BACK IN THE GAME: Wilchcombe wins committee nod for Bimini

Former MP “determined to continue the work I’ve started” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe won the unofficial vote as the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidate nominee for the Bimini constituency in the upcoming general election. At the PLP’s Bimini Constituency Committee, Wilchcombe received 94 votes against four other aspiring candidates. He […]

Mitchell: No decision yet on PLP convention

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday that the party has yet to make a decision on whether it will cancel its annual convention. Mitchell told Eyewitness News that the party’s leadership council is not able to convene during the coronavirus pandemic. “When it does, I’m sure that will be […]

Mitchell: PM’s warning over lockdown an “idle threat”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell charged today that the prime minister’s about-turn on the lockdown of the country came as a result from an impending revolt from businessmen and residents throughout the country Yesterday, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced the reopening of commercial activity with certain restrictions on August […]

Davis travels to US for further care

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis was flown to a hospital in the United States yesterday to be closer to his daughter, who works a senior critical care physician. Davis, who tested positive for COVID-19, had been receiving treatment at Doctors Hospital since last Friday. “The last few days have been especially difficult […]

PLP Parliametarians stand in solidarity

Boycott to continue until MP returned to parliament Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) members of Parliament and party senators will boycott their respective chambers until Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, is allowed to return to the House of Assembly, PLP Leader, Brave Davis, announced Tuesday. At a press conference at PLP headquarters, Davis said he attempted […]