On High COVID 19 Mortality Rate

Senator Dr Michael DarvilleOpposition Spokesman on HealthCOVID-19 Task Force Co-Chair FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAPRIL 8TH, 2020 We listened with great interest to the latest COVID19 update by the Minister of Health the Hon. Dr. Duane Sands this afternoon Wednesday 8th April 2020, just hours prior to the country’s easter weekend lockdown.At this latest press conference the […]

On the chaos surround the latest Emergency Orders

Hon. Philip Brave Davis,Q.C., M.P., – Cat Island, Rum Cay & San SalvadorLeader of The Opposition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7th April 2020 Today I have been fielding calls surrounding the latest round of Emergency Orders and  the chaos that has ensued at the food stores. Peace and good order are being threatened. You may remember […]

Responding To The Prime Minister’s Statement On Covid 19

Hon. Philip Brave Davis, Q.C., M.P., – Cat Island, Rum Cay & San SalvadorLeader of The Opposition 3 April 2020 This afternoon  you heard the p m say he consulted with me on the additional measures that he announced this evening which shuts down the country  from 8 p m. this evening  until Monday  morning  […]

On death of suspected COVID-19 patient

Senator Michael Darville, COVID-19 Task Force Co-Chair Opposition spokesman on Health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE31st March 2020 The PLP is saddened by the passing of the suspected COVID-19 patient as advised by the Health Minister today and we stand in prayerful sympathy with the family of the deceased during this difficult time. The circumstances of this […]

On Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (NO. 2) Orders, 2020

Hon. Philip Brave Davis, Q.C., M.P., FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE23rd March 2020 This morning the Prime Minister and I met to discuss the implementation of the latest Emergency Powers COVID-19 Orders, Number Two, in response to the growing threat of COVID-19. These measures are to expire on the 31st March 2020, at which time the government […]

PLP COVID-19 Task Force On Social Distancing Policy in the Public Service

Joint Statement from Senator Dr. Michael Darville and Co-Chair Dr. Melissa Evans For Immediate Release19 March 2020 We wish to draw attention to the growing number of concerns being expressed by public servants about the lack of provision for social distancing for those working in the public service. In line with international protocols, the overwhelming […]

On Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations, 2020

In light of this, the Opposition cautions the government not to overreach on our civil liberties. Further, I call on them to seriously consider the three key components of testing, effective medication and containment as they work to identify patient zero through this proclamation.


HON. PHILIP “BRAVE” DAVIS, Q.C. ,M.P.PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENTRE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press. First of all, thank you for being here. We are all grateful for the work you are doing and will do in the coming weeks to keep Bahamians informed and ready. You will do this important work even […]


Statement by Senator Michael DarvilleChairman of the PLP task force on COVID-19 MARCH 15TH, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Progressive Liberal Party welcomes the statement by the Prime Minister outlining the government’s response to the COVID-19 Virus Emergency. Matters are clearly now at a critical stage as the first case has been confirmed without a […]

First documented case of coronavirus in the Bahamas

Immediate release March 15 th 2020 For the last month the official opposition has been asking the government to outline its official plan to address this pandemic and to assure the general public that the country is ready to address the public healthcare crisis at all our boarders, healthcare facilities and schools. A few hours […]