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THE MEXICAN WORKERS COME IN WITHOUT COVID 19 TESTS

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 Should Not Entertain Any Repossession Actions

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.

Independence Dumbed Down … Just lousy

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. […]

WHAT WAS CARL BETHEL THINKING? | 3rd July 2020

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As a result of the objection of the PLP’s Senator Fred Mitchell in the following communication, the Government has withdrawn the laying of the proclamation of a state of public emergency in the Senate so that the Governor General can formally convene the […]

THE HYPOCIRSY OF THE JAMAICAN POSITION

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 […]

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, THE PRIME MINISTER, MUST GO

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 […]

Elections In The Caricom Region

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 […]

Maurice Tynes Again Says The Emergency Must Go | 2 July 2020

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 […]