Sylvanus Petty, Reserve Officer, Honoured

On Tuesday 16th February, 2021, Reserve Constable Byron Rolle and Reserve Constable Sylvanus Petty, two outstanding Officers attached to the Operations Support Unit were recognized by the Royal Bahamas Police Force Eleuthera Executive Management Team, led by Officer in Charge Chief Superintendent Brian Rolle.  Reserve Constable 190 Byron Rolle and Reserve Constable 265 Sylvanus Petty […]

Minnis Has Allowed FNM Rally In Central Andros

What is sauce for the goose must be sauce for the gander. The Prime Minister Hubert Minnis who styles himself legally in these pandemic days as the competent authority, allowed a motorcade and a rally to take place in South Andros at Kemps Bay. The PLP will be calling soon and let’s see what the […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIR SIDNEY POITIER

Saturday 20 February 2021 marked the 94th birthday of Sir Sidney Poitier, the Bahamian American actor, the first winner of an academy award by a Black person for a leading role.  He won for his portrayal in the film Lilies of The Field.  He helped in the Bahamian liberation struggle. He was a civil rights […]

ANDREW ALLEN WRITES

EDITOR, The Tribune. The reasons for the upcoming snap election (the first in Bahamian history) are as clear as daylight. The unprecedented fiscal challenges posed by a year of lost economic activity have the government facing a dilemma long in the making. Any attempt to borrow money (the favoured tactic of this administration), will be […]

BAHAMAS HAS A SPIKE IN CASES (CAT CAY)

These are the figures released by the Ministry of Health on 19 February 2021. During that same day, a notice went out to the members and residents of Cat Cay in Bimini, a rich white American enclave, just south of Bimini. They locked down the island for 24 hours. No one can venture out and […]

CARL CULMER: THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM

Following the press conference of the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis on the FNM and the fake sites that it sponsors on Facebook on 16 February 2021, Carl Culmer said that the FNM does not do that. He said that they would never engage in such tactics.  We know that is untrue because the […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW LEADER OF TURKS AND CAICOS

We congratulate the Washington Misick, the  new Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands to the south of us.  In general elections held on 19 February 2021, Mr. Misick and his Progressive National Party ( PNP) won 14 of the 15 seats. The outgoing Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson lost her seat. Minnis beware!

LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION ON FNM TROLLS

The following is the full text of the statement by the Leader of the Opposition Philip Davis at his press conference on 16 February 2021 where he called out he FNM to stop the support of the FNM sponsored sites that tell lies on the PLP.: Statement to the Media Philip ‘Brave’ Davis, M.P. Q.C. […]

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED WITH PAKIESHA

There is now a public you say and I say about whether Pakiesha Parker Edgecombe MP for West Grand Bahama and Bimini was trying to join the PLP while seeking to get renominated by the FNM for the seat. In a statement on 16 February 2021, she issued a denial saying that it was a […]

MINNIS’ FAKE AD AS COVID CASES INCREASE

If you turn on your TV or your phone, you are likely to see Hubert Minnis, the Prime Minister, enthusing about how he has done a good job on saving us from the virus.  Only it is a flat out lie.  We know that there is a surge of cases in The Bahamas, even now, […]