Last year, the PLP’s Leader Philip Davis led a delegation to Long Island and the Clarence Town Catholic Cemetery in particular to pay tribute to the late Sir Henry Taylor, founder of the PLP and former MP and former Governor General. There was a wild man who is a crazy FNM named Bennet Minnis who […]
Delma Smith, the mother of former Ambassador Stan Smith, was buried at Lakeview Cemetery on Saturday 11 July 2020. Rest in peace. In addition to her son Stan, she is survived by daughter Syreeta and son Ollen. The church service took place at Salem Baptist Church Rev. Wilton McKenzie presiding.
The American President Donald Trump never ceases to amaze the world with the foolishness in which he engages. So now the latest is that he has decided apparently that the Chinese owned app Tik Tok, popular with the younger folk, is an enemy of the U S and an intelligence gathering tool for the Chinese […]
Former Minister Hope Strachan buried her mom Delores after a service at Bethel Baptist Church on Saturday 11 July 2020. Rest in peace. The Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis attended the service with Senator Fred Mitchell and MP Glenys Hanna Martin.
Brent Symonette, the former Trade Minister, and now FNM backbencher, spoke out last week when the House met on Wednesday 8 July 2020 about the inconsistencies in the Prime Minister’s explanation on the closing of beaches during the public holiday weekend this weekend. Mr. Symonette said it simply did not add up. He said that […]
Senator Fred Mitchell told the Senate that he objected to cancelling the public celebrations of independence. He was speaking in the Senate on Thursday 9 July 2020. He said the Government had used the Covid 19 crisis to cancel the independence for Bahamians and the ability of the traditions of the public ceremonies to be […]
In this month’s press conference by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis, the major thrust was that of education. In wishing the Bahamian people a happy independence day, Mr. Davis decried the savage cuts in the budget of the University of The Bahamas which he says will threaten the very survival of […]
Senator Fred Mitchell, Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs sent a greeting from the PLP to the Bahamians living and working in Bermuda as they celebrated the 47th anniversary of the nation’s independence. The event on 9 July 2020 was led and organized by former MP Ron Pinder who lives and works now in Bermuda.
So congratulations to Chester Cooper MP for Exuma and Ragged Island on the Government finally getting the Caribbean Paving Solutions, a Bahamas Striping Company, to get the road fixed in Exuma with hot mix. It is ten miles of road and the contract was announced last week. The principals of the company are Atario Mitchell […]
It would have just passed as a summer night’s amusement, had it not been for the press release from the Judiciary that admitted it seems that the staff were given permission to have a party in the closed and empty Magistrate’s Court on South Street in Nassau. They did have a party, They did justice […]
Last week, the Bar Council put out a set of practice directions which came from this new Chief Justice we have Sir Brian Moree. We opposed the appointment on the ground that this was a man simply out of touch with the reality of other people’s lives in this country, you know ordinary people. Whose […]
Glenys Hanna Martin PLP MP for Englerston must invoke the line from the promo for the movie Jaws when she shows up to the House of Assembly. You know the line: “ Just when you thought it was safe to get back into the water.” Play the shark music. The House and Senate are supposed […]
Dr. Duane Sands and Brent Symonette are two former Ministers of the FNM Cabinet, headed by Dr. Hubert Minnis. Dr. Minnis has been the subject of their criticism over the past two occasions that the House met. They were aligned against him before the 2017 general election when he was fighting for the leadership of […]
Confusion had not run its course when the Senate met on Monday 6 July 2020 at 3 p.m. The Senate was supposed to affirm the new proclamation that was executed by the Governor General on 29 June 2020, after the old one lapsed due to the defaults of the Attorney General and his office. But […]
The back chat is busy since the faults and defaults of the Attorney General have been exposed to the country. Everyone remembers the disastrous attempts to lock up former Parliamentarians of the PLP Shane Gibson and Frank Smith. The latest disasters were the failure to get the proclamation of the state of public emergency extended […]
The Governor General Sir C A Smith announced the award of national honours on 10 July 2020 as follows: His Excellency, the Governor-General as Chancellor of the Societies of Honour established under the National Honours Act 2016, in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister, and the National Advisory Committee is pleased to announce […]