PHOTO OF THE WEEK

OFF TO HAVANA: These are members of the first cohort of the Alrae Ramsey Foreign Service Institute.  They are led by Ambassadors Alma Adams and Gilbert Morris assisted by Krissy Hanna.  They are on a fam trip to Cuba at the invitation of the Government of Cuba.  Thank you and best wishes and bon voyage. […]

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FIGHTING FOR STEPHEN BEREAUX

Stephen Bereaux, who used to run URCA in The Bahamas, ran for a position at the International Telecommunications Union ( ITU) in its annual conference in Romania last week.  He took the fight to three rounds on Friday 20 September 2022 but was not successful.  In doing so, however, The Bahamas team that supported him, […]

THE FNM’S COUNTER NARRATIVE ON PM’S SPEECH

Last week, we reported that the Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement Shannandon Cartwright congratulated Prime Minister Philip Davis on his address to the United Nations when the PM delivered the line: “ Black governed countries matter”.  The Deputy Leader said that he felt proud to be a Bahamian.  The ink wasn’t dry on […]

CROCODILE TEARS AGAIN FROM THE FNM

The Free National Movement issued a long and tortuous statement, the import of which was that the PLP is victimizing people who they think are FNM and shunting aside in the civil service.  This is a case of the pot calling the kettle black.  The FNM sent home big grown and healthy police officers, the […]

THE BAHAMAS GOVT MUST SLAM THE EUROPEAN UNION

The FNM is busy like the devil trying to back track on the fulsome praise that the Deputy Leader of the Party Shannendon Cartwright gave for the Prime Minister’s speech at the United Nations. Mr. Cartwright said he was proud to be a Bahamian when he heard the speech.  The FNM party issued a formal […]

TRYING TO GET RID OF THE JUDGE IN THE GIBSON CASE

There is an expression in law called “ judge shopping “ or “ forum shopping”.  This describes trying to find a judge or a court that will be more favourable to you when you appear at trial.  That is what the press has accused Adrian Gibson of doing: the FNM MP who is facing trial […]

THE FNM WANTS TO TAKE THE GOVERNMENT TO COURT

Leader of the Opposition Michael Pintard is getting desperate.  He told the press last week that he has spoken to two lawyers about suing the government on the basis that the Government has not complied with the provisions of the  Public Procurement Act.  This is an act which was passed by the FNM early in […]

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Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with DPM Chester Cooper at JFK

On the way home…Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper with Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell at the JFK Airport in New York. Homeward bound. 1 October 2022

A Visit To Boston And Martha’s Vineyard

Fred Mitchell MP posted this on FB: Thank you to Jen Dames of Rolle Town, Exuma now married and living with her husband Mike in Cape Cod. I spent the day with them and took a trip to Martha’s Vineyard and capped it off with chicken souse fixed by her mom Mary Dames. Exuma abroad. […]

PLP Bermuda Gives A Gift To PLP Bahamas

Chris Famous MP PLP Bermuda visited the U N to observe Prime Minister Philip Davis’ address on 24 September 2022. Later that evening he presented the Prime Minister with PLP paraphernalia from the party in Bermuda with Fred Mitchell. 24 September 2022

Trinity Episcopal Church in Back Bay, Boston in Massachusetts

Fred Mitchell pays a visit to Trinity Episcopal Church in Back Bay, Boston in Massachusetts. 27 September 2022

A Curious Photo With Janet Bostwick And The FNMs On FB

This photo appeared on What’s App.  It is some kind of FNM celebration.  Hugs and kisses in the front for Dame Janet Bostwick from the Leader of the Party Michael Pintard. But what we found interesting is the Iago like figure slinking in the background with an evil eye for the front line.  Is that  […]

Marking The 293rd Anniversary of the House of Assembly

On Thursday 29th September 2022, the Parliament of The Bahamas marked with a luncheon at Atlantis, for all present and former MPs, the 293rd anniversary of the establishment of the House of Assembly back in 1729 by Woodes Rogers, the then Royal Governor.  It has met continuously since then.  At the time, only white men […]

A reception in honour of Prime Minister Philp Davis’ speech at the United Nations

With my niece Samara, with Samantha Andre and Jaden Swain, with Rick Fox at the Tudor City Steakhouse in New York City for the reception in honour of Prime Minister Philp Davis’ speech at the United Nations. 24 September 2022