IT’S hard to imagine. Just four years ago the FNM swept to power with a huge majority giving it licence to do as it wished for the benefit of the country. All that stood against them was an Opposition of just four MPs – Philip “Brave” Davis and his three colleagues – the only survivors of the electoral rout.
THE time has come, Bahamas. Today, we make a choice. It is a difficult choice, but it is one which will guide the years ahead in our country.
IS THERE a glimmer of hope in the number of COVID cases being recorded?
Are jobs being given for votes in Abaco?
FIRST, there was a proposal by the FNM to provide free food in schools for all children at government schools.
THEY stood in their thousands yesterday to vote. In the heat. In crowded lines. In the middle of a pandemic.
THE Delta variant is here.
THE comments of James Smith about our economy shouldn’t come as a surprise.
IN this column last month, we said that as a country we had failed to protect our healthcare system.
YOU would hope we could do better.
THE word ahead of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ speech last night was that there would be a big announcement – and a free school meals programme certainly fit the bill.
A DEBATE is stirring over whether people in quarantine will be able to vote in the election.
PROMISES, promises. It’s election time, and that means that candidates are making their pledges to would-be voters in hopes of winning their support.
NOMINATION day is a landmark in the Bahamian political world. Normally, it is a riot of colour and sound as candidates make the most of their moment as they hand over $400 to confirm their nomination. Would COVID-19 make a difference? Sadly, not as much as it should have done.
IT didn’t take long for the house of cards that was the PLP deal with unions to come tumbling down.