the appointment of Carolita Bethel to the Court of Appeal. We have already made out case here for why she would not be on the Bench period much less the Court of Appeal. Let’s see if good sense prevails. […]
So now the insignia of the Knight Commander of the most excellent order of St Michael and St. George (KCMG), the knighthood given by the Queen which is the highest such honour short of Grand Commander which goes to Governors General, is now a big problem for the Jamaicans. It has been suddenly discovered that […]
We have started calling the Speaker of the House Halson Moultrie MP, his royal dumbness. If you review any of the tapes of his performance in the House of Assembly you will see why we say it. Not only is he ignorant of the rules of the House and unfit for the job of Speaker, […]
There was a time when the Ministry of Tourism used to celebrate the month of June as Poinciana June. Well June is gone but the red and gold poinciana are still there marking the summer landscape.
Senator Fred Mitchell, Chairman of the PLP, celebrating the 70th birthday of Fox Hill resident Jacinta White on 30 June 2020 with her daughter Yvette.
The Progressive Liberal Party has sent expressions of good will to the Government and people of Canada on their respective national days.
Only Kafka could have written a story as bizarre as this. The Government forgot that the order for the extension of the Proclamation of the State of Public Emergency expired on 29 June 2020. But they scheduled a debate on 30 June 2020. That meant that the extension debate would be a nullity because the […]
The Prime Minister Keith Rowely of Trinidad and Tobago has called general elections for 10 August 2020. Nomination Day is 17 July 2020. The People’s National Party (PNP) that he heads believes they have gotten a political bump from the management of the Covid 19 crisis. This follows elections beginning in December last year in […]
As told to the Nassau Guardian: “What we are seeing now from the prime minister is the corrupting influence of power… “The true emergency is in the House of Assembly… “It’s gotten to the point now where, obviously, there are no emergencies dealing with COVID… “The emergency may reappear after today when we start letting […]
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