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PM Davis – Majority Rule was ‘singular’ event in Bahamian history

NASSAU, The Bahamas – During his remarks at the 56th Majority Rule Day observance, on January 10, 2023, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, noted that Majority Rule was the singular event in Bahamian history that “undergirds the formation of this modern nation”. “The right of every Bahamian, to have a single, equal vote, is the bedrock of our democracy,” Prime Minister Davis said, during a ceremony near the mausoleum of Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Sir Lynden Pindling.  “But it did not come easy or quickly.” “It was hard fought-for, and hard-won,” he added.  “And yet the principle that the will of the majority should determine who rules the country, was strongly resisted by the governing minority.”   Prime Minister Davis said that, in the years of st...

PM Davis commends strong leadership of the AIBT, and its 46 years of building a resilient financial services sector

NASSAU, The Bahamas – After welcoming international attendees to The Bahamas, during his Official Remarks at the 15th Anniversary of the Nassau Conference of the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in The Bahamas, on September 14, 2022, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis noted that the history of The Bahamas is one of “invention, disruption, resilience, and innovation.” “Many think that our economic success in tourism was inevitable,” Prime Minister Davis said, during the event held at Baha Mar Convention Centre, under the theme “Bolstering Business, Accelerating Transformation.” “In fact it’s easy to forget how risky a proposition it was at the time,” he added.  “Imagine building an industry, that would depend on ordinary Americans, traveling a...

Prime Minister Davis on Queen’s Death: ‘We have lost in her a beacon of constancy and stability’

NASSAU, The Bahamas – During his Statement to the House of Assembly on the Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis extended condolences to His Majesty, King Charles III, and all members of the Royal Family, for whom “this moment is at once profoundly personal, and of great public consequence.” “Here in The Bahamas, the death of our monarch, and the accession of her heir is both a constitutional and institutional moment of transition,” Prime Minister Davis said. “Institutionally, monarchy [has been] part of the fabric of our national life reaching back to the year 1718, when these islands first became a British Crown Colony,” he added.  “Constitutionally since 1973, when our country became an independent and sovereign nation. “...