Brave’s New PLP Team Ready to Usher in a New Day in The Bahamas

Join us at 8pm this Friday, the 27th of August 2021, as I introduce our dynamic candidates, a team of community leaders and change-makers who are ready to make a difference from day one. And we’ll also release our Blueprint for Change, a vision for ending the crisis and building a better tomorrow.  The country […]

CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET 2021-2022

1.          INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker: It is always an honour to rise in this House as the representative of the excellent people of Cat Island, San Salvador and Rum Cay.  They have been through so much lately,  and unfortunately they are not alone in their suffering.  Mr. Speaker: Outside of this House of Assembly, you […]

On power outages on Cat Island

I received numerous complaints from both the business community and residents alike about the number of recent power outages on Cat Island. Those affected describe the power supply as ‘unreliable’ and ‘erratic’, causing much inconvenience and negatively impacting businesses – especially those that support the local tourism industry that is slowly recovering in the face […]

On identity fraud of my image

It has come to my attention that an anonymous person or persons are fraudulently using my image and name on social media to ask specific questions and make specific policy statements on public health and COVID-19 in particular. The public is advised that these are clearly cases of identity theft and fraud. Do not engage […]

OPPOSITION TO THE EXTENSION OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

Mr. Speaker: We do not support the government’s resolution to yet again extend the state of emergency. You will recall that we supported the initial state of emergency. The Emergency Measures were intended to be short-term, a means of giving the government the flexibility to manage anew and urgent public health crisis. Mr. Speaker, some […]

On Disconnections of Power and Water Shortages In Eleuthera

The press report that tens of thousands of customers are to have their electricity disconnected by the Bahamas Power And Light Company for non payment is astounding. Not only does this announcement portray this government as blind, deaf and dumb to human suffering, it is clear that this FNM crew live in an alternative universe. […]