Prime Minister Davis Pays Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier in the House of Assembly

The content originally appeared on: The Bahamas Weekly


During his tribute to Bahamian icon the late Sir Sidney Poitier, on
January 12, 2022, in the House of Assembly, Prime Minister and Minister
of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis said that, as Bahamians mourn its
nation’s loss, they marvel at how far Sir Sidney traveled, and the
courage it must have required.

“When he was a teenager in New
York, far from family and home, washing dishes, looking for
opportunities, struggling to survive, and cold…