MINNIS ATTACKS THE LEADER OF THE PLP

(The statement below is the statement issued by the PLP’s Leader Philip Davis as a substitute for the monthly press conference.  It caused quite a lot of consternation in the Minnis camp and he had a statement issued from his office attacking the Leader of the PLP Philip Davis with personal brickbats. The last refuge […]

CURFEW TO BE EXTENDED FOR TWO MORE WEEKS

The back chat and rumours abound today in The Bahamas that the curfew which has been imposed by the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to save us from Covid 19  will be extended to the end of the month.  Lord save us from this man. He called in and cancelled his national address for today. So […]

KATHERINE KELLY SAYS WHITE IS RIGHT

The Punch is the progenitor of much of  the nastiness in public life we experience today. Its owners have no conscience and are without moral anchor.  The same is for the writers there. No matter they’re dressed up in fancy clothes, it looks like their disdain for propriety has totally lost its anchor. Catherine Kelly […]

THE PLP STRIKES BACK AT MINNIS

13 August 2020 The Prime Minister’s statement on the pandemic from his redoubt of Covid induced isolation was an unseemly political attack on the Leader of the Opposition. All people of goodwill reject it as utter nonsense. It was an exercise in deflection from the real issues that face this country. It was as long […]

Montagu Fishermen Arrested

It is reported that by order direct of the competent authority, the Prime Minister, the men  at Montagu Ramp and their fish cleaners were arrested on Friday 14 August 2020 and taken to the Fox Hill police station.  Lawyers scrambled to get there.  They were later all released without charge.  Their offence selling fish at […]

A PHONEY PLP NITPICKER

Now that the man who is named after the clock, the so called watchman , has been outed from his closet, ( he is watchman because he likes to watch man), it is time to get at the other fifth columnists in the PLP who are busy pretending that they support the party but are […]

THE FNM BOOMBA FLY WON’T SIT DOWN

Poor Senator Jamal Moss was apparently stung by the public criticism from this column at being called a boomba fly for the FNM.  So on his Facebook page he tried to mount a counter attack, portraying the criticism of his shameful, pandering conduct as somehow an attack on “ young people”.  He thinks too grandly […]

PLP Leader Questions Jeffery Lloyd

Questions Appearance of the Minister of Education Out Of Quarantine  For Immediate  Release  15 August  2020 Some public explanation is required from the Prime Minister, the so called Competent Authority, for the apparent appearance at a food store this morning by the Minister of Education in the official car accompanied by his wife. Can the […]

T’SEAN MOTT ONE OF THE V BRAVE MEN WRITES ON CANNIBIS

Letter to the Editor by T’Sean Mott 2nd Vice Chairman Progressive Young Liberals. One of the Five Brave Men Dear Editor I thank you for the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing national dialogue on the legalization and economic impact of marijuana and its by-products. The 12 August 2020 edition of the Nassau Guardian featured […]

NO MORE BAKERIES AND NO MORE HARDWARE STORES

The FNM and their Prime Minister Hubert Minnis who calls himself the competent authority but who is really the incompetent authority, issued an order mid-week last week which banned retail bakeries from opening.  They did this to get at Dunkin Donuts it appears because the order came one day after Dunkin Donuts said that as […]

FROM THE DESK OF GILBERT MORRIS…END THE LOCKDOWNS

Please no more lockdowns! This is unsustainable! We have a bad habit in this region – which is a bad habit in politics in general – in that we constantly make excuses for failure.  For instance, we’ll make poor decisions in the face of obvious unheeded advice, with catastrophic consequences, then we’ll say “But the […]

THE MERVYN SWEETING JR LETTER

( The letter writer is the owner of Switcha, the Bahamian drink and is the son of Mervin Sweeting of Bertha’s Go Go Ribs—Editor) PM – Wake up, Please Wake up Dear PM Minnis,  Its is hoped you can comprehend this message. Your burden is heavy, we acknowledge that, most even pray for you. The […]

Jamaica Calls Elections For 3 September 2020

Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica announced that the general election will be held in Jamaica on 3 September 2020 following the victory of Keith Rowley of the PNM in Trinidad and Tobago on 10 August 2020. The Leader of the Opposition in Jamaica is Peter Philips.

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

This sign was blown down  by Hurricane Isaias.  It is mounted on Montagu Beach in eastern New Providence. It took them almost a month to put it back again but up it is.  If you see your face on it, you are a hero.

LINES EVERYWHERE BECAUSE OF HUBERT MINNIS

When Hubert Minnis goes down in the history books, he will be known as the Prime Minister of lines.  His legacy will be how people had to stand on long liens for bread, for food and for money and for water.  This is one long line last week.

PLP Leader Congratulates The Archbishop

For Immediate Release  15 August 2020 It is my privilege honour and pleasure to extend to His Grace Archbishop Patrick Pinder, STD CMG,  head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau, my very best wishes on the occasion of his anniversary as a priest and bishop. The achievement of 40 years as a priest and […]

Fox Hill Day This Year

Senator Fred Mitchell joins Fox Hill PLP Branch Chair Tammi Ferguson as she delivers the first of the Fox Hill Day lunches to Ms Sheila Knowles, President of Fox Hill Senior Citizens Association, 11 August 2020 The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Senator Fred Mitchell to mark Fox […]

LAWYERS CHALLENGE THE COVID EMERGENCY IN COURT

On behalf of the Progressive Liberal Party, Senator Fred Mitchell has welcomed the action of Wayne Munroe Q C to challenge the lawfulness of the orders and the proclamation in the Covid 19 crisis.  The public has lost patience with the matter.  This puts them at odds with the government.  The challenge is a representative […]

No Glenda’s Road Race In Bimini

This year on Thursday the 13 August 2020 would have marked the 53rd anniversary of the Glenda’s Road Race.  Because of the Covid 19 travel  restrictions, the race could not be held.  We mark the occasion by showing some pictures from last year’s 52nd annual race.