THE PRIME MINISTER IS ONLY CAUSING FURTHER MISERY BY STUBBORNLY REFUSING TO TAKE ADVICE AND LEARN FROM HIS MISTAKES
The extensions of the lockdowns in Central & North Andros and Cat Island are unnecessary. The Prime Minister, the Competent Authority, is only causing further misery by stubbornly refusing to take advice and learn from his mistakes.
The Bahamian public learned today that the Prime Minister has decided to grant himself a new extension of his emergency powers, to the 28th of May, allowing him time to secure approval from his yes-men in Parliament to prolong his current emergency authority for another six months.
This past weekend on Saturday 6th February, the Progressive Liberal Party was pleased to be able to deliver 3,000 food packages in Grand Bahama. The giveaway started in Eight Mile Rock at the Jones Town Community Park. The PLP Convoy then distributed packages at ‘The Home Away From Home’ senior home, ‘The Reybertha Old Age […]
GOVERNMENT MUST URGENTLY DEVELOP EFFECTIVE PLAN TO ADDRESS NEW CDC REQUIREMENTS FOR US ENTRY Once again, this FNM Government finds itself in another untenable position regarding its approach and response to the latest news that the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) will require all travelers to the USA to have a negative Covid-19 Test. This move […]
The PLP COVID-19 Task Force has been closely monitoring developments regarding a highly contagious mutation of the SARS 2 coronavirus first identified in the United Kingdom. A UK group called NERVTAG, which studies emerging viral threats, has advised that this version of the virus, the B.1.1.7 variant, is substantially more transmissible than other strains already […]
The PLP will not support another extension of the Emergency Proclamation to extend the sole competent authority’s power to control the lives of the Bahamian people until 30 November 2020. The PLP will not do it. The country has proclamation fatigue. The Prime Minister is trying the same old methods, the numbers keep going up in deaths and infections, yet […]
Case counts are low and stable in many Caribbean countries, but in The Bahamas, we’re nearing six thousand cases and still climbing. Our country has become a case study for how not to manage a public health crisis. The Prime Minister seems to have run out of ideas or even interest. When reporters and the […]
Senator Dr. Michael Darville Dr. Melissa EvansCo-chairs of the PLP’s COVID-19 Task Force For Immediate Release16 April 2020 The statistical data presented today in the press conference of the Ministry of Health reflect the positive effects of social distancing through enforcing curfews and intermittent nationwide lockdowns. We recognise the importance of these lockdowns and curfews […]
Statement by Senator Dr. Michael Darville and Dr. Melissa EvansCo-Chairs of the PLP COVID-19 Task Force FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 April 2020 The PLP’s COVID-19 Task Force recently suggested that the government intensifies its surveillance and monitoring of confirmed COVID-19 cases recovering at home as an additional measure to contain the spread of the virus. […]
Co-Chairs the Progressive Liberal Party’s COVID-19 Task Force For Immediate Release9 April 2020 We have had the benefit of a briefing from the Nursing Community and they have expressed a number of concerns which we bring to the attention of the Government: Many nurses are of the impression that public announcements are being made about […]