There’s an old Bahamian saying that goes “He talking out two mouths”.
In yet another filibusterous performance in the House of Assembly yesterday, Prime Minister Perry Christie opened the 2016/2017 budget debate with a prevaricating talkathon that, generally, lacked substance or radical reforms.
Your Say By DARRON CASH THE Free National Movement has become a shadow of its former self. The party I love should be at a high watermark comparable to its position on August 19, 1992, the day of our first general election victory. Instead, our great FNM risks being washed away in a tide of obscurity and irrelevance, being sunk by an anchor of leadership that has been found wanting.
According to Fred ‘This is War’ Mitchell, he will not be bound by any court of law when it comes to what he considers to be his unqualified right to say and do whatever he pleases in Parliament.
According to yesterday’s Tribune, ‘Loretta doubts ‘yes’ vote win’. But she also supports the YES vote. Because, in last Friday’s Tribune, ‘Butler-Turner: I stand with PLP over the referendum’.
BACK in his day, former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau said “the essential ingredient of politics is timing”.
GROWING up in landlocked Pennsylvania, I always was enamoured with the marine environment.
LAST week, former senator Lanisha Rolle resigned from the Senate after the publication of the content of recordings made by fellow Free National Movement (FNM) political hopeful Lincoln Bain.
INTERNATIONAL Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (May 17) comes at a critical time for Latin America and the Caribbean.
The outcome of Britain’s referendum on European Union membership next month is in the balance, says Peter Young . . .
In economies that are slightly behind their modern industrial counterparts, entrepreneurship is often viewed as an important component in stimulating economic growth, innovation, competitiveness and in alleviating poverty.
Envision this. It is 2017. A new Bahamian government has come to office. It is not a government of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP).
What I find most comical politically these days is the positioning that comes with the territory.
EVERY time Auditor General Terrance Bastian and his team releases a damning report, I become more and more convinced that we live in a society where “tiefin”, in one form or another, has become the order of the day. To use a phrase I heard bandied about this week, “we don’t need no VAT, we need a moratorium on ‘tiefin’!”
Richard Coulson welcomes the emergence of a new leader for The Bahamas and predicts a rapid political rise.