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 […]
So PLPs were asking if it is okay for them to campaign during lent. It is clear that the FNM and the Prime Minister Hubert Minister have no concern for such social niceties. He authorized a rally in the middle of the pandemic for the FNM in South Andros on 18 February 2021.
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 […]
Dear. Editor. Below is a quote from your Editorial February 16. 2016 from Mr. Michael Scott, he was rewarded for the attack on the Prime Minister as Chairman of the Hotel Corporation, now his open disagreement with the Minister of Tourism on the Lucayan Sale that he put together, also his involvement in the Deputy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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. […]
I note Brave’s ( the Leader of The Opposition Philip Davis) comments on the negative social media campaign. This campaign is being directed by that notorious billionaire of Lyford Cay on behalf of the FNM using intermediaries located in the US. Similar tactics were deployed in the 2017 campaign. What I suggest is the party […]
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 […]
It was a textbook example of what not to do. Do not start a squabble with a constituent. Just leave certain things alone, especially when you know you are vulnerable. The MP for West Grand Bahama committed that error on 16 February 2021, when Jackson Cooper, a resident and voter of Grand Bahama asked the […]
It is clearly evident that the Free National Movement understands their imminent loss at the polls in the upcoming General Elections. The simple fact that their concentration on the leader of the Progressive Liberal Party and the Party would be better placed on developing a real plan to address the issues that face our nation […]
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, […]