THE LEADER’S PRESS CONFERENCE

In this month’s press conference by the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Philip Davis, the major thrust was that of education.  In wishing the Bahamian people a happy independence day, Mr. Davis decried the savage cuts in the budget of the University of The Bahamas which he says will threaten the very survival of […]

Leader’s Press Conference Wednesday 3 June 2020 Gambier House in the Lynden Pindling Centre

Leader supports the Black Lives Matter Movement in the United States Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, members of the Press, and those joining us via Social Media. I want to recognize the recent loss of two nation-builders and trailblazers who were giants in their respective fields – the late Patrick Bethel, an educator, author and a gentleman and Paul Eric Hanna, a […]

WHY IS THE BAHAMIAN PRESS SO WEAK?

The question which the Progressive Liberal Party asks itself is the one in the headline.  When the PLP was in power, the press had a daily drum beat of negative news and attacks. Now the FNM is in power, the Prime Minister talks to them any kind of how or not at all.  Nothing, not […]

Leader’s Press Continued

PLP CONVENTION   In the face of gratuitous criticism, the uncompromising and necessary work to effect internal reform and the deepening of our democracy continue as we prepare for governance. Our recent special one-day Constitutional Convention demonstrates that our organization understands the critical need for self-examination as we strengthen our democratic processes. Its qualified success […]

THE LEADER’S PRESS CONFERENCE

7 August 2018 Philip “Brave” Davis, Q.C., M.P. Leader of the Opposition Opening Remarks at Monthly Press Conference Tuesday, 7th August 2018     Good Morning Members of the Press as well as party supporters. Thank you for coming! I want to begin by reminding each of you to continue to keep the Hon.  Melanie […]

The Leader of The PLP At His Monthly Press Conference

STATEMENT BY THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HON. PHILIP “BRAVE” DAVIS MONTHLY PRESS CONFERENCE: the 2018/2019 BUDGET FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, 5TH JUNE 2018 Good morning media and supporters and thank you all for coming. I begin by again acknowledging the Labour Day tragedy. This has been a bloody holiday weekend indeed, with four dead […]

The Leader’s Press Conference

The Leader of The Opposition Philip Davis at Gambier House at the press conference 3 April addressing a range of issues including immigration, the allegations made by the U S about the PLP, BAMSI, the dismissal of Reece Chipman MP , the Bank of The Bahamas. From left Host Terrance Bethel, Senator Fred Mitchell, Leader […]

THE PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE OPPOSITION LEADER

Philip Davis MP, Leader of the Opposition held his monthly press conference on Tuesday 6th March at Gambier House, the PLP’s Headquarters.  He spoke about the Government’s decision to sign a Heads of Agreement with Oban to bunker oil in The Bahamas. He said that the PLP would not do business with Oban and their […]

WHAT THE US REALLY SAID TO THE PRESS

RBDF at work guarding the beach where the rapes took place ( Tribune photo)    American Charge Lisa Johnson Tribune photo Bahamians got their noses out of joint a bit, a tad because of a statement made by the US Charge Lisa Johnson in a press roundtable on 14th January.  Her aim was to enlighten the Bahamian […]

PRESS CLUB HEARS ABOUT NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

NASSAU, Bahamas, January 7, 2016 (BIS) — Legislating national development planning is viewed as the first step in correcting the deep social issues that challenge Bahamians daily in achieving progress. Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle, Director of Economic Development and Planning of the National Development and Planning Unit in the Office of The Prime Minister, presented to […]

THE HURRICANE RELIEF PRESS Conference

Prime Minister Perry Christie announced on Wednesday 14th October that he had taken personal charge of the hurricane relief effort but had put in place a highly trained and experienced technical officer to help organize the effort.  With that former Director of Works Melanie Roach became the czar for hurricane  relief.  The Prime Minister made […]

MITCHELL ADDRESSES THE PRESS CLUB

It was a reunion of sorts for Fred Mitchell with the members of his first profession last Sunday at the Press Club.  It is headed by Anthony “ Ace” Newbold and the Minister of Immigration was able to trade stories and seek the support of the Club to hold the activists against the policies on […]

THE PRESS CLUB

They have announced again a Press Club.  This is yet another attempt to bring together a professional association for press people.  This is tried  territory: been there and done that.  We are that the only people who can have a press club that can succeed are Eileen Carron, Anthony Ferguson and Wendall Jones: the publishers […]