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Boat Captains In Eleuthera Accident Charged With Manslaughter

(As reported by The Tribune 19 March 2021) The captains of two vessels involved in a tragic accident that claimed the lives of three people last week were charged on Friday with manslaughter by negligence. Marvin Minns Jr, 30, and Renaldo Grant, 33, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt after they were accused of causing […]

Condolences On Eleuthera Deaths And A Correction

The late Candice McDonald with her boyfriend T’Sean Mott, Treasurer of PYL The PLP issued the following statements on the deaths of three people in Eleuthera as a result of a boating accident.  The drivers of the vehicles were charged with manslaughter in the death of Candice McDonald, Jay Roberts, Leanna Cartwright. May they rest […]

PLP Launches 13 More Candidates | 16 March 2021

Senator Fred Mitchell at the ratification of the candidates for the PLP tonight the four incumbents Philip Davis, Chester Cooper, Vaughn Miller and Glenys Hanna Martin. Then Pia Rolle for Golden Gates, Leroy Major for Southern Shores, Clay Sweeting for South and Central Eleuthera, Sylvanus Petty for North Eleuthera, Michael Darville for Tall Pines, Chris […]

MAURICE TYNES DEFENDS THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE

( Originally published in The Nassau Guardian) 16 March 2021 Dear Editor, One of the principles of the Westminster system is that civil servants should remain anonymous. This anonymity is necessary to protect public officers from public ridicule and abuse when acting on behalf of the government. Cabinet ministers are supposed to defend and shield […]

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL REWRITES HISTORY ON FREEPORT

The following statement was issued by the Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party: For Immediate Release 19 March 2021 Speaking in the Senate yesterday, the Attorney General was clearly confused and plain wrong when he accused the PLP government of abandoning Grand Bahama. It was the FNM who abandoned and failed Grand Bahama. The decision […]

GLENYS TO THE DEFENCE OF PRISON OFFICERS

Friday 19th March, 2021 The following statement was issued by the Progressive Liberal Party’s spokesman on National Security Glenys Hanna Martin: We have apprised ourselves of the issues affecting Prison Officers which have led to the extraordinary action recently taken by officers in order to draw attention to their long-standing matters. It is clear that […]