PETER TURNQUEST ON THE ATTACK OF MINNIS

There is the expression: “ when thieves and rogues fall out, just men come into their rights”.  That expression was on full centre stage every time some FNM MP got up over the past week to attack the FNM government in this budget debate. The latest is Peter Turnquest, the disgraced Minister of Finance, who […]

PETER GILCUD DIES

3 June 2021 The Progressive Liberal Party is saddened by the death of local basketball star and Junkanooer, Peter Gilcud. Peter Gilcud was a proud Androsian who came to New Providence as a young boy and first made a name for himself at St. Augustine’s College. At SAC, he developed as an outstanding athlete and […]

Peter Graham Former UBP Minister Dies

Peter Graham, the founder of the law firm Graham Thompson and Co died on Thursday 25 June 2020. He was 93 years old. His firm said that he had been coming to work every day and was considered to be in good health and so the death came as a surprise. He was regarded as […]

PETER TURNQUEST: PIPER PICKING PICKLED PEPPERS

An old nursery rhymeIf Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppersHow many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? That is the question everyone is asking about Peter Turnquest, the Minister of Finance. He is lost.  He came to office saying he would run the lowest deficit and cut the national debt. In […]

Peter Apologises For His Boss

Minister Of Finance Peter Turnquest Speaking at the Old Fort Bay Rotary Club on Monday 20 April 2020 by Zoom, the Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest had this to say about the Prime Minister’s attack on the business community made in his national address on 19 April 2020, reported by Neil Hartnell of The Tribune: […]

PETER TURNQUEST FALLS RIGHT INTO THE TRAP SET BY BRAVE

We had a good laugh at Peter Turnquest who came out blazing on Friday morning in the press 17 April 2020 to denounce Philip Brave Davis, the Leader of the PLP, for daring to suggest that  the Government was considering cutting the salaries of public servants by 20 per cent.  He said it was not […]

CHESTER ON PETER TURNQUEST

Chester Cooper MP for Ragged Island and Exuma and the PLP’s Deputy Leader spoke on Wednesday 12 February 2020 about the requests of the FNM for additional borrowing authority. He told the House that the people of the country no longer have confidence that what they are being told by the FNM is true and […]

PETER TURNQUEST’S RANT ON FACEBOOK

The Finance Minister Peter Turnquest has taken up the habit of the Acting Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson of answering people on Facebook.  Last week, he didn’t like the fact that the Facebook personality Joseph Burrows published a report that his brother had meat that he brought into Freeport taken from him at the harbour by […]

Clint Watson Has A Go At Peter Turnquest

It appears that Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest went a step too far when he personally attacked Clint Watson, the News Director at Eyewitness News. Mr. Turnquest described the work of Mr. Watson as propaganda.  Mr. Watson was having none of that and struck back on TV.  Candia Dames, the wicked journalistic witch of the […]

PETER TURNQUEST ENDS ON A SOUR NOTE

  When you form a government, everyone is supposed to be singing from the same hymn sheet. The music is supposed to be in time and everyone on the same note. That is the way the Government has credibility.  If it sounds like a choir and the chorus is concordant then the country may be […]

Peter Young Does He Have A Say?

Former and retired British High Commissioner Peter Young has been living in The Bahamas since his retirement from office. He served under British Foreign Ministers Robin Cook and Malcolm Rifkin from 1996 to 1999.  He is as far as we know not a citizen of The Bahamas.  He is a contributor from time to time […]

PETER AND BRENT FAIL US AGAIN

Peter Turnquest, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (second from right) with Brent Symonette, the Minister for Financial Services ( third from left) were two Ministers of the hopeless and hapless FNM government who flew off to Europe they said to get the European Union’s ministers to take The Bahamas off the latest […]

PETER TURNQUEST A USELESS BEAN COUNTER

(SOULESS AS A DEAD FISH) The joys of Bahamian democracy: one day you are a bean counter for a three aircraft company flying domestic routes in The Bahamas, the next day you are the Finance Minister for a nation with a 2 billion dollar or so budget. Some people take to it like a fish […]

PETER TURNQUEST IS THE FNM’S ACHILLES HEEL

The PLP should for the next few months spend its time usefully picking away at the Minister of Finance and the conduct of his office.  It is clear that what is happening there does not serve the country well. One gets the impression that this crew that now runs the Ministry is running it by […]

PETER TURNQUEST MISLED THE HOUSE

That was how the Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest tried to weasel out of his misleading accusation against the PLP first that some of the money (42 million dollars) for hurricane relief had been lost or stolen or was somehow misappropriated.  Then he said he wasn’t saying that, he was saying it could not be […]

Peter Turnquest Gives No Hope To Grand Bahama

The following is the minute of meeting taken by an anonymous correspondent of what happened when Peter Turnquest MP, Minister of Finance and the MP for East Grand Bahama spoke with his constituents at a public meeting. No hope. He left them hopeless. 5 October WRITER WRITES: So tonight I went up east end to […]

PETER TURNQUEST FALLS FLAT

Peter Turnquest is the country’s new Minister of Finance.  He can’t even add two and two together but never mind, he at least reads the speech that the officials give him.  He reads it uncritically too.  Whatever they give him he reads.  That is what he would have us believe when Gleyns Hanna Martin, MP […]

FOX HILL COMMUNITY CENTRE OPENING BY PETER RAMSAY OF B. I. S.

1 April 2017 Dame Marguerite Pindlng, the Governor General, cuts the ribbon to the Fox Hill Community Centre while Mrs. Betty Mackey, wife of the late Georeg Mackey assists.  1 April The Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling looks on with other VIP guests at the opening of the Fox Hill Community Centre 1 April. Prime […]

MORE MAJORITY RULE PHOTOS BY PETER RAMSAY

Members of the Diplomatic Corp and the Clergy with the faithful at the Mausoleum.    Prime Minister Perry Christie at the Mausoleum with Minister of Culture Danny Johnson and Terry Archer, Deputy Chief of Protocol.    Producer Fred Ferguson after the Freddie Munnings retrospective with Prime Minister Perry Christie and Minister of Culture Danny Johnson.  […]

Peter Turnquest’s Father Geron Is Buried In Freeport

He was a lifelong educator and a former head of the Bahamas Vocational Technical College.  When he died in Freeport, drugstore he was far from Long Island from which he had come population if – tionship between physicians’prediction ’ring must be removed within 30 minutes of• physical decay.the medical literature: XIX. Applying clinical trial cialis […]

LATORE MACKEY’S FUNERAL PICTURES BY PETER RAMSAY

    The Prime Minister pays tribute to Latore Mackey at Mr. Mackey’s funeral on Saturday 14th September at Voice of Deliverance Church. From left Minister of State Hope Strachan, tadalafil clinic Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis.   At far right Luther Smith, […]